San Diego LAFCO’s office is closed to the general public until further notice. However, LAFCO staff continues to transact business and can be reach via phone or email. The next scheduled LAFCO Commission meeting is May 4, 2020.
LAFCO's Special Districts Advisory Committee had a meeting on March 20, 2020 via teleconferencing and the agenda is available here.
LAFCO's Ad Hoc Cities Advisory Committee had a meeting on March 13, 2020 at the County of San Diego Operations Center and the agenda is available here.
LAFCO is currently accepting public comments on a draft municipal service review on County Service Area No. 135 and a proposed workplan and budget for 2020-2021. Both items are expected to return to the Commission in final form for possible action on May 4, 2020.
There are currently 15 active proposals and 6 potential new and substantive proposals staff expects to be submitted to San Diego LAFCO in the near-term from local agencies based on ongoing discussions with proponents.
San Diego LAFCO welcomes Paul McNamara as the new alternate city member on the Commission. Commissioner McNamara is the Mayor of Escondido and assumes the seat on the Commission previously held by Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina. Commissioner McNamara’s term extends through April 2023.
Along with some major proposals, the Municipal Service Review (MSR) and Sphere Update Study Schedule (FY2019-2023) is in full swing. The purpose of these cyclical planning documents is for LAFCO to independently assess the availability and adequacy of local government services.
San Diego LAFCO approved a final workplan and operating budget for 2019-2020 at its April 8, 2019 meeting. The workplan outlines over two dozen specific project goals with one-third tied to preparing scheduled municipal service reviews with the majority focused on northern San Diego County.