As a longtime resident of the city of Inglewood I like the progress being done. But when the progress starts to shut down longtime businesses and make people sell their homes because they can no longer afford to live in the city it’s time to look at who or what is making those changes.
We are coming up on elections the seat up for grabs is the Mayor’s. Word on the street is he isn’t running for re-election but potentially endorsing Alex Padilla (District 2) councilman. Mr Padilla is not the right person for the job , he has been indoctrinated by the current Mayor (Butts). All this city council sees at this point is dollar signs!! They sold the city to the highest bidder! We need a Mayor who will advocate for everyone in the city regardless of color, race, or social economic status.
We need a Mayor who will help and try to get the IUSD out of receivership from the state. We need a Mayor who will keep the IPD in place and not have so many officers leave the city because of “low morale”. We need a Mayor who will work for those who elected him and not just the greedy corporations coming into the city.
We don’t need Alex Padilla as our next Mayor. By voting for him we will continue to see more displacements of mom and pop businesses. By voting for him we are basically voting for Mayor Butts again! We need change in City Hall!
Angry Inglewood resident/Voter
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