The city of Santa Clarita has received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance.
To receive the award, the city had to 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.
“This award is a testament to the city of Santa Clarita’s commitment to being an open and accessible government,” said Mayor Laurene Weste. “The entire staff is to be commended for their contributions to ensure our residents have the information they need to be engaged and aware of the city’s activities.”
Providing proactive, transparent and responsive government services is also one of the main themes of the city’s five-year strategic plan, Santa Clarita 2020.
To learn more about the Santa Clarita 2020 Plan, visit SantaClarita2020.com.
The Special District Leadership Foundation 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.
For more information on the certificate, contact City Clerk Joe Oerum at email@example.com or at 661-286-4057.