Public Hearing on Special Districts
Thursday, August 25, 2016
1020 N Street, Room 100

The hearing is available to view on the Commission's YouTube page here.

Written testimony is linked below.

    Public Hearing: 9:30 a.m.

    Opening Remarks

    Celebrated and Cussed: An Overview of Special Districts in California

  1. Kyle Packham, Advocacy and Public Affairs Director, California Special Districts Association

Missions for Changing Times: Healthcare and Fire Protection Districts

  1. Amber King, Senior Legislative Advocate, Association of California Health Care Districts
  2. Michael Schwartz, Fire Chief, North Tahoe Fire Protection District

Who's in Charge Here? Local Agency Formation Commissions

  1. Pamela Miller, Executive Director, California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions
  2. John Leopold, Chair, California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions, Santa Cruz County District 1 Supervisor and Santa Cruz County Local Agency Formation Commission member
  3. Stephen Lucas, Executive Officer, California Local Agency Formation Commission and Butte County Local Agency Formation Commission

Defing "Prudent:" What's a Fair Share of Property Taxes and Reserves?

  1. Michael Coleman, Principal,
  2. Jon Coupal, President, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

Comments Submitted by Members of the Public


Thursday, August 25, 2016
925 L Street, Lower Level

(The Commission will consider agenda items I-IV at approximately
12:30 p.m. The precise time will vary depending upon the testimony of witnesses and will be determined at the discretion of the chair).

  1. Business Meeting Minutes from June 23, 2016
  2. Subcommittee Reports and Project Selection
    • Mental Health Services Act
    • Occupational Licensing
  3. Implementation
  4. Reports from California State Auditor’s Office