The Santa Ynez Community Services (SYCSD) is responsible for sewer collections and street lights. The SYCSD also does contract operations for wastewater treatment and collection and recycled water.
Mission Statement- The District is to respond to the needs of its citizens and represent them as a group, at local and regional levels in solving local problems affecting the common good
Board of Directors Meeting Information
The Santa Ynez Community Services District (SYCSD) Board of Directors holds its regular meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at 1070 Faraday St. Special meetings may be scheduled on an as-needed basis.
The goal each year is to balance the budget while prioritizing the many needs of the District
Compensation-Staff Board Members
The Santa Ynez Community Services District provides detailed salary and benefit information each year to the California State Controller's Office to be complied into a report with other special districts. This information provides our customers the ability to compare our salary information with other comparable public agencies. Please visit the State Controller's Government Compensation website to view compensation information for Santa Ynez Community Services District and all special districts and cities in California. District pay schedule
The Board of Directors adopted a financial reserve policy
Public Records Request
Californians have a right under the state Public Records Act (Government Code §6250 et seq.) and the California Constitution (Article I) to access public information maintained by government agencies. Click here to download A POCKET GUIDETO THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RECORDS ACT: Policy; Request form
Employee Personnel Guidelines
The Board of Directors adopted employee personnel guidelines.
The Board of Directors adopted a Board Policy. For Board compensation go to page 24-26
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Elections - Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara County Elections
4440-A Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone: (805) 568-2200
Fax: (805) 568-2209
For information on elections and voting click here
District Authorizing Statue
District Map/Sphere of Influence and MSR
California Special District (CSDA) Mapping Project
SB 272 Enterprise System Catalog
In 2015, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 272 (SB272) as part of the Public Records Act. (New Government Code 6270.5) SB 272 requires all local government agencies (except scholl districts) to create a catalog of enterprise systems that are used by the agency. For more information regarding SB 272. Districts Enterprise System Catalog.
Reimbursements for Board Members and Employees
2017 CASA Salary Survey - The California Association Sanitary Agencies conducted a salary survey in 2017.