#SANTACLARAVALLEYWATERDISTRICT @SCVWD TAXPAYER FRAUD, VALLEYWATER

How Do You Sleep At Night? @SCVWD SANTA CLARA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT @VAlleywater
I contracted at the district. The general lack of ethics was joked about constantly.

The three midgets that run the IT department in descending order:

a-The idiot who came highly recommended by a senior staff member (Deputy)
b-The Spineless One (Unit Manager)
c-The Sociopath (Help Desk Supervisor)

These three abusive A**HOLES should be investigated!!!!

They are just as guilty as ANYONE at the district. I’m sure everyone is more concerned with the CEO and the larger, more exposed issues at hand. But these “men”, probably handle quite a bit of the taxpayer dollars, and they, in turn, should be looked at as a department. They should be investigated for prejudice, impartial treatment of employees, nepotism, racism, falsifying documents, destroying evidence in the form of e-mails and documents, and in general: MAKING IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR PEOPLE TO PUT IN A LEGITIMATE 8 HOURS AND GET PAID FOR A HARD DAY WORKED!

Guys like this are on easy street at the SCVWD and it’s just one cover-up after another. They know where the bodes are buried. Maybe they get a cut from the Board Room upgrades??? They are like corporate mobsters. But that would be giving them too much credit. They are like COCKROACHES, and dear Mr. District Attorney please be ready when you turn on the lights……..
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paul goeltz  How Do You Sleep At Night? • a few seconds ago
thank you, the Truth is long coming, and people will pay, KARMA IS DEADLY! i gave heart and soul to that dump, only to be lied to, personal items thrown away, AS YOU SAY SPENT MORE TIME DEALING WITH BS THEN WORK. BUT AS AUDIT 2012 SAYS THE DISTRICT IS RICH WITH TAXPAYER MONEY AND THEY ARE SURPRISED THERE IS NOT MORE LAWSUITS. I KNOW THEY HAVE PAID OUT MANY AND MANY GOLDEN PARACHUTES FOR FIRED EXS, THEY EVEN LIED ABOUT HOW MANY COMPUTERS WERE MISSING SAYING ONLY TWO, WHEN IN IT WE KNEW OF OVER 100. MY EMAIL IS READY AND AVAILABLE, AND SO CAN A LEGAL TEAM BE READY, SO LETS DO THIS OF COURSE THE

a-The idiot who came highly recommended by a senior staff member (Deputy)
b-The Spineless One (Unit Manager)
c-The Sociopath (Help Desk Supervisor)

WILL WALK WITH A NICE PAYCHECK, ON TAXPAYER DIME
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paul goeltz • a day ago
lets not forget the boardroom fraud and the many lawsuits, 3 fired IT managers, and they want to build another board room, so they let this one go to pieces, or as directed by gerorge kamenjati and the cao and ceo.. all on record, also get read the audit 2012. plus its on video want more info ask, or ask to see the invoices for over 3 million spent in the board room ( they will say on video 70K) but i know i installed it and ran it, ask about the 100k of equipment that sits in a storeroom? or the 200k in improvements, or the fired temps that know to much? every IT manager they fired got walking money, ask why we paid 5k for sigs earpiece, or when food was banned at meetings, upper managers still got it?????

Pull all purchase records for IT, boardroom,, lawsuits, and all other depts, this is minor compared to the waste, theft that goes on, read the audit 2012 it will show you how they operate. Even the chair knows about boardroom fraud but does nothing, the committee that was started to look into the matter is all upper management so the results will be in scvwd favor. . where is the over site? the managers that commit ethics violations and lie about employees? they need firing also almost every dept is guilty.

