Hi everyone. Please note that this post is at least partly the reason why I have now been banned from Nextdoor. The neighborhood lead is Dawn Antis – she writes for the OC Register and was appointed to the Irvine Child Care Commission by Melissa Fox. I was reluctant to weigh in on this issue. […]
The development approval process is a protracted series of checks and balances and the major stakeholders are the landowners and the residents. But, the “yes” on D proponents – led by Mayor Wagner -want the development approval process to dead end with the City Council and box-out local residents.
My thoughts on asking the voters to pass “D”. Whaaa? Petitions are the problem? Trying to put something on the ballot so voters can decide is a problem? Oh wait. That can’t be right, because that’s what D is asking for. So I guess the problem is how something gets onto a ballot. Oh wait. […]
I know all the oxygen in the room is being used up by “B” the cemetery issue. But there are 2 other insidious measures that need some attention. “C” is almost boring if it were not for the attention grabbing and popular “makes it harder to raise YOUR taxes” headline. It will make it harder […]
City council approves $4 MILLION of Council Chamber upgrades including a dais encased in bullet proof glass. They only care about their safety, not the residents sitting in the chamber. Maybe consider a metal detector? 1) Approve a budget adjustment in the amount of $3,852,000 from the Public, Educational and Government Access (PEG) fund balance […]
How do you feel about our elected City Council members and city council candidates receiving a majority of donations from the development community while NOT recusing themselves from voting on those development projects? SIX of NINE contributions are from the Strader family for Melissa Fox’s campaign (Patrick Strader is the lobbyist for FivePoint/Starpointe Ventures). Seven […]