LAFCO 101 - Understanding & Applying the Basics - 2016

This informative presentation is intended to assist elected officials and staff members of counties, cities, and special districts who may be new to the LAFCo process. Panelists will discuss the basics: the LAFCo review process; required Spheres of Influence and Municipal Service Reviews; and requirements for Disadvantaged Unincorporated Communities. They will also review legal counsel and commissioner perspectives on what makes an effective commission.

Speakers:  John Leopold, Commissioner, Santa Cruz LAFCo; Patrick McCormick, Executive Officer, Santa Cruz LAFCo; Nancy Miller, Attorney, Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai. Moderator: Kate McKenna, Executive Officer, Monterey LAFCo