The San Diego County Taxpayers Association, with generous support of San Diego Gas & Electric, hosts quarterly educational forums on various topics of interest to the region. With the assistance of sponsors and a panel of subject experts, these forums give a broad, well-rounded view of a wide range of issues facing taxpayers.
Beginning in 1995, the San Diego County Taxpayers Association has annually hosted the Golden Watchdog and Fleece Awards. The Goldens give the community an opportunity to nominate their picks for the best and worst examples of governance. The Goldens also honors the best in investigative reporting and public private partnerships.
The San Diego County Taxpayers Association Pension Certification Program educates candidates, public officials, members of the media and civic leaders about public pensions, labor negotiations and retirement design plan options.
The non-partisan program is fact-based and educational. The intensive program features four expert instructors covering topics ranging from the basics of defined benefit, defined contribution and hybrid pension plans to details regarding the collective bargain
The San Diego County Taxpayers Association encourages members to participate in policy committees which shape the Association’s directives and goals. SDCTA has monthly meeting for the Transportation, Energy, Water & Infrastructure (TEWI), Issues, and Healthcare Committees. Click here for more information.
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