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Read the latest Legislative Update from the SDAO Government Affairs Department!

    The SDIS Best Practices Program is available to all SDIS Property Casualty Program participants. Its purpose is to assist districts with implementing best practices to mitigate risk in areas of high exposure. This year's program offers each district up to a 10% credit on 2018 general liability, auto liability, and property insurance contributions. Read more.  

  SDAO is looking for individuals to assist us on the Awards Committee and Conference and Education Committee. We also are seeking Legislative Program Advocates and volunteers to assist SDAO members with answering questions on identified areas of expertise. Submit the Committee and Volunteer Interest Form to get involved. 


SDAO Annual Conference

Thank you to everyone who attended the SDAO Annual Conference in Portland! We had a great time meeting you and hope you had a wonderful experience. Session handouts will remain on the conference website until this fall. We hope to see everyone at the 2018 SDAO Annual Conference in Seaside February 9-11, 2018!

Video: Oregon Special Districts

Special Districts OPB Interview

Frank Stratton, SDAO Executive Director, was featured on OPB's Think Out Loud to speak about Oregon's special districts. Click here to listen to the segment.