(Santa Ana, CA) - Returning Supervisor Bill Campbell and newly elected Lou Correa will take their oaths of office as Orange County Supervisors at 9 a.m. Monday in the Board hearing room of the Hall of Administration, 10 Civic Center Plaza in Santa Ana.
SANTA ANA-The County of Orange will receive an award presented by the Bond Buyer Newspaper as part of the paper's annual "Bond Buyer's Deal of the Year." The esteemed award recognizes the county's unique and innovative use of public financing, which has proven vital in its economic recovery since the County's declared bankruptcy in 1994.
(Santa Ana, CA) - At the direction of Board Chairman Bill Campbell, a multi-agency task force has been meeting since last week to assess resources and develop preliminary plans to receive evacuees from Hurricane Katrina if Orange County is needed as a relocation site. Key agencies involved in the planning are Housing and Community Services (HCS), Social Services Agency, Health Care Agency and the Sheriff's Department.
(Santa Ana, CA) - The County Board of Supervisors today announced the appointment of Colleene Preciado, a County employee for 29 years, as Chief Probation Officer. She replaces Stephanie Lewis, who recently retired. The appointment is effective today.
(Santa Ana, CA) - This morning at 8:30, the refunding of Recovery Bonds, Series 2005 A in the principal amount of $146 million closed successfully in the offices of County bond counsel in San Francisco.
(Santa Ana, CA) - Today the County priced the refunding of the 1995 Recovery Bonds. This is the second and final marketing phase of the refunding and restructuring of the County's bankruptcy recovery debt.
(Santa Ana, CA) - County Executive Officer Tom Mauk today appointed a leader with nearly 40 years experience in the social services arena to the position of Social Services Agency (SSA) Director. Ingrid Harita, who has worked for the County of Orange for 22 years, will assume the Director's spot on July 22 upon the retirement of Angelo Doti, the current SSA Director.
(Santa Ana, CA) - County Executive Officer Thomas G. Mauk today accepted the resignation of Dan Hatton, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Deputy County Executive Officer. The resignation is effective June 17. He joined the County in January 2003.
(Santa Ana, CA) - The County of Orange will sponsor a budget workshop next week to inform the community about its budget process and anticipated issues for the upcoming fiscal year. It will be held at 9 a.m., May 27 in the Hall of Administration Board hearing room on the first floor, 10 Civic Center Plaza in Santa Ana.
(Santa Ana, CA) - Two County departments have launched new online services to better serve the public. The Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA)/Environmental Health Division and RDMD/Harbors Beaches and Parks (HBP) are making it easier for their customers to do business and get to the information they need most.
(Santa Ana, CA) - Approximately 19,000 volunteers providing 984,423 hours of service were valued at more than $22 million in avoided costs for County government in 2004. To commemorate these achievements, the Board of Supervisors will acknowledge volunteers at the ninth annual Countywide volunteer recognition ceremony.
(Santa Ana, CA) - The Orange County Board of Supervisors will hold a special workshop at 1:30 p.m., April 12 to consider the 2005 Strategic Financial Plan. The workshop will be held in the Board Hearing Room at the Hall of Administration, 10 Civic Center Plaza, first floor, Santa Ana.
(Santa Ana, CA) - County Executive Officer Thomas G. Mauk today announced that George Caravalho has been named Director of Dana Point Harbor for the County of Orange. He comes on board to consolidate the daily operations and revitalization of the Harbor.
(Santa Ana, CA) - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the County of Orange $11,367,654 in a homeless assistance grant competition under the Continuum of Care Super Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA). This is the largest homeless assistance grant in Orange County's history. The SuperNOFA is an annual process, and the grant award is a direct result of the County's partnership with cities and hundreds of non-profit organizations to address the issue of homelessness in Orange County.