OC Board Hopes to Keep Mauk as CEO

From the OCRegister.com

County CEO could stay put

Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday to counter L.A. offer to Tom Mauk


They took the Angels name.

But Orange County supervisors say it might be tougher for Los Angeles to grab the county’s CEO.

Los Angeles county officials on Monday morning issued a press release stating they had hired Tom Mauk away from Orange County.

“The Board of Supervisors voted this morning to offer the job of Chief Administrative Officer of Los Angeles County to Thomas G. Mauk. Mr. Mauk has accepted the position and will assume his duties on March 12,” read the release from Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky.

That drew a coy response from one Orange County official.

“You might have the fish on the hook, but until he’s in the boat, I would be kind of quiet about it,” said Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach.

Despite confirming the offer to lead the nation’s most populous county this weekend, on Monday Mauk would not comment.

Orange County supervisors have called an emergency closed meeting for Tuesday to issue Mauk a counteroffer.

Read the rest of the story here.


Matt/Jubal over at RedCounty is reporting that Mauk is staying. I have to wonder how he gets his info when the Board seems to be in closed session.

At any rate, If Mauk stays I think my post from Saturday will support his distaste for bloggers… or at least me.

P.S. Update posted from my Q, on a quick restroom break.