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  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018

     

    Trustee asks for investigation into student voter registration

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    Trustee Ortega

    Orange Unified Trustee John Ortega wants a blank check to hire a law firm to investigate OUSD high school student voter registration drives with connections to billionaire Tom Steyer


    Orange Unified Trustee John Ortega placed an item on the Orange Unified School Board Agenda for May 24, 2018, requesting to hire a law firm to investigate student voter registration drives at two OUSD high schools in April of this year.

    Agenda Item 12 D (page 56) states "I [John Ortega] am recommending an attorney from the law firm of Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) to complete the investigation and provide a report back to the board".  Ortega states in the agenda item that the investigation is to look into any "potential violation of the California Education Code, and any other laws associated with the occurrence".

    The total cost of the requested Ortega Investigation is listed as "To be determined".

    Image result for orange county voter information projectThe voter registration drives were organized by the Orange County Voter Information Project (OCVIP).  The voter registration drives were held this year on April 11th at Richland H.S. and April 17th at El Modena H.S.  April is a traditional month for student registration drives.

    A post on April 11, 2018, on the OCVIP Facebook (the website for OCVIP does not work) has this message about the Richland voter drive:
    April 11 · 
    Two back to back voter registration drives at two different high schools! First school, we registered 47 students. This was a success because only about 200+ students attend that school due to its status as a continuation high school. Next day, in Irvine (private high school) we registered 45 students. This was yet another success given that - that school had only about 90 students that were eligible to register to vote. With that said, we registered 50% of students that are eligible to register! Thank you to our community partners and to NextGen America for partnering with us for these two voter registration presentations and VR drives. On to the next! 
    #civicengagement    #engage  #inform  #turnout

    Adult volunteers at the April 11, 2018 OCVIP student registration drive at Richland H.S. 



    For more information click on OCVIP FACEBOOK


    An April 17, 2018 OCVIP Facebook post about the El Modena registration drive reads:
    April 17 · 
    After a two-day visit, one day of civic engagement presentations followed up by a lunch time voter registration drive today, we registered a total of 190 new voters at a local Orange County high school.
    A special thanks to NextGen California and to the women from Women for Humanity for helping us out these past two days!
    Message us if you would like to get involved with our quest to register young individuals throughout Orange County or find out how to get involved by emailing Otniel Pavia @ otniel@ocvip.org.

    OCVIP Facebook post about El Modena voter registration drive

    The OCVIP Facebook page includes an April 17th "like" of a El Modena H.S. post about the event:
    April 17 · Orange, CA · 
    It's #CAVoterEducationWeek April 16-27 and community volunteers worked with the Orange County Voter Information Project - OCVIP to help @ElModenaHS with student voter registration!

    For more information click on OCVIP FACEBOOK

      

    The both OCVIP and El Modena HS postings on the April 17 event included photos of the event. The photos of adult registration drive volunteers included OUSD Trustee Andrea Yamasaki.  Yamasaki is up for reelection in November 2018.


    OUSD Trustee Andrea Yamasaki (far right)  at OCVIP Student Registration Drive on April 17, 2018


    For more information click on OCVIP FACEBOOK

     Both OCVIP April posts about the OUSD high school student registration drives also mention and thank NextGen California for helping with the voter registration drives:
      "Thank you to our community partners and to NextGen America for partnering with us for these two voter registration presentations and VR drives"
    -Excerpt from April 11, 2018, OCVIP Facebook post

    NextGen was founded by California billionaire environmentalist and political activist Tom Steyer. The billionaire activist is best known for his television advertisements to impeach President Trump,  Steyer also founded and funds NextGen.
    For more information click on 

    Just this week news broke that Steyer had just funded NextGen California with $350,000 to work to unseat California Republican Congressional members and flip the seats of two retiring Republican congressmen. The Hill,  a top national political website, reported this week:
     "NextGen America is rolling out a campaign to urge 200,000 young voters to go to the polls on June 5 in four GOP-held districts: the seats held by Reps. Jeff Denham and Dana Rohrabacher as well as the seats being vacated by retiring Reps. Ed Royce and Darrell Issa. All four districts were carried by Hillary Clinton in 2016 and are part of Democrats’ planned path to taking back the House."

