2013 ANNEXATION ARCHIVES

WE WON!

PRESS-ENTERPRISE photo by KURT MILLERPRESS-ENTERPRISE photo by KURT MILLER

THANK YOU LAFCO COMMISSIONERS, WE SPOKE AND YOU LISTENED. AND THANK YOU TEMESCAL VALLEY FOLKS — EACH AND EVERYONE OF THE MORE THAN 4,300 OF YOU WHO SIGNED AN OPPOSITION LETTER
Read The Press-Enterprise report HERE

SPEAK OUT: HERE’S WHY SO MANY RESIDENTS GOT INVOLVED
Many residents who spoke at the LAFCO public hearing were largely responsible for the 4,300 opposition letters. What motivated them? Read story HERE

CITY TELLS PRESS IT WON’T TRY AGAIN; RFTV WILL CONTINUE ITS WATCHDOG ROLE
Have you decided to take a more active role in your community involvement? Check out one of these committees that might interest you.
Read story HERE

LAFCO STAFF REPORT FOR PUBLIC HEARING RELEASED
Staff recommends that commissioners continue the Sept. 26 public hearing until a week before Christmas. You need to be there on Sept. 26 because if commissioners disregard the recommendation, and we think they will, the public hearing will be held. WEAR RED
Read story HERE
Read the staff report HERE
Read Press-Enterprise story HERE (Don’t you just love where Councilman Montanez says no more than 50 people attended each of the city’s five community presentations?)

HERE’S WHY COUNTY OPPOSES ANNEXATION
Read letter to LAFCO HERE

FAQS
HERE are a few frequently asked questions and answers about the annexation.

AIRARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? MAYBE NOT!
If you haven’t voted in several elections, you’ve been placed on the inactive voter list and cannot vote. If you didn’t re-register when you moved to Temescal Valley, you are not registered to vote here. Check your status by clicking on “Am I Registered”

ASSEMBLYWOMAN ASKS LAFCO TO OPPOSE ANNEXATION
67th Assembly District Rep. Melissa Melendez joins county in urging commissioners to vote against city’s takeover attempt.
Read her letter HERE

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SAYS ‘NO’ TO ANNEXATION
County will continue to negotiate financial concerns with city, but supervisors vote to officially oppose annexation and to send letter to Corona asking city to withdraw annexation application from LAFCo.
Read story HERE
Read Press-Enterprise report HERE
Read PE blog post HERE
(The following are sizable files and take time in downloading)
Read the county’s fiscal analysis HERE
Read the city’s fiscal analysis HERE

FORMER CORONA MAYOR OPPOSES ANNEXATION
Jeff Bennett urges LAFCo commissioners to vote no on the city’s application.
Read his letter HERE

DID YOU SEE OUR STORY IN THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE?
Read report HERE
View video HERE

WHAT IS RESIDENTS FOR TEMESCAL VALLEY (RFTV) AND HOW CAN YOU HELP?
Learn more about why your neighbors have organized to fight the city’s annexation attempt and why we feel our grass roots approach is necessary to save Temescal Valley.
Read position paper HERE

FIRE STATION COULD CLOSE
County Fire Chief John Hawkins says he’ll recommend closing Station 64 if annexation happens. Read story HERE
Read Press-Enterprise story HERE                    

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