City Incorporations In California: Case Studies And Prospects For New Cities

Recent changes to state law impacted the prospects for city incorporations. Four experts describe the city incorporation process and provide details of two unsuccessful proposals (Olympic Valley in Placer County and East Los Angeles in Los Angeles County) and one successful proposal (City of Jurupa Valley in Riverside County).
Speakers:  Kris Berry, Executive Officer, Placer LAFCo; Jim Simon, Principal/President, Rosenow Spevacek Group, Inc.; Gary Thompson, City Manager, City of Jurupa Valley. Moderator: Paul Novak, AICP, Executive Officer, Los Angeles LAFCo