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Supervisor Bill Campbell’s Third District Report

Posted by Newsletter Reprint on July 8, 2012

This came over the wire from Supervisor Bill Campbell’s office on Friday…

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Welcome to this edition of “Bill Campbell’s Third District Report,” an electronic newsletter keeping you updated about the events taking place in the County of Orange and in the Third District. It is my hope that you find this distribution informative and I would encourage you to contact me regarding any thoughts, comments, or concerns you may have.

bill.campbell@ocgov.com


IN THIS ISSUE…

1. BOARD AGENDA

 


OUR STAFF…

Laura Cunningham
Chief of Staff
Anaheim Hills, Yorba Linda

Christine Compton
Deputy Chief of Staff
Irvine

Louis Bronstein
Policy Advisor
Orange, Orange Park Acres, Villa Park

Michael Johnson
Policy Advisor
Silverado, Santiago, Modjeska, Trabuco Canyons

Whitney Ayers
Policy Advisor
North Tustin, Tustin

Renee Chinchilla
Office Manager/Executive Secretary

Brent Kuluris
Executive Aide

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July 6, 2012   Volume: 10 Issue: 25
BOARD AGENDA
There was no regular Board meeting this week. The next Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 17.
I rode in the Canyon Hills Community Council 4th of July parade in Anaheim Hills. I was joined by Bobby McDonald, a US Navy-Vietnam Veteran and a member of the famed Buffalo Soldiers. Bobby is also my appointee to the Orange County Veterans Advisory Council. Congratulations to Lucille Kring for organizing this year’s parade. For pictures, please click here.

I led the pledge of allegiance for the City of Orange’s 17th Annual 3rd of July Celebration. The theme of the event was “Unsung Heroes.” Michael Short from the Orange Community Master Chorale and Chamber Chorale gave an excellent performance. To view pictures from the event, please click here.

I participated in the Orange Park Association’s 44th Annual Fourth of July Parade. The theme this year was “The Trail Ahead.” Congratulations to Laura Thomas for leading the organization of the parade. To view pictures from the event, please click here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sunset Hike- Inside the Outdoors will host the July Sunset Hike at Rancho Sonado in Silverado on Friday, July 6 from 7:30 to 9 pm. For more information, please click here.

Tustin Concert in the Park- The City of Tustin is hosting its annual Concerts in the Park series every Wednesday at Peppertree Park from 6 to 8 pm. On July 11, Caravana will play Latin fusion music. For more information, please click here.

Anaheim Hills Concerts in the Canyon- Summer Concerts in the Canyon begins Thursday, July 16 featuring swing music favorites with the “Swing Cats” at Toyon Park. Park is located at 945 S. Weir Canyon Rd. in east Anaheim and runs from 6:30 to 8 pm. For more information, please clickhere.

OC Zoo- On Saturday, July 7, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim catcher Bobby Wilson will make a special appearance at the OC Zoo at 11 am. All visitors wearing Angels gear will get in free that day and get half price rides on the train at Irvine Park Railroad. The zoo is located inside Irvine Regional Park and opens at 10 am. For more information, please click here.

OC Great Park Clinics at the Park- The OC Great Park Clinic at the Park series continues the second Sunday of every month from 10 am to 2 pm. On July 8, the topics will be Earthquake Readiness and Emergency Preparedness. For more information, please click here. For a map and directions, please click here.

Orange Concerts in the Park- The Orange Concerts in the Park series begins on Wednesday, July 11 at the Hart Park Band Shell located off the 22 freeway and Glassell. On July 11, Abbey Road will kick-off the series with songs from the Beatles. For more information, please click here.

Lake Forest Road Closure- The City of Lake Forest will be closing the right turn lane from the southbound 241 off-ramp onto Portola Parkway in Lake Forest (aka Portola South) from Monday July 9 at 4 am until Saturday July 14 at 4 am. The off-ramp will remain open however traffic will be forced to turn left at the signal. The long term closure is needed to install a storm drain for the Rancho Parkway project. Please contact David W. Lowe, the Director of Design & Construction for the Transportation Corridor Agencies, at dlowe@thetollroads.com if you have any questions regarding this closure.

Capacity Building Grant- The Children and Families Commission of Orange County is requesting applications from organizations interested in participating in the 2012 Capacity Building Grant Cycle. This cycle has a total grant funding allocation of up to $3.5 million, and will provide selected organizations with one-time funding to build capacity through either new program development or capital facility expansion. For more information, please click here. Applications are due by Friday, August 17 at 3 pm.

Academy for Women in Transportation- Women in Transportation (WTS) Orange County is hosting its annual Transportation academy for undergraduate and graduate university students. The academy is a two-week immersion into different facets of the transportation industry. Participants will be exposed to management, finance, operations and planning, as well as engineering, construction management and transit-oriented development principles. Applications are due by July 13. To submit the application, clickhere. If you have any questions, please contact Bill Burger via e-mail at bburger@thetollroads.com.

Request for Volunteers- Trauma Intervention Programs, Inc. of Orange County is looking for caring people willing to be part of a team of volunteers trained to provide emotional and practical support to the victims of traumatic events. No experience is necessary. To sign up, please click here.

It is a pleasure to serve the constituents of the Third District.

Please pray for our armed forces and our foreign services personnel.

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