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City Selection Committee Meets Today to Fill 25 Seats on OCTA, LAFCO, County Housing and Community Development Commission, Waste Management Commission, Other Commissions

Posted by Chris Nguyen on November 14, 2013

The City Selection Committee meets today at 5 PM at the Hilton Hotel of Costa Mesa to fill 25 seats on eight different regional boards and commissions.  Of these 25, 21 are for terms that would naturally expire in the next two months while 4 are to fill mid-term vacancies.

All districts mentioned below are supervisorial districts.  Except for OCTA, all seats will be appointed on a one city, one vote basis (OCTA’s population weighted votes are based on the most recent Department of Finance population estimates, which were relased on May 1, 2013).  On the docket are:

  • 5 seats on the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) for terms from January 2014-December 2015 (there are 5 other city seats on OCTA that have terms of January 2015-December 2016); compensation is $100 per meeting, with a $500 per month maximum
    • 1st District (One city, one vote): Incumbent Steve Jones of Garden Grove
    • 2nd District (Population weighted vote): Incumbent Matt Harper of Huntington Beach
    • 3rd District (One city, one vote): Incumbent Al Murray of Tustin
    • 4th District (Population weighted vote): Incumbent Gail Eastman of Anaheim
    • 5th District (Population weighted vote): Incumbent Frank Ury of Mission Viejo
  • Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) – one of two seats representing City Councils; this seat expires in June 2014 and fills the vacancy left by Peter Herzog’s resignation from his Lake Forest City Council seat; compensation is $100 per commission meeeting and $50 per committee meeting, up to a $200 per month maximum
  • Orange County Housing and Community Development Commission – a seat representing cities; this seat expires in June 2014 and fills an existing vacancy; compensation is $100 per commission meeting and $50 per subcommittee meeting, up to a $300 per month maximum
  • 2 seats on the Orange County Waste Management Commission for terms expiring in May 2016 (there are five seats representing city councils); compensation is $100 per commission meeting and $50 per committee meeting (this commission meets quarterly)
    • 1st District: Vacancy (seat previously held by Margie Rice of Westminster)
    • 3rd District: Vacancy (seat previously held by Beckie Gomez of Tustin)
  • San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy – one seat for a term from January 2014-December 2015 (there are two seats representing Orange County cities, but the other one is appointed by the Governor; the gubernatorial seat is currently vacant; both of these seats must be filled by a City Councilmember from Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La Habra, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Placentia, or Seal Beach); compensation is $75 per monthly meeting: Incumbent Troy Edgar of Los Alamitos
  • Orange County’s California Identification Remote Access Network Board (Cal-ID RAN) – one seat representing Orange County’s mayors for a term commencing in January 2014 and ending at the end of the mayor’s term; there is no monetary compensation for this seat: Incumbent Scott Voigts of Lake Forest
  • 10 seats on the Orange County Senior Citizens Advisory Council for terms from January 2014-December 2015; these seats represent cities but do not necessarily have to be city council members nor city residents; compensation is $30 per month
    • 1st District Seat #1: Vacant
    • 1st District Seat #2: Barbara Barker of Garden Grove
    • 2nd District Seat #1: Vacant
    • 2nd District Seat #2: Vacant
    • 3rd District Seat #1: Vacant
    • 3rd District Seat #2: Lillian Kammerer of Fountain Valley
    • 4th District Seat #1: Vacant
    • 4th District Seat #2: Vacant
    • 5th District Seat #1: Councilwoman Kathryn McCullough of Lake Forest
    • 5th District Seat #2: Vacant
  • 4 seats on the Orange County City Engineers Flood Control Advisory Committee – (four of the five seats representing Orange County’s cities) for terms from December 2014-December 2016; appointees must be members of the Orange County City Engineers Association; there is no monetary compensation for these seats
    • 1st District: Marwan Youssef of Westminster
    • 3rd District: Vacant (previously held by Mark Carroll of Irvine)
    • 4th District: Vacant (previously held by Jim Biery of Buena Park)
    • 5th District: Vacant (previously held by Nasser Abbaszadeh of San Juan Capistrano)

Anaheim, Buena Park, Fountain Valley, and Irvine each lie in two supervisorial districts, but can only vote in one district in the City Selection Committee for district seats.  For district seats, Anaheim and Buena Park vote in the 4th District, Fountain Valley votes in the 2nd District, and Irvine votes in the 3rd District.  All other Orange County cities lie in a single supervisorial district.  The complete list is:

  • 1st District: Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Westminster
  • 2nd District: Costa Mesa, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, Seal Beach, Stanton
  • 3rd District: Irvine, Orange, Tustin, Villa Park, Yorba Linda
  • 4th District: Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia
  • 5th District: Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano

4 Responses to “City Selection Committee Meets Today to Fill 25 Seats on OCTA, LAFCO, County Housing and Community Development Commission, Waste Management Commission, Other Commissions”

  1. OC Insider said

    And who is on the City Selection Committee??

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