Articles Tagged With ‘Sewage’




John Wallace accused of malfeasance

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

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

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

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)

Sanitation district board hires former IRS investigator for audit

By KAREN VELIE The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board voted 3-0 on Wednesday to hire Knudson and Associates to pursue a financial and past managerial review of the last 12 years. After several years of voting against... (Continue reading)

Cayucos backs out of sewage plant deal with Morro Bay

Following a rift over plant ownership, the Cayucos Sanitary District has opted to scrap its plan to join the city of Morro Bay in building a new sewage treatment facility. [KSBY] For the past 62 years, Morro Bay and Cayucos... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district attorney misled ratepayers

By KAREN VELIE Confidential documents obtained by CalCoastNews reveal a long-term plan by South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District officials to delay fines and findings of mismanagement by mounting a legal battle against the state — a fight they... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district board pursues an audit

By KAREN VELIE After several years of voting against an audit, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board voted 3-0 on Wednesday to pursue a financial review of the past 12 years. Approximately 30 people attended Wednesday’s meeting.... (Continue reading)

Lawyers making bank with sanitation district

BY DEBBIE PETTERSON Wednesday night at 6 p.m. in the Arroyo Grande City Hall, 38,000 users of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District serving Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach and Oceano may finally get some answers about the 2010... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district attorney under fire

By KAREN VELIE After San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District staff failed to follow board direction and agendize the settlement of a $1.1 million fine with the state, the board voted Wednesday to seek a review of district legal counsel... (Continue reading)