Five Years of County Records Restored to Website

Orange County officials have successfully restored more than five years of Board of Supervisors meeting records that had been blank on the county website, Clerk of the Board Susan Novak announced earlier this week.

“The process of restoring the links providing online public access to agenda documents back to 2007 has been completed,” Novak stated in an email Monday.

The Board of Supervisors staff reports and agenda attachments spanning about 200 meetings were showing up blank on the county’s website. The problem had been going on for about a year, Novak said.

The restoration came after Voice of OC reported the problem earlier this month.

The missing records were attributed to a lack of computer disk storage space at the data center, which has been managed by Xerox as part of a $280-million-plus contract.

On Tuesday, county supervisors chose a new contractor, SAIC, to run the data center amid concerns about SAIC’s recent role in a large-scale fraud in New York City.

The newly-restored documents are available here.

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