LAFCO of Monterey County
 Local Agency Formation Commission

  Kate McKenna, AICP, Executive Officer

 

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LAFCO COMMISSIONERS, ALTERNATES AND STAFF:

ROSTER OF COMMISSIONERS AND STAFF - (Click to Print)

Commissioner Louis Calcagno, Chair

Monterey County Supervisorial District 2

11140 Speegle St.

Castroville, CA  95012

 

County Member

Supervisor of District 2

831-647-7722 (Monterey)

831-755-5022 (Castroville)

831-633-0201 (Fax)

Email:  district2@co.monterey.ca.us

 

Commissioner Steve Snodgrass Vice Chair
1705 Covenant Lane
Royal Oaks, CA  95076

 

Special District Member

President, Board of Directors,

Pajaro/Sunny Mesa Community Services District
Email:  ssnodgrass@gmail.com

 

 

Commissioner Sherwood Darington

1254 San Fernando Drive

Salinas, CA 93901

 

Public Member

831-449-2743 (Home)

831-422-5868 (Office)

831-443-6638 (Fax)

 

Email:  sdarington@redshift.com

 

Commissioner Maria Orozco

City of Gonzales

425 Alta Street

Gonzales, CA  93926

 

 

City Member

831-675-5000 (Office)

831-675-2644 (Fax)

 

Email:  oromaria56@yahoo.com

Commissioner Ralph Rubio
City of Seaside
440 Harcourt Avenue
Seaside, CA 93955
City Member
831-899-6700 (Office)

Email: rrubio@ci.seaside.ca.us

 

Commissioner Simón Salinas

Monterey County Supervisorial District 3       

168 W. Alisal. 3rd Floor                      

Salinas, CA  93901

 

County Member

Supervisor of District 3

831-755-5033 (Salinas)

831-385-8333 (King City)

831-796-3022 (fax)

Email:  district3@co.monterey.ca.us

 

 

Commissioner Graig R. Stephens
 

Special District Member
Board Member, Soledad Community Health Care District

Email:  graigstephens@yahoo.com

 

ALTERNATE COMMISSIONERS:
 

 

Commissioner Fernando Armenta
Monterey County Supervisorial District 1
168 W. Alisal, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA  93901

 

Alternate County Member
Supervisor of District 1
831-755-5011 (Office)
831-755-5876 (fax)
Email:  armentafl@co.monterey.ca.us

Commissioner Matt Gourley
32447 River Road
Soledad, CA  93960

Alternate Public Member
831-675-2275 (Home)
Email: 
mgourley@sbcglobal.net

Commissioner Joe Gunter

City of Salinas

200 Lincoln Avenue

Salinas, CA  93901

Alternate City Member

Mayor of Salinas

831-758-7201 (Office)

831-758-7368 (Fax)

Email:  salinasmayor@ci.salinas.ca.us

 

Commissioner Warren E. Poitras

13 Via Las Encinas

Carmel Valley, CA  93924
 

Alternate Special District Member

Monterey County Regional Fire District

19900 Portola Drive

Salinas, CA  93908

831-455-1828 (Office)

831-659-3837 (Home)

Email:info@weddingphotographercarmel.com
or ppoitras@ci.carmel.ca.us

LAFCO STAFF:

 

Kate McKenna, AICP
LAFCO Office

Executive Officer
831-754-5838
Email:  mckennak@monterey.lafco.ca.gov

 

Darren McBain

LAFCO Office

 

Senior Analyst
831-754-5838

Email:  mcbaind@monterey.lafco.ca.gov

   
Gail Lawrence
LAFCO Office

Clerk to Local Agency Formation Commission
831-754-5838
Email: 
lawrenceg@monterey.lafco.ca.gov
 

Leslie J. Girard, Assistant County Counsel
Monterey County Counsel’s Office

  

LAFCO General Counsel
831-755-5045

Email:  girardlj@co.monterey.ca.us

 

BYLAWS:  RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE ORDERLY AND FAIR CONDUCT OF HEARINGS OF THE LOCAL AGENCY FORMATION COMMISSION OF MONTEREY COUNTY

 

Legislative Reference: 

 

 

 

Composition:

·         Two members of the Board of Supervisors, selected by the Board Chair, and an alternate;

·         Two members of the city legislative bodies, selected by the Mayors Selection Committee, and an alternate;

·         Two members of independent special district legislative bodies, elected by the Independent Special Districts Selection Committee, and an alternate;

·         One member from the Public sector, selected by at least one Commissioner from each of the 3 groups, and an alternate. 

 

Staffing:  The Commission is staffed by the Executive Officer of LAFCO, Senior Analyst, the LAFCO Clerk to the Commission, and LAFCO General Counsel under contract.

 

Terms:  Each Commissioner is appointed to a 4-year term, ending the first Monday in May. 

 

Responsibilities:  LAFCO is an independent regulatory authority of the State of California.  The Commission makes decisions about local government boundaries and spheres of influence of the cities and districts in Monterey County.  Legislative purposes are to encourage the orderly growth of cities and districts; protect agricultural lands and open space; discourage urban sprawl, and ensure the efficient delivery of local government services.

 

Meeting Date, Time and Place:  Meetings are generally held on the 4th Monday of each month, 4:00 p.m., Monterey County Government Center, Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1st Floor, 168 W. Alisal St. in Salinas.

 

Contact:  Kate McKenna, AICP, Executive Officer (831) 754-5838

 

List of Commissioners and Their Terms

 

Seat Represented

Name

Expires

Board of Supervisors

Louis Calcagno

 

May 2016

Board of Supervisors

Simón Salinas

                  May 2017

Alternate for Supervisors

Fernando Armenta

 

May 2017

Alternate for City

Joe Gunter

 

May 2016

City of Seaside 

 

Ralph Rubio

 

May 2016

City of Gonzales  

Maria Orozco

May 2015

Public

Sherwood Darington 

 

May 2014

Alternate for Public

Matt Gourley

 

May 2014

Special District

Graig R. Stephens

 

May 2014

Special District

Stephen Snodgrass

 

May 2016

Alternate for Special District

Warren E. Poitras

May 2016

 

 

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