Mansoor, Leece, Foley & Roeder To Lobby Governor
ROEDER & COUNCIL MAJORITY TO MEET WITH GOVERNOR
Big news on the Fairgrounds Sale front. The City announced this morning that City Manager Allan Roeder, Mayor Allan Mansoor, Mayor Pro Tem Wendy Leece and Councilwoman Katrina Foley will make a full frontal attack on Sacramento next Monday.
30 MINUTES TO LOBBY FOR FAIR SALE CANCELLATION
The quartet will fly to the state capitol on Monday morning for a scheduled meeting with Governor Schwarzenegger at 11:30 to lobby him to cancel the sale of the Orange County Fair and Events Center. The meeting will last a half hour during which our leaders will give it their best shot.
SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION MEETING
Even though having three council members together in the same meeting potentially violates the Brown Act, the meeting with the governor will be conducted as a Special Meeting of the Costa Mesa City Council in a closed session and will be properly noticed so no state laws are violated.
WILL THE GOVERNOR LISTEN?
I hope the governor will listen carefully to our leaders Monday morning and realize that our city and elected leaders of the County of Orange and more than 20 cities within the county all agree that the sale of the fairgrounds is a terrible idea.
WATCH OUT FOR NIGERIANS WITH FLAMING SHORTS
I'm concerned that a majority of our council will all fly together to this meeting because of the possibility of an accident. In industry such travel would be split between a couple flights, just in case. I warned Katrina Foley to be on the alert for a Nigerian trying to light his shorts on fire...
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