    For more information click on THE HILL: STEYER OUTREACH

    The NextGen website has a page that lists "partners".  OCVIP is listed on the page with its name as a hyperlink. When you click on the Orange County Voter Information Project on the partners' page, it takes you to the Orange County Federation of Labor home page.

    For more information click on NEXT GEN PARTNERS

    On it's Facebook page, OCVIP states it is a non-partisan organization:
    The Orange County Voter Information Project (OCVIP) is a non profit, non partisan, organization that aims to facilitate civic participation via voter registration and promotes civic engagement throughout Orange County.
    General Information
    Nonprofit, non-partisan, organization

    Much of the OCVIP website, however, is devoted to similar causes that NextGen advocates including attacking Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, immigration rights, and affordable healthcare.  The NextGen website explains its mission on its webpage as:
     Our story
    NextGen America acts politically to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity, and protect the fundamental rights of every American.
    Since our founding as NextGen Climate in 2013, we’ve worked to fight climate change by advancing the transition to a clean energy economy. We’ve supported candidates who support climate action. We’ve fought to halt the Keystone XL pipeline and registered more than 1 million voters nationwide.

    Now, the same values that drive our work on climate are under unprecedented attack from all directions.

    We’re proud to step up the fight for immigrant rights, affordable health care, prosperity, and equality.


    Also appearing frequently on the OCVIP Facebook posts are connections to Swing So Cal Left.  Their website describes Swing SoCal Left as:
    Description
    Swing SoCal Left works to connect progressive organizers and volunteers who want to help flip the California congressional swing districts CA-25, CA-39, CA-45, CA-48 and CA-49. We painstakingly maintain the regional district flipper's calendar of events at Swingsocalleft.org. We provide landing pages on the site for Action Council coalitions in each district and sundry other activities to help facilitate SoCal's incoming Blue Wave.

    For more information click on: SWING SoCal LEFT

    Ironically or perhaps coincidentally, also on the OUSD Agenda for May 24 is an item updating Board Policies.  Information Item 13 B (Agenda page 59) includes a new addition regarding Student Voter Registration. The new Board Policy would have the OUSD Administration designating a staff contact at each high school to facilitate Student Registration on each campus.

    The local watchdog group Greater Orange Community Group* sent out a community email about the student voter registration flap. The email praised Ortega for bringing the item to the attention of the public and took Yamasaki to task for her involvement.  The group also urged that the Trustees move on and not waste tax money hiring legal experts for an "investigation":
    The Greater Orange Community Group shares the concerns of Trustee John Ortega over political groups or organizations with political agendas on a public school campus under the guise of student voter registration.  The Greater Orange Community Group is also concerned with the participation of Trustee Yamasaki in the OCVIP registration efforts at OUSD high schools.

    At the same time, the Greater Orange Community Group understands how vital it is for our democracy to engage students early to both register to vote and to actually vote.

    While we applaud Trustee Ortega for bringing the El Modena and Richland student registration incidents to the public's attention, his proposal to spend an undetermined amount of tax-payer educational funds on legal services for an "investigation"  is the wrong thing to do.

    If the majority of the OUSD Board feels an investigation is needed, we urge the OUSD Board to have the very capable OUSD Administration report back to the OUSD Board how the voter registration with the OCVIP group occurred and any possible legal violations.

    The citizen's of Greater Orange support the goals of young people voting. However, we urge the OUSD Trustees to not waste educational tax dollars on lawyers, lawsuits, and litigation but instead learn from this event and move forward with a partisan-free plan to educate and engage students to register to vote.


    OUSD Public Relations costs
    In February 2018 OUSD Trustees voted $219,424 for a Public Relations contract (Click on):
     OUSD VOTES $219,424 for PR

    Here is what spending $219,424 of educational tax dollars on PR buys (For the latest in OUSD News on the web Click on): 
    OUSD in the NEWS

    NEXT OUSD BOARD MEETING Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Next OUSD Board Meeting -OUSD BOARD ROOM
    Trustee Kathy Moffat will be teleconferencing from Hawaii requiring all votes to be by voice.

