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
- A study session on proposed fee changes for services in various city departments.
- A ban on plastic bags.
- City Council redistricting.
- Replacement of the mobile video system in police vehicles.
- Purchase of credits for undergrounding overhead utilities from Mission Viejo at 50 cents on the dollar.
- Existing litigation involving Catanzarite v. Newport Beach.
- Anticipated litigation.
- Labor negotiations.
San Juan Capistrano City Council Tuesday, Oct. 11
- Special closed session to consider impact on the city of extending state Route 241 toll road.
— ADAM ELMAHREK
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