Oxnard to set Council recall election date on 1-23-18

By George Miller

A recall petition was initiated by Aaron Starr. 68,000 signatures were gathered for the recall of Mayor Flynn, Mayor Pro-Tem Carmen Ramirez, Councilmen Oscar madrigal and Bert Perello. Most signatures were verified and the city is now compelled to call a recall election, which will be addressed at the 1-23-18 meeting.

Initiators of the recall cited reasons as excessive utility rate increases and other dissatisfaction with Mayor Tim Flynn, Mayor ProTem Carmen Ramirez, Councilmen Bert Perello & Oscar Madrigal.

Agenda item L-4, 1-23-18 Oxnard Council meeting

City Clerk Department
4. SUBJECT: Resolutions Ordering Recall Election. (5/10/10)
RECOMMENDATION: That the City Council:
1. Select a date for the special election and adopt a resolution calling and giving notice of a Special Municipal Election for the recall and election of candidates to fill vacancies should the recall prevail; and
2. Adopt a resolution establishing regulations for Candidate Statements to be printed in the Voter Information Guide.
Legislative Body: CC Contact: Michelle Ascencion Phone: 385-7805
Document: L4 Staff Report
Recommendation from the staff report:
:
RECOMMENDATION:
That the City Council:
1. Select a date for the special election and adopt a resolution calling and giving notice of a
Special Municipal Election for the recall and election of candidates to fill vacancies should the
recall prevail; and
2. Adopt a resolution establishing regulations for Candidate Statements to be printed in the
Voter Information Guide.
They concluded that most likely election dates were May 1 or 8.

Full meeting agenda:

City Council Meeting Jan 23, 2018 – 06:00 PM Agenda

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