Brentwood City Council recall, California, 2010
Three of the city council's five members were targeted in the recall: Chris Becnel, Robert A. Brockman and Mayor Robert Taylor.
Recall supporters were opposed to the city's plans to build a new Civic Center in Brentwood's park. The city council voted in favor of putting the civic center in the park by 3-2.
Kathy Fredenberg was a core leader in the recall effort.
Motivation for recall
Kathy Fredenberg, who served the notice of intent to recall, gave these reasons for wanting to recall members of the Brentwood City Council:
- "Councilmen Brockman, Becnel, and Mayor Taylor you three were voted into office to work for us, not on your own interests. (it’s wrong that you are) building on land that should not be built upon and putting citizens of this community deeper and deeper into substantial debt."
- Fredenberg believes that a perpetual downtown park deed grant to the City conflicts with the proposed Civic Center construction site.
- Political recall efforts
- Political recall efforts, 2010
- Los Angeles County, California ballot measures
- Recall campaigns in California
- The Press, "Effort to recall councilmen will continue," November 12, 2009
- Brentwood Grove, "Brentwood Civic Center, Council Recall, And Democratic ebart Plan," October 14, 2009 (timed out)
- Brentwood Grove, "Distressed Homeowners Receive Little Help From Local Government," October 18, 2009 (timed out)