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Nick Berardino challenges Mauk on executive pay

OCEA General Manager Nick Berardino challenged County CEO Tom Mauk to a debate about executive compensation during the County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. Berardino also called for Supervisors to start paying for their pensions during a discussion about whether Supervisors should move toward a defined contribution retirement plan.

County I.T. Department has failed to learn the 6 P’s

The audit, released today, describes a department that’s poorly organized, avoids accountability and fails to adequately disclose its spending internally and to county supervisors. It also calls out some strengths, including offering training opportunities and employing a knowledgeable staff that is responsive to customer needs.

Shawn Nelson: 8-25-09 “Sue my city please.”

In August 2009 Shawn Nelson tells the Board of Supervisors that they have the obligation to sue the City of Fullerton to block the redevelopment expansion and not accept the payoff that the city has offered. Now there is nothing wrong with a member of a city council disagreeing with the majority vote of his council. It is however wrong for any elected official to encourage another government entity to sue the one he represents as a member of the City Council.

Lorri Galloway – “On Tour” in the Fourth

The Galloway for Supervisor campaign has released a new online video on her campaign website. In the video, Anaheim Councilwoman Lorri Galloway visits the cities of La Habra, Buena Park, Anaheim and other cities in the 4th District. If it were me, I would be spending my time walking preceincts in the areas where people don’t have any clue who I am instead of taking time out to shoot videos.

OC Supervisors Approve Deputies Contract

The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 on Tuesday to ratify the contract agreement with the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs. The deal marks a compromise reached after six months of negotiations, as declining tax revenue and climbing retirement costs continue straining county coffers.