Imperial Local Agency Formation Commission

The Imperial Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) is a local government agency that is independent of the County and the Cities. Part of our duties include overseeing boundary changes (i.e., annexations, detachments, incorporations, extension of services, etc.) between the County, the Cities, and the Special Districts. There is one LAFCO for every County in California. The Imperial LAFCO consists of 5 members: 2 County Supervisors to represent the County of Imperial, 2 City Council members to represent the 7 Cities in the Imperial County, and 1 public member to represent the public in the Imperial County.

Notice of Vacancy: Public Member

Imperial LAFCO invites individuals interested in serving on a public agency, to apply for the public member position on the Commission. This is for a four- year term ending in 2028. Interested individuals must be residents of Imperial County, be able to regularly attend LAFCO meetings, which are held on the fourth Thursday of each month. Public members cannot be officers of the county, any city council or special district board, within the county. A Public Member can also not have been on the County Board of Supervisors or a City Council within the past year. The public member is a public official and is required to file a standard financial disclosure statement annually with the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Candidates for the position must complete an application form and provide a resume indicating applicable experience and/or service. Applications may be picked up at the LAFCO office or printed online. 

All application materials must be submitted to Imperial LAFCO, 1122 W. State Street, Suite D, El Centro, CA 92243 or by e-mail to by Thursday, February 29, 2024.The Imperial LAFCO will make the public member appointment at a regularly scheduled meeting.

March 28, 2024 @ 8:30 AM
El Centro City Council Chambers
1275 Main St, El Centro, CA 92243
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