Held February 22-23, 2007 in Sacramento and June 28-29, 2007 in Los Angeles.
This intense two-day workshop is designed for LAFCo commissioners and staff, county officials, proponents, and stakeholders to renew and share expertise on incorporations. From legislative intent to the election, this seminar covers the breadth of incorporating new cities in California. Topics include roles and responsibilities of LAFCo, the proponents and the county; working with potential applicants; petition requirements; setting proposed boundaries; conducting studies and hearings; CEQA review; revenue neutrality agreements … and many others. Case studies and experienced instructors highlight successful strategies and pitfalls to avoid. Changes in the laws since 2003 will be discussed.