Public Policy

pupPol_hero_intFor over 25 years, we have trained a multitude of planning professionals across many disciplines. The practitioners who serve as our instructors and speakers are leaders in their respective fields and continually contribute added value to our training’s with the most updated information. We hope that you will discover a course that is right for you.



Special Public Policy Seminar for Winter 2018!

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 9:00am – 4:30pm
Downtown Los Angeles, 107A Figueroa Courtyard, 261 S. Figueroa St.

The evolving laws that govern the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) in each county, and LAFCO’s decisions concerning local governmental boundary changes, are central to the future of California. Instructors will provide an overview of statutes and procedures for creating and modifying the boundaries and service territories of cities and special districts in California. Additional subjects include the role of Spheres of Influence and Municipal Service Reviews in optimizing the delivery of critical local government services. Advanced topics include discussions of the consolidation of water districts, addressing Disadvantaged Unincorporated Communities (DUCs), limitations on LAFCO authority, and LAFCO’s role in addressing under-performing public agencies.

Credits offered

  • 6 hours of MCLE credit
  • 6 hours of CM credit for AICP certified planners

URBN PL 877 6 – Flyer