156 California Local Government 101

156 California Local Government 101
JPA-Special Districts-MPO-LAFCo-COG-Cities-CSA: What do they all do?
156 California Local Government 101

California local governments manage and deliver a vast and complex assortment of public services throughout the state. There are 58 counties, 482 cities, and thousands of special districts that all play a role in public policy and service delivery! Cities, counties, special districts, LAFCo, COG’s, JPA’s what do they all do? What is the difference between county and city authority and services? It can be difficult to understand or explain the broad responsibilities counties have in providing services to constituents. During this interactive course, you will learn the history, structure, and responsibility of local governments and how the various agencies relate to counties. The use of case studies will provide participants an opportunity to demonstrate understanding of the various local agencies and their relationship to counties. 

Instructor: Jason Britt is the County Administrative Officer of Tulare County. 


3/18/2021 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
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