Shared Services and Service Efficiencies
Course materials, presentations and reference materials from this best practices course Understanding Health Care Districts course held in Murphys on April 24th, 2012.
Shared Services Course Materials (pdf)
Understanding Health Care Districts and the Role of LAFCo
Course materials, presentations and reference materials from the Understanding Health Care Districts course held in San Jose on February 3rd, 2012.
What is LAFCo's Role?
Background and role of LAFCo in SB 375 Implementation
PowerPoint Presentations - Southern California class
PowerPoint Presentations - Northern California class
County Guide to SB 375
City Guide to SB 375
COG Guide to SB 375
Delta Decisions & Drought
Course materials including slides and materials presented at Delta Decisions & Drought: The Future of Water Supply in California held in Los Angeles in May, 2008.
Delta Decisions & Drought Course Materials (pdf)
Delta Vision - Blue Ribbon Committe Report (pdf)
Course materials including slides and materials presented at the Water Determinations course in January, 2008.
Water Determinations Course Materials (pdf)
Priming the Pump:
Using Water Information Effectively in LAFCo Decision Making
Complete Course PowerPoint Slides (ppt-large file-allow time to download)
OTHER WATER RESOURCES
LAFCo Responsibility: Is a Water Availability Analysis Enough?
A short note from hydrologist Robert Shibatani on looking beyond just water availability -July 2006
Water Checklist (doc)
By Robert Shibatani from the 2006 Staff Workshop
Water Rights for LAFCo (doc)
Introduction to water rights and LAFCo decisions by Attorney Marsha A. Bursch. Presented at 2005 Annual Conference.
Water Trends in California (ppt)
2005 Annual Conference presentation with an overview of water management trends from by Hydrologist Robert Shibatani and Mark Horn.
LAFCo's Challenge: Water as a Fundamental Planning Element in a Multi-Jurisdictional Planning Environment (doc)
A perspective on LAFCo water management decisions from hydrologist Robert Shibatani.
LAFCo and Water Management Decisions
An overview of the issues, roles, and responsibilities of LAFCo in making water management decisions. Developed by Executive Director Bill Chiat as an informational handout.
||Cities Merge - Disincorporations and Consolidations
Course materials, presentations and reference materials from the Cities Merge course held in Los Angeles in June, 2012. Course materials in three parts.
Part 1 - Introduction and Background
Part 2 - Disincorporation Process and Finances
Part 3 - Municipal Bankruptcies
Disincorporation Presentation (Prezi)
Disincorporation LAFCo Process Flowchart (Prezi)
Development and Annexation Agreements
Course materials, presentations and reference materials from the Development & Annexation Agreements: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly course held in Sacramento in August, 2009. Large file; please allow time to download.
Development & Annexation Course Materials (pdf)
Course materials and reference resources from the Fire Service Challenges and Cooperative Solutions held in Modesto on November 5th, 2010. Large file; please allow time to download. Fire Service Challenges & Solutions Course Materials (pdf)
Course materials and reference resources from the Fire Service Challenges and Cooperative Solutions held in Santa Rosa on April 13th, 2010. Large file; please allow time to download. Fire Service Challenges & Solutions Course Materials (pdf)
Course materials and reference resources from the Fire District Consolidation course held in San Diego on June 5th, 2009. Large file; please allow time to download. Fire Consolidation Course Material (pdf)
Assessing Wastewater Infrastructure
Course materials, presentations and reference materials from the Assessing Wastewater Infrastructure course held in Los Angeles on 24 October 2008. Large pdf; please allow time to download.
Assessing Wastewater Infrastructure Course Materials (pdf)
LAFCo Clerking - Sessions for Clerks
Course materials including slides, sample documents, handouts, and other materials presented at the 2007 Sessions for Solutions: Workshop for LAFCo Clerks.
NOTE: Large file; allow time to download.
LAFCo Clerking Course Materials (pdf)
Slides from the workshop, including new materials presented at the 2007 workshops.
Incorporations Course Materials (pdf)
Post Incorporation Guide (pdf-2008)
A New Form of Government:
Homeowner Associations and Local Governments Working Together
Course Agenda (pdf)
Introduction to Common Interest Developments and Homeowner Associations (pdf)
Study of Laws Affecting Common Interest Developments (pdf)
From the California Law Revision Commission
CEQA for LAFCos
LAFCo and the California Environmental Quality Act
CEQA for LAFCos (ppt)
Detailed overview from the CEQA course
Cumulative Environmental Impacts Under CEQA A paper by Robert Shibatani
Agriculture & Open Space
Mitigation Policies, Practices and Definitions
Agriculture & Open Space Course Materials (pdf)
Download this package of course materials to view individual documents and presentations.