County Government

County Government

The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles County ILO supports a more efficient, responsible, representative, economical, visible and accountable county government.
Position History: 

(Adopted 1976; amended 1978; studied and amended 2004) 

Support for a more efficient, responsible, representative, economical, visible and accountable county government; support for an appointed chief executive with charter status. The League does not support an elected CEO. The League neither supports nor opposes enlargement of the Board of Supervisors, but, if expansion is proposed, there should be careful consideration of the costs involved. Support for a separate audit department. Support for certain changes in the present procedures for establishing boards, commissions and committees. Any division of Los Angeles County should be based on rational boundaries and provide social and economic equity. However, the League does not favor division of or secession from the County. The League favors mandatory membership in Southern California Association of Governments, but opposes direct election of SCAG officials. The League supports developed unincorporated areas either incorporating or annexing to adjacent incorporated areas.

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Los Angeles County ILO