Town Square

Post a New Topic

Audit of past/current Contractual assignments by City of P.A.

Original post made by the watcher, another community, on Jun 22, 2009

It would be very interesting and (possibly) explosive in content if someone did a past 10 year audit on how many friends of friends and former (retired) employees from the City of Palo Alto have been re-hired as consultants throughout the various city's departments . From what many understand is that these so-called consultants make huge salaries for minimal level work output. (What department conducts the audits for these completed work-contract?)


Seems that in these financially strapped times, all the cities financial expenditures should be viewed by the public (with no exceptions), and especially the work that is contracted out.


In the past the contratcted work budget has never been revealed to the media and the public in the same manner as has been with the current employees of the City of Palo Alto.


Is the answer "Blowin in the Wind?"

Comments (1)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by fireman
a resident of another community
on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:30 am

Start with the Paramedic Transport Engine program.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,422 views

Quick Check List for UC Applications
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,732 views

Palo Alto and Bay Area Election Facts and Thoughts on the Implications
By Steve Levy | 11 comments | 1,197 views

Campaign Endorsements: Behind the Curtain
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 983 views

Mothers, daughters, books, and boxes
By Sally Torbey | 4 comments | 567 views