General Announcements



Thank you to the many great people who planned and worked the 2023 Staff Workshop. Your efforts made the workshop the success that it was!

To download a copy of the presentations, simply go to the Online Conference Program, and find the presentation of your interest.



California's Future Report

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. 

Little Hoover Commission Releases Final Report on Special Districts and LAFCos

The Little Hoover Commission, after a year of study, released their Final Report on August 30, 2017, on Special Districts. The report, titled: "Special Districts: Improving Oversight & Transparency", is a culmination of a year-long study by the Commission that included two public hearings and two roundtable discussion forums. The report focuses on district oversight and transparency and has a special emphasis on healthcare districts as well as climate change.  CALAFCO issued a press release on the report. 

2023 Achievement Awards Nomination Period Now Open

The nomination period for the 2023 CALAFCO Achievement Awards is now Open! 

CALAFCO Achievement Awards acknowledge and provide recognition of those who consistently go above and beyond in their work to advance the principles of LAFCo. 

Achievement Award recipients will be honored at the annual Awards Banquet Dinner on October 19, 2023, during the CALAFCO Annual Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Monterey, California.

CALAFCO Congratulates Newly Elected & Re-elected Board Members

Congratulations to all of the newly elected and re-elected Board members for 2022-23! We thank all the candidates for their interest in and support of CALAFCO. 

Central Region County Member is Rodrigo Espinosa (Merced) and District Member is Gay Jones (Sacramento)
Coastal Region County Member is Chris Lopez (Monterey) and District Member is Mike McGill (Contra Costa)
Northern Region City Member is Tom Cooley (Plumas) and Public Member is Josh Susman (Nevada)
Southern Region City Member is Acquanetta Warren (San Bernardino) and Public Member is Derek McGregor (Orange)