    CLOSED SESSION- 6:30 pm
    OUSD Regular Session: 7:00 pm
    For AGENDA-CLICK ON: OUSD AGENDA


    For more information call the OUSD Superintendent’s office at 714-628-4040
    For budgeting questions call Business Services at 714-628-4015

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    Tuesday, May 08, 2018

     

    Orange Unified UPDATES

    Orange Unified donated portable will become new District Office Meeting space
    Consent Item 18 J on May 10, 2018, Orange Unified School District Board of Trustees Agenda (page 71) is a resolution to accept the donation and use of a portable classroom.

    According to the agenda item, the 36' x 60' portable modular building donated by Chapman University will be added to the District Office Center campus as a new "administrative/training/meeting room".  The portable was being used as a science classroom. All the furnishings and science equipment that were also donated will go to OUSD school sites.

    OUSD agreed to contribute $50,000 toward the relocation of the portable from Chapman University to the site in OUSD. 

    OUSD to approve financing arrangements for
    Kelly Field and El Rancho Charter campus improvements
    Action Item 16 C on May 10, 2018, Orange Unified School District Board of Trustees agenda is a resolution to establish  $11,000,000 in financial instruments to finance the upgrades and refurbishing of Fred Kelly Stadium and the El Rancho Charter School improvements. 

    The funding for the El Rancho Charter School improvements that were completed in December 2017 will be paid back to OUSD by the charter school.   Action Item 16 D is the loan agreement between OUSD and El Rancho Charter.

    Agenda Consent Item 18F (page 62) shows that the total cost of the El Rancho Charter improvements for the new science building and gym after the construction change orders was $12.1 million.

    Inside the May 10 OUSD Agenda
    Item 4 Work/Study Session (page 1): This 5:00 pm open session will be a training on Superintendent/ Trustees protocols on interactions and goals.

    Item 13 E Distinguished School Award (page 4): Recognition of Crescent Elementary School as a 2018 California Distinguished School Award recipient 

    Item 13 F (page 5): Proclamation of the week of May 20-26, 2018 as Classified School Employee Week.

    OUSD Public Relations costs
    In February 2018 OUSD Trustees voted $219,424 for a Public Relations contract (Click on):
     OUSD VOTES $219,424 for PR

    Here is what spending $219,424 of educational tax dollars on PR buys (For the latest in OUSD News on the web Click on): 
    OUSD in the NEWS

    NEXT OUSD BOARD MEETING Thursday May 10 , 2018
    Next OUSD Board Meeting -OUSD BOARD ROOM
    Work/Study Session-5:00 pm
    CLOSED SESSION- 6:00 pm
    OUSD Regular Session: 7:00 pm

    For AGENDA-CLICK ON: OUSD AGENDA

      
    For more information call the OUSD Superintendent’s office at 714-628-4040
    For budgeting, questions call Business Services at 714-628-4015

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    Tuesday, April 10, 2018

     

    OUSD Athletic fields and new admin positions

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    Fred Kelly Stadium and  high school athletic fields on OUSD agenda
    The Orange Unified School Board's Thursday, April 12, 2018, Agenda Item 12 F (page 28) will be a report on the modernization of Fred Kelly Stadium and information on the condition of the athletic fields at Canyon, El Modena, Orange and Villa Park high schools.

    Included in the report at the meeting will be preliminary budget costs for the high school projects as the OUSD staff seeks direction the OUSD Trustees. 

    Currently, OUSD is seeking design and installation proposals for the high school projects.  According to the agenda item, the Fred Kelly Stadium project has plans that are ready to go to bid.

    OUSD Administration cuts support positions 
    and creates new Executive Director positions
    Citing the "budget planning process for the 2018-2019 school year"  Agenda Item 14 G ( page 54) eliminates four part-time instructional assistant positions for a savings of $105,198.

