Articles Tagged With ‘Sewage’




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Auditor rebuts John Wallace’s explanation

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Editor’s Note: Carl Knudson’s addendum to his report on the past management practices of John Wallace is at the bottom of this article. By KAREN VELIE In response to former South County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace’s claim that a... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district employee speaks out

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Opinion by Scott Mascolo I am the first of two people to be terminated by former administrator John Wallace from the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District for standing up for what we believed was the right thing to... (Continue reading)

FEMA rejects John Wallace’s request for disaster funds

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By KAREN VELIE The Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected John Wallace’s appeal to reconsider its denial of disaster funds to cover invoices to his company the Wallace Group, according to a Jan. 14 letter from the Governor’s Office of Emergency... (Continue reading)

Should Los Osos dump Wallace and Seitz?

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OPINION by TOM SALMON On Sept. 30, it was brought to the attention of the Los Osos Community Services District (LOCSD)  Board that General Manager Kathy Kivley had overpaid herself. This was less than a month after independent auditors would not... (Continue reading)

John Wallace facing a criminal investigation

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The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday to take reports of malfeasance by former district administrator John Wallace to District Attorney Dan Dow, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Attorney General Kamala Harris.... (Continue reading)

Report on John Wallace presents a cautionary message

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OPINION by ARROYO GRANDE MAYOR JIM HILL After six months of investigative work, the long awaited report on past management practices and operations of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District will be released and presented at the sanitation... (Continue reading)

John Wallace accused of malfeasance

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By KAREN VELIE Former South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace is accused of extortion and conflicts of interest in an investigative report that was made public Sunday. The investigation by Knudson and Associates recommends the district... (Continue reading)

Developers may pay for Pismo Beach to recycle water

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The Pismo Beach City Council is considering turning to developers to cover the costs of a $29.7 million water recycling project. [Tribune] On Tuesday, the City Council will vote on whether to charge a fee on new development and redevelopment... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district wiped away records, audit finds

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By JOSH FRIEDMAN Four and a half years of accounting data were wiped away from South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District computers under the leadership of John Wallace, a former IRS investigator alleges. In May, the sanitation district board... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district pays Oceano, denies agreement

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During a heated meeting, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District board voted to approve a one time payment of $11,000 to the Oceano Community Services District and then declined to enter into a billing agreement. Oceano’s General manager... (Continue reading)



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