Three different cities are looking for city managers and another four have had to wrestle with city council appointments since the start of the year.
Laguna Hills joins a list of cities, including Anaheim, who are dealing with a council vacancy debate this year.
In November 2022, voters may get to decide if a special election should be held to fill a city council vacancy.
Anaheim joins a list of Orange County cities that have had to deal with vacancies on their city councils this year.
In 2021, Councilmembers in at least four cities in Orange County have considered appointment instead of elections for local office.
The debate of whether to appoint someone or hold a special election has popped off in at least five OC cities in recent years.
Voice of OC arranged a live discussion on the county budget and asked the public what they’d like to see the county prioritize with available funds.
The city and police department are reflecting on how they can better respond to these situations in the future.
City council members are now barred from blocking people on their official social media and deleting their comments.
City council members across OC have been scrutinized for deleting comments on social media, forcing some cities to intervene.