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Jim • 2 days ago
The Golden Spigot strikes again!
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almundayy58 • 2 days ago
damage has been done…he will leave with a golden parachute….unfortunely for what he HAS NOT DONE…we will see the effects if we get major rain….if he is fired….his severance should be held as hostage to see how the district fairs in the upcoming rainy season and how much better is our water system….
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http://www.mercurynews.com/drought/ci_28925891/california-drought-santa-clara-valley-water-district-board?source=infinite-up

#SANTACLARAVALLEYWATERDISTRICT @SCVWD TAXPAYER FRAUD, VALLEYWATER

lets not forget the boardroom fraud and the many lawsuits, 3 fired IT managers, and they want to build another board room, so they let this one go to pieces, or as directed by gerorge kamenjati and the cao and ceo.. all on record, also get read the audit 2012. plus its on video want more info ask, or ask to see the invoices for over 3 million spent in the board room ( they will say on video 70K) but i know i installed it and ran it, ask about the 100k of equipment that sits in a storeroom? or the 200k in improvements, or the fired temps that know to much?  every IT manager they fired got walking money,  ask why we paid 5k for sigs earpiece, or when food was banned at meetings, upper managers still got it?????

http://www.mercurynews.com/drought/ci_28925891/california-drought-santa-clara-valley-water-district-board

@SanJoseInside @SCVWD @VALLEYWATER @nbc11 KEEP DIGGING BOARDROOM AND MANY OTHER FRAUDS, READ AUDIT 2012 CONTACT ME OR I CAN GIVE YOU MANY NAMES the fraud goes much deeper from new boardroom caused by managers gone wild with golden goldies backing already over 3 million spent on boardroom and they want new, why they made the old system not work.

Silicon Valley Water Summit @SCVWD THE GOLDEN SPIGOT WERE THEY TAKE YOUR PROPERTY CEO 500K

VALLEY WATER @SCVWD THE GOLDEN SPIGOT, Big water rate hike, WHILE CEO RAISE

Pull all purchase records for IT, boardroom,, lawsuits, and all other depts, this is minor compared to the waste, theft that goes on, read the audit 2012 it will show you how they operate. Even the chair knows about boardroom fraud but does nothing, the committee that was started to look into the matter is all upper management so the results will be in scvwd favor. . where is the over site? the managers that commit ethics violations and lie about employees? they need firing also almost every dept is guilty.

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/diversityaudit2012.pdf

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-pgoeltz-10-28-2014.pdf

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/joe-handout.pdf

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-ray-10-28-2014.pdf

http://www.sanjoseinside.com/2015/09/23/water-district-chair-calls-for-da-to-investigate-conflicts-of-interest-alleged-improper-billing/

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-ray-10-28-2014.pdf

https://tomtolosky.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/silicon-valley-water-summit-scvwd-the-golden-spigot-were-they-take-your-property-ceo-500k/

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-pgoeltz-10-28-2014.pdf

 @SanJoseInside @SCVWD @VALLEYWATER @nbc11 KEEP DIGGING BOARDROOM AND MANY OTHER FRAUDS, READ AUDIT 2012 CONTACT ME OR I CAN GIVE YOU MANY NAMES the fraud goes much deeper from new boardroom caused by managers gone wild with golden goldies backing already over 3 million spent on boardroom and they want new, why they made the old system not work.

Silicon Valley Water Summit @SCVWD THE GOLDEN SPIGOT WERE THEY TAKE YOUR PROPERTY CEO 500K

VALLEY WATER @SCVWD THE GOLDEN SPIGOT, Big water rate hike, WHILE CEO RAISE

1

#406, 12 14, winter snow, Bitterroot mt,
https://www.change.org/p/santa-clara-valley-water-district-ceo-cao-ethics-return-my-personal-property-or-1300-as-agreed-upon-investigate-it-managers-lying-fraud-taking-about-my-medical/ ,
http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/return-my-personal-items?source=c.em&r_by=2662786,
https://pgoeltz.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/golden-goldie-lies-scvwd-golden-spigot-crane-wreck-racialacid-scvwd/comment-page-1/ ,
http://cf.valleywater.org/About_Us/Board_of_directors/Board_meetings/_2012_Published_Meetings/MG47843/AS47844/AS47848/AI49234/DO49236/1.PDF,
http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_27687593/california-drought-big-water-rate-hike-plan-reduced ,
https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-ray-10-28-2014.pdf ,

