Temecula council to meet Tuesday for first time since mayor’s resignation

James 'Stew' Stewart
The Temecula City Council will meet Tuesday night for the first time since Mayor James Stewart’s resignation over an email to a constituent that many criticized as racist.The city council will discuss a proposed “Temporary Expanded Dining/Retail program in Old Town” to offer guidance for reopening local businesses as state and county officials begin to lift coronavirus-related health orders, as well as both a community participation plan for administering federal Community Development Block Grant funding and a plan for road and park improvements, in a meeting that is expected to be run by Mayor Pro Tem Maryann Edwards in Stewart’s absence.The city council at a future meeting will have to discuss who to appoint as mayor for the remainder of 2020 and whether to appoint a repl
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