The Orange County Board of Supervisors today appointed Jan Grimes to serve as the County's Auditor-Controller. Ms. Grimes has been serving as the Chief Deputy Auditor-Controller and has more than 34 years of experience with the County of Orange. The appointment was made following the interview of four candidates for the position, which is one of the County's elected offices.
Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer, on behalf of his colleagues on the Board of Supervisors and the OC Parks Department, will host a crime victims’ memorial unveiling and inaugural candlelight vigil on Wednesday, April 24 at 5:00 p.m.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted April 2nd to appoint Hugh Nguyen to the office of County Clerk-Recorder. Mr. Nguyen has worked for the County of Orange since 1994, serving with the Clerk-Recorder's Office and the Office of the Clerk of the Board during his County career. The appointment followed the Board’s interviews with eleven candidates for Clerk-Recorder, which is one of the County’s elected offices.
The County of Orange has successfully borrowed $268 million through the sale of short-term Pension Obligation Bonds at interest rates of less than one percent, allowing the County to reduce pension costs by over $20 million.
Newly elected members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors will take their Oath of Office and begin their new terms in office on Monday, January 7, 2013. The swearing-in ceremony for First District Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Third District Supervisor-Elect Todd Spitzer is scheduled for 10 a.m. on the front lawn of the Old County Courthouse, 211 W. Santa Ana Boulevard, Santa Ana 92701.
Qualified candidates are reminded that less than two weeks remain to apply for consideration of appointment to one of three County of Orange elected offices that are currently vacant. The Board of Supervisors is seeking candidates for the offices of Auditor-Controller, Clerk-Recorder and Public Administrator.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned its 'A+' rating to Orange County's taxable pension obligation bonds (POBs), series 2013A. At the same time, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'AA-' issuer credit rating (ICR) on the County and its 'A+' long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on the County's lease revenue bonds, recovery bonds, and POBs.