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-pgoeltz-10-28-2014.pdf

http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_27687593/california-drought-big-water-rate-hike-plan-reduced

ceo gets 500k raise of plus 9% and workers under 3% but planning for drought hell no

https://www.change.org/p/santa-clara-valley-water-district-ceo-cao-ethics-return-my-personal-property-or-1300-as-agreed-upon-investigate-it-managers-lying-fraud-taking-about-my-medical

http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/return-my-personal-items?source=c.em&r_by=2662786

https://tomtolosky.wordpress.com/

https://pgoeltz.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/golden-goldie-lies-scvwd-golden-spigot-crane-wreck-racialacid-scvwd/comment-page-1/

look at the tax paid ceo of water agency same shit

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/diversityaudit2012.pdf

https://tomtolosky.wordpress.com/

TORTURE REPORT SAME AS SCVWD

sscistudy1

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-pgoeltz-10-28-2014.pdf

SCVWD PGOELTZ 10 28 2014

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-ray-10-28-2014.pdf

scvwd ray 10 28 2014

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/joe-handout.pdf

JOE HANDOUT

DiversityAudit2012

SCVWD SELLING ART WITH YOUR TAX DOLLARS???? EVEN TOLD DIRECTORS , CAO, CEO, CIO NOTHING JUST LIKE RICH LIES THIS AUDIT EXPLAINS THE ISSUE AT SCVWD LIES

SCVWD SELLING ART WITH YOUR TAX DOLLARS????

EVEN TOLD DIRECTORS , CAO, CEO, CIO NOTHING JUST LIKE RICH LIES THIS AUDIT EXPLAINS THE ISSUE AT SCVWD LIES

https://pgoeltz.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/golden-goldie-lies-scvwd-golden-spigot-crane-wreck-racialacid-scvwd/comment-page-1/

WHAT IS SAD IS EVEN PEOPLE LIKE DUG MUIRHEAD ARE SPEAKING UP AS TO WHERE THE MONEY IS GOING, CITING 2001 MASTER PLAN THAT HAS NEVER BEEN USED IN IT, THE NEW IT MANAGER THE 4TH IN AS MANY YEARS WAS TOLD NOTHING OF THE LIES AND MISINFORMATION DONE BY IT MANAGERS FRANK FUNG AND GEORGE KAMENJATI….@SCVWD FEB 10TH MEETING AND LIES SCVWD 911

@SCVWD

http://scvwd.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=3&clip_id=1195

time 4:19 watch the cio a fool of IT AGAIN THEY WOULD RATHER WASTE TAX MONEY THEN REPAIR @pgoeltz @IFUSIKAY
ABOVE IS LATEST HATE TO JOKE ABOUT CIO, BUT GET A BETTER SPEAKER LIKE GEORGE K OR FRANK FUNG

BELOW IS SEPT 2014 WERE BLOW IT AGAIN

https://pgoeltz.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/golden-goldie-lies-scvwd-golden-spigot-crane-wreck-racialacid-scvwd/comment-page-1/

SANTA CLARA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT LOOK LIKE FOOLS 10 28 14 LYING CAO CEO STAFF READ WATCH TRUTH

Posted on November 2, 2014
SANTA CLARA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT LOOK LIKE FOOLS 10 28 14 LYING CAO CEO STAFF READ WATCH TRUTH. FUNNY 2 COPS THERE THAT NIGHT.

scvwd ray 10 28 2014 RAYS STORY LOOK WHAT THE AV TECH HAS TO SAY ABOUT THINGS. REMINDS ME OF THE AUDIT 2012 THEY HAD THAT EXPLAINS MANAGEMENTS BEHAVIOR. (READ IT. DiversityAudit2012

SCVWD PGOELTZ 10 28 2014 PAULS STORY MY STORY AND MY HANDOUT FROM 2012 WHEN WE FIRST BLEW THE WHISTLE, FUNNY AS THEY ALL JUST KEEP GOING WITH THE LIES.

SCVWD SELLING ART WITH YOUR TAX DOLLARS????

