Meeting without staff or Fair Board present allows speakers to talk freely about the property. A consultant is also tasked with preparing a needs assessment.
March 12, 2014
For a place with the word “agricultural” in its formal name, there’s an awful lot of asphalt about.
That was one recurring sentiment expressed Tuesday night during a free-flowing public session at the Orange County Fairgrounds — officially the 32nd District Agricultural Assn.
Roughly 30 attendees gave their thoughts on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats — known in the business world as a SWOT analysis — for the 150-acre, state-owned property in Costa Mesa.