The Orange County Board of Supervisors is set to allocate $50,000 to enhance the Orange County Tourism Council's website, with options to renew the one-year contract for two more years.
The contract raised the eyebrows of OC Weekly's R. Scott Moxley. The tourism council includes politically connected officials from Disneyland, corporate lobbying firms and resort hotels, according to Moxley.
Santa Ana City Council members are scheduled to meet for a special closed session Monday to discuss labor negotiations. The city is facing a projected $30-million budget deficit and was down to about $300,000 in the bank with no reserves as of Sept. 30. It is largely recognized that city solvency hinges on negotiations with the city's public safety unions.
Orange County Board of Supervisors, Tuesday, Oct. 25
- Agreement with the Orange County Tourism Council for $50,000 to enhance its tourism website.
- Renewing a $200,000 one-year contract with Southern California Investigators Inc. for document analysis services.
- Various funding agreements with the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana.
- Establishing the Orange County Parks Foundation.
- Potential litigation involving one case.
- Existing litigation involving one case: James Kubeck v. California Department of Transportation, et al.
Santa Ana City Council Special Closed Session, Monday, Oct. 24
- Labor negotiations.
- Appointment of a new city attorney.
Anaheim City Council, Tuesday, Oct. 25
- Reconsidering the city manager's $250,000 signing authority.
- Holding two meetings in east Anaheim and two meetings in west Anaheim during the 2012 calendar year.
- Agreement with the city's service employees union.
- Agreement with the city's municipal employees union to offset impacts from planned library cuts.
Irvine City Council, Tuesday, Oct. 25
- Approval of the Healthy City Healthy Planet Initiative.
- Improving the visibility of nonresidential addresses.
- Considering litigation involving plans to expand Musick Jail and the California Department of Finance's denial of Irvine's appeal of an opt-in amount to keep the city's redevelopment agency.
Newport Beach City Council, Tuesday, Oct. 25
- City Council redistricting.
- Considering a Planning Commission decision to reject a development project consisting of two commercial buildings.
- Reorganizing the city attorney's office.
- Litigation involving the following cases: Pacific Shores Properties LLC v. Newport Beach; Newport Coast Recovery v. Newport Beach; Banning Ranch Conservancy v. Newport Beach.
- Anticipated litigation involving three unidentified matters.
- Labor negotiations.
— ADAM ELMAHREK