Moorlach Says No More Left Turns at County Expense

I got this in my mailbox yesterday.  Moorlach is at it again – picking the most trivial, money wasting, time wasting project to concentrate on.  What is it going to take to get some one on the Supes that has a clue about the economy, building jobs, attracting business, fixing schools.  Will this ever stop? Why can’t Moorlach take up knitting and just LEAVE US ALONE!!!!!!

For immediate release

From Professor Mario Mainero, Chief of Staff, Office of Supervisor John Moorlach

Immediate Elimination of Left Turns

Supervisor John Moorlach has announced he will bring forth a resolution at the next Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting which will eliminate all left turns on county-maintained streets.  Moorlach’s staff estimates it will take approximately 14 months to remark and resignal all of the effected intersections in the county.

Supervisor Moorlach said, “Allowing our residents, particularly those who are young and have just received their licenses, to turn left at county paid intersections sends the wrong message.  Our residents will receive the right message now – go straight or turn to the right.”  

The change to intersections was caused by a call Moorlach received from a constituent who said he was surprised that a turn to the left was paid for by the County.  Moorlach had his staff investigate and was shocked to learn that the County had paid for both marking and signaling many left turns within the County.  

Moorlach stated, ” I was shocked to find out County taxpayer dollars were funding moving to left.  When I turn into the County garage, I always turn right and I feel staff lied to me because they did not make me aware that if I was driving the other way down Civic Center Drive, I would have to turn left to get into the garage.”

The item will appear on the April 6, 2009 agenda.  The Orange County Board of Supervisors meets at  9:30 AM at 10 Civic Center Plaza in Santa Ana, CA.

John Moorlach’s office can be contacted at 714-834-3220 or district2@ocgov.com.  Supervisor Moorlach represents the cities of Costa Mesa, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, Seal Beach and Stanton.

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  1 comment for “Moorlach Says No More Left Turns at County Expense

  1. April 1, 2009 at 1:52 pm

    I don’t get you young people. OK it’s an April Fool story. If it is then say so at the end. If you don’t then it is not an April Fool but a hoax. And a hoax is a bad thing. An April Fool is a good thing.

    Just do the right thing. Go left just like NASCAR and IRL, and all other oval track races.

    Even horse races go left.

    So just left-it!

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