Other People’s Money.

Brea isn’t the first or only California city whose voters are shaking off their apathetic past, establishing sunshine ordinances and retaking control of their local government. Unlike Brea, some have not reached the level of success they had hoped to achieve.

“In an astonishing display of arrogance, Murrieta’s City Council has again thumbed its nose at taxpayers by ignoring a cap on public pay. In 2010, more than two-thirds of Murrieta voters passed Measure E, which capped the total compensation of top administrators at 2.5 times the median family or household income in the city.”

via North County Times, Dan McSwain – December 1, 2012.

Our Measure T, by virtue of Council’s passing Resolution 2012-071 tonight, is now law. Markman has already lined himself up to discuss the implications of Measure T at the Council meeting slated for January 15.

The meeting better be downstairs where all of Brea can be privy to what is said.