Notice of Intent to Circulate Petition Notice is hereby given by the persons whose names appear hereon of their intention

to circulate the petition within the City of Moreno Valley for the purpose of electing a Charter Commission. Title: Moreno Valley City Charter Law Commission Citizens Led Proposal Text of the proposed measure:

Question 1] - “Shall a charter commission be elected by the citizens of Moreno Valley to propose a city charter (constitution) for governing the City of Moreno Valley? A yes or no vote will be required. Question 2, Which 15 candidates do you want to elect to sit as a commissioner on the Moreno Valley City Charter commission?

A statement of the reasons of the proposed action as contemplated in the petition is as follows: City council members of Moreno Valley have decided to change the city’s classification from a general law to a charter law city without any input from the citizens of Moreno Valley. Not one of the elected council members has ever publicly stated that they would like to change the city of Moreno Valley to a charter city. However; the first thing that they rush to do, once the election is over (without any public input) is to change the City of Moreno valley to a charter city. There are 3 ways to change a city from a general law city to a charter law city: 1] City council by majority vote calls for an election to elect a charter commission 2] Citizens by presentation of a petition signed by not less than 15% of the city’s registered voters have the governing body put a measure on the ballot to the voters to elect a charter commission to propose a charter and for the voters to elect 15 commissioners 3] City council decides on its own motion to propose or caused to be proposed a charter to and submit the proposal for adoption to the voters at the next statewide general election, primary, or regularly schedule city election. The Moreno valley City council decided to choose method 3. This method does not require citizen input in writing a charter (city constitution) and is not subject to the Brown Act Method 2 the citizen led way, gives the citizens the most control over the charter city process (writing the city constitution). It is a transparent, slow deliberative public process. The citizen elected commission process will minimize the prospect of just having politicians and special interest people on the commission. It will represent a diverse cross section of the Moreno valley voters The elected commission has two years to hold hearings and craft a new charter, enough time to get it right.

The elected commission will do all of its business in the open (subject to the Brown Act). Whereas the city council ad hoc committee (two council members Tom Owings and Richard Stewart) will not operate in the open and is not subject to the Brown Act. The Brown Act gives the public the right to know what their government is doing. The present plan is one that is written in the back room, by the politicians, cronies and special interest groups. The citizens of Moreno Valley deserve a charter process more open to citizen inputs, transparent, that has every aspect of the process subject to the Brown Act and that truly represents the best interest of the citizens of Moreno Valley. Council members, developers, and special interest are against the citizen led process (election of commissioners), because they are afraid that they will not be able to write a charter law (city constitution) that favors them and their special interest backers. Concerned Citizens of Moreno Valley Advocacy Group supports the citizens led way to creating a City Charter Stop the politicians

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I, Craig R. Givens, acknowledge that it is a misdemeanor under state law (Section 18650 of the Elections Code) to knowingly or willfully allow the signatures on an initiative petition to be used for any purpose other than qualification of the proposed measure for the ballot. I certify that I will not knowingly or willfully allow the signatures for this initiative to be used for any purpose other than qualification of the measure for the ballot.

_________________________________ (Signature of Proponent) Dated this 28 day of February, 2013

AFFIDAVIT OF CIRCULATOR I, Craig R. Givens , do hereby certify that I am registered to vote or qualified to register to vote in the State of California; that my present, precise residential address is 26961 Cimarron Canyon Drive, Moreno valley, California 92555 ; that I was at least 18 years of age at the time I circulated this petition for signatures; that each signature on the attached sheets is genuine and was affixed thereto, on the date shown, in my presence by a separate individual who to me declared himself or herself at the time of signing to be a qualified, registered voter of the City of Moreno Valley and actually residing at the address as above set forth; that each signer’s name and address on the attached sheets was either personally written by that signer or completed by someone acting with the authority and on the direction of that signer; and that all of the sheets constituting this petition were fastened together at the time the signatures were appended thereto. I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. Executed this (28) day of (February) at (Moreno Valley), California. Circulator ______________________________________________________________ Signature of Circulator ____________________________________________________

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