Special Nov. 5 Election to Determine San Clemente’s Next Mayor Approved by City Council

San Clemente residents will vote in a special election Nov. 5 to fill the vacant city council seat left by Mayor Steve Swartz, who died May 8. The resolution for a special election passed 4-0 at San Clemente’s City Council meeting Tuesday, May 21. In the meantime, the dais will consist of four members until an application process is discussed for appointing someone to fill Swartz’s seat until the election. Swartz died while on vacation in Palm Springs.

Orange County Civic Events for May 14, 2019

The Irvine City Council will hold a special meeting at noon for candidate interviews to fill the vacant council seat. The regular meeting will be at 4 p.m. Meeting details: http://bit.ly/2JeQqZn Council agenda: http://bit.ly/2Hihp2K Special meeting agenda: http://bit.ly/2vXwEc2

The Buena Park City Council has a 3:30 p.m. special meeting today for public comment and a closed session followed by a 5 p.m. regular council meeting in which councilmembers will consider clarifying existing prohibition on short-term rentals. Meeting details: http://bit.ly/2JfDXEA Agenda: http://bit.ly/2Wz4O1y Special meeting agenda: http://bit.ly/2Yn28V6

The Mission Viejo City Council meets at 6 p.m. today and will review the city’s annual landscape and facility maintenance contracts. Meeting details: http://bit.ly/2W0bbxN Agenda: http://bit.ly/2DZrQr5

The Anaheim City Council meets at 3:30 p.m. today for closed session and public comments on closed session items. At 5 p.m. the normal council meeting will occur including potentially spending $229,809 to buy of two training simulators for the city’s police department. Meeting details: http://bit.ly/2E3C1ec Agenda: http://bit.ly/2HghRQc

The Garden Grove City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. today and will discuss a new $500 rebate for Garden Grove residents buying a new vehicle in the city.

Orange County Civic Events for May 7, 2019

The San Juan Capistrano City Council meets at 5 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2V6cdIP Agenda: http://bit.ly/2vNGgpT

The Anaheim City Council meets at 5 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2ZVyszX Agenda: http://bit.ly/2VhWMxd

The Santa Ana City Council meets at 5:45 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2JouV7k Agenda: http://bit.ly/2YbWwNr

The Costa Mesa City Council meets at 6 p.m.at the Costa Mesa Senior Center located at 695 W. 19th Street in Grand Hall 1. Details: http://bit.ly/2JdVMTM Agenda: http://bit.ly/2ZVDBs1

The Laguna Beach City Council meets at 6 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2vD0dzr Agenda: http://bit.ly/2JjA7JZ

The San Clemente City Council meets at 6 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2YbdlYD Agenda: http://bit.ly/300NN2b

The Dana Point City Council meets at 5 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2UYObuw Agenda: http://bit.ly/2LsNcDk

Orange County Civic Events for April 23, 2019

The Irvine City Council meets at 4 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2VfP8CS Agenda: http://bit.ly/2vdZUel

The Buena Park City Council meets at 5 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2ILPx9l Agenda: http://bit.ly/2VZryaC

The Mission Viejo City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2VZZ7Jw Agenda: http://bit.ly/2KWloH6

The Garden Grove City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2W0m3Zk Agenda: http://bit.ly/2UOJXKz

The Stanton City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2UNM7dx Agenda: http://bit.ly/2PmqyL7

The Newport Beach City Council meets at 7 p.m. Details: http://bit.ly/2KUwGMe Agenda: http://bit.ly/2W3qqTy

The Laguna Hills City Council regular meeting has been canceled.

Brea will not Apply for Homeless Grant

Brea’s city council members are turning down state funding to combat homelessness, saying their current approach works for the city’s small homeless population.