MEDIA ADVISORY- SEX OFFENDER ORDINANCE HUNTINGTON BEACH CITY COUNCIL

Orange County District Attorney
Media Advisory


Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

For Immediate Release


 




May 13, 2011

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Spokesperson
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486

                                     MEDIA ADVISORY

WHO: A representative from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office

WHAT: Will attend the Huntington Beach City Council meeting in support of enacting a City Ordinance to create a child safety zone in City parks to further protect children from registered sex offenders. At the request of City Councilman Matthew Harper and Mayor Joe Carchio, the Council will discuss enacting a City Ordinance as agenda item #14 similar to the County Ordinance proposed by Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Supervisor Shawn Nelson (Fourth District) and passed unanimously by the Orange County Board of Supervisors on April 5, 2011. The County Ordinance makes it a misdemeanor for registered sex offenders to enter County recreational areas where children regularly gather.

 

WHEN: Monday, May 16, 2011, at 6:30 p.m.

 

WHERE: Huntington Beach City Hall, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA

 

To read the full County Ordinance, please select the April 5, 2011, press release entitled “Orange County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Votes to Adopt New Law to Keep Registered Sex Offenders Out of Parks, Harbors, Beaches and Playgrounds” under Press Releases/Media Advisories at www.orangecountyda.com.

 

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