Red Mountain, Trona, and Searles Valley Communities


The overall service review and sphere study area is located in the north desert portion of the County. Within the general Crest Forest community are the unincorporated areas known as Arrowhead Highlands, Cedarpines Park, Crestline, Lake Gregory, Skyland, Valley of Enchantment, Valley of the Moon, and Valley View Park.

Service Reviews and Sphere Updates were performed for the following districts:
  • County Service Area 30
  • County Service Area 82
  • East Kern Healthcare District (principal county – Kern County)
  • Rand Communities Water District (principal county – Kern County)
  • Indian Wells Valley Water District (principal county – Kern County)
A Service Review was also performed for the Searles Valley Water Company


Resolution and Map


ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3077 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3017 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for County Service Area 30

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3078 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3043 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the East Kern Healthcare District

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3079 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3044 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Rand Communities Water District

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3080 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3025 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for County Service Area 82

ResolutionMap LAFCO Resolution No. 3081 Reflecting Determinations for LAFCO 3027 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Indian Wells Valley Water District


Staff Reports


Staff Report:

January 20, 2010

Staff Report Service Review for the Communities of Indian Wells Valley, Red Mountain and Searles Valley which includes a review of Searles Domestic Water Company and the Following Sphere of Influence Update/Amendment Reviews:
  1. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3025; and (2) LAFCO 3025 –Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for County Service Area 82

  2. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3017; and (2) LAFCO 3017 –Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for County Service Area 30

  3. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3027; and (2) LAFCO 3027 –Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for Indian Wells Valley Water District

  4. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3043; and (2) LAFCO 3043 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for East Kern Healthcare District

  5. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3044; and (2) LAFCO 3044 –Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for Rand Communities Water District

  6. Consideration of: (1) CEQA Statutory Exemption for LAFCO 3145; and (2) LAFCO 3145 – Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for California City Community Services District