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December 26, 1992 | FRANK MESSINA
Mayor Robert D. Breton, named to the city's top post earlier this month, has wasted no time in setting up a series of town hall meetings to open a dialogue with the public. Six community meetings are planned for the next year, including two electronic town hall sessions that will allow citizens to call in with comments and questions for the council. "OK, we're borrowing a page from Bill Clinton's book," said Breton, referring to several televised community talks organized by the President-elect.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 26, 1992 | FRANK MESSINA
Mayor Robert D. Breton, named to the city's top post earlier this month, has wasted no time in setting up a series of town hall meetings to open a dialogue with the public. Six community meetings are planned for the next year, including two electronic town hall sessions that will allow citizens to call in with comments and questions for the council. "OK, we're borrowing a page from Bill Clinton's book," said Breton, referring to several televised community talks organized by the President-elect.
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October 20, 1992 | FRANK MESSINA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Several Orange County architectural firms have accused City Councilman Robert D. Breton of asking them to contribute $1,000 to a library campaign fund if they want a chance to bid for the proposed building's design contract. Breton acknowledged Monday that he sought money from the firms but said that the contributions were not a requirement for bid consideration. He said his intentions were misunderstood.
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October 20, 1992 | FRANK MESSINA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Several Orange County architectural firms have accused City Councilman Robert D. Breton of asking them to contribute $1,000 to a library campaign fund if they want a chance to bid for the proposed building's design contract. Breton acknowledged Monday that he sought money from the firms but said that the contributions were not a requirement for bid consideration. He said his intentions were misunderstood.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 3, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON
The City Council has voted to extend Planning Commission terms from one to two years and to select members from a pool of citywide applicants. New Mayor Robert A. Curtis also named Sherry Butterfield as an interim planning commissioner to replace Robert D. Breton, who was elected to the council on Nov. 6. Butterfield served as Curtis' representative on the city's general plan advisory committee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 3, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON
A cable television committee that will review requests and complaints from the community is being created at the City Council's request. The council last week voted 5 to 0 to create the advisory committee, asking staff to set standards in a report to be presented at a future meeting. The committee was proposed by Councilman William S. Craycraft, who said the council often hears about cable-related issues from its constituents and needs a proactive body to respond.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON
The three newly elected members of the City Council are inviting the public to attend a Wednesday orientation meeting that will update the three on city issues. The 6 p.m. meeting in the council chambers is not legally required to be public because council members-elect have not been sworn into office, officials said. Orientation sessions are designed to familiarize incoming officials with city procedures and items expected on upcoming agendas. New members elected to the council on Nov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1991 | FRANK MESSINA
After serving six months as a planning commissioner, Charles Zimmerman has resigned. In a letter delivered to the City Council last week, Zimmerman said business conflicts made him unable to continue as a commissioner. He was appointed last December by City Councilman Robert D. Breton and confirmed by the council. Council members expressed surprise at Zimmerman's leaving the commission post. "I had no idea he was going to resign," Councilman William S. Craycraft said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 1993 | FRANK MESSINA
United Nations Day will be celebrated Sunday with dancing and a buffet featuring food from several countries. However, the big attraction will be a round-table discussion on global issues. The main topic is "Rights of Indigenous People." The annual event, which will be at Mount of Olives Lutheran Church, 24772 Chrisanta Drive, from 2 to 4:30 p.m., is free and open to the public. About 100 high school students from the honors programs of several local schools are expected to participate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1993 | FRANK MESSINA
The city's Spring Cleanup Day--the annual opportunity for residents to dispose of bulky furniture and appliances at no cost--will take place Saturday. Homeowners and renters must put the items to be disposed of on the curb no later than 6:30 a.m. to ensure pickup by waste collectors. "We hope that residents throughout the city will take advantage of this great opportunity to get rid of unwanted bulky items at no extra charge simply by placing them at the curb," said Mayor Robert D. Breton.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1994 | FRANK MESSINA
A community swap meet will be allowed to operate at Saddleback College, the City Council decided this week. College officials said they will have the first swap meet on the weekend of Nov. 12 and 13. Council members were impressed by the planning for parking, traffic and security that went into the proposal, presented on Monday. "I was a doubting Thomas at the beginning of the process," said Councilman Robert D. Breton. "I thought (the swap meet) was dead on arrival.
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