Tag Archive for Anaheim City Council

Showdown in Anaheim Tonight

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We’re hoping that today’s special City Council meeting in Anaheim to decide whether to place two initiative proposals to amend the city charter on the November ballot doesn’t erupt into violent protests similar to those which disrupted a council meeting earlier this month. Mayor Tom Tait has set the meeting to be held at 4 p.m. in the Anaheim High School Cook Auditorium.

Anaheim City Council Districts: An Analysis

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This past week, the ACLU, representing Amin David, Jose Moreno (who is an ACSD Trustee) and Consuelo Garcia announced they were suing the city of Anaheim, claiming the current way the City Council is elected shuts out minority representation. They also point out four of the five councilmembers live in Anaheim hills, which contains only 1/6 of the city’s total population.

UPDATED: Anaheim: Shelling out Money – For Nothing

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The Anaheim City Council will be discussing today the extension, for two years, of another giveaway of future Bed Tax revenue to a luxury hotel developer. According to the staff report, the developer could receive up to $44 million dollars in Bed Tax revenue over a 15-year period after the property opens.

Lorri Galloway Issues Statement on “Let the People Vote”

We received this statement below from Anaheim city council member Lorri Galloway. Last Tuesday, three members of the Anaheim City Council voted to take my Mayor Pro Tem title away because I signed an initiative entitled, “Let the People Vote.”  In the past few days, I have received an amazing number of kind letters, emails,…

A Trokia of Democratic Fundraisers

In no particular order, this post has details for three fundraiser for three Democratic candidates running for three different offices.  In no particular order, a fundraising announcement for Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva who is a candidate for AD-65, a fundraiser for Jordan Brandman who is a candidate for Anaheim City Council, and a fundraiser for…

Anaheim City Council Says No To Charter Amendment Preventing Future Tax Subsidies

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Last night the Anaheim City Council chamber was packed with opponents and supporters of the $158 million Bed-Tax giveaway to see if the Council would place the deal on the ballot for voters to accept or reject. City Attorney Christina Talley advised the Council that such a referendum could be legally challenged, if it specifically sought to overturn the agreement that had been executed.