Patch City Council Candidate Debate

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Join us inside the Sycamore room as Mission Viejo's candidates for City Council debate!

How is your tax money spent? What could city government do to improve your life?

What question do you want to ask the candidates? Send in your questions to peter.schelden@patch.com.

Please join us for this free event and stay better informed about your community through Patch.

mc hill October 25, 2012 at 03:58 AM
Interesting debate! Sorry that Mr. Sachs had to leave in the middle of the debate- I hope it wasn't to put that flyer on my car that only listed himself and one other candidate! Thanks to those candidates who attended the meeting. As Mayor Ury explained, if you are asking for my vote it is important to show up when we are asking questions about how you will govern our great city. Newcomer Wendy Bucknum had an impressive and thorough understanding of so many different issues. Best of luck to you all.
Desi Kiss October 25, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Thank you MV PATCH for hosting this important and critical debate and for serving the community well. Please keep up the fine work. I as a candidate appreciate Mr. Ury, Mr. Sachs and Mrs. Bucknum for participating. Please support those candidates who show up and are involved in your community. If you believe that we the people deserve a better local government through transparency and public participation and better days ahead, then please cast your vote on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 for DESI J. KISS. Thank you all for your support and your vote! Please visit : http://djk4mv.wordpress.com to learn more. I personally wish all candidates the best of luck on November 6, 2012 and God Bless!
Dan Avery October 25, 2012 at 05:03 PM
I would add that it's pretty dang insulting of those who show up, the check their watch and run off to something more "important," like Mr. Sachs did. He showed an amazing lack of respect for the voters and shouldn't get their support.
Desi Kiss October 28, 2012 at 01:35 PM
From MV voters: Misty Webb via http://www.ocregister.com/news/city-375680-ury-park.html (see comments) Very interesting unfortuately was not aware of this get together seems like alot of residents must not have known w/such a low turn out...not sure who Kiss is but definetly going to check into this cause anyone who can clearly make the statement that the city is too business friendly is right on the money, at this time the businesses in the area get away with sooo much expecially when it comes to disturbing the residences that R located by them, the clear example is the 7/11 story it is exactly what is already going on in the city w/existing businesses, what is needed is stricter regulations, code enforcement on business & keeping in favor of the residents Not the businesses, cause if it is not for the citizens in the area there would be no need for businesses, the city needs to improve on what already exist before doing anything else & there is alot of work to do,, don't get me wrong there is much to love about MV its all the behind the scenes that needs some cleaning; also the University in MV is a great idea on many levels, many people like myself moved to MV & deal w/the ups & downs here just so our kids could be in the district w/great schools/opportunities & adding a Univ would only heighten the appeal for those wanting to live in the area would hopefully bring back families to the area & maybe then wouldn't have to close down so many schools; Lots to think about :O
Desi Kiss October 31, 2012 at 05:21 PM
One more piece of info. courtesy of MV City Clerk Karen Hamman. There are currently 63,792 registered voters in Mission Viejo The number of vote by mail ballots returned as of yesterday is 12,914 Please vote for Desi Kiss on November 6, 2012. To learn more please visit: http://djk4mv.wordpress.com Thank you!


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