Placer County Local Agency Formation Commission is looking to fill a vacancy for alternate public member position

Published on December 13, 2019 

The Placer County Local Agency Formation Commission is taking applications for its open alternate public member position. Citizens who are interested in serving on the commission to help define community boundaries and how they are represented are encouraged to apply. 

LAFCO is a state-mandated commission charged with providing the orderly formation and growth of cities and special districts.  The commission is also responsible for preparing and adopting proposals of the local cities and special district boundaries and determining and periodically updating their spheres of influence.

Prospective applicants must submit an application by Feb. 4, 2020.  An application may be downloaded from the LAFCO website, or obtained by contacting Placer LAFCO at 530-889-4097. Please note that an employee or officer of a city, county or any special district with territory within Placer County is not eligible to serve as an alternate public member. 

The public member and alternate represent the public on the commission, and are appointed by the other members of the commission. Alternates may participate in discussion during any meeting, however they vote only in the absence of the regular member.  

The alternate public member position to be appointed will complete a term that expires in May 2023.

For more information, contact Placer LAFCO Executive Officer Kris Berry at 530-889-4097 or