Following a third closed session meeting to discuss the employment status of Orange County CEO Tom Mauk in the wake of mishandled Carlos Bustamante sexual harassment investigations, The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to accept Mauk’s resignation effective August 3rd. Supervisors, with the exception of Supervisor Nelson decided to appoint current CFO Robert Franz as Acting CEO.
Under the resignation settlement reached with the board Mauk will receive a total severance package of $270,000. This is less than he was due under contract. Mauk will however have all legal fees covered by the county related to any of his actions as CEO.
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