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Posts Tagged ‘Mark Kersey’

Dave Roberts Cannot Be Forced Out

Monday, May 18, 2015
posted by Erica Holloway

Dave Roberts cannot be forced out of office, not easily anyway. A San Diego County supervisor must vacate a seat one of three ways: willingly or due to untimely demise, for which a replacement process exists, take their chances come election time, or possibly face a recall effort.

Alarm bells sounded from District 3 as eight staffers fled his office just since January. If voters and political watchers believe the chatter, Roberts seems prime for a role in the “Horrible Bosses” movie franchise.

But is he guilty of anything more serious?

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NBC7: A Look Inside Supervisor Dave Roberts’ Office Amid Turmoil

A former employee in San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts’ office says the supervisor refused to act on complaints from staffers as documents confirm there has been almost a complete turnover of staff at the District 3 office since January.

At least two of those former staffers claim Roberts created a “hostile workplace.” NBC 7 Investigates has also confirmed those former employees have both hired attorneys and are considering lawsuits against the county.

Read it all here.

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U-T’s Logan Jenkins: Slap of Roberts stuns insiders

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New City of San Diego Sales Tax Coming?

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
posted by Owen Kellogg

Sounds like it if the new Council President Todd Gloria gets his way. The North County Times reports:

New SD Council President Pitches Tax Increase

Neither new mayor nor council offer immediate reaction to $900 millon proposal

The new president of the San Diego City Council — rising Democratic star Todd Gloria — said he wants to put before city voters a proposed tax hike that would address a nearly $900 million backlog of infrastructure projects.

Gloria announced his idea during Monday’s inauguration speech for his second term. Hours later, his council colleagues unanimously elected him president — a key position at City Hall that allows him to set the panel’s agenda.

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