Did the airing by the OC political blogs of the rumors and the smarmy politics that bubbled up from the need to ensure that Chris Norby and Bruce Whitaker continued to have public sector paychecks finally force County government to open the Clerk-Recorder, Public Administrator and Auditor-Controller positions for public applications? We hope so, as the MSM hasn’t exactly been on top of a growing controversy. Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 7, 2012
Contact: Howard Sutter, 714.834.6203 office, Howard.Sutter@ocgov.com
Supervisors to Consider Candidates for Three Vacant County Offices
(Santa Ana, CA) — The Orange County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications from qualified candidates as they seek to fill three elected offices that are currently vacant.
The Board is seeking candidates for possible appointment to the offices of Auditor-Controller, Clerk-Recorder and Public Administrator. Continue reading
The union-funded Voice of OC continues their good exposure this week of what we’ll label the “cusp” positions in county government that the Board of Supervisors needs to fill: Board of Supervisors OKs Timetable for Filling Top County Positions. Nick Gerda wrote:
County supervisors adopted a process Tuesday to fill high-level elected posts and made it clear they don’t want the decision to be seen as politically motivated. They intend to appoint a new public administrator, clerk-recorder and auditor-controller, jobs that several high-level political players have been seeking. Continue reading
One of the country’s smartest and most honest analysts on transit and light rail is Randal O’Toole. Mr. O’Toole’s been associated with the Cato Institute for almost 20 years and per his Wikipedia bio focuses “on private land rights, particularly against public land use regulations and light rail.” His research and writing illustrates the folly and terribly bad decision that the OCTA and city of Anaheim have made in approving a $319 million streetcar system to connect their Convention Center, a station near (but not at or in) Disneyland to the new $184 million ARTIC train station — totally, a $503 million unjustifiable RISK to connect Disney patrons and conventioneers to the California High-Speed Rail system that’s simply not coming to Anaheim. Continue reading
The Orange County Board of Supervisors is going to have to pick someone to replace the current Orange County Clerk-Recorder, Tom Daly, as he won in the 69th Assembly District’s General Election, on Nov. 6. Daly is now going to be representing the most Latino Assembly District in Orange County.
So who should replace Daly? Vote in our poll (above) and let us know what you think! Continue reading