December 13, 2018
9:00 a.m.
Room 500, County Governmental Center
701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz

The Commission will meet in closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.
— Public Employment

—Title: Recruitment of New Executive Officer


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at Capitola City Hall, 420 Capitola Avenue, Downstairs, Capitola, the Santa Cruz Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) will hold a public hearing on the following matter: 

—Heritage Parks Annexation to Scotts Valley Water District (LAFCO No. 966)

  • Chief Petitioners: Frank Kertai, Ben Lopes, and Patrick Hanlon
  • Proposal: To annex to the Scotts Valley Water District.
  • Purpose: For residents of the Heritage Parks Association (Monte Fiore) to be able to vote for Scotts Valley Water District board positions and be able to run for Scotts Valley Water District board positions.
  • Site: 84 parcels located near the corner of La Madrona Drive and Silverwood Drive, Scotts Valley.
  • Environmental Determination: A Categorical Exemption has been prepared. No environmental impact report will be prepared.

At the hearing, the Commission will consider oral or written comments from any interested person, and will consider the application, the environmental determination, and the Executive Officer’s report.

Further information can be obtained from LAFCO’s website at or by contacting LAFCO’s staff at 701 Ocean Street, Room 318-D, Santa Cruz CA 95060, (831) 454-2055.

LAFCO does not discriminate on the basis of disability, and no person shall, by reason of a disability, be denied the benefits of its services, programs or activities. The Commission meetings are held in an accessible facility. If you wish to attend this meeting and you will require special assistance in order to participate, please contact the LAFCO office at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to make arrangements.


Applications are being accepted for the Public Alternate Member on the Santa Cruz Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO). The position has a term ending in May 2020. Any person wishing to apply for this position can download an APPLICATION FORM or request an application form from the LAFCO office. The deadline for returning the completed application form to the LAFCO office is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2018.

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. Also, the appointee cannot be an officer or employee of the county, any city in the county, or any special district in the county.

Questions may be directed to the Executive Officer at 454-2055. 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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