Saturday, March 11, 2006
Homework, for those of you with nothing to do of a rainy Saturday morning, go to www.sanluisobispo.com (the Trib's) site and download and read the two depositions by CSD interim Manager and CSD administrative services manager Pat McClenahan. Their depositions were part of the Trib's March 10 story. After reading it, see if you can tell me: Does anyone know how money gets tracked and accounted for in huge state/federal/local projects such as the Hideous Sewer Project? To say it's an amazing shell game of "accounting practices," and real bank accounts and "incrementalism," and hide the salami and who's on first is putting it mildly. According to Hyatt's 3/10 story, the district went from having $6.4 million down to having $250,000. So, what happened to the rest of the $4-plus million? The story doesn't make that clear and, so far as I can tell, neither do the depositions. Well, maybe the CSD's budget, due in a few weeks, will clarify the Trib's story? Stay tuned.
Posted by Churadogs at 9:21 AM