After more than a week of public criticism of the appointment of former Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle to the city’s Charter Review Commission, Mr. Pringle has decided to withdraw from participation on the commission. I presume this is so that the heat on the all White members of the Council for appointing an all White commission to review the city charter. Given Mr. Pringles knack for manipulating the screwing over of the low income and minority residents of Anaheim in favor of his developer clients, I see it as a good thing that he’s pulled out.
Voice of OC broke the story, so I’m not going to steal their thunder.
Lobbyist and former Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle Thursday withdrew from the city’s charter review committee, just more than a week after he was appointed, stating in a letter to the city clerk that he could not serve due to business commitments.
The notice from Pringle, who heads Curt Pringle & Associates and is arguably the city’s most influential power broker, comes after Mayor Tom Tait requested from the City Council dais last week that members of the committee be required to disclose their economic interests.
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