Published: February 1, 2021
Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission (Sonoma LAFCO) has an opening for the
Regular Member representing Independent Special Districts Class I. The
recruitment is to fill the position for the term ending May 2024.
LAFCO is comprised of seven members: two each from the county (Board of
Supervisors), cities (city councils) and independent special districts (boards
of directors), and one representative from the public. Each group has an
purposes of nomination and selection as a special district representative to
LAFCO, there are two classes of districts: Class I which includes fire
protection, community services, and life support districts and Class II which includes
all other districts. Nominations for the position of Class I representative are
restricted to members of the boards of directors of fire protection, community services,
and life support districts.
Any current district board member who is interested in becoming a candidate should complete the application
and provide a current resume and letter of nomination
signed by the district’s presiding officer. Applications
submitted without a resume will be considered incomplete and cannot be
accepted. The application will also be available on our website at
Completed applications and accompanying resumes must
be received by mail in the LAFCO office at 111 Santa Rosa Ave Ste 240, Santa
Rosa, CA 95404 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021. Late
applications will not be accepted.
After the close of the application period, LAFCO will mail a
ballot to each independent district, along with copies of the completed
application forms and candidate resumes so that a mail ballot election can be
conducted. Districts will be given approximately six weeks to cast ballots and
return them to the LAFCO office. Instructions for voting and return mailing
will be provided at the time ballots are sent out. All districts can vote.
If a majority of the districts do not vote in the election, the ballots will
not be considered valid and a new election will be held. If only one candidate
is nominated, the candidate will be deemed selected and no ballots mailed.
If you have any questions about the
position or the process, please contact Diana Wilson at 707-565-4855 or by email at email@example.com.