Successful Wildomar parks vote triggers lawsuit
Last updated 10/13/2006 at Noon
The fate of locked parks in Wildomar rested in the check marks of the voters during a ballot count on August 30. The final tally of 891 votes against the assessment and 1,129 votes in favor of a parks maintenance fee provided the key.
Less than a month after the successful vote, a lawsuit was filed in Riverside County Superior Court by Wildomar resident Steve Beutz on September 20 questioning the legality of the mail-in vote and the procedures followed by county officials to re-open parks in Wildomar. He filed the action as a “pro se” litigant, or representing himself without an attorn...