Applications are being accepted for two upcoming vacancies with the Local Agency Formation Commission of Santa Cruz County (LAFCO). The two openings are for the Regular and Alternate Public Member seats. Each position has a four-year term beginning May 2020.

Any person wishing to apply for either of these positions should review the Summary of a Public Regular & Alternate Member, then fill out an Application for Public Regular & Alternate Member, or request a hard copy from the LAFCO Office. The deadline for submitting a signed application to LAFCO by mail, in person, or by email is Friday, March 13 by 4:00pm.

The Commission, which is established by state law, has regulatory power over the formation and boundary changes of cities and special districts.

Any person appointed to the position must be a resident and a registered voter of Santa Cruz County. Additionally, the appointee cannot be an officer or employee of a public agency within the county, including cities, special districts, or Santa Cruz County.

Questions may be directed to the Executive Officer at 831-454-2055 or via email ([email protected]). Completed and signed applications can be mailed to LAFCO (701 Ocean Street, Room 318-D, Santa Cruz CA 95060) or scanned and emailed to [email protected].

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