The Lake Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) Seeks Applicants to Serve as Public Member

The Lake Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) Seeks Applicants to Serve

The Lake Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) has an opening on the
Commission and is providing notice for Lake County citizens to serve as the Public Member.

LAFCO is a distinct agency created by state legislation to ensure that changes
in governmental organization occur in a manner, which provides efficient, quality services and preserves open space and agricultural land resources.

LAFCO is charged with applying the policies and provisions of the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 in its decisions regarding annexations, incorporations, reorganizations, and other changes of local government. LAFCO’s webpage is

LAFCO meets on the third Wednesday of every other month at City Hall in Lakeport or at the City Hall in Clearlake. LAFCO members receive a $100.00 monthly meeting stipend.  The appointment is for a public member who resides anywhere within Lake County including the territory in the city limits of Lakeport and Clearlake to sit as a public member or alternate on the Commission to complete a four-year term ending in May 2027.

A public member must be able and available to regularly attend Commission
meetings and (or) hearings or otherwise will be removed after absence of three
consecutive meetings. No officer or employee of the county or any city or special district within Lake County is allowed to sit as a public member on the Commission. A Public Commission member, as are all other Commissioners, is required to file an annual Statement of Economic Interest.

If you are interested, we invite you to send a letter describing your background and reasons for wanting to become the selected Public Member to serve on the Lake Local Agency Formation Commission no later than Friday May 5th, 2023.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call John Benoit, Executive Officer at (707) 592- 7528 or email

Please send your letter of interest describing your background to Lake LAFCO, P.O. Box 2694 Granite Bay, CA 95746 or email a letter of interest to
All applicants will be invited to the Wednesday, May
17th , 2023 LAFCO meeting for an interview with the Commission.