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So You Wanna Get Hitched? Mechanisms for Consolidation of Services

Meyers Nave is hosting a seminar in Monterey on Mechanisms for the Consolidation of Municipal Services.  The seminar will be held on July 28, 2011 at 11:30 a.m., with John Bakker, Sky Woodruff, and Stephen Muzio.

Around the state public agencies of all types and sizes have been considering the benefits of consolidating the provision of municipal services, including public safety, public works, planning, and facets of administration.  “Consolidations” can take many forms, from one agency providing service within another’s jurisdiction to true consolidations that require Local Agency Formation Commission approval. 

Our seminar will cover the topics listed below, as they relate to consolidation of services.

  • Overarching considerations about consolidation
  • Service Agreements
  • Joint Powers Agreements
  • LAFCO processes
  • Labor issues across options
  • Review of assets, buildings and equipment