2021 Press Releases and Statements

SUPERVISOR LISA BARTLETT CHAMPIONS EFFORTS TO EXPAND ANTI-HATE WORK IN ORANGE COUNTY  12/14/21

The Board of Supervisors, by a unanimous vote of those present, reaffirmed its commitment to eradicating hate when it approved a $1 million contract with the Orange County Human Relations Council. The action paves the way for the Orange County Human Relations Commission to enhance and expand its efforts to address anti-hate crime in Orange County. read more...


HELPING SENIORS EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY AND STAY CONNECTED  08/24/21

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


RETURN OF NUTRITION GAP PROGRAM   08/16/21

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


ACTION FOR SPENT FUEL SOLUTIONS NOW COALITION GAINS SUPPORT OF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE  04/27/21

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


STATEMENT OPPOSING GOVERNMENT-ISSUED VACCINE PASSPORT  04/13/21

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.


CHAIRMAN ANDREW DO AND SUPERVISOR LISA BARTLETT DENOUNCE RACISM & HATE CRIMES  03/24/21

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


SUPERVISOR LISA BARTLETT TO HOST VIRTUAL JOB FAIR  03/10/21

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


STATEMENT ON STATE'S LIFTING OF REGIONAL STAY-AT-HOME ORDER  01/25/21

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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