The Santa Ana City Council, confronted with a budget crisis, will be holding a special closed session to discuss labor negotiations. City leaders and labor groups — particularly police and fire unions — are in the early stages of negotiations to reduce a $30-million budget deficit.

A plan to extend the Foothill Toll Road (state Route 241) to a spot near San Juan Capistrano’s major freeway exit has City Council members concerned about the possible impact on the city. A special council meeting is scheduled Tuesday to discuss the issue.

Here’s a rundown of these items and more:

Santa Ana City Council Monday, Oct. 10

  • Special closed session regarding labor negotiations.

Irvine City Council Tuesday, Oct. 11

  • A ban on retail sales of dogs and cats.

Anaheim City Council Tuesday, Oct. 11

  • Reduction of the city’s financial commitment to USA Volleyball for housing national volleyball teams.
  • Negotiations with YMCA for construction of a new YMCA facility

Newport Beach City Council Tuesday, Oct. 11

Closed Session

  • Existing litigation involving Catanzarite v. Newport Beach.
  • Anticipated litigation.
  • Labor negotiations.

San Juan Capistrano City Council Tuesday, Oct. 11


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