Useful Resources

Websites

CALAFCO http://www.calafco.org

This site provide links to other LAFCo websites. CALAFCO is a statewide organization dedicated to assisting member LAFCo's with technical resources that otherwise would not be available. The Association provides statewide coordination of LAFCo activities, representation before the State Legislature and other bodies, and a structure for shariog information among the various LAFCo's and other governmental agencies through the State. 

LAFCo Directory http://www.calafco.org/directory.htm

This site provide links to other LAFCo staff contact information. Telephone, address, FAX and e-mail.

Governor's Office of Planning and Research http://www.opr.ca.gov/

At this site find a comprehensive list of technical advice reports on land use planning and CEQA topics

LUPIN (Land Use Planning Information Network)  http://ceres.ca.gov/planning/

Part of the California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES), a project of the California Resources Agency. The LUPIN website is a resourceful tool for the everyday planner as well as for the general public.

California Senate Home Page http://www.sen.ca.gov/

A useful resource for tracking state legislation (from both the Senate and Assembly), searching statutory law, and researching general legislative matters.

Official California Legislative Information http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/ 

Maintained by the Legislative Counsel, this site is helpful legislative resource for finding bill information and receiving daily updates on Assembly and Senate bills moving through the legislation. LAO publications provide comprehensive and up-to-date analyses on current state legislation (HTML and PDF formats).

Secretary of State http://www.ss.ca.gov/

County of Yolo http://www.yolocounty.org

City of Davis http://www.cityofdavis.org

City of West Sacramento http://www.cityofwestsacramento.org

City of Winters http://www.cityofwinters.org/

City of Woodland http:www.cityofwoodland.org/

Resource Conservation District http://www.yolorcd.org/

Yolo County Flood Control and Water Resource District http://www.ycfcwcd.org/

Publications

 CALAFCO Resources

CALAFCO Publications, including its newsletter, "The Sphere"

Yolo County LAFCo's Standards of Evaluation

Yolo County LAFCo's Agricultural Policy

The Senate Governance and Finance Committee's publication, "50 Years of LAFCOs - A Guide to LAFCOs". This is the 3rd edition, December 2013, formerly known as "It's Time to Draw the Line".  

The State Senate Local Government Committee's Report, "What's So Special About Special Districts?"

 

 

 

 

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