TWO SPEECHES ON 10 28 2014 BUT GO TOVALLEYWATER.ORG AND WATCH THIS GUY DOUG……… JUST RIP THEM A NEW ASSHOLE

item 2.1 timestamp 16.51-over 45 mn long

http://scvwd.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=3&clip_id=1182

2.1 Public Hearing on the Engineer’s Report for Boardroom Audiovisual Modernization Project; Resolution to Approve the Engineer’s Report and Project; Adopt Plans and Specifications and Authorize Advertisement for Bids, Project No. 60204016 (San Jose). (S. Tikekar)

http://scvwd.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=3&clip_id=1182

http://cf.valleywater.org/About_Us/Board_of_directors/Board_meetings/_2014_Published_Meetings/MG55587/AS55593/AS55594/AI55663/DO55863/DO_55863.pdf

http://cf.valleywater.org/About_Us/Board_of_directors/Board_meetings/_2014_Published_Meetings/MG55587/AS55593/AS55594/AI55663/DO55864/DO_5586

via SCVWD @SANTA CLARA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT BOARD ROOM UPGRADE

California is turning back into a desert and there are no contingency plans

http://www.sanjoseinside.com/2015/09/23/water-district-chair-calls-for-da-to-investigate-conflicts-of-interest-alleged-improper-billing/

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-ray-10-28-2014.pdf

https://tomtolosky.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/silicon-valley-water-summit-scvwd-the-golden-spigot-were-they-take-your-property-ceo-500k/

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-pgoeltz-10-28-2014.pdf

 @SanJoseInside @SCVWD @VALLEYWATER @nbc11 KEEP DIGGING BOARDROOM AND MANY OTHER FRAUDS, READ AUDIT 2012 CONTACT ME OR I CAN GIVE YOU MANY NAMES the fraud goes much deeper from new boardroom caused by managers gone wild with golden goldies backing already over 3 million spent on boardroom and they want new, why they made the old system not work.

Silicon Valley Water Summit @SCVWD THE GOLDEN SPIGOT WERE THEY TAKE YOUR PROPERTY CEO 500K

VALLEY WATER @SCVWD THE GOLDEN SPIGOT, Big water rate hike, WHILE CEO RAISE

1

#406, 12 14, winter snow, Bitterroot mt,
https://www.change.org/p/santa-clara-valley-water-district-ceo-cao-ethics-return-my-personal-property-or-1300-as-agreed-upon-investigate-it-managers-lying-fraud-taking-about-my-medical/ ,
http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/return-my-personal-items?source=c.em&r_by=2662786,
https://pgoeltz.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/golden-goldie-lies-scvwd-golden-spigot-crane-wreck-racialacid-scvwd/comment-page-1/ ,
http://cf.valleywater.org/About_Us/Board_of_directors/Board_meetings/_2012_Published_Meetings/MG47843/AS47844/AS47848/AI49234/DO49236/1.PDF,
http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_27687593/california-drought-big-water-rate-hike-plan-reduced ,
https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-ray-10-28-2014.pdf ,

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-pgoeltz-10-28-2014.pdf

http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_27687593/california-drought-big-water-rate-hike-plan-reduced

ceo gets 500k raise of plus 9% and workers under 3% but planning for drought hell no

https://www.change.org/p/santa-clara-valley-water-district-ceo-cao-ethics-return-my-personal-property-or-1300-as-agreed-upon-investigate-it-managers-lying-fraud-taking-about-my-medical

http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/return-my-personal-items?source=c.em&r_by=2662786

https://tomtolosky.wordpress.com/

https://pgoeltz.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/golden-goldie-lies-scvwd-golden-spigot-crane-wreck-racialacid-scvwd/comment-page-1/

look at the tax paid ceo of water agency same shit

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/diversityaudit2012.pdf

https://tomtolosky.wordpress.com/

TORTURE REPORT SAME AS SCVWD

sscistudy1

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-pgoeltz-10-28-2014.pdf

SCVWD PGOELTZ 10 28 2014

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/scvwd-ray-10-28-2014.pdf

scvwd ray 10 28 2014

https://pgoeltz.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/joe-handout.pdf

JOE HANDOUT

DiversityAudit2012

SCVWD SELLING ART WITH YOUR TAX DOLLARS???? EVEN TOLD DIRECTORS , CAO, CEO, CIO NOTHING JUST LIKE RICH LIES THIS AUDIT EXPLAINS THE ISSUE AT SCVWD LIES

SCVWD SELLING ART WITH YOUR TAX DOLLARS????

