Tag Archive for Anaheim City Council

Tait aids Garden Grove at Anaheim’s Expense

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait came out against an agreement to incentivize four-star (or four-diamond) hotel development at this week’s meeting of the Anaheim City Council even thought it was supported by a number of business leaders and labor unions, including Labor Fed leader Julio Perez.  Even Jonathan Barda, the president of the Orange County Young Democrats, came…

Tait’s Options for Paying his Aide

Mayor Tom Tait, Anaheim (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

At last week’s meeting, the Anaheim City Council spent a considerable amount of time and effort arguing over a $40,000 item — what Mayor Tom Tait wanted was the restoration of his staff budget to $100,000 from $60,000 presumably to pay his aid Mishal Montgomery more money for part-time work. Tait held up slides of…

Fitzgerald Tells His Side of the Story; Offers a Preview of His Next Anaheim City Council Comments

William Fitzgerald, Photo: OC Register

We contacted Anaheim gadfly William Denis Fitzgerald the day after he was arrested on misdemeanor assault and battery charges at the last Anaheim City Council meeting after making salacious remarks during public comments.  He finally responded last night with his side of the story, and we reprint it below (any edits are due to formatting…

Fitzgerald’s Arrested for Assault; Tait-bots Throw Him Under the Bus

William Fitzgerald, Photo: OC Register

Former Anaheim Mayoral candidate William Denis Fitzgerald was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery during Tuesday’s Anaheim City Council meeting shortly after making another signature borderline slanderous three minute public statement where he called outgoing Council member Gale Eastman a white supremacist twice and accused Eastman’s husband, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, of having a…

Tait Fails to Answer the Pettibone Question — Again

Pettibone's court records

Anaheim resident Lisa Lewis showed up at last night’s Anaheim City Council meeting last night to ask Mayor Tom Tait — to his face — why he failed to do his homework when Tait asked his neighbor Doug Pettibone to run for Anaheim City Council. You can watch the video of last night’s council meeting…