By: Orange County Supervisor Pat Bates
Last week’s Board agenda included a proposed ballot measure, which would have broadly altered the County’s ability to outsource projects and services to independent private sector contractors.
Orange County sits at the bottom of all 58 counties, receiving back only $.06 of each property tax dollar. As such, the Board historically has been innovative in competitively bidding work to the private sector, more so than any other county in the state. Recently, we entered into a private sector contact worth $200,000,000 for IT Managed Services. Continue reading