1996 Press Releases

December 10, 1996 
Schedule & format for public testimony on El Toro Reuse Plan and EIR

Santa Ana, CA - Chairman Roger R. Stanton has established the following schedule and format for public testimony at the Board of Supervisors/Local Redevelopment Authority Special Meeting on the MCAS El Toro Community Reuse Plan and Environmental Impact Report. The special meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. on December 10, at the Orange County Hall of Administration, Board Hearing Room, 10 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana.

August 14, 1996 
County Appoints Chief Financial Officer

(SANTA ANA) - County Chief Executive Officer Jan Mittermeier today named Gary Burton, Orange County Transportation Authority's deputy director of finance and administration, as chief financial officer for the County of Orange.

August 14, 1996 
Assessment Appeals Forms Available in County Libraries

(SANTA ANA) - Orange County residents who want to appeal their property tax assessments this year can make a stop at a neighborhood library instead of joining the ranks of OC residents telephoning the appeals office for copies of the proper form.

August 13, 1996 
Nielson Appointed to Planning Commission

(SANTA ANA) - Ben Nielsen, former mayor and city council member in Fountain Valley, was appointed today to the planning commission of the County of Orange. Nielsen has also served on Ft. Valley's planning commission.

July 26, 1996 
Budget Workshops Planned

"Budget This two-hour session introduces participants to the basics of budgeting. Basics" Topics covered include setting policy direction, the proposal/approval process, the CEO's role, definition of terms, the budget workbook, sources of funding (state, federal, etc.) and a general overview of the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 1996-97.

July 23, 1996 
Three More Positions Filled on County's Management Team

(SANTA ANA) - Three new managers have been appointed to fill roles on the County of Orange's new management team. "I'm excited about the skills and knowledge that these people bring to the County family," said county Chief Executive Officer Janice M. Mittermeier. "They will be strong assets in helping us critically and creatively address the way we provide service and perform our work and, then, make the appropriate changes."

June 27, 1996 
Mittermeier Appoints First of New Management Team

(SANTA ANA) - Chief Executive Officer Janice M. Mittermeier has named the first four members of Orange County's new management team. The managers will assume responsibilities outlined in the internal restructuring program proposed by the CEO and approved by the Board of Supervisors on June 20, 1996. Mittermeier also announced that she would recruit for five additional key management positions.

May 15, 1996 
Orange County Creditors Overwhelmingly Approve Adjustment Plan

Santa Ana, California -- The County of Orange announced it has received overwhelming approval of the County's Plan of Adjustment from County Creditors. The final tabulation of approximately 7,198 ballots from more than 15,000 ballots mailed to creditors indicate that most classes of creditors support the county's plan in the range of 97%-100%. The tabulation of ballots was filed with U.S. Bankruptcy Court today at 1:50 p.m.

January 19, 1996 
Orange County Embraces New Financing Policy

Santa Ana, CA. -- January 16, 1996 -- Janice Mittermeier, Chief Executive Officer of Orange County, announced today that her office has proposed that the County Board of Supervisors adopt comprehensive new guidelines governing the approval of any future financings which involve the County.