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Welcome to UASD

Legislative Resources

The 2023 Legislative Interim meetings will continue through November.  We invite, encourage and welcome the involvement of all districts in the legislative process.

Special Districts and Special Service Districts

The UASD is dedicated to advocating and strengthening special district and special service district governance by providing services and support to its members.

UASD Members

Resources are intended to assist board members and management.

Latest News

  • 2024 UASD Convention  

    ...will be held on  November 6th, 7th, and 8th at the Davis Conference Center in Layton.  

  • Procurement - State Purchasing Contracts

    Is your district utilizing State Purchasing Contracts?  Consider taking advantage of accessing the power and benefit of acquiring goods and services through State Purchasing Contracts.  Can't find the one you need?  Let us know.  We may be able to facilitate establishing a State Purchasing Contract to meet your needs.

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  • General Legislative Session - UASD Analysis of Important Legislation

    Many bills affecting districts were passed during the 2020 General Legislative Session.  Learn about the many changes in Utah law that affect you.

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NSDC Grants Update

Review through the latest Grants information for districts!


NSDC Federal Legislative Update

Review the latest information on federal legislative bills, advocacy, and status affecting districts.


Advocating for and serving Utah's Districts

More Information

Division of Purchasing News

MONTHLY STATE PURCHASING NEWSLETTER  Learn about Procurement Code Updates from the Utah Division of Purchasing,.

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Purchasing Procedures and Policy Template

The Purchasing Policy and Procedures Template is available to districts who are members of the Association at no charge.

Districts may Join UASD by clicking on the "Join UASD" link and submitting the membership application.  Districts may create a website login now. 

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History of Districts in Utah

In 1790, the first district was formed in the United States of America for the purpose of providing prison services. In 1898, Utah’s first district for library services was formed. As we know them today, the first district in Utah was formed as a drainage district sometime before statehood. Since 1913, the Utah Code has continuously carried specific authorization for the formation of districts.

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