Category: Mayor Pro Tem Phan

Ward 1 newsletter: December 2023

Subscribe to my newsletter Dear Ward 1 Residents, As we start to close out another year, I can’t help but express how honored I am to be your Councilmember. 2023 has been a tough year, but instead of letting the challenges beat us down, it only strengthened our resolve!  I have continued to work with … 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

Ward 1 newsletter: September 2023

Dear Ward 1 Residents, Is it just me or did summer fly by this year? I guess they were right when they said, “The days are long, but the years are short!” Despite some unsavory political business that thankfully concluded in early August, the Ward 1 Team has been hard at work bringing services to … 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

Ward 1 newsletter: June 2023

Dear Ward 1, Summer is upon us and what a wild spring we’ve had! The rains were a very welcome surprise, helping to ensure that our reservoirs and groundwater are replenished after years of difficult droughts. I’m so thankful to serve as your presentative on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board to help … 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

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