Tag Archive for Board of Supervisors

County seeks to settle case with fired assistant sheriff

Authority to settle case granted to county lawyers in lawsuit by former lawman George Jaramillo BY NORBERTO SANTANA JR. The Orange County Register Orange County supervisors have signaled an intent to offer some sort of settlement to former Assistant Sheriff George Jaramillo, who was fired in 2004 just before his indictment by a grand jury…

Time To Throw In The Towel On Pension Lawsuit

More than a year ago, then Board of Supervisor’s Chairman, “Chicken Little” Moorlach and his Mini-Me Mario Mainero convinced to Board of Supervisors to pursue the concept of suing the Orange County Retirement System to overturn the retroactive portion of Deputy Sheriff pension benefits negotiated and implemented in 2001. Even though the County paid for several…

OC Employees Assn. Declares a Cease Fire

On Thursday, Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) General Manager Nick Berardino sent a message to his members. In effect, OCEA has declared a unilateral cease fire in their ongoing disagreement with the County Board of Supervisors over the current financial crisis, and how best to deal with its impact on the county budget and workforce. As…

About Community Clinic Funding

Just a quick note of encourage to four members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors about todays meeting. Dear Supervisors, I am writing today to encourage you to not support Supervisor Moorlach’s effort to remove community clinic funding from Planned Parenthood. First, the small $50,000 contract for immunization tracking is almost complete and terminating…

Seniors Tell Supes to Cut Perks Not Services

From Norberto Santana over at Total Buzz. Scores of senior citizens were out in force this morning in front of the Hall of Adminstration in Santa Ana protesting recent cuts to the county Social Services Agency and the unwillingness of board supervisors to trim their perks. Nearly 50 seniors came out to the protest, organized…

On The Agenda This Week…

A few items on the Agenda for the Tuesday, March 3, 2009 meeting of the Orange County Board of Supervisors have raised my interest. First we have: 36. Revised Title to read: County Executive Office – Response to 2/10/09 Board Directive regarding HOA Security Services – All Districts  Receive and file proposal from Santa Ana…

OC Board of Supes – Still Out Of Touch

On Thursday, I wrote about Orange County Supervisor Chris Norby’s disconnect from reality for focusing on a surveillance footage that reportedly briefly zoomed in on his personal notes and on Supervisor Nguyen texting during the January 13th Board of Supervisors meeting. Tonight, Total Buzz is reporting that Sheriff Hutchens is “refusing to hand over the recordings…