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Contra Costa County has a local chapter of special districts which is affiliated with the state-wide organization of the California Special Districts Association. In Contra Costa County here are 77 special districts.  Of these, 42 are governed by locally elected boards and four have appointed boards; these 46 districts are referred to as “independent special districts.” The remaining 31 special districts are governed either by the Board of Supervisors or appointed boards and are termed “dependent special districts.”