Tag Archives: California

The Importance of Water Conservation

The drought-filled summer months that many cities and utility districts have experienced in 2014 have made it clear that high availability of water tends to be taken for granted by residents. We flip on a faucet and enjoy water any time we wish – and don’t think about what a wonderful luxury it really is to have clean abundant water always available at our fingertips. The truth is, only a little over 2% of the world’s water is fresh water and only 1% is accessible drinking water.

In wide-spread drought times, we become more aware that there are many areas of the US where water conservation is almost always a concern and not so taken for granted. Read more >

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Small Town Stories: North of the River Recreation & Park District

When Finance Director (of North of the River Recreation and Park District) Leda said to her assistant Allison, “You now have an assistant…it’s Black Mountain Software” it made us celebrate out loud!  That’s because our software DOES function like a clerk’s “right hand man” and we DO enjoy getting to know our clients and working one-on-one to meet their needs as if we were sitting in the office right next to them.

Part of that getting-to-know-you process includes finding out more about the towns, communities, schools, and districts that make up our client list.  So when North of the River (NOR) Recreation and Park District recently researched software products and made the switch to Black Mountain Software, we were sure to do our research too – and what we discovered was just how “happening” this organization is! Read more >

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Winner of Tea Drawing Announced

We are excited to announce Angela Kamm of Isla Vista Recreation & Park District (an unincorporated community of around 23,000 adjacent to Santa Barbara, California) as the winner of our Free Tea/Software contest!  Angela was excited too, stating that being announced as winner is “Totally Amazing!” and “Perfect!”  And how could the chosen winner have been more perfect?  Angela is not only originally from the tea-drinking country of England, but she only drinks organic tea  – which, coincidentally, is exactly the kind of tea we put our name on for this marketing campaign.

“You couldn’t have found a better winner! I don’t drink coffee, I don’t drink alcohol. Read more >

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