The Fourth District Court of Appeal denied an attempt by Costa Mesa’s police union to block part of a lawsuit by councilman Jim Righeimer and Mayor Steve Mensinger alleging a host of misdeeds by police union members and private investigators.
Comedian John Oliver’s take on special districts continues to fuel debate in Orange County with Costa Mesa Sanitary District GM Scott Carroll weighing in on the issue, saying his agency takes public accountability seriously.
This Week’s Civic Agenda includes a public hearing in Santa Ana on water and sewer rate hikes, while in Yorba Linda, city officials will discuss an ordinance that would make more information public during the labor negotiations process.
For This Week’s Civic Agenda, OC Supervisors welcome their newest member, shuffle around key commission appointments and look at a controversial DA contract that one supervisor says is an example of friends hiring friends. Meanwhile, Lake Forest could restrict political contributions from city vendors.