Tag Archive for Irvine City Council

Myths about Minimum Wage Leading into Irvine’s Living Wage Repeal Attempt

Minimum Wage Kitty

The Irvine City Council majority will almost certainly repeal the city’s Living Wage ordinance, first installed in 2007, which required contractors for city business who won contracts in excess of $100,000 to pay workers in Orange County between $10.82/hour (with benefits) or $13/hour without benefits.  The media coverage of the act is calling out Irvine’s…

Not Schott! Irvine’s Lynn Schott is Not a Candidate for Congress in CD-46

LynnSchott

Politics1’s Twitter feed reports that Irvine council member Lynn Schott, with all of six months under her belt as an elected official, has launched a campaign for Congress going after Loretta Sanchez’s CD-46 seat.  Sources tell TheLiberalOC that Schott has no intention of running for Congress. Schott apparently pulled and filed papers to form a…

Irvine Council Majority to spend more Taxpayer dollars on Political Witch hunt

Irvine City Council (l-r) Beth Krom, Jeffrey Lalloway, Steven Choi (Mayor), Christina Shea, Larry Agran

Tuesday afternoon (a 3:30 pm start), the Republican Irvine city council majority will convene to approve what’s expected to be hundreds of thousands of dollars for Aleshire and Wynder, the investigators of the Great Park don’t-call-it-a-forensic-audit to pursue tolling agreements from Great Park contractors targeted in their investigation. The city council will approve a budget…

Joint Legislation Audit Committee May Audit Irvine City Council over Great Park Investigation

Shea's Facebook Lie since corrected

The LiberalOC has learned that the city of Irvine has been notified by Assemblyman Mike Gipson (D-Carson) of AD-64, who chairs the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, that the Committee will consider a request to conduct an audit of the Irvine City Council and its Audit Subcommittee of Council member Christina Shea and Mayor Pro Tem…