The Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 annual Guide update for 2021 is now available. You can download an electronic copy or pre-order your hard copy from CALAFCO. To pre-order your hard copy, download the order form, fill out and send it along with your payment to CALAFCO.
In partnership with the Strategic Growth Council and the Governor's Office of Planning and Research, CALAFCO released 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.
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.
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.
The nomination period for the Annual Achievement Awards is now Open! These awards provide visible recognition to those who consistently go above and beyond in their work to advance the principles of LAFCo.
Download the Nomination packet here. Please note that the submission deadline is 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 12, 2022. No late submissions will be accepted.