Councilmember Joy Brenner Deserves to Return to the Dais in November
Joy Brenner is running for City Council District 6 re-election on November 8 .
She ’ s exceptionally well-qualified and deserves to be returned to the dais – perhaps this December ( finally ) as Mayor .
As we approach another election season , I ’ ve been told that the money power seekers who attempted to smear her in 2018 will rise again from the ashes and fictionalize issues against Joy ’ s sterling name .
It ’ s already begun with individuals contacting her to endorse a candidate she doesn ’ t believe in , indicating that “ they ” will publicly go easier on her if she agrees .
Joy doesn ’ t play politics and cannot be bought off .
These individuals are the same people who tried to change the direction of our city government with the
Ill- conceived measure B last June which was soundly defeated .
Anyone opposing Joy will have to forget about all of Joy ’ s achievements , experience and her exceptional reputation within our community the last four years .
Our community needs to see the goodness , the commitment and the sensible honesty that has been the hallmark of Joy ’ s first four successful years .
Please help save our city from this corruption and re-elect Joy Brenner on November 8 . No one is more deserving , and no one has worked harder for Newport Beach than Joy .
Lynn Swain / Newport Beach
Lauren Kleiman is a Strong Independent Voice
I have genuinely enjoyed working with Lauren Kleiman as a fellow Newport Beach Planning Commissioner .
In addition to being welcoming and encouraging , she has been a great example
to follow with her preparation for meetings , interactions with Staff , applicants , and residents .
She also has an impressive knowledge of the issues coming before us on the Commission .
I admire Laurens ’ s willingness to make her voice heard on the dais , even as the minority dissenting vote .
During her two terms on the Planning Commission , Lauren has been asked to represent us in every sub-committee created , including parking , council policy review , and ADU ’ s . In her first month as Chair , she instituted a new training protocol for all Commissioners . She has demonstrated exceptional leadership during her appointment and is why she had the unanimous support to be the first woman Chair of the Planning Commission in almost three decades .
I am certain she would be a strong independent voice on the Newport Beach City Council .
Mark Rosene / Newport Beach
Joe Stapleton has Experience for Newport Beach City Council
As we move toward election day in November with a focus on the Newport Beach City Council candidates , I ’ m looking at each candidate ’ s experience and hands down , Joe Stapleton ’ s experience qualifies him for the position .
He ’ s a person who will not only initiate and lead efforts to improve our quality of life , but he will also roll up his sleeves to do the work .
I have served on the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Board with him as well as on the Executive Committee of the Commodores Club - and those are just two of the numerous Boards and organizations that he has served .
Currently he sits on the City ’ s Finance Committee and has served on the Harbor Commission . With that intimate knowledge of The City ,
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