Westminster Councilman Late Filing Disclosure Statement

Westminster City Councilman Andy Quach is three months late filing his Form 700, an economic disclosure which elected officials and other public employees are required to file with the state each year.

Assistant City Clerk Amanda Jensen said that as of Friday, she has not received Quach’s form. The deadline is April 1. Reminders are sent to council members two months in advance.

When reached for comment, Quach, who was first elected to the council in 2002 and has been re-elected twice, said he thought the deadline was July 30.

“I was under the impression that it would be due at the end of this month,” said Quach. “This year I just didn’t know the deadline.”

Forms for the other four members of the council were filed in late December 2012 and early 2013.

Quach’s previous filings from 2010 and 2011 list income from his job as the vice president of a residential development firm and disclose his involvement with other public boards and committees.

“Sometimes it’s an oversight with all these forms. It’ll be fine and submitted,” said Quach. “Probably Monday.”

Quach has previously worked for Westminster, Saddleback Valley Unified School District, Orange County, Congress and U.S. military, according to his biographical statement on the city’s website.

In 2009, Quach was charged with misdemeanor drunk driving after crashing his Mercedes into a pole and knocking out power for 300 homes, according to The Orange County Register. Quach’s blood alcohol level was more than three times the legal limit.

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