Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel

featured graphic for Michelle Steel, Orange County Supervisor for District 2 and current Chairwoman of the Board of Orange County Supervisors, during COVID-19

Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted alongside her colleagues to adopt the Healthy Communities Resolution, which recognizes that California is geographically diverse and ill-suited to region-wide restrictions and that Orange County is best suited to respond locally to the COVID-19 virus. The resolution would also …continue reading

On November 2nd, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, joined with the Huntington Beach City Council, Mayor Lyn Semeta, shelter operator Mercy House, representatives from the Orange County Health Care Agency’s Office of Care Coordination, and other elected officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the …continue reading

On Tuesday, October 20th, The Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved two proposals that will secure essential food and high-quality health care for Orange County residents. The first, co-authored by Chairwoman Michelle Steel and Supervisor Donald P. Wagner, will provide an additional $3 million of funding to support the …continue reading

At the September CalOptima Board of Directors Meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, voted alongside her colleagues to expand the “PACE Without Walls” model by providing senior-friendly smartphones to eligible PACE members in order to expand their access to virtual care. Smartphones will be equipped …continue reading

On September 1st, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, and her fellow Supervisors held hearings for Orange County’s 2020-2021 fiscal year budget. Supervisors examined the County’s seven program areas: public protection; community services; infrastructure & environmental services; general government; capital improvements; debt service; and insurance, reserves …continue reading

On the September 1st, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, proclaimed September as National Recovery Month as a way of recognizing those recovering from mental and substance abuse disorders. It further celebrates the new and evidence-based treatments and recovery practices. “This …continue reading

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On August 27th, 2020, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, joined the Huntington Beach City Council at the groundbreaking ceremony for the city’s future Cameron Lane Navigation Center. This navigation center will be a transitional shelter with specific service providers on-site who help persons experiencing homelessness …continue reading

Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors visited the police departments of Buena Park, Los Alamitos and Seal Beach to show support for local law enforcement in her district during these tough times. “In the face of radical calls for defunding and dismantling our local law enforcement, …continue reading

On Tuesday, June 9, Michelle Steel, Chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, accepted a generous donation of face masks and hand sanitizer from Simon Pang, the President of US-Sino Friendship Association. A total of 500 tubes of 4-ounce hand sanitizer and 4,000 disposable face masks were donated to …continue reading

Over the weekend, there were multiple demonstrations that took place across Orange County in response to the murder of George Floyd. More are planned in the coming days. While most were peaceful and went without incident, the demonstrations in the cities of Huntington Beach and Santa Ana required police to …continue reading