Despite the claims by OC GOP Chairman Scott Baugh that the Pension Boot Camp for local elected officials is a non-partisan event, not sponsored by the GOP, you wouldn’t know that from the partisan rhetoric coming out of GOP stalwart and RedCounty.com publisher Chip Hanlon.
LiberalOC has learned that small government swalwart Chris Thompson, recently elected to the Fullerton School Board, has accepted the full stipend, health insurance benefits, and the pension offered by the school district. The total cost to the Fullerton School District is $22,000 for family health insurance, vision, dental and life insurance for Thompson himself.
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.