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Final Municipal Services Review

The final draft of Alameda LAFCo's Cities Municipal Service Review (MSR) report is available. The MSR is part of LAFCo's mandated review and update of Alameda County's 14 cities' spheres of influence (SOIs). The report includes recommended service review determinations, as well as recommended SOI updates and determinations.

View the document (PDF).
View the redlined version (PDF).

LAFCo Commissioners Win Statewide Achievement Awards

Members of the LAFCo accepting award L to R: Commissioner John Marchand, Commission Chair Ayn Wieskamp, Commissioner Sblend Sblendorio

Two Alameda LAFCo Commissioners received 2017 Achievement Awards from the California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions (CALAFCO) at its annual conference in October.

Public member Sblend Sblendorio was named this year's Outstanding CALAFCO Member for accomplishments during his two years representing the Coastal Region on the CALAFCO Board.

City member John Marchand (also the Mayor of Livermore) was named Outstanding Commissioner for his exceptional leadership over the past year, during which he served as Alameda LAFCo Chair.

Press Release (PDF)

LAFCo is a state mandated local agency that oversees boundary changes to cities and special districts, the formation of new agencies including incorporation of new cities, and the consolidation of existing agencies.

The broad goals of the agency are to ensure the orderly formation of local government agencies, to preserve agricultural and open space lands, and to discourage urban sprawl.

Alameda LAFCo works with integrity to protect the quality of life for the citizens of Alameda County by:

  1. Ensuring that government agencies provide efficient municipal services;
  2. Balancing infrastructure needs for sustainable growth; and
  3. Conserving the environment and limited resources including prime agricultural and open space lands.

For more information on what LAFCos are and how they work, read 50 Years of LAFCO - a Guide to LAFCOs(PDF - 989kb) *

Alameda LAFCo's enterprise system catalog in compliance with SB 272 is included in Alameda County's catalog listing (on page 49 of the downloadable document). Click here to access the catalog.


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