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City Council Delays Action on Airport Customs Facility Until 4th District Seat is Filled

Approving the construction of a federal customs facility at Long Beach Airport was already going to be a lengthy process, and at Tuesday night’s regular meeting city council voted to delay that process a little bit longer, choosing to postpone any further action by City staff regarding the proposed facility until 60 days after the vacant 4th District council seat is filled.


4th District Council Candidates Answer Questions, Discuss Policy at Public Forum

For the first time since the start of a special election to fill the vacant 4th District City Council seat, all three candidates shared the same stage and answered questions posed by attendees of the monthly East Anaheim Street Business Alliance (EASBA) on topics ranging from taxes to medical marijuana to the hot-button issue of the proposed international custom facility at Long Beach Airport.


Candidates for Open 4th District City Council Seat To Participate in Public Forum Next Week

The first (and potentially only) forum where all three candidates vying for the open 4th District City Council seat will discuss issues with the public will be hosted at the Long Beach Playhouse Tuesday February 24, where organizers are expecting a standing room only audience in a district that is deeply involved in neighborhood politics.