Mayor Jim Wood
OCEANSIDE — Mayor Jim Wood has thrown his hat in the political ring to run for the County Board of Supervisors District 5 seat against Supervisor Bill Horn, who has held the seat for 19 years.
OCEANSIDE — City Council discussion on the wording of an amendment to ban smoking at bar and restaurant patios moved Mayor Jim Wood to leave the June 5 meeting before council reached a compromise.
OCEANSIDE — A series of City Council meetings and special meetings pushed through a 3-1 vote on Dec. 12 to allow council members to initiate appointments and recalls of city representatives to regional appointments, which includes the SANDAG Board.
OCEANSIDE — City Council gave first approval to an ordinance amendment that will allow council members to nominate or make a motion to remove fellow council members on regional boards or commissions in a 3-2 vote Dec. 5.
OCEANSIDE — “It’s not over yet,” Mayor Jim Wood said, after a 3-2 City Council vote on Nov. 28 pushed forward the motion to draft a city ordinance to allow council members to nominate or make a motion to remove an individual from any regional board or commission.
OCEANSIDE — A proposal by Councilman Jack Feller to eliminate City Council aides and use the funds for the Brook Street Swim Center did not get a second for discussion on Oct. 3, but it is an item City Council will likely look at again.
OCEANSIDE — A debate for both mayor and city council found some different voter favorites emerge over similar previous debates held last week.
OCEANSIDE — Mayor Jim Wood, Councilman Jerry Kern and former Mayor Terry Johnson faced off in a mayoral debate at MiraCosta College on Sept. 13.