Marc Elrich is the "Wizard of the Budget"
There are almost 2,000 unnamed vendors in the County budget. The total disbursed to those vendors total over $168 million. Almost 300 vendors received over $50,000; 40 of them received over $1 million in disbursements and one vendor, identified only as 1803092593, received a single disbursement of over $1 million. When questioned about who got the disbursements, we were told in writing that the vendor names are scrambled by each department and they don’t want the names disclosed. This is not acceptable. We need to know where our money is going. Examine the budget for yourself: