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Supervisor Bill Campbell’s Third District Report

Posted by Newsletter Reprint on February 26, 2012

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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 ACTION

2. ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY


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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February 24, 2012  Volume: 10 Issue: 8
BOARD ACTION
There was no regular Board meeting this week. The next Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 28 at 9:30 am.
ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Sale Tax Update– The Finance and Administration Committee received an update from MuniServices on the sales tax revenue that OCTA received for the third quarter of FY 2011-12. Tax revenues are 6.7% greater than last year. To view the presentation, please click here.
On Saturday, I attended a ribbon cutting for the new Handy Creek Bridge in Orange Park Acres. The new bridge replaced an almost fifty year old bridge and will better protect against flooding in Orange Park Acres. In addition, the new bridge improves road safety for motor vehicles, equestrian riders, and pedestrians. For pictures, please click here.
On Saturday, Mary and I attended Catholic Charities of Orange County 2012 Mardi Gras Ball. This year Bishop Tod Brown, D.D. was honored for his 14 years of service as the Bishop of Orange. To read the proclamation I provided, click here. For pictures from the event, click here.
On Sunday, I joined Yorba Linda Mayor Pro Tem Tom Lindsey and Councilwoman Nancy Rikel to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Yorba Linda Woman’s Club. To read my proclamation, click here. To view pictures, click here.
I spoke to the Orange County Great Park Conservancy Board of Directors regarding the County’s 100 acres at the Great Park. To view the powerpoint presentation given by Randy Jackson of the Planning Center, click here. For pictures from the event, click here.
On Monday, I gave a presentation on state and local government to former City of Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle’s public policy class at Chapman University. To view my presentation, please click here. For pictures, please click here.
I met with Chris Orlando, the North County Transit District’s (NCTD) representative on the Los Angeles San Diego San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor (LOSSAN) Board of Directors, and NCTD’s CEO Matt Tucker to hear their insights into the LOSSAN Board.
I met with Bruce Barsook from Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, the County’s labor negotiator, to discuss my priorities in the upcoming contract negotiations with the employee labor groups.
I met with Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) Executive Director Steve Delaney and OCERS Board Members Wayne Lindholm and Russell Baldwin for the annual review of the County’s retirement system.
Third District staff attended a roundtable discussion, hosted by Supervisor Nelson, to discuss homelessness in North Orange County.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Spay Day– On Saturday, February 25 from 10 am to 2 pm, OC Animal Care is hosting a free spay and neuter day for those adopting animals. The Shelter is located at 561 The City Drive in Orange.
OCPW Recognition– OC Public Works hosted a reception to honor engineers who have received awards and honors this year. I would like to congratulate OC Watershed for being the recipient of the Orange County Engineering Council (OCEC) Project Achievement award; Peggy Lew of OC Flood for receiving the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Government Engineer of Merit Award; Edward Frondoso of OC Road for being selected as the OCEC Young Engineer of the Year; and Ignacio Ochoa, the Chief Engineer for the County of Orange for being the recipient of the ASCE Lifetime Achievement Award. To view pictures from the reception, 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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