A proposal to use the city credit cards for entertainment expenses such as staff parties won approval Wednesday night, July 24, from the Eastvale City Council.

The rule change will allow Eastvale employees who hold a city credit card — department heads — to pay for entertainment as long as it’s “necessary for city operations.”

The vote was 3-1, with Councilman Clint Lorimore voting no. Mayor Todd Rigby was out of town and did not attend the meeting.

Lorimore’s reason for opposing the proposal did not echo the concerns of some Eastvale residents who have criticized the practice. Rather, he cited the number of credit cards the city gave to employees.

“I have concerns with the ease of being able to spend money,” he said. “Too many

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