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Inventory of the Records of the Commission on Local Governance for the 21st Century
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Series Descriptions

R393.1, Box 1/1-Box 3/15

Series 1.  Meeting Files. 1998-2000

Physical Description: 59 file folders and 71 audio cassettes

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by meeting date.

Scope and Content Note

The Meeting Files document both Commission meetings and Legislative Drafting Subcommittee meetings. Files may include correspondence, invitations to elected officials, agendas, minutes, press releases, news clippings, reports, testimony and statements, notes, memoranda, background, schedules, audio recordings, recommendations, and fact sheets. Significant topics include Local Area Formation Commissions (LAFCOs) and the San Fernando Valley Secession Project.
Audiocassettes have been separated to a cold-storage vault for preservation purposes and separation sheets are in the files to alert the researcher to the existence of these items.
R393.2, Box 3/16-Box 8/9

Series 2.  LAFCO Files. 1886-1999

Physical Description: 136 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content Note

The Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) Files document the extensive background research into these organizations performed by the CLG. Files may include reports, fact sheets, notes, correspondence, and LAFCO survey data (by county). Significant subjects include annexation, elections, counties, incorporation, legislation, Proposition 13, secession, special districts, and voting rights.
R393.3, Box 8/10-Box 9/25

Series 3.  AB2838 (2000) Files. 1998-2000

Physical Description: 38 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content Note

The AB2838 (2000) Files pertain to the development of this Assembly bill through the legislative process. The CLG worked closely with the legislature to promote the passage of the bill that would incorporate much of the Commission's recommendations. Files may include hearing analyses, correspondence, notes, and amended versions of the bill. Topics include Assembly and Senate hearings, working group meetings, statistics, special districts, LAFCO procedures, housing, sprawl/growth management, and annexations.
R393.4, Box 10/1-Box 12/11

Series 4.  Subject Files. 1964-2000

Physical Description: 75 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Scope and Content Note

The Subject Files relate to the diverse range of topics of interest to the CLG as well as the internal records of the CLG. Files may include draft chapters of the culminating report, correspondence, notes, memoranda, external reports, LAFCO county information, contracts, and press releases. Significant topics include budget, personnel, consultants, travel information, taxes, land use, population, and report ("Growth Within Bounds" or GWB) preparation.