The Orange County Register reported Monday that the job that Peggi Buff, the former number two in the ï»¿The Public Administrator/ Public Guardian’s ï»¿office, was granted at the Orange County Community Resources department was never a posted vacancy at the agency, and there was no recruitment done for the position.
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Fullerton Planning Commissioner Travis Kiger, who blogs for Friends for Fulleton’s Future which cross-posts on the Orange Juice Blog, put up an interesting post called “Access Denied.”Â The gist of the post is that users of the Fullerton School District –Â district managers, teachers and employees –Â cannot access the Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog while they…
Over the weekend Supervisor John Moorlach fired off a premptive Op-Ed in the Orange County Register attacking public employees and blaming their pension benefits for budget shortfalls and what the headline to his commentary describes as a “Formula for disaster.” Moorlach goes on with this misleading argument against defined benefit retirement plans.
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.
The audit, released today, describes a department thatâ€™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.