Fullerton’s City Council elections in November could make all the difference in Chevron’s bid to build houses on their oil property in West Coyote Hills.
On May 25, the Council voted 3-2 against a zoning change that would have made development possible, but now three of the five council seats are open, two because the incumbents’ terms have expired (Don Bankhead and Pam Keller) and one because Councilman Shawn Nelson won a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Two council members will hold their seats: Sharon Quirk-Silva, who voted against development and F. Richard Jones, who voted for it.
Who’s For and Who’s Against Development
Seven candidates are vying for the two four-year seats for which the terms have expired.
Johnnie Atkinson – AGAINST (FO – Mid-Septemberr)