Solano Local Agency Formation Commission

Resources

The Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 (AB2838)
On September 26, 2000, Governor Gray Davis signed into law AB 2838 (Chapter 761, Statutes of 2000), authored by Assembly Speaker Robert M. Hertzberg. This legislation marked the most significant reform to local government reorganization law since the 1963 statute that created local agency formation commissions (LAFCOs) in each county.

 

California Association of LAFCOs
CALAFCO serves as an organization dedicated to assisting member LAFCOs with technical resources that otherwise would not be available. The Association provides statewide coordination of LAFCO activities, representation before the State Legislature and other bodies, and a structure for sharing information among the various LAFCOs and other governmental agencies through the State.

 

Land Use Planning Information Network (LUPIN)
Part of the California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES), a project of the California Resources Agency. The LUPIN website is a resourceful tool for the everyday planner as well as for the general public.

 

California Senate Home Page
A useful resource for tracking state legislation (from both the Senate and Assembly), searching statutory law, and researching general legislative matters.

 

Official California Legislative Information
Maintained by the Legislative Counsel, this site is also a helpful legislative resource for finding bill information and receiving daily updates on all Assembly and Senate bills moving through the legislation.

 

Legislative Analyst's Office
LAO publications provide comprehensive and up-to-date analyses on current state legislation. Reports can be viewed in either HTML or PDF format.

 

The Governor's Office of Planning and Research
Find a comprehensive list of technical advice reports on land use planning and CEQA topics. Reports can be viewed in either HTML or PDF format.

 

Association of Bay Area Governments
The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) is one of more than 560 regional planning agencies across the nation working to help solve problems in areas such as land use, housing, environmental quality, and economic development.

 

California Special Districts Association
CSDA provides education and training, insurance programs, legal advice, industry-wide litigation and public relations support, legislative advocacy, capital improvement and equipment funding, collateral design services, and, most importantly, current information that is crucial to a special districts management and operational effectiveness.

 

California Farm Bureau Federation
The California Farm Bureau is California's largest farm organization with more than 89,000 member families in 53 county Farm Bureaus. It is a voluntary, nongovernmental, nonpartisan organization of farm and ranch families seeking solutions to the problems that affect their lives, both socially and economically.

 

Local Government Commission
The Local Government Commission (LGC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization that provides inspiration, technical assistance, and networking to local elected officials and other dedicated community leaders who are working to create healthy, walkable, and resource-efficient communities.