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Welcome to the San Mateo Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) web site. San Mateo LAFCo is an independent commission with jurisdiction over the boundaries of the 20 cities, 22 independent special districts and many of the 35 County-governed special districts serving San Mateo County.The Commission meets on the third Wednesday of the odd-numbered months (January, March, etc.) at 2:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers in Redwood City. Extra meetings may be scheduled as needed.

You can read more about LAFCo or access meeting agendas, staff reports, studies and other information by clicking the tabs above.

What's New

Resolution 1176 Approving the Granda Sanitary District Proposal [PDF]

Next Public Hearing

May 21, 2014

Staff Reports

"LAFCO File no. 13-14 - Proposed Water Extension by City of Redwood City to two newly created parcels at 3046 Oak Knoll Drive" [PDF]

"LAFCO File No. 14-01 - Proposed Water Extension by City of Redwood City to newly created parcel at 1005 Lakeview Way" [PDF]

"Executive Officer's Report - LAFCo File 13-05 - Reorganization of Granada Sanitary District"[PDF]

GSD Protest Hearing Agenda for 2-19-14 [PDF]

Resolution 1176 [PDF]

Notice of Public Hearing-Proposed Sphere of Influence Amendment and Reorganization of Granada Sanitary District into the Granada Community Services District [PDF]

Grand Jury Reports

Recommended Response to the 2012‐13 Civil Grand Jury Report: “Sequoia Healthcare District – How Are Your Property Tax Dollars Spent?” [PDF]

Grand Jury Report: Sequoia Healthcare District - How Are Your Property Tax Dollars Spent? [PDF]

Grand Jury Report: Peninsula Health Care District: Landlord, Real Estate Developer, or Health Care Leader? [PDF]

Grand Jury Report: "San Mateo County Special Districts: Who is Really in Charge of Tax Payer's Money?  The Mosquito District Embezzlement: Is it the Tip of the Iceberg?" [PDF]

Municipal Service Reviews and Special Reports

"Revised Circulation Draft Municipal Service Review - City of Burlingame" [PDF]

Special Report Los Trancos County Water District [PDF]




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