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May 19, 2016  Special Workshop Set June 10 to Forecast County FinancesThe Orange County Board of Supervisors will convene a special meeting on Friday, June 10, at 9 a.m. for a public workshop to discuss the County's strategic financial plan and evaluate County finances beyond the coming fiscal year. "As we look toward adopting a new Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget in June, it makes sense to discuss some additional forecasting so we have a better sense of what longer-range resources will be available," Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Lisa Bartlett, Fifth District, said.
May 13, 2016  County Targets Fraud in Workers’ Compensation ClaimsA 10-year County employee pleaded guilty today to four misdemeanor counts of insurance fraud and paid restitution of $30,271.80 in full today. He has been placed on three years of informal probation; required to complete 100 hours of community service and pay $100 to the Worker's Compensation Fraud Assessment Fund as well as the statutory fees.

May 9, 2016  Orange County Unveils FY 2016-17 Recommended BudgetOrange County's Fiscal Year 2016-17 Recommended Budget has been released for review by the Board of Supervisors and the public. Budget hearings will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, and if needed on Wednesday, June 15, at the Hall of Administration Board Hearing Room, 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Santa Ana. The final budget vote is scheduled for June 28, 2016.