The Orange County Board of Supervisors Tuesday will consider $48 million in cuts to plug a budget hole caused by the state’s withdrawal of vehicle license fee revenue. The cuts could mean dozens of jobs lost for the public defender’s office, but mass layoffs for other county agencies appear to be off the table.

Santa Ana City Manager Paul Walters will make a public budget update at Monday’s City Council meeting. The city is facing a $30-million budget deficit.

Orange County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Oct. 4

Closed Session

  • Existing litigation: William Fitzgerald v. Orange County, et al.
  • Initiation of litigation in one unidentified case.
  • Negotiations with Orange County Managers Association.
  • Negotiations with in-home supportive services provider bargaining unit represented by United Domestic Workers of America.

Santa Ana City Council Monday, Oct. 3

  • City manager’s budget update.
  • Reapproval of council appointments to outside boards.
  • Downtown Inc.’s annual report.
  • Setting a public hearing to dissolve the special tax district that funds Downtown Inc.
  • Purchase of diesel and biodiesel fuel from SC Fuels.
  • Agreement with Correctional Managed Care Medical Corp. for inmate medical services.
  • Discount pharmacy card program.

Closed Session

  • Existing litigation: Wausau Underwriters Insurance Co. v. Santa Ana.
  • Labor negotiations.
  • Appointment of a city attorney.

Huntington Beach City Council Monday, Oct. 3

Closed Session

  • Labor negotiations.
  • Existing litigation: Donald Sipple et al. v. Alameda et al. for recovery of utility user tax on internet data paid by New Cingular Wireless LLC.
  • Price and terms of payment to labor negotiator and Deputy City Administrator Bob Hall.

Costa Mesa City Council Tuesday, Oct. 4

Closed Session

  • Labor negotiations.
  • Existing litigation: Costa Mesa Employees Association vs. Costa Mesa.

Fullerton City Council Tuesday, Oct. 4

  • Agreement with Fullerton Certified Farmers Market Inc. to operate a farmers market at Independence Park.
  • Agreement with Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP and Carpenter, Rothans & Dumont for legal services.
  • Negotiations with Las Vegas Railway Express Inc. to make Fullerton a train stop on a planned railway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
  • Acknowledgment that Fullerton police entered the wrong house while conducting a probation search.
  • Contract with Griffin Structures for Lemon Park-Maple Center improvements.

Closed Session

  • Existing litigation: Firdman and Lemanski v. Fullerton.
  • Anticipated litigation involving two potential cases.
  • Labor negotiations.

Mission Viejo City Council Monday, Oct. 3

Closed Session

  • Labor negotiations.
  • Price and terms of leasing O’Neill Elementary School.

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