People will have to pay to park in downtown Fullerton public garages and lots when the city launches a pilot parking program in June, in spite of privacy concerns from residents and City Council members over the license plate readers that will be used.
Anaheim City Council members fought each other and tabled the mobile home rent control issue, but not before Councilman Jose Moreno was able to reschedule it to April 16 — Fullerton council members debated and directed staff to research and come back with potential solutions early July.
Fullerton residents may see the vacant City Council seat filled by an appointment rather than a special election after the Council voted to move forward with an appointment process. “It doesn’t mean we’re going to appoint someone, but it does mean we’re looking at candidates,” Mayor Jesus Silva said. “If, at the end of the day, we cannot agree on someone, then it goes … to a special election and we start the campaign season again for those of you who are interested.”
According to state law, the City has until Feb. 2 to appoint someone to fill the vacancy, or a special election will automatically be held Nov.
Fullerton residents will have to wait until at least Jan. 15 to find out if a City Council vacancy will be filled by special election or appointment after the current four-member council deadlocked on the issue.
The Fullerton City Council clarified what emergency homeless shelters are at religious institutions after it amended its ordinance and added an application process so it can keep an inventory of beds in the city.
The Fullerton City Council unanimously voted to abandon taking over the city’s Library Board of Trustees after council members received a flood of emails from residents who voiced their opposition to the move.
The Fullerton City Council votes Tuesday on whether to take control of the public library, a move library board members fear would give the council power to wrest assets from the more than 100-year-old library system and potentially use them to pay city debts.