The refunds – nearly five times the amount first thought – suggest that troubles in the Fire Authority’s hazmat program extended deeper than the administration had initially acknowledged. The Orange County Register reported in September that the department uncovered evidence that more than 1,400 businesses were billed for inspections that didn’t happen fiscal year 2011-12. At the time, it estimated about $360,000 in refunds were due, according to the O.C. Register.
How did the executive managers at the OCFA miss this? And why was the OCFA’s Board of Directors asleep at the wheel? Who is on the OCFA’s Board of Directors? Here are just a few of these lame, overpaid Directors: Continue reading