By Mona Rios
The city of National City, where I serve on the City Council, is the second oldest city in the County, surpassed by the City of San Diego by a mere six months. However, in the last 50 years we have only had four mayors, while San Diego has had 14.
Because of this lack of turnover in the Mayor’s office, in 2004 the voters of National City approved Proposition T by an overwhelming vote of 70%, which enacted mayoral term limits by capping at three the number of consecutive mayoral terms one can serve. Today there is a stealth campaign underway to repeal those term limits so that the current mayor, Ron Morrison, can perpetuate himself in office. [Read more…]