Upcoming LAFCo Meetings
LAFCo is a state mandated local agency that oversees boundary changes to cities and special districts, the formation of new agencies including incorporation of new cities, and the consolidation of existing agencies.
The broad goals of the agency are to ensure the orderly formation of local government agencies, to preserve agricultural and open space lands, and to discourage urban sprawl.
Alameda LAFCo works with integrity to protect the quality of life for the citizens of Alameda County by:
For more information on what LAFCos are and how they work, read 50 Years of LAFCO - a Guide to LAFCOs. (PDF - 989kb) *
Alameda LAFCo's enterprise system catalog in compliance with SB 272 is included in Alameda County's catalog listing (on page 49 of the downloadable document). Click here to access the catalog.
News & Announcements
Alameda Lafco Accepting Applications For Public Member
The Alameda Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) is accepting applications for the public member seat. The deadline for filing an application is Friday, February 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm. The Commission will review each application and supplemental questionnaire and expects to conduct interviews the week of February 19, 2018.
Proposals Sought to Complete Water, Wastewater, Flood Control, & Storm Water Municipal Services Review.
View the document (PDF)
Final Municipal Services Review
The final draft of Alameda LAFCo's Cities Municipal Service Review (MSR) report is available. The MSR is part of LAFCo's mandated review and update of Alameda County's 14 cities' spheres of influence (SOIs). The report includes recommended service review determinations, as well as recommended SOI updates and determinations.
LAFCo Commissioners Win Statewide Achievement Awards
L to R: Commissioner John Marchand, Commission Chair Ayn Wieskamp, Commissioner Sblend Sblendorio
Two Alameda LAFCo Commissioners received 2017 Achievement Awards from the California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions (CALAFCO) at its annual conference in October.
Public member Sblend Sblendorio was named this year's Outstanding CALAFCO Member for accomplishments during his two years representing the Coastal Region on the CALAFCO Board.
City member John Marchand (also the Mayor of Livermore) was named Outstanding Commissioner for his exceptional leadership over the past year, during which he served as Alameda LAFCo Chair.
Press Release (PDF)
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