    The April 10th Agenda's Certificated Personal Report (page 38) reports that as of July 1, 2018, Cathleen Corella the Administrative Director of K-12 Curriculum/GATE will have a new title of Executive Director of Curriculum/GATE/Student Support K-12.  Also on July 1st, Shoal "Christina" Lin, the Administrative Director of Technology Services will have the new title of Executive Director Technology Services.  The current Interim Administrative Director of Elementary Services Elena Rodriquez on July 1st will become the new Executive Director of Accountability/Special Programs/School Support.

    Agenda Item 14 H (page 55) reveals that the current state-wide educator shortage is impacting the district's ability to recruit another Executive Director, the position of Executive Director of Special Education/SELPA.  Employees at this level from outside of OUSD are able to currently transfer 10 years of qualifying experience to the OUSD pay scale.  Item 14 H would allow new employees at the "Executive Director level or higher"  to transfer 20 years of qualifying experience to the OUSD pay scale.

    In Closed Session Agenda Item 4 B, the OUSD Board will hire a new Assistant Superintendent of Business Services.

    Agenda Item 14 I (page 56) is approval of the contract for the new Assistant Superintendent of Business Services contract through June 30, 2020.

    OUSD Public Relations costs
    In February 2018 OUSD Trustees voted $219,424 for a Public Relations contract (Click on):
     OUSD VOTES $219,424 for PR

    Here is what spending $219,424 of educational tax dollars on PR buys- 
    • news on former OUSD Trustee Steve Rocco
    • OUSD teachers not recovering from the Great Recession
    • Chapman University supported Charter School in OUSD 
    (For the latest in OUSD News on the web Click on): 
    OUSD in the NEWS

    NEXT OUSD BOARD MEETING Thursday, April 12, 2018

    CLOSED SESSION 6:00 pm
    OUSD Regular Session: 7:00 pm
    For the AGENDA-CLICK ON: AGENDA


    For more information call the OUSD Superintendent’s office at 714-628-4040
    For budgeting questions call Business Services at 714-628-4015

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    Monday, March 05, 2018

     

    Peralta Site FOR SALE


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    Battle sign from last  Peralta development attempt


    OUSD to try to sell Peralta Site




    The Orange Unified Board of Trustees is again offering the Peralta Property for sale to developers.  

    The March 8, 2018, OUSD Agenda does not identify the Peralta Site by name. The Agenda just uses the site's address in the Closed Session portion of the Agenda that deals with the potential sale.  

    It has been customary to name the site under consideration for sale in the OUSD Agenda.

    Agenda Item 4 B introduction states:

    B. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS Government Code 54956.8 Property: Approximately 19.57 acres of property located at 2190 N. Canal Street, Orange, California (“Property”).

    The agenda item then goes on to list the OUSD negotiators and who and what  they are negotiating:  
    "and an unidentified number of potential buyers or lessees for the Property which may acquire or lease the Property pursuant to applicable California law (Proposed Buyer/Lessee".

    While not identifying the "potential buyers"  it does list the current leaseholders as negotiating for new leases.  The agenda item further states that the Trustees are to instruct the negotiators as to how much to charge for the lease renewals and to buy the property outright:
    "Instruction to Negotiators will concern both price and terms of payment for the licenses for the identified Property and price and terms of payment for the potential disposition of the identified Property".

    Last month the Orange Unified Trustees voted to increase taxes to build new schools. The same conservative majority that voted to increase taxes to pay for new schools, has insisted that the Peralta Site is not needed for future schools because of declining enrollment.


    Peralta Jr. High School closed in 1985.
    Click on: 


    The Closed Session meeting will start at 5:00 pm on Thursday, March 8, 2018.


    OUSD Public Relations
    In February 2018 OUSD Trustees voted $219,424 for a Public Relations contract (Click on): OUSD VOTES $219,424 for PR

    Here is what spending $219,424 of educational tax dollars on PR buys (Click on): OUSD in the NEWS

    NEXT OUSD BOARD MEETING Thursday, March 8, 2018

    CLOSED SESSION 5:00 pm
    OUSD Regular Session: 7:00 pm
    For the AGENDA-CLICK ON: AGENDA
      
    For more information call the OUSD Superintendent’s office at 714-628-4040
    For budgeting questions call Business Services at 714-628-4015

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    the Greater Orange News Service http://greaterorange.blogspot.com/
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    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

     

    OUSD 8.78% tax hike on agenda

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    Deligianni spends and  taxes
    OUSD will vote to increase taxes 8.78% on new residential and business construction



    At the Thursday, February 15, 2018, Orange Unified School Board meeting,  Board President Dr. Alexia Deligianni-Brydges will bring forward votes for a politically tainted $213,473 Public Relations contract and a vote for an 8.78%*  tax increase.

