Sun. Jun 16th, 2024

The Santa Ana City Council will meet at 5 p.m. today, June 18, to continue a discussion and vote on the City budget and to consider other items pending from Tuesday’s meeting.

The Council adjourned the balance of its meeting Tuesday to discuss and take action on agenda items 75A through 90 today. In an effort to protect public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), there will be no in-person public meeting location.

There are several ways to watch the meeting:

• Live stream at
• Live stream at
• Spectrum TV channel 3
• AT&T U-verse TV channel 99

The meeting agenda is at

The agenda includes:

• Adopt the fiscal year 2020-21 budget, changes to the city’s basic classification and compensation plan, the five-year Strategic Plan and the seven-year Capital Improvement Plan (NOTE: Public comments on this item were completed Tuesday and will not heard today.)
• Adopt a uniform schedule of miscellaneous fees for fiscal year 2020-2021;
• Approve pre-payment for the City’s contribution to both the miscellaneous and safety employee pension unfunded liability for fiscal year 2020-21 for a total amount not to exceed $47,964,199;
• Approve the Fairview Bridge replacement and street improvements from 9th Street to 16th Street;
• City Councilmembers Phil Bacerra, David Penaloza and Vicente Sarmiento are asking the Council to have the City Manager direct staff to research the creation of a police oversight commission;
• City Councilmembers Nelida Mendoza and Jose Solorio and Mayor Pro Tem Juan Villegas are asking the Council to direct the City Manager to provide $1.5 million to Santa Ana Unified School District to fund 2020 summer and fall programs, as well as bring back recommendations from the City Youth Commission to allocate another $1.5 million or more of this fiscal year’s allocation from the Youth Fund.
• Councilmember Jose Solorio is asking the Council to support the City providing public education, fine-based enforcement and prevention services related to the use of illegal fireworks through remainder of June and July.

To provide a comment on public hearings and non-agenda items, the public can call in by phone during the meeting. Dial (669) 900-9128, enter meeting ID: 315 965 149# and DIAL *9 to let us know that you want to speak at the time the item is being discussed. Clearly state your name for the record and your position in support of or opposition to the specific item.

Comments can be submitted by email to and are viewable at The deadline to submit your comment by email is 4 p.m. Emails received after the deadline will be uploaded to the City website at the earliest possible opportunity. Any information provided to the ecomment email will be published on the City website as part of the meeting record and cannot be removed.

For more information, go to

El Concejo Municipal Va a Continuar su Reunión Hoy el 18 de Junio

El Concejo Municipal de Santa Ana se reunirá a las 5 p.m. hoy, 18 de junio, para continuar una discusión y votar sobre el presupuesto de la Ciudad y para considerar otros asuntos pendientes de la reunión del martes.

El Concejo suspendió el balance de su reunión del martes para hablar y votar sobre los puntos del orden del día 75A a 90 hoy. En un esfuerzo por proteger la salud pública y prevenir la propagación de COVID-19 (coronavirus), no habrá un lugar de reunión pública en persona.

Hay varias formas de ver la reunión:
• Transmisión en vivo en
• Transmisión en vivo en
• Spectrum TV canal 3
• AT&T U-verse TV canal 99

La agenda de la reunión está en

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The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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