Revisiting two past censures

CHI CHARLIE NGUYEN, Westminster’s current mayor, was censured in December 2021 by a different city council (File photo).

A pair of efforts to undo two resolutions adopted during the angriest stage of internal political battles in the Westminster City Council are on the agenda for Wednesday’s meeting.

The council will consider adoption of resolutions to rescind censures of then-Vice Mayor Chi Charlie Nguyen (December 2021) and then-Mayor Tri Ta (January 2022).

Grounds for the censures covered a variety of allegations, but especially accusations about controversial political statements. The censures were approved on 3-2 votes with Ta and Nguyen voting against.

Now, with a different majority, the censures are back before the council. 

Also on the agenda for Wednesday is an increase in police staffing levels by adding two officers to serve as homeless liaisons at a total cost of $332,430 for the fiscal year of 2022-2023.

Additionally, it’s proposed to form an ad hoc committee of two members of the council who would focus on homeless issues.

The council will meet in closed session at 5:30 p.m. and in open session at 7 p.m. at 8200 Westminster Blvd.

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