Tag Archive for Outsourcing

Righeimer’s Rigmarole

Councilman Jim Righeimer - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

COSTA MESA — I’ve got to hand it to Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer, if nothing else, he’s a persistent little man. Yesterday, Costa Mesa’s PR flak Bill Lobdell announced that the trial date for the employee’s lawsuit to stop the wholesale outsourcing of city jobs is set for April 9th and that their high priced…

What’s The Matter With Anaheim?

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Contract employees operate in a virtual grey area. In this arena their compliance with regulations is obscured because there is no direct supervision… You’ve got contract employees dishing up hefty amounts of work to other outside contractors and themselves.

Costa Mesa: Oh, Those Angry Birds!

Angry Birds

I am tempted to call the Costa City Council meeting this evening an on going soap opera, but that would be minimizing the horror of the destruction of our city by council members Jim Righeimer, Steve Mensinger and Gary Monahan. The gall of these men knows no bounds.

Monahan: Desperately Seeking Something To Complain About

Leprechaun Mayor

Yesterday came confirmation of what I have suspected for months; Costa Mesa Mayor Gary Monahan may actually be a moron. Monahan was criticized by Orange County Employees Association General Manager Nick Berardino earlier this year for his secret meetings with Field Marshal and Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer to draft the illegal scheme to outsource the jobs of almost half the city workforce.

Time for Transparency in Anaheim

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The City of Anaheim, under the direction of Mayor Tom Tait has embarked on a systematic campaign to outsource as many city jobs as it can. From parks to libraries, Tait wants to sell off city services to the lowest bidder. The result will be for profit companies making big bucks off of the taxpayers of Anaheim while delivering limited and lower quality services.