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Huntington Beach Councilor Tito Ortiz Could Lose Mayoral Status

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Huntington Beach Councilor Tito Ortiz Could Lose Mayoral Status


Huntington Beach city council will discuss stripping Mayor Pro Tem Tito Ortiz of his title during a Feb. 1 meeting. Mayor Kim Carr and councilmembers Dan Kalmick and Michael Posey authored an agenda item to bring forward a vote of no confidence on Ortiz, and remove him from his leadership role. In an email to The Epoch Times Jan. 28, Carr said the proposed action speaks for itself. “This is a serious job and it should be taken seriously,” Carr said. “Our community expects nothing less.” Ortiz was not available for comment on the motion Jan. 28, but earlier told The Epoch Times that he felt he was being unfairly targeted by some fellow councilors, particularly for his anti-mask stance. “It’s been a nonstop attack toward me,” Ortiz recently told The Epoch Times. “There are other city council members that don’t wear masks and they don’t get as much heat as me. Why try to attack my name and attack me as a person because …

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