Anne Ramzy: Article History

July 1, 2016

Checking Motor Vehicle Records on District Drivers

Many HR departments run motor vehicle records (MVR) checks on new hires, or ask applicants to provide their current MVR. It is a good idea to do this when hiring drivers. A quick review of Colorado’s licensing laws could also prevent a future headaches because there are many lesser-known ways that drivers can lose their license.

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March 30, 2016

Zika Virus: A Concern for Your District?

By now you have no doubt seen headlines about recent outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Central and South America. First identified in Uganda in 1947, the Zika virus has particularly devastating effects on children who are born to Zika-infected mothers. These children are often born with tragic birth defects such as microcephaly, blindness, […]

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July 1, 2014

Trust, But Verify: Protecting Your District from Embezzlement

Recently, two well-publicized cases of employee embezzlement and dishonesty of public workers in Colorado have put the spotlight on special districts. In one instance, an employee was implicated in the embezzlement of over a million dollars, and in another, a former fire chief was charged with the theft of over half a million dollars in […]

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