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Oxnard: Failing Municipal Law 101, Dragged Back Into Court

Oxnard: Failing Municipal Law 101, Dragged Back Into Court

  Moving Oxnard Forward   “When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.” – – Benjamin Disraeli We filed a lawsuit regarding the term limits initiative. We are scheduled to be in court on Thursday…. Ex Parte Application Petition for Writ of Mandate ***Please Share With Oxnard Friends and […]

Debate on Oxnard Measure B Ballot Initiative at Oxnard College

Debate on Oxnard Measure B Ballot Initiative at Oxnard College

By Dan Pinedo On February 12, 2020, the League Of Women Voters: Ventura County and Oxnard College sponsored a forum on Measure B at the Oxnard College Performing Arts Center, a measure submitted to the voters by the City Council of Oxnard.  Measure B will appear on the March 3, 2020 primary election ballot. David […]

Oxnard Council Kills Term Limits

Oxnard Council Kills Term Limits

The City Council did something dastardly — they adopted strict term limits in order to kill strict term limits. ‘ Yes, you read that correctly! Let me explain with a little background. ‘ As you know, we gathered signatures over the summer from Oxnard voters to qualify a term limits initiative for the November ballot […]

In Surprise Move, Oxnard Council Adopts Starr Term Limits, BUT ….

In Surprise Move, Oxnard Council Adopts Starr Term Limits, BUT ….

By George Miller The Oxnard Council adopted Aaron Starr/Moving Oxnard Forward’s term limits ballot measure at the 1-21-20 meeting. Many anticipated that the council would also attempt to litigate this like they signaled they would with three other Starr initiatives at last week’s special meeting. But in a surprise maneuver, they actually adopted the initiative […]

Oxnard Attempts to Spike Starr Initiatives; Ponders Electrical Supply

Oxnard Attempts to Spike Starr Initiatives; Ponders Electrical Supply

By George Miller A very contentious 1-15 -20 Oxnard Council special meeting featured mostly strong opposition to the Aaron Starr-led Moving Oxnard Forward voter initiatives. Open discussion was bracketed by before and after closed sessions to discuss and determine next steps on the Russ Branson consultant’s report on 3 of the 4  initiatives. The open […]

Oxnard: Starr Challenges City’s Measure B “Oxnard Government Accountability and Ethics Act” Verbiage, Ballot Argument, Legality

Oxnard: Starr Challenges City’s Measure B “Oxnard Government Accountability and Ethics Act” Verbiage, Ballot Argument, Legality

By George Miller, Oxnard, CA Oxnard’s Battling Ballot Initiatives- These are far reaching measures, so voters should get familiar with them Moving Oxnard Forward, Inc. activist and financial executive Aaron Starr authored and obtained petition signatures for a record five ballot initiatives- a massive and expensive undertaking. In parallel, or some say reaction, the city […]

Starr Submitting 5 Ballot Initiatives to Oxnard on Monday

Starr Submitting 5 Ballot Initiatives to Oxnard on Monday

Moving Oxnard Forward   Over the summer and early fall we have been working diligently to gather 8,401 valid signatures for each of five different reform measures to be placed on the Oxnard ballot in November 2020. We had great conversations with an untold number of Oxnard residents at stores, farmers markets and front porches. […]

Oxnard | Phony Term Limits Proposal

Oxnard | Phony Term Limits Proposal

The Ventura County Star recently published an article about our five proposed ballot measures destined for the November 2020 ballot … including one measure that will limit the Oxnard Mayor and City Council to no more than two consecutive four-year terms. (Term-limited officeholders are permitted to run again after a two-year break.) In the article, […]

The Mueller Report Changed my Mind on Term Limits

The Mueller Report Changed my Mind on Term Limits

  By Thomas L. Knapp I haven’t read the Mueller report yet. I’m writing this on the day of its release (with redactions) by US Attorney General William Barr.  I’ll read it later, but I didn’t have to read it, or even wait for its release, to reach one conclusion from it: It’s time to […]

Moving Oxnard Forward Files 5 Oxnard Voter Initiatives

Moving Oxnard Forward Files 5 Oxnard Voter Initiatives

By George Miller Aaron Starr of moving Oxnard Forward (MOF), which won the utility rate rollback initiative and subsequent city lawsuit attacking it (now in appeal), filed a blizzard of 5 new ballot initiatives with the Oxnard City Clerk on Thursday, April 18, 2019. They cover diverse topics such as: term limits, open/transparent meetings and […]

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