Dave Roberts to speak May 22 at MiraCosta College

County Supervisor Dave Roberts will discuss the responsibilities of representing the fifth-most-populated county in the United States during a lecture from 1 to 2 p.m. May 22 at MiraCosta College, San Elijo campus.

The lecture is free to the public and is part of MiraCosta’s weekly Learning Is For Everyone (LIFE) series.

Roberts, a Solana Beach resident and former City Council member from Solana Beach, will discuss county programs and his own initiatives, which include expanding mental health services and streamlining the adoption process for foster children. Other topics include clean energy, water conservation, open space acquisition and habitat restoration at coastal lagoons.

His 45-minute presentation will be followed by 15 minutes for questions from the audience.

LIFE lectures are held in Room 201 of the San Elijo campus at 3333 Manchester Ave., Cardiff-by-the-Sea.