The Commissioners’ Independent Judgment Dilemma: Which Hat am I Wearing?

The law requires commissioners to exercise their independent judgment, but reconciling this can be a difficult challenge. Discuss approaches to this dilemma.
Michael G. Walker, Chief Assistant County Counsel, Ventura County and Ventura LAFCo Counsel
Bill Connelly, Commissioner, Butte LAFCo
John Withers, Commissioner, Orange LAFCo