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To the Honorable Fred Shorett, Council Member - Ward 4 of the Common Council of the City of
San Bernardino: Pursuant to the California Constitution, the Charter ofthe City of San Bernardino

including Article VII, Sec. 122 thereof, and California election laws, the undersigned registered qualified voter oftheCity of SanBernardino and its Ward 4, intheState of California, does hereby give notice thatI am a proponent of a recall petition and intend to seek your recall and removal from the office of Council Member for Ward 4 of the Cityof SanBernardino, California, andto demand election of a successor in that

Thegrounds forthe recall areas follows: Council Member Shorett waselected to office in March
of 2009 and has since that time has failed to protectthe health, safety, and welfare ofthe residents ofthe

Cityof SanBernardino anddemonstrated dereliction to the duties of his elected office by making fiscally irresponsible votes and by supporting fiscally irresponsible program leadingto the misuse of the City's
General Fund. Council Member Shorett's actions and failures to act have propelled the City of San Bernardinointo financial crisis, and have led to the filing for protection under Chapter 9 ofthe federal bankruptcy laws by the City.

Further, Council Member Shorett has violated the public trust by repeatedly failing to reach consensus with the other members of the San Bernardino City Council on basic issues of City finances which would allow the City of San Bernardino to emerge from the bankruptcy proceedings and begin revival of its economy. The City of San Bernardino is currently the object of nation-wide ridicule as a result of the mishandling of the bankruptcy and its proceedings.
Signed this day of April 2013 The printed name, residence address, and signature ofthe proponent are as follows:
Name Address

Stephen T. Dawson. <^M^^^^^^Bfr San Bernardino. CA 92404


Pursuant to Article VII, Section 122 of Charter ofthe City of San Bernardino, a copy ofthis notice and proofofservice will be filed with the City Clerk ofthe City of San Bernardino. Within seven (7) days after this Notice is filed the officer sought to be recalled may file with the City Clerk an answer, in not more than 500 words, to the statement ofthe proponents. If an answer is filed, a copy of it must be served on one ofthe proponents, personally or by certified mail, within the same seven (7) day period, and if it is to be published, at the same time shall file with the City Clerk a statement declaring his/her intent that the answer be published. The answer shall have printed name, signature, and residence address ofthe officer to be

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