    After a lengthy process at the request of the OUSD Board to select a PR Firm, at their January 18, 2018, the OUSD Board rejected the staff recommendation to award the public relations contract to VMA Communications.    Instead, the Board directed the OUSD Administration to negotiate with Communication Labs of Orange for the contract worth hundreds of thousands of educational tax dollars. 

    Agenda Item 12 C on February 15, 2018, OUSD Board Agenda is to approve a contract for the politically connected local public relations firm Communications Lab. 

    Trustee Barrios
    Communication Lab's owner is Arianna Barrios, a Trustee for Rancho Santiago Community College
    Aside from the Rancho Santiago College's close ties and working relationship with OUSD, Barrios has other cozy connections to OUSD and its Board members. Barrios served on the OUSD Gifted and Talented  Education Community Advisory Committee and the OUSD Legislative Coalition (LegCo).  Barrios serves on the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Orange which coordinates closely with OUSD and has given financial support to the district, most notably with the district's Fred Kelly Stadium. 

    In 2008, Barrios made an unsuccessful run for OUSD Area 6 Trustee and was endorsed by both OUSD Trustees Kathy Moffat and John Ortega.  Unless  Moffat and Ortega recuse themselves from the contract vote, both will be voting on the Barrios contract this week. Moffat is one of four OUSD Trustees up for re-election in November 2018.

    At the January 18th OUSD Board Meeting,  Board President Dr. Deligianni-Brydges led a conversation on rationales for hiring a public relations firm. Citing declining enrollment in OUSD, combined with the loss of OUSD students to other districts-especially Tustin Unified- Trustees and staff said a public relations firm was needed for a campaign to keep OUSD Students in the district.

    OUSD has been very aggressive in retaining students who live in the district. An example is a recent move by Panorama Heights residents to break away from OUSD to join Tustin Unified.  

    Last year (for the second time) Panorama Heights residents petitioned to leave Orange Unified and join Tustin Unified.  In September 2017, after holding two public meetings, the Orange County Committee on School District Organization voted to allow an election to move forward for a Panorama Heights vote on whether to join Tustin Unified. The loss of Panorama Heights students to Tustin was forecast by OUSD to cost the district's budget  $700,000 a year.

    The election, however, is now on hold after a legal move by OUSD that will delay an election for years.  OUSD appealed the county ruling to the State Board of Education. With the current backlog in Sacramento, a date for the appeal is not expected for at least three years.  The delay involved with the appeal will save the OUSD budget around $2.1 million if the election had proceeded and the Panorama Heights area voted to leave OUSD.  In three years,  high school construction under Measure S should be well underway with portions of new construction potentially finished. Many of the petitioners may also have moved past the desire to leave OUSD.


    OUSD to vote to increase local taxes (school fees)  8.78%*
    Every two years, the State Allocation Board (SAB) recalculates "school fee"  taxes that school districts are allowed to level on new construction. A district's Trustees must vote to implement the tax increase. The taxes are maintained in a special account to use for building new schools or improvements to current schools. The school taxes are often called "development fees" or the "development tax", but they are a government tax.

    In January of this year, the State Allocation Board authorized a bi-annual "adjustment" in the tax. After tax increases are authorized by the SAB, state law then requires school districts who want to increases taxes locally to vote to increase the tax.   The new increase becomes effective 6o days after a school board approves the new tax rate. 

    The current SAB authorization and the OUSD Board resolution hike the residential development tax 8.78%* to $3.79 per square foot of residential buildings and $0.61 per square foot for commercial/industrial buildings.  The new tax rate calculates to $3,790 per 1000 square feet of homes and $ 610 per 1000 square feet for commercial ( a new 10,000 square foot industrial building would have a tax of $ 6,100).

