State officials reported that the Nyssa School District showed a “lack of a consistent understanding” of the region’s migrant education program it has been tasked to oversee for more than 40 years.
Malheur County elected leaders recently chose to declare a moratorium regarding distributing any more federal relief funds. The county will make no decisions on funding requests until after it finishes framing its own budget.
Greg Smith repeatedly said under oath that his company had a contract for his work on the Treasure Valley Reload Center. But no such contract exists and Malheur County Development Corp. may have violated state contracting laws in its dealings with Smith.
Construction has been stopped since December on the Treasure Valley Reload Center in Nyssa while project organizers scramble for more money. Now, they will ask legislators for help covering the shortfall, according to public records obtained by the Enterprise.
The public board managing the Treasure Valley Reload Center hasn’t seen budget numbers since October but keeps spending. Greg Smith, project manager, assured the board financial commitments would not be made in excess of available funds – a claim contradicted by recently-disclosed public records.
As bills flow in, the county’s development company learns the state is stopping payments for the Treasure Valley Reload Center. Contrract issues are tying up millions needed to finish the project.
Managers of the Treasure Valley Reload Center project haven’t released a budget since October and an analysis shows the financial circumstances have worsened. A recent board meeting was canceled because project leaders weren’t ready with update cost figures.
DEQ officials say the agency is more closely monitoring companies in its carbon credit Clean Fuels Program after TTS Charging sold $1.8 million in credits linked to false data.
A Lincoln City entrepreneur reported false data to the DEQ’s Clean Fuels Program, sold invalid carbon credits and went on a spending spree. An Oregon Capital Chronicle Special Report details what happened.
Managers of the Treasure Valley Reload Center jeopardized the project’s to Union Pacific Railroad when they cut one rail spur from plans. They had to scramble to reverse course, documents show, after rail engineers warned the project may be “dead.”