FIRST NOTICE: CALL FOR CANDIDATES - Regional Council District #5
Attention: All City Clerks of the Cities of Menifee, Murrieta and Temecula
PLEASE POST AND DISTRIBUTE THIS NOTICE TO YOUR MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS
February 25, 2021
To: The Honorable Mayor and Councilmembers of the City of Menifee The Honorable Mayor and Councilmembers of the City of Murrieta The Honorable Mayor and Councilmembers of the City of Temecula
RE: SCAG First Notice: CALL FOR CANDIDATES – RC District 5
This is to notify all Mayors and Councilmembers of SCAG’s Regional Council (RC)
District 5 that the current two-year term of office for the RC District 5
Representative, The Honorable Zak Schwank, City of Temecula ends at the adjournment of the May 6, 2021 SCAG General Assembly. A Regional Council district election must be held per SCAG bylaws.
Call for Candidates: Mayors and Councilmembers from SCAG member cities within the RC District 5 (Menifee, Murrieta, and Temecula) are eligible candidates. Interested candidates must submit their interest in writing (name, title, and city) no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 11, 2021 to Arnold San Miguel Regional Affairs Officer at [email protected]
Deadline to Declare Candidacy: 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 11, 2021.
RC District #5 Election if needed: 6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 25, 2021
Term of Office (2-years): May 6, 2021 to May 4, 2023
District Election: After the deadline to declare candidacy, if there are two or more candidates a Second Notice of Election will be sent identifying all of the candidates, confirming the District Election date, time, location (virtual) 6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 25, 2021 and will include a summary of RC District Election guidelines.
As a Regional Council representative, the member:
• Also serves on one of SCAG’s policy committees: Community, Economic and Human Development Committee (CEHD); Energy and Environment Committee (EEC); or Transportation Committee.
• May be appointed by the SCAG President to other SCAG committees.
• Receive a $120 stipend for attending both RC and PC meetings (1st
Thursdays), other SCAG meetings or SCAG-sponsored events.
• Receive public transit or mileage reimbursement (based on travel distance between member’s seat of government and SCAG’s meeting/event location).
• Receive parking validation at SCAG’s Los Angeles office.
• Receive lodging reimbursement for travel requirement of 75 miles or more one-way.
The Regional Council meets on the first Thursday of each month at SCAG’s downtown Los Angeles Office, however, meetings will be held in a virtual environment until Covid restrictions allow for in person meetings at the downtown Los Angeles Office. Please find attached the schedule of Regional Council meetings.
As always, please do not hesitate to contact me at (213-236-1925) or by e-mail at [email protected]v if you have any comments, questions, or recommendations.
Thank you for your interest in SCAG,
Arnold San Miguel
Regional Affairs Officer
Southern California Association of Governments
Cc: Armando Villa, City Manager, Menifee
Menifee Kim Summers, City Manager, Murrieta
Aaron Adams, City Manager, Temecula
Michael Houston, Legal Counsel, SCAG
Maggie Aguilar, Clerk of the Board, SCAG
Javiera Cartagena, Manager, Regional Services, SCAG