EVEN TOLD DIRECTORS , CAO, CEO, CIO NOTHING JUST LIKE RICH LIES THIS AUDIT EXPLAINS THE ISSUE AT SCVWD LIES

https://pgoeltz.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/golden-goldie-lies-scvwd-golden-spigot-crane-wreck-racialacid-scvwd/comment-page-1/

WHAT IS SAD IS EVEN PEOPLE LIKE DUG MUIRHEAD ARE SPEAKING UP AS TO WHERE THE MONEY IS GOING, CITING 2001 MASTER PLAN THAT HAS NEVER BEEN USED IN IT, THE NEW IT MANAGER THE 4TH IN AS MANY YEARS WAS TOLD NOTHING OF THE LIES AND MISINFORMATION DONE BY IT MANAGERS FRANK FUNG AND GEORGE KAMENJATI….@SCVWD FEB 10TH MEETING AND LIES SCVWD 911

@SCVWD

http://scvwd.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=3&clip_id=1195

time 4:19 watch the cio a fool of IT AGAIN THEY WOULD RATHER WASTE TAX MONEY THEN REPAIR @pgoeltz @IFUSIKAY
ABOVE IS LATEST HATE TO JOKE ABOUT CIO, BUT GET A BETTER SPEAKER LIKE GEORGE K OR FRANK FUNG

BELOW IS SEPT 2014 WERE BLOW IT AGAIN

https://pgoeltz.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/golden-goldie-lies-scvwd-golden-spigot-crane-wreck-racialacid-scvwd/comment-page-1/

SANTA CLARA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT LOOK LIKE FOOLS 10 28 14 LYING CAO CEO STAFF READ WATCH TRUTH

Posted on November 2, 2014
SANTA CLARA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT LOOK LIKE FOOLS 10 28 14 LYING CAO CEO STAFF READ WATCH TRUTH. FUNNY 2 COPS THERE THAT NIGHT.

scvwd ray 10 28 2014 RAYS STORY LOOK WHAT THE AV TECH HAS TO SAY ABOUT THINGS. REMINDS ME OF THE AUDIT 2012 THEY HAD THAT EXPLAINS MANAGEMENTS BEHAVIOR. (READ IT. DiversityAudit2012

SCVWD PGOELTZ 10 28 2014 PAULS STORY MY STORY AND MY HANDOUT FROM 2012 WHEN WE FIRST BLEW THE WHISTLE, FUNNY AS THEY ALL JUST KEEP GOING WITH THE LIES.

SCVWD SELLING ART WITH YOUR TAX DOLLARS????

TWO SPEECHES ON 10 28 2014 BUT GO TOVALLEYWATER.ORG AND WATCH THIS GUY DOUG……… JUST RIP THEM A NEW ASSHOLE

item 2.1 timestamp 16.51-over 45 mn long

http://scvwd.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=3&clip_id=1182

2.1 Public Hearing on the Engineer’s Report for Boardroom Audiovisual Modernization Project; Resolution to Approve the Engineer’s Report and Project; Adopt Plans and Specifications and Authorize Advertisement for Bids, Project No. 60204016 (San Jose). (S. Tikekar)

http://scvwd.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=3&clip_id=1182

http://cf.valleywater.org/About_Us/Board_of_directors/Board_meetings/_2014_Published_Meetings/MG55587/AS55593/AS55594/AI55663/DO55863/DO_55863.pdf

http://cf.valleywater.org/About_Us/Board_of_directors/Board_meetings/_2014_Published_Meetings/MG55587/AS55593/AS55594/AI55663/DO55864/DO_5586

via SCVWD @SANTA CLARA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT BOARD ROOM UPGRADE

California is turning back into a desert and there are no contingency plans

Santa Clara Valley Water District board begins process to remove CEO

POSTED:   10/06/2015 05:32:13 AM PDT9 COMMENTS| UPDATED:   A DAY AGO

SAN JOSE — The board of Silicon Valley’s largest water agency is moving to oust its CEO, who is under fire over his performance on a variety of issues, including Gov. Jerry Brown’s controversial Delta water tunnels plan and a district attorney’s investigation into no-bid contracts.

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board has been negotiating CEO Beau Goldie’s departure in closed session meetings and is now working out the timing of the announcement, compensation and benefits that Goldie will receive, multiple sources familiar with the issue said Monday.

“He’s lost the confidence of the employees and the board,” said one source. “I expect he’ll be gone by December.”

