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RGS at CALPELRA!

Regional Government Services (RGS) will have five Advisors at the CALPELRA conference – look for us at the conference wearing our “Ask Me!” buttons, and follow their messaging throughout the conference to locate them. RGS Human Resources Team at CALPELRA: Kristiana Harapan, Christina Nygard, Ed Raya, Allison Picard (not shown: Elsie Okeyo) Any member of […]

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RGS November Newsletter

RGS eNews Content for November 2019: ReconnectingAfter 150 Years, Suisun City Adopts its First Strategic PlanLocal Governments Adapt to Environmental ChallengesLegislation for the New Year That may Affect Your AgencyAdvisor Spotlight: Judy LaPortePoll: Is Your Agency Prepared for the Next Public Safety Power Shutoffs?Upcoming Leadership Academies and Conference Attendance Schedule Click to read the full […]

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Local Government Resources for Power Outages and Natural Disasters

Local governments are the first line of defense and support for our communities working with the Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). It is critical to make sure our agencies are prepared for long-term losses of power and have plans in place on how to continue essential city services and how to keep our communities informed. […]

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RGS October Newsletter

RGS eNews Content for October 2019: Just Do SomethingRGS Selects CORE Professional Services Automation SoftwareMaking Connections at the CSDA ConferenceBest Practices for Anti-Harassment TrainingIs Your Agency Prepared for the Next Emergency?Upcoming Virtual Classes, Leadership Academies, and Conference Attendance Schedule Click to read the full articles: RGS October Newsletter

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RGS September Newsletter

RGS eNews Content for September 2019: How to Engage 2,500 Residents through Creative OutreachRGS’ Brian Moura Presents at Stanford LGSIAdvisor Spotlight: Kim AndersonRGS’ Virtual Class Schedule for Fall 2019Upcoming Leadership Academies and Conference Attendance Schedule Click to read the full articles: RGS September Newsletter

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RGS August Newsletter

RGS eNews Content for August 2019: Contracting Challenges in a Shifting Regulatory EnvironmentMORE Job Candidate Selection SolutionsThe Outreach Toolbox: Virtual WorkshopsRGS’ Virtual Class Schedule for Fall 2019Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Events Click to read the full articles: RGS August Newsletter

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Contracting Challenges in a Shifting Regulatory Environment

RGS began serving public agencies in 2002 and has supported approximately 300 agencies since then.  As long as public agencies need help with projects, workloads, expertise and training, the RGS mission of public service through supporting local governments remains our top priority.  RGS didn’t start with a big staff or offering dozens of services.  We […]

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RGS July Newsletter

RGS eNews Content for July 2019: Atwater Turns the Corner: Positive ProgressRGS in the News: Sedona Fire District Hires New Fire ChiefNew Virtual Classes for Anti-Harassment, Resolving Performance Issues, and DelegationRGS’ Emergency Management Team Helps Government Agencies Maintain Critical ServicesThe Outreach Tool Box: Pop-Up MeetingsMark Your Calendars: Upcoming Events Click to read the full articles: […]

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What Does the Cambria Decision Mean for Your Agency?

Contracting for services and the treatment of independent contractors as employees by CalPERS has received renewed attention in local government circles, due to a recent CalPERS proposal. On July 25, 2018, the CalPERS Board of Administration adopted a decision involving a determination that an independent contractor providing temporary services was a common law employee of […]

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Risk Management/Best Practices When Using Independent Contractors

A number of agencies have recently experienced audits and adverse findings from CalPERS regarding their use of independent contract services, resulting in enrollment of independent contractors in PERS plans, at potentially significant cost to these public agencies. Regional Government Services Authority (RGS) has provided services as an independent contractor to approximately 300 public agencies since […]

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