Oceanside City Council

Oceanside doesn’t make railroad quiet zone a priority

Oceanside doesn’t make railroad quiet zone a priority

OCEANSIDE — Mayor Jim Wood asked fellow City Council members to make a railroad quiet zone a priority while the city has an extra $5.6 million in its pocket from the Laguna Vista mobile home park sale and another $1 million in budget surplus.

Column: Sometimes they listen

Some citizens talk too much at city council meetings. They somehow are authorities on everything.

Council votes down outsourcing harbor services

OCEANSIDE — City Council voted down outsourcing harbor operations in a 3-2 vote April 3, but stated it may reconsider outsourcing in January.Councilmen Jerry Kern and Gary Felien cast the two no votes due to one bid that came in lower than present city services.The bid by California Yacht Marinas proposed a savings of $186,000 […]

Council removes mayor from SANDAG

Council removes mayor from SANDAG

OCEANSIDE — Shortly after Mayor Jim Wood won reelection the Council majority of Jerry Kern, Gary Felien and Jack Feller worked dogmatically to remove Wood from his seat on the SANDAG board. 

Oceanside skatepark fulfills city-planning vision

Oceanside skatepark fulfills city-planning vision

OCEANSIDE — City Council approved a contract and funds to build the city’s fifth community skatepark on Dec. 19.

Changes to regional appointments process voted through in Oceanside

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 hears from public on budget priorities

Oceanside hears from public on budget priorities

OCEANSIDE — In an effort to collect citizen input on city budget priorities prior to the City Council budget review in March, the city has been holding community meetings, which began Oct. 24 and ending Nov. 1.

Proposal to eliminate council aides dies at dais

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.

Traffic plan update squeaks by in Oceanside Council vote

OCEANSIDE — City Council adopted changes to the traffic circulation element, but not without discussion and no votes from Mayor Jim Wood and Councilwoman Esther Sanchez Sept. 19.

College plays host to Oceanside council race debate

College plays host to Oceanside council race debate

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and MiraCosta College held a City Council candidates debate at MiraCosta College on Sept. 6.