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Statement from Supervisor Lisa Bartlett Following the Shooting at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods  05/15/22

"Today is a very dark day for the people of Laguna Woods and Orange County. Just a day after the tragic and hate-filled actions that led to the senseless deaths of innocent Americans at Tops Friendly Markets supermarket in Buffalo, New York, we, too, are now dealing with people shot in their place of worship here - in Laguna Woods. read more...

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Supervisor Lisa Bartlett Moves Quickly to Have County Proclaim Local Emergency in Response to Laguna Niguel Coastal Fire 05/12/22

Following the outbreak of the Coastal Fire in Laguna Niguel on May 11, Supervisor Lisa Bartlett immediately began to leverage all available resources to get the community she serves, the help and support it needs. In less than twenty-four hours, working with the Chairman of the Board, County staff and emergency personnel, she initiated efforts for the County to proclaim a local emergency. read more...

Laguna Woods TV Laguna Woods Village TV - Update on Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Project  03/02/22:  
Supervisor Bartlett was joined by Joe Ueberroth and Bryon Ward of Dana Point Harbor Partners for an interview on Laguna Woods Village TV to provide an update on the Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Project. Check out the video below.

Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Project
OC Human Relations Commission

Supervisor Bartlett Champions Efforts to Expand Anti-Hate Work in OC  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 on...


CSAC Annual Meeting 12/08/21: Last week, I had the pleasure of representing Orange County at the 127th Annual California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Annual Meeting, where we discussed everything from housing, land-use and transportation to county plans for ARPA funds. Having served as President (2020) and Immediate Past-President (2021) I was honored to be elected by my peers to represent urban counties on the CSAC Executive Committee. Serving on the executive committee is tremendously important to ensuring that Orange County’s voice and priorities continue to be heard and incorporated into the efforts of this statewide organization. Read on...


Redistricting Update  12/07/21:  On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the Board of Supervisors adopted the ordinance identifying new District boundaries for all five supervisorial districts in accordance with the Board approved Map 5A-1. The ordinance takes effect 30 days after adoption on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Thank you to everyone who participated in the process. Below is a link to Map 5A-1 that includes some technical corrections along with a breakdown of the new District-5 boundaries including a listing of the cities/unincorporated areas.  Map 5A-1 with technical corrections  

South County Improvements

South County I-5 Freeway Widening Project 11/22/21: If you live in South County and travel along the I-5, navigating your way to and from the freeway these days can be challenging with traffic volume returning to pre-pandemic levels and ongoing construction of the I-5 Freeway Widening Project. As a member of the OCTA Board, I strongly advocated for the much-needed widening project to keep South County moving, but how do we minimize the challenging effects that often accompany traffic-improvement projects? I reached out to our OCTA partners for an update on the project and to share some helpful tips. Read on...