    In 2014, the last time the SAB authorized hikes the SAB raised the allowable tax at first 1.05% then readjusted it upwards to 3.5%.  The 2014 taxes were  $3.48 per square foot for residential and $0.56 for commercial/industrial.

    On February 2, 2018, OUSD ran the required notice for the public hearing and vote on the OUSD tax increase.  (see the PUBIC HEARING NOTICE  link at the bottom of the post).
      
    OUSD Agenda Item 12 C (page 34)  for the February 15th meeting includes the resolution to "INCREASE THE STATUTORY SCHOOL FEES" (taxes).  The Tax Resolution, by law, must lay out the justifications for the tax increase. 

    The OUSD Tax Resolution in Section 13 allows for 3% of all taxes collected to go to "administrative costs" caused by the collection of the tax.

    Page 1 ( Agenda page 36) of the OUSD Tax resolution cites two state requires justification studies, one on residential and another on the commercial. The studies are mandated for a district to raise the developer tax. Among the legal requirements, the studies need to address is "(2) the need for school facilities" and "(e) an evaluation and projection of the number of students that will be generated by new residential development".

    Section 10 on page two of the OUSD Tax Resolution states a reason for the increase in taxes is "the School District does not have sufficient student capacity to serve the students generated by such new" developments.

    For over a decade, OUSD has actually closed school facilities and been in a process to sell off district property designated for new schools as "surplus property".  The February 15th Agenda includes a Closed Session item (Agenda Item 4 C) for further price negotiations on selling the surplus Killerfer Site.  When Trustee Timothy Surridge was Board President, the conservative majority went to great lengths to point out the OUSD demographics studies showed declining enrolment. Surridge met with community groups across Greater Orange telling them that OUSD would not need any of the surplus school sites, including the Peralta site for future schools. Surridge and his trustee allies' plans for high-density apartments on the surplus site caused a firestorm of neighborhood and voter opposition. 

    The OUSD Administrators and the OUSD Board have made the declining enrollment the main reason for spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on President Deligianni-Brydges request for a public relations firm.  The OUSD Budget leaders have since last year had a doomsday budget scenario that primarily puts the blame on the narrative of declining enrollment.

    Section 5 on Page 2 of the OUSD Tax Resolution states that the current schools (yes the ones with declining enrollment) cannot handle new students from any future development: "There is not sufficient capacity in the existing School Facilities to accommodate all additional students".

    Measure S supporters may be surprised to learn that Page 3 Section 8 of the Tax Resolution states that the new taxes can be used for " accusation for additional School Facilities" and for "remodeling existing School Facilities to add additional classrooms and technology" and "remodeling of existing School Facilities". The money can also be used for the district office facilities: as well as any required "central administrative and support facilities".

    The latest OUSD Budget figures show that OUSD's current surplus reserves (called "Unaudited Actuals ")  are $52.6 million. 

    Ironically, it will be two of OUSD's self-proclaimed fiscal conservatives who will sign the Tax Increase Resolution: Dr. Alexia Deligianni-Brydges and Timothy Surridge:


    Signature page for OUSD Tax Resolution for an 8.78% tax hike-Agenda page 42





    So it appears that the OUSD Board and Budget makers are trying to have their cake and eat it too:

      For more information Click on the links below:

    OUSD Website section devoted to Developer Fees:
    (as of this posting- none of the website links in this section worked)

    Continue to provide fiscal responsibility for taxpayers, and fighting for continued strong fiscal oversight. I will never vote to raise your taxes.-  Dr. Alexia Deligianni campaign promise 2012





    Lorzano Smith ESQ info on State Allocation Board (SAB)


    NEXT OUSD BOARD MEETING February 14, 2018
    Next OUSD Board Meeting -OUSD BOARD ROOM
    CLOSED SESSION- 5:00 pm
    OUSD Regular Session: 7:00 pm
    For AGENDA-CLICK ON: OUSD AGENDA


    For more information call the OUSD Superintendent’s office at 714-628-4040
    For budgeting questions call Business Services at 714-628-4015

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