County supervisors have been vague about their concerns regarding Horizon Cross Cultural Center.
Supervisor Todd Spitzer publicly alleged abuses of the approval practice, and the toll agency’s board had it rescinded.
A leading open-government expert says the district likely violated state law when it refused to release the record.
Activists say the city has spent more than $250,000 on the event and refuses to disclose the contracts.
The board prepares to approve a five-year, $134-million contract for Xerox to run voice and data networks, even as county staff reports note that the contract’s costs have already jumped $26.8 million since its final proposal.
RedFlex Traffic Systems, which has contracts with Santa Ana and Garden Grove, has acknowledged a $2-million bribery scheme executed over several years at Chicago City Hall.
With Irvine’s City Council poised to terminate a lucrative and secretive public relations contract, Voice of OC provides a glimpse into the day-to-day work of consultants through public records.
SAIC is chosen for computer services with Hewlett-Packard as the backup. Xerox is the lead for phone services with Verizon as backup.
After two secret meetings over the past two months, county supervisors will publicly discuss vendor proposals for two historically troubled and expensive information technology contracts worth at least $200 million.
A Virginia-based nonprofit has funneled $200,000 to a statewide PAC that is working to defeat Irvine City Councilman Larry Agran and his slate of Democratic candidates in next week’s election.