Welcome to the CALAFCO Web Site


  • January 10, 2019 General Announcements

    The Public Policy Institute of California released the 2019 California's Future report on January 10. The report is a series of briefings on California's most pressing long-term policy challenges and includes topics such as climate change, land use, water, education, economy, healthcare, housing and the political landscape. Download the full report. 

  • November 15, 2018 General Announcements

    The 2018 CKH Guide Update is now available. You can download a copy directly or place an order for printed versions. To place your order with CALAFCO, download and complete the Order From. Return the form and payment to CALAFCO. 

  • October 08, 2018 General Announcements

    Congratulations to all of the 2018 CALAFCO Achievement Award Recipients who were honored at this year's Annual Awards Banquet on October 4. 

    Legislator of the Year - Assemblymember Anna Caballero
    Lifetime Achievement - Pat McCormick (Santa Cruz) and George Spiliotis (Riverside)
    Mike Gotch Courage & Innovation in Local Government - Mike Ott (San Diego)
    Distinguished Service - John Withers (Orange) 
    Government Leadership - The City of Porterville, ​County of Tulare, ​Department of Water Resources, State Water Resources Control Board, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Self-Help Enterprises and​ Community Water Center
    Project of the Year - Lake LAFCo
    Associate Member of the Year - Best Best & Krieger 
    Most Effective Commission - Santa Clara LAFCo 
    Outstanding LAFCo Commissioner - Margie Mohler (Napa)
    Outstanding LAFCo Clerk - Elizabeth Valdez (Riverside)
    Outstanding LAFCo Professional - George Williamson (Del Norte, Shasta)

  • September 25, 2018 General Announcements

    The 2018 edition of The Sphere, CALAFCO's annual newsletter, is now available for download. Look for yours at the Annual Conference! 

  • October 08, 2018 General Announcements

    In partnership with the Strategic Growth Council and the Governor's Office of Planning and Research, CALAFCO is pleased to release a White Paper on Creating Sustainable Communities and Landscapes. This paper is intended to provided practices and tools to all local agencies for successful collaboration on climate-smart growth. Download your copy now.