Transparency Certificate of Excellence and District of Distinction Awarded to NCCWD by North Coast County Water District Mar 20, 2019 Member Submitted News PACIFICA — The North Coast County Water District received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence and District of Distinction Award by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance. “This award is a testament to North Coast County Water District’s commitment to open government,” said, Joshua Cosgrove, Board President. “The entire district staff is to be commended for their contributions that empower the public with information and facilitate engagement and oversight.” To receive the transparency award, a special district must demonstrate the completion of essential governance transparency requirements, including conducting ethics training for all board members, properly conducting open and public meetings, and filing financial transactions and compensation reports to the State Controller in a timely manner. It is the mission of the North Coast County Water District to serve our customers by delivering a sufficient quantity of high quality water in the most cost-effective, reliable, and environmentally sensitive manner. Furthermore, the Board, the staff and all employees of the District are committed to providing prompt, efficient and courteous customer service. SDLF is an independent, non-profit organization formed to promote good governance and best practices among California’s special districts through certification, accreditation, and other recognition programs. Special districts are independent public agencies that deliver core local services to communities, such as water, wastewater treatment, fire protection, parks and recreation, healthcare, sanitation, mosquito abatement, ports, libraries, public cemeteries and more. Districts are established by voters and their funding is approved by voters to meet specific needs through focused service. They can be specially molded to serve large regions or small neighborhoods depending on the need.