Tag Archive for COunty of Orange

Two Impressions – Same Meeting

On Friday, my email inbox received the weekly newsletters from Supervisors Bill Campbell and Patricia Bates. Their lead stories presented two conflicting perspectives of the status of the county budget picture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.

Social Service Agency Building Sits on Toxic Waste

On Monday, the County of Orange Social Services Agency called employees working at the Agency facility located at 840 N. Eckhoff Street in Orange for an urgent meeting to discuss toxic waste tests at the location. It turns out, they’ve found significant levels of perchloroethylene, a known carcinogen, in the ground under the facility.

John Williams Just Doesn’t Know When The Show’s Over

Public Administrator/Public Guardian John Williams (Ret.) has a problem letting go and saying goodbye. Last year he announced he would retire on January 23, 2012. He now wants to keep the job which pays him his six-figure salary to do nothing. The Board of Supes. says goodbye, watch the door lock behind you.