Category Archives: Members

Articles that talk about Pool members, the Pool itself, and other human and district-centric stories.

Member Spotlight: Innovating for the Common Good at Southgate Water and Sanitation Districts

Recently, we had a chance to talk with Southgate Water and Sanitation Districts about their use of a geographic information system (GIS) to help manage their public assets. This was a very enlightening discussion which revealed a lot about this very valuable resource.

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Rapid Response for Sewer Backups

Water and sewer backups happen, and when they do, the clean-up requires professionals will be quick, effective, and won’t gouge you on price. That’s why we partnered with SERVPRO of Greater Boulder to be your source for rapid, thorough cleanup at a low pre-negotiated rate. This exclusive relationship means that your customers will get fast cleanup and nobody will be hit with a big bill.

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Member Spotlight: Poudre Fire Authority

Last year, our Safety Management Consultant Adam Johnsen paid a visit to PFA and had the chance to participate in a safety committee meeting. He was so impressed that we decided to interview Support Battalion Chief, Gary Nuckols for more insight on what it takes to create an effective safety culture.

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Member Spotlight: Evergreen Metropolitan District

In September 2016, the CSD Pool’s Safety Consultant Adam Johnsen had the privilege of visiting the good folks at Evergreen Metropolitan District. We were so impressed with this district’s dedication to safety that we had to feature them in this issue’s Member Spotlight.

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Let Us Sniff Out Your Security

In July 2016, the CSD Pool awarded six districts a free cyber risk assessment through our partner NetDiligence. Here follows our interview with the Executive Directors of two participating districts.

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The Top Ten Reasons Why Your District Won’t Focus on Training This Year

There are so many obvious reasons why your district could be focused on training this winter. For example, since a lot of outdoor work is out of the question, it is a great way to stay productive during down time.

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New Group Purchase Discount Program: Elite Sports University

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Elite Sports University (ESU), an online training platform that offers the latest curricula on strength and conditioning, speed, agility, and nutrition. ESU also offers specialty classes for coaches, long-term athlete development and personal trainer recertification. As part of this partnership, they are offering their training videos and platform to CSD Pool members at a discounted rate.

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2017 Coverage Enhancements

The CSD Pool’s continued growth has given us the opportunity to further expand our coverages. There are several new enhancements that we are excited to share with you. These improvements are all effective January 1, 2017 and all come at no additional cost.

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Don’t worry. Your password is totally strong enough…

Is your password security up to snuff? Most people are pretty relaxed about password security, and even when websites force us to have strong passwords, we find tricks around that which just make us vulnerable again.

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Board Member Coverage 101

Workers’ Compensation laws require that you carry coverage for your board members, but there are caveats that most people are not aware of.

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