An audit found that the state Board of Equalization has been over-allocating sales tax revenue to counties, which means Orange County officials have to scale back recommendations on how many sheriff and district attorney’s office jobs to add next fiscal year.
Last June, supervisors Shawn Nelson and Todd Spitzer expressed serious concern at the high prices charged to inmates for phone calls. But five months (and two maxed-out campaign contributions) later, their concern seemingly melted away.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors was planning to show Office of Independent Review head Steve Connolly the door by the end of this month. But the board is now scheduled to give him another four months.