So far this year the cities of San Bernardino, Victorville, and Mammoth Lakes have filed for bankruptcy and other municipalities have made noise about following suit. While many factors influence these decisions, a common cause is frequently identified: the financial crisis created by public employee pensions negotiated during more prosperous times.
Cities and counties now struggle to meet these obligations as well as the general services expected of local government. Supervisor John Moorlach, who has been at the forefront of Orange County’s efforts to address these issues has stated that “pension costs are now becoming the growing ulcer inside municipal budgets.”
Please join the Orange County Federalist Society on September 27, 2012 for a special presentation by the Honorable John Moorlach, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, as he describes the fiscal challenges presented by public employee pensions as well as options for responding to and reforming the same.
When: Thursday, September 27, 11:30 a.m. (registration), 12:00 pm (lunch)
Where: First Floor Conference Room (1st Floor), 2040 Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614 (949) 760-0404
Parking: Please park in the parking structure near the 2040 building and bring your ticket to lunch for validation. Click here for directions.
Cost: $35 for lunch and 1 hour of MCLE credit. (The Federalist Society is a California State Bar approved provider of MCLE)
RSVP and Pay: To RSVP and pay by credit card, click the Buy Now button on the right. To pay by cash or check at the door, please send the RSVP to Joseph W. Haney III at firstname.lastname@example.org and make checks payable to “The Federalist Society”.