Welcome to the Official Website of Herlong Public Utility District

Our Mission

At Herlong Public Utility District, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

Herlong Public Utility District is an equal opportunity provider and employer!

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HPUD awarded "Transparency Certificate of Excellence"

The Herlong Public Utility District received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance. “This award is a testament to the Herlong Public Utility District commitment to open government,” said, Sandy Seifert-Raffelson, General Manager. “Our Directors and staff is to be commended for their contributions that empower the public with information and facilitate engagement and oversight.” To receive the award, the Herlong Public Utility District demonstrated the completion of essential governance transparency requirements, including conducting ethics training for all board members, properly conducting open and public meetings, and filing financial transactions and compensation reports to the State Controller in a timely manner. The District received this award in 2014  as well.

SDLF is an independent, non-profit organization formed to promote good governance and best practices among California’s special districts through certification, accreditation, and other recognition programs.

Special districts are independent public agencies that deliver core local services to communities, such as water, wastewater treatment, fire protection, parks and recreation, healthcare, sanitation, mosquito abatement, ports, libraries, public cemeteries and more.  Districts are established by voters and their funding is approved by voters to meet specific needs through focused service.  They can be specially molded to serve large regions or small neighborhoods depending on the need.

100 Million Dollars for Covid relief funded for California Special District's

Herlong PUD would like to make a big shout out to "Thank California Special District Association for going to bat for all of Special District's in California!"

California Special District Association (CSDA) lobbied for Covid-19 Fiscal Relief for Special Districts to provide funding and relief to indedpendent special districts for revenue losses and or unanticipated cost incurred due to the Covid-19.  HPUD staff wrote letters along with hundreds of other District to our Senators and Congress and CSDA presented this to the State.  Thank you again CSDA, CSDA staff, Senator Dahle and Congresswoman Dahle for representing special district's and their needs!  HPUD General Manager applied for funds and along with the Lassen Library District were the only 2 special district in Lassen County to recieve monies from the 100 million dollar relief fund.  Lassen Library District received $87,584.00 and Herlong PUD received $76,891.00.  Thank you again for CSDA for always helping special districts!
It's July 2022 - Let's Celebrate!

It's July 2022 - Let's Celebrate!

July 01, 2022

We declare this month INDEPENDENCE MONTH! 

Why should we limit our celebrations to only a day or long weekend? It’s time to break out the sparklers and pool floaties and fire up the grill to celebrate with family and friends in epic fashion!

 

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