Register coverage: Nelson is consensus choice for supervisors’ chair.
Voice of OC coverage: Shawn Nelson Elected Chairman of OC Supervisors.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting on Tuesday to select contractors for the County’s Information Technology equipment, specifically computer services (Scope 1) and phone services (Scope 2). By a 4-1 vote, the Board directed staff to negotiate with SAIC as the primary vendor and HP as the secondary for Scope 1, according to a newsletter emailed yesterday by Supervisor Shawn Nelson.
Nelson also reported that the Supervisors unanimously approved the County staff recommendation to negotiate with Xerox as the primary and Verizon as the secondary vendor for Scope 2 services. Staff will return to the Board of Supervisors at a later date for approval of the negotiated contracts.
Supervisor Shawn Nelson Endorses John Leos for Anaheim City Council
ANAHEIM (October 19, 2012) –Supervisor Shawn Nelson of the 4th District has endorsed John Leos in his bid to win a seat on the Anaheim City Council. Pro-taxpayer and pro-accountability Nelson is a popular, no-nonsense lawmaker who believes local government cannot afford to continue doing business as usual. Continue reading→
Grand Jury Reports, from Supervisor Shawn Nelson’s Sep. 14, 2012 Newsletter
The Board of Supervisors approved responses to several 2011-2012 Grand Jury reports on Tuesday, one of which concerned County detention facilities for juveniles and the other for County adult detention facilities.
Among its recommendations for juvenile facilities, the Grand Jury advised the Board of Supervisors to expand the scope of work for the Office of Independent Review (OIR) to include reviews of the Probation Department Juvenile facilities operations and that the Probation Department reconsider the placement of male and female juveniles in the same living unit. Continue reading→
“After several hours in closed session Friday, Orange County Supervisors took no formal action on the fate of County CEO Tom Mauk in the wake of criminal charges being filed against a former county manager for sexual assault,” according to the Voice of OC.
Supervisor John Moorlach told the L.A. Times that ” Mauk’s performance evaluation had been continued to July 24.”
The O.C. Register reported that: “Mauk’s head wound up on the chopping block because of concerns among some of the supervisors over how he and Carl Crown, then the county’s human resources director, handled an investigation into Bustamante’s treatment of female employees after anonymous accusations were made in August 2011.” Continue reading→