17 hours ago

Supervisor Don Wagner

Today, Supervisor Michelle Steel and I successfully passed a motion requesting for a supermajority vote to be required by the Board for any special tax hike proposals. What is the next step? Taxpayers will have the option to vote for the Charter Amendment — on the March 2020 presidential primary ballot — if they want the taxpayer protection brought forward today to pass. Many cities have a supermajority requirement in place; let's put more stringent requirements on elected officials before digging into our hardworking citizens' pocketbooks.

Please feel free to call my staff at (714) 834-3330 if you have any questions, and be sure to share this important message with your friends.
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1 day ago

Supervisor Don Wagner

Orange County residents pay too much in taxes. Supervisor Michelle Steel and I worked together to fix this by directing a Charter Amendment for Orange County. We want to offer taxpayers protection by placing a higher threshold on passing special taxes.

Today at the Board of Supervisors meeting, I'm proud to say the Charter Amendment item passed 5-0 and will go before the voters to decide on the March 3, 2020, presidential primary election ballot. A supermajority on the ballot ensures a proposed tax has widespread support.

Additionally, it puts more stringent requirements on elected officials before digging into our hardworking citizens' pocketbooks.

Please read my office's press release below for more details, and feel free to call my staff at (714) 834-3330 if you have any questions.
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Orange County residents pay too much in taxes. Supervisor Michelle Steel and I worked together to fix this by directing a Charter Amendment for Orange County. We want to offer taxpayers protection by placing a higher threshold on passing special taxes. 

Today at the Board of Supervisors meeting, Im proud to say the Charter Amendment item passed 5-0 and will go before the voters to decide on the March 3, 2020, presidential primary election ballot. A supermajority on the ballot ensures a proposed tax has widespread support. 

Additionally, it puts more stringent requirements on elected officials before digging into our hardworking citizens pocketbooks. 

Please read my offices press release below for more details, and feel free to call my staff at (714) 834-3330 if you have any questions.

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Wow at least we know someone is watching out for us since our city elected officials keep gouging us!! Thank you!! Supervisor Don Wagner there is a water tax increase your for discussion today in Santa Ana I’m sure they don’t care if we pay higher taxes. We already pay the highest sales tax due to measure X now they want more!! 😤😤😤

Oh hell yes!!

Thank you. Please help us fix the tax problem that North Tustin residents are facing being charged Santa Ana’s sales tax rate of 9.25% instead of the proper tax rate of 7.75%. That is affecting us now.

Thank you. Will this protect Prop 13 in the OC?

Great news! Nice to know someone is looking out for us.

How is supporting affordable housing as a party being against tax increases? It cost us 20 million alone last year in Santa Ana. How much did Irvine spend in affordable housing?

3 days ago

Supervisor Don Wagner

We retired over 100 flags this morning at the Orange County Fire Authority with Veterans, Boyscouts, and the community in attendence. I am humbled that my job as Supervisor grants me the opportunity to hold this important ceremony, encouraging the values and traditions our flag symbolizes: valor, perserverance, purity, justice, and more.

Do you need to give your flag a dignified retirement? Check with your local fire station, American Legion Post, or Elks Lodge to see if they have a proper drop-off protocol.
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3 days ago

Supervisor Don Wagner

Happy 55th birthday to the incredible CHOC Children's Foundation! My staff was humbled to present a Proclamation to Jena Cassidy Jensen and Matthew Gerlach on behalf of CHOC Children's Hospital. Every life-saving surgery, treatment, and child's birthday party is a reason to celebrate! 🎂🐻

#longlivechildhood
#choc55
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Happy 55th birthday to the incredible CHOC Childrens Foundation! My staff was humbled to present a Proclamation to Jena Cassidy Jensen and Matthew Gerlach on behalf of CHOC Childrens Hospital. Every life-saving surgery, treatment, and childs birthday party is a reason to celebrate! 🎂🐻

#longlivechildhood
#choc55
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