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County Financial Operations
The Board of Supervisors has the primary responsibility for ensuring the financial integrity of the County of Orange. A network of elected and appointed county officials and committees provide for a sound environment of fiscal control.

The Board, through the CEO’s Finance and Budget Section is responsible for approving and managing the county budget and approving all county financings. The Public Finance Advisory Committee prior to review by the Board approves all county financing. In addition, CEO Finance and Budget oversees the long range strategic financial planning, and corporate business planning, The Board has delegated the day-to-day operation of the county investment pool to the elected County Treasurer. Control over investments is further exercised through the Treasury Oversight Committee. The Treasurer has the additional responsibility for the receipt, custody, depository, and recording of funds for the County, school districts, and special districts.

Controllership responsibilities, including maintaining the county’s financial systems and preparing the county’s financial statements have been delegated by the Board to the county’s elected Auditor-Controller. The Auditor-Controller also has statutory responsibilities for settling county claims (i.e., paying the county’s bills and paying the county’s employees), exercising budgetary controls, and auditing the treasury four times per year.

The Internal Audit Department reports directly to the Board and assists the County in safeguarding its resources by promoting an economical, efficient, and effective business and customer service environment based on sound and practical internal controls. The Audit Oversight Committee oversees the activities of the Internal Audit Department and the quality of financial reporting activities that portray the county’s financial condition, results of operations, and plans and long-term commitments.
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Notice: The following pages present selected financial and other information concerning the County of Orange. The information does not represent, nor is it intended to represent, complete financial data or all of the information a visitor or investor may desire. All information presented herein is dated as of its date and the County of Orange makes no representation that such information is current or complete.