Have you ever wondered what a mayor really does or where your local tax dollars actually go? Examine how cities, counties, school districts, and special districts are organized. Explore what services they provide and how they impact our daily lives. Discuss local and state ballot measures in the November election. Find out what local government is all about, and learn how you can make a difference in your community.
Daren Fields served for over 25 years as a department head, assistant city manager, and city manager for several municipalities in the San Francisco Bay Area and is currently a consultant in local government.