SANTA ANA - Committing to expenditures for debt reduction, juvenile facilities and housing for neglected children, the Orange County Board of Supervisors this week adopted its first annual revision of a long-range financial plan.
SANTA ANA - Gedale B. Horowitz, senior managing director with Salomon Smith Barney headquartered in New York, will be honored tomorrow by the Board of Supervisors for his work in municipal finance and his exemplary role in serving the people of Orange County, said County Executive Officer Jan Mittermeier.
SANTA ANA - County Executive Officer Jan Mittermeier will be honored this month as one of GOVERNING MAGAZINE's 11 Public Officials of the Year. GOVERNING, an independent national magazine covering state and local government, is presenting its award winners for the fifth year.
SANTA ANA - Attached is a copy of a letter delivered this afternoon to the Board of Supervisors by County Executive Officer Jan Mittermeier. The letter, addressed to Board Chairman Jim Silva, contains an acceptance of the Board's contract offer made at yesterday's Board meeting.
SANTA ANA - The mayor of Tainan, Taiwan, George Chang, and a delegation of 18 other Tainan officials will arrive in Orange County tomorrow for a one-day visit to meet with the Board of Supervisors and enter into a "Friendly City/County" agreement. The letter of intent will be signed at an 11 a.m. reception in the fifth floor conference room of the Hall of Administration in downtown Santa Ana.
SANTA ANA - County CEO Jan Mittermeier today announced the appointment of Loan Leblow as interim director of John Wayne Airport. Leblow will have oversight of all airport activities while the County looks for a permanent replacement for O. B. Schooley who has accepted a position with the consulting firm P&D Aviation. He had been airport director for four years.
SANTA ANA - Visits to key members of the New York finance community and a prime spot on the agenda of a national investors conference by County of Orange officials won rave reviews from their audiences.
(SANTA ANA) - Twenty-four young performers, The Cathay Future Children Art Troupe from Tianjin, China, will arrive January 30 in Orange County as guests of the County of Orange's Office of Protocol. The January 30 - February 2 visit, which is hoped will begin a cultural exchange between the city and County, was initiated when William G. Steiner, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, led a County delegation to Tianjin to establish a Sister City/County relationship. Since the Sister City agreements were signed last July, Orange County has become a primary destination for arriving business delegations from Asia.
The following is a synopsis of the legislative platform for the County of Orange. This item is agendized for consideration by the Board of Supervisors at the January 27 Board meeting. For further information about the legislative platform, please contact Robert L. Richardson, Manager/Legislative Affairs, at 834-3481.
(SANTA ANA) - Supervisor James W. Silva, chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, will host a brief ceremony tomorrow morning to raise the POW/MIA flag at the County of Orange's Civic Center Plaza.
(SANTA ANA) - Second District Supervisor James W. Silva, unanimously elected last week by his colleagues as chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, will present a State of the County address at the start of tomorrow morning's regular Board meeting. Silva will detail his vision and goals for the Board in the upcoming year.