Among those who will be subject to enforcement by the commission are the county supervisors and their election opponents. The changes would make it so commissioners “serve at the pleasure of the supervisor” who appointed them, said Supervisor Andrew Do, who supports the effort.
County Counsel Leon Page is defending a ban on public commenters addressing supervisors by name, among other the ACLU claims is illegal. In response, ACLU officials say county supervisors will be set straight by the courts if they don’t change their policies.
Just like Hillary Clinton, Orange County Supervisors don’t want you to see their raw emails. Yet instead of private servers, they use their lawyers and your tax dollars to attack journalists and shield themselves from disclosure.
Orange County Auditor Controller Eric Woolery is questioning several mass mailers sent by supervisors Lisa Bartlett and Andrew Do over concerns they might violate a state law that limits how elected officials can display their names on publicly funded mail.
Among other things, they demanded reports from District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Sandra Hutchens on reforms outlined in the review and issued an order banning destruction of informant-related records.
Incoming County Counsel Leon Page said this week that his office will be moving forward with the “comprehensive review” of employees’ financial disclosure requirements that was ordered four months ago but hasn’t yet begun.