Recently Eric had the honor of standing with our local Escondido citizens in our fight to save the Escondido Library from being privatized. After an extensive outpouring of facts and emotion, the Escondido City Council decided to move forward and voted 3-2 in favor of starting the process.
You can read about it here : https://www.times-advocate.com/articles/city-council-votes-3-2-to-negotiate-library-outsourcing-contract/
However, the fight isn’t over yet, not by a long shot. Once a the city manager and the outsourcing company work out the details of the contract, a vote will then have to be taken again and we will be ready.
In the meantime, you can see the arguments made by following the link below. Eric’s speech is at the 1:16 mark.