SOURCE: Orange County Business Council
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 14, 2012) - Orange County Business Council (OCBC), the leading voice of business in Orange County, has endorsed Mayor Frank Ury for re-election to the Mission Viejo City Council. Ury has served on the City Council since 2004.
"Through his time on the city council and his active service in the community, Frank Ury has demonstrated his strong commitment not only to Mission Viejo but also to the broader Orange County community," said Lucy Dunn, President and CEO of Orange County Business Council.
"He serves as a solid advocate of the Business Council's key initiatives on infrastructure, housing, education and jobs creation, and his background as both a community leader and businessman make him uniquely qualified in understanding the issues Mission Viejo faces."
First elected in 2004, Frank Ury served as Mayor in 2009 and as Mayor Pro Tempore in 2006 and in 2008. He was appointed as the current Mayor in January of 2012. He serves as the City's representative for the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency (TCA), the Transportation Corridor System, the League of California Cities (LOCC), and the Association of California Cities-Orange County (ACC-OC). Mayor Ury is also the alternate for the Orange County Council of Governments (OCCOG) and for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). Ury is respected by his peers as a regional leader on transportation and economic development issues.
Orange County Business Council is the leading voice of business in Orange County, California. OCBC represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange County's economic development and prosperity in order to preserve a high quality of life. OCBC serves member and investor businesses with nearly 250,000 employees and 2,000,000 worldwide. In providing a proactive forum for business and supporting organizations, OCBC helps assure the financial growth of America's sixth largest county. For more information, visit www.ocbc.org.