Transparency and open government is a core value of the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. Therefore, it was a great honor to receive the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation. The award recognizes special districts that exemplify outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance, achieving the eight essential governance transparency requirements, including:
Ethics training for board members
Conducting open and public meetings
Filing financial transactions and compensation reports to the State Controller in a timely manner
The District also fulfilled 15 website requirements and demonstrated regular community outreach in its governance.