Wed. Jun 19th, 2024

My favorite O.C. Supervisor, Shawn Nelson, took action at today’s Board of Supervisors meeting, making a motion that a series of raises – which were doled out to just about every top executive in the CEO’s office – be rescinded, according to the Voice of OC.  The action means a demotion and rescinding of a 33 percent pay hike for Assistant CEO Rob Richardson.

Richardson is also a Trustee on the Santa Ana Unified School District’s Board of Education.  He is up for reelection next year.  He will have a heck of a time explaining to the voters in Santa Ana why he deserved a 33 percent pay hike in the first place.  He is also thought to be the one who brought disgraced Santa Ana Council Member Carlos Bustamante to the County of Orange.  Bustamante resigned a few months ago when he was charged with sexual harassment.  Bustamante was also in line to lose raises but he lost his job instead, after resigning.

Supervisor Janet Nguyen, a Republican who represents the First District, which includes most of Santa Ana, voted against rescinding the pay raises.  She endorsed Bustamante for reelection in 2008.

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One thought on “Richardson loses his 33 percent pay hike, despite Nguyen’s support”
  1. Finally, someone is looking for the interest of the tax payers, this two guys should be out of any public office.

    What suprise me is that the Board of Supervisor has not take a look at the PBI, THEY AUTHORIZE the collection of funds in conjuction with the property tax…..and this is creating a lots of problems to the owners……….PLEASE SUPERVISOR NELSON,………LOOK AT WHAT COUNCILMEN BUSTAMANTE VOTE FOR.

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