Saturday, October 6, 2018

OpenUpLongBeach Discovers Bombshell About Measure BBB

In response to an email from community activist, Ann Cantrell, about the City Attorney's "impartial analysis" of Measure BBB -- which would extend term limits for the Mayor and City Council from two to three, I did some digging into the Government Code and Attorney General opinions about this issue.

What I found is shocking! Government Code section 36502(b) requires that any term limits provision may only apply to terms served after the effective date of the measure.

This means that should Measure BBB pass, this current Mayor and City Council will be allowed to seek 12 more years in office. No wonder they are pushing so hard for its passage!

Schipske Calls for City Attorney to Stop the Destruction of Council Records His Office Claimed Were Destroyed

Dear Mr. City Attorney: As you might recall, in 2016, I was subpoenaed and deposed as a witness in the matter of Peggy Crisp v. City of...