2021 Press Releases and Statements

August 24, 2021

HELPING SENIORS EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY AND STAY CONNECTED

Today, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proposal brought forward by Supervisor Lisa Bartlett and Vice-Chair Doug Chaffee, to allocate $2.4 million for the implementation of a program that will help bridge the digital divide among seniors. read more

August 16, 2021

RETURN OF NUTRITION GAP PROGRAM 

Noting that food insecurity is still a major challenge for many residents in her district, Orange County Supervisor Lisa Bartlett is relaunching the Fifth District’s Nutrition Gap Program (NGP). read more

April 27, 2021

ACTION FOR SPENT FUEL SOLUTIONS NOW COALITION GAINS SUPPORT OF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE

At its meeting of April 27, 2021, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a Resolution brought forth by Supervisor Lisa Bartlett authorizing the County of Orange’s participation in the Action for Spent Fuel Solutions Now coalition. read more

April 13, 2021

STATEMENT OPPOSING GOVERNMENT-ISSUED VACCINE PASSPORT

I am adamantly opposed to the issuance of a government vaccine “passport”, said Supervisor Lisa Bartlett. She continued, “to be clear, Orange County is not adopting any type of proof of vaccination requirement, nor will we.” The Othena app, utilized by the County, includes a feature that enables individuals to voluntarily opt in to receive a digital version of their vaccination record should they wish to do so. This feature is provided by the third-party app as a matter of convenience to users and is not utilized for any official government purpose. Issued 04/13/21

March 24, 2021

CHAIRMAN ANDREW DO AND SUPERVISOR LISA BARTLETT DENOUNCE RACISM & HATE CRIMES

During the March 23rd Board meeting, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved two resolutions, one from Chairman Andrew Do, First District, titled “Orange County Board of Supervisors Commitment to Action Against Racism” and the other from Supervisor Lisa Bartlett, Fifth District, titled “County of Orange Stands in Solidarity to Denounce All Hate Crimes.” read more

March 10, 2021

SUPERVISOR LISA BARTLETT TO HOST VIRTUAL JOB FAIR

Supervisor Lisa Bartlett, in partnership with all south Orange County chambers of commerce and key business organizations, will host a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. read more

January 25, 2021

STATEMENT ON STATE'S LIFTING OF REGIONAL STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

Supervisor Lisa Bartlett issued the following statement in response to the State’s decision to lift the Regional Stay-At- Home Order. read more

 

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