To any interested special district board members:

The independent special districts in Santa Cruz County have three positions on the LAFCO board.  The current Special District representatives are Jim Anderson (Felton Fire Protection District) and Rachél Lather (Soquel Creek Water District).

Commissioner Lather, previously LAFCO’s Alternate Special District Member, was recently elected to be the new Regular Special District Member following the departure of Tom LaHue. As a result, the Special District Alternate Member seat on LAFCO is now vacant.  The purpose of this notice is to solicit nominations for the alternate member position.

The term of the alternate position ends on May 3, 2021. The pool of people eligible to apply is anyone who is on the board of any independent special district in Santa Cruz County.
Nomination Form
Selection Process Rules
The deadline for returning completed nominations is 5:00 p.m. on June 7, 2019.

LAFCO staff is available to answer any questions about the selection process.  After June 7th, each district’s presiding officer will be sent the nominations, along with an explanation of the voting process.

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