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October 29, 1994

SANTA ANA

Mayor: Daniel H. Young

Age: 43

Occupation: Developer

First elected: November, 1983, as councilman; mayor since November, 1988

Term expires: November, 1994

Key issues: Completion of the new city jail and federal courthouse buildings; adding recreation centers to provide youth greater access to recreational activities.

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Councilman: Ted R. Moreno

Age: 26

Occupation: Business owner

First elected: November, 1992

Term expires: November, 1996

Key issues: Crime suppression, especially through programs that provide youth with alternatives to joining gangs; improving maintenance of streets, sewers and other infrastructure.

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Councilman: Miguel A. Pulido Jr.

Age: 38

Occupation: Business owner

First elected: November, 1986

Term expires: November, 1994

Key issues: Completing local freeway, road and other infrastructure projects; providing youth programs.

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Councilman: Robert L. Richardson

Age: 33

Occupation: Executive assistant to county Supervisor Roger R. Stanton

First elected: November, 1990

Term expires: November, 1994

Key issues: Economic development and neighborhood improvement; development of countywide homeless assistance project; alleviation of residential overcrowding.

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Councilwoman: Patricia McGuigan

Age: 59

Occupation: Homemaker

First elected: November, 1981

Term expires: November, 1994

Key issues: Promoting neighborhood pride; maintaining a business-friendly environment to ensure adequate tax revenue to pay for city services; crime and gang prevention coupled with youth activities and services.

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Councilman: Thomas E. Lutz

Age: 49

Occupation: General contractor

First elected: November, 1992

Term expires: November, 1996

Key issues: Attracting and retaining business; promoting neighborhood associations; developing arts and culture citywide; strengthening code enforcement and property maintenance to ensure safe neighborhoods.

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Councilwoman: Lisa Mills

Age: 37

Occupation: Assistant chief executive officer for the county transportation authority

First elected: November, 1992

Term expires: November, 1996

Key issues: Crime prevention; expansion of youth services and programs; promotion of arts and culture; ensuring strong code enforcement and property maintenance.

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Other Key Officials

City Manager: David N. Ream

Age: 49

Length in office: 7 years

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City Attorney: Edward J. Cooper

Age: 54

Length in office: 14 years

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Police Chief: Paul M. Walters

Age: 48

Length in office: 5 years

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Fire Chief: Allen (Bud) Carter

Age: 54

Length in office: 7 years

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How to Reach Them

Council meets: First and third Monday at 6 p.m. in City Hall, 20 Civic Center Plaza

Hours: City Hall is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays

Telephone: (714) 647-5400

Fax: (714) 647-6956

Fast Facts

Motto: "Education first"

Flower: Hibiscus

Tree: Jacaranda

Incorporated: 1886

Population: 310,000

Legislative districts: 68th, 69th, 70th and 71st Assembly; 32nd, 33rd and 35th Senate; 46th and 47th Congressional

1994-95 budget: $121,652,485

Number of employees: 1,610

Highest-paid employee: City manager, who makes $158,328 a year

Council perks: $125 per month stipend (mayor gets $200 a month) and $500 per month auto allowance.

RESEARCHED BY JON NALICK

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