OC Voters to Decide Whether to Extend Supervisors’ Term Limits with Ballot Measure that Calls it a ‘Lifetime Ban’
Residents from both sides of the political aisle called the ballot language deceptive, while three supervisors who supported the measure said it mirrors that of state lawmakers.
After an eight hour council meeting, council members ultimately took no action on picking a final site in Irvine and encouraged veterans to explore other options.
Voice of OC again put the public centerstage in civic discussions — this time Monday night focusing on answering questions for the statewide COVID-19 reopening. View the replay on our Facebook page, or on our Coronavirus section.
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