Category: Councilember Bacerra

Board of Supervisors says homeless multi-service center must relocate by end of 2024 after Santa Ana leaders, residents speak out

Today, Councilmember Phil Bacerra, Councilmember David Penaloza, a representative of Mayor Valerie Amezcua, and over two dozen residents, neighborhood leaders and City staff spoke at the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting to oppose a County contract extension with Mental Health Association of Orange County (MHA.) Although we didn’t get the outcome we had hoped … Continued

Santa Ana City Council appoints Interim City Manager

Thomas R. Hatch will serve until a permanent City Manager is hired. SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana City Council has appointed veteran municipal executive Thomas R. Hatch to serve as Interim City Manager, overseeing operations of one of the largest cities in Orange County and over 1,400 City employees. On Tuesday, Nov. 21, … Continued

Santa Ana City Council appoints Steven A. Mendoza as Acting City Manager

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven A. Mendoza as Acting City Manager. This appointment took effect on October 10, 2023, pursuant to Resolution 2017-016. Mr. Mendoza has been an integral part of the City of Santa Ana’s executive management team since May 2018, serving … Continued

Republic Services and City of Santa Ana lead the charge with first electric recycling and waste collection truck in Orange County

Company’s First electric truck in California to service Santa Ana residents. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), a leader in the environmental services industry, and the City of Santa Ana launched the company’s first electric collection vehicle (EV) in Republic’s California fleet. An industry first for Orange County, this automated side-load electric collection truck has been … Continued

Santa Ana is first Orange County public agency to offer paid parental leave

City Council approves agreements with two City employee associations that provide the new benefit. SANTA ANA, Calif. – The City of Santa Ana is the first public agency in Orange County to offer paid parental leave to eligible employees. Under Memoranda of Understanding approved by the Santa Ana City Council, over 100 employees who are … Continued

Share your ideas with our budget survey and community budget meetings

The City of Santa Ana needs the public’s input on the 2023-24 budget. The Santa Ana community has an opportunity to share their ideas about which local programs and services are most important to them and how their tax dollars should be spent. The City of Santa Ana’s Finance and Management Services Agency is hosting … Continued

Santa Ana City Council appoints new City Clerk

Jennifer L. Hall will serve in one of three positions appointed by the Council. SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana City Council has appointed a new City Clerk who will serve as the official record-keeper and elections official for the City of Santa Ana. On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the City Council unanimously authorized an … Continued

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