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Posted on February 21 at 12:43 p.m.
The CEO/CAO position at the County is a thankless job and the dire state of the County's budget makes the job even more untenable. It will take extraordinary leadership and ability to solve the numerous challenges and problems that exist at the County and it will require paying a decent salary. It will also require a shared vision across the BOS that goes beyond political turf.
There are also many directors and managers who have worked for the County too long and are threatened by new ideas and doing things differently. Cronyism and micromanaging are pretty typical management styles of many County directors and managers because of this.
It is more than time for 360 degree performance evaluations for County managers and directors, including the CAO.
On Greener Grass in Orange County?