Beau Goldie, CEO of the Santa Clara Valley Water District, speaks at a press conference calling for greater reuse of purified wastewater Monday, April 27,

Beau Goldie, CEO of the Santa Clara Valley Water District, speaks at a press conference calling for greater reuse of purified wastewater Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center in Alviso, Calif. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group) ( Karl Mondon )

In an interview Monday, Goldie, who has held the job since 2009, denied that he is on the way out.

“I am not aware of them taking a vote to remove me,” he said. “That would be the process under the contract.”

With California mired in the worst drought in state history and potentially large storms looming this winter, Goldie said “rumors are not uncommon” of his leaving his $290,000-a-year job as one of the Bay Area’s top water officials.

“I’m focusing on getting the work done, getting ready for El Niño and getting our purified water system built,” he said, referring to an expansion of recycled water. “All of this other stuff is a distraction.”

The district is a public agency that provides water and flood control to 1.9 million people in Santa Clara County.Goldie has been under increasing pressure on a number of fronts.

On Friday, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office confirmed with Metro Silicon Valley that it has begun an investigation into the district’s authorizing $10 million in no-bid contracts. One, a $1.3 million agreement that Goldie approved this summer, was to RMC Water and Environment, a company based in Walnut Creek, for work to expand the district’s recycled water system. One of the company’s principal owners, Tom Richardson, is married to Melanie Richardson, a deputy operating officer at the water district.

Goldie said Monday that Melanie Richardson, who has listed the relationship in public disclosure documents, had no role in the contract. He said that he did nothing wrong, that speed was of the essence and that the issue will be discussed Oct. 27 at a public board meeting.

“We had to do that so we could bring drought-proof supplies into our groundwater basin as quickly as possible,” he said. “We don’t know how far this drought is going to go.”

Goldie also has run afoul of many of the 691 employees at the district, a public agency based in San Jose with a $478 million budget this year.

A recent employee survey found that only 20 percent of workers had trust in the district’s executive management. On Sept. 10, the three unions representing the district’s workers sent a letter to the board noting that under Goldie there have been more grievances, arbitrations and unfair labor practice complaints filed than under any other CEO; that the district’s diversity council was disbanded; and that Goldie has created “a lack of transparency throughout the organization.”

“The majority of conversations I’ve had with my members is that they are done,” said Liz Bettencourt, president of the district’s employees association AFSCME Local 101. “They are ready to have somebody who really wants to make this organization thrive.”

Goldie also has had numerous run-ins with board members, including not responding as quickly as longtime board member Dick Santos, of Alviso, has wanted to address flooding issues in that low-lying community. He also has upset some board members by failing to diversify the district’s staff enough and by representing to the public strong support for Gov. Brown’s $17 billion plan to build two giant tunnels to move water through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, even though the board has not endorsed the project.

The district also has been slow to finish key projects, critics say, including earthquake retrofits of dams and flood control work on San Francisquito Creek in Palo Alto and Llagas Creek in Morgan Hill.

On Monday, board members said they could not discuss specific details of Goldie’s future because they are holding meetings to review his job performance.

“I’m pleased with some things and not with others,” said board member Tony Estremera. “We’re in the middle of evaluation, so it’s hard for me to say more right now.”

Added board chairman Gary Kremen: “It’s public record that we have held at least five times more closed-session evaluations of the CEO this year than last year. Our job is to scrutinize people’s performance. And we’re doing our job.”

Board member Linda LeZotte did not return a call seeking comment. Board member Barbara Keegan, who voted against the no-bid contract, said she welcomes the district attorney’s investigation.

“The fact that it has risen to the level where the DA is investigating is appropriate,” she said. “It’s part of checks and balances.”

During the tenure of Goldie, an engineer who has worked at the district for more than 30 years, voters in 2012 approved a $548 million parcel tax for flood control and water projects. Residents of Santa Clara County also have reduced water use 35 percent this summer — exceeding the governor’s 25 percent request.

But Goldie also ran into a buzz saw of criticism this year when he proposed a 31.5 percent increase in the “pump tax” that cities and private companies like San Jose Water Co. pay the district for wholesale water. The board cut that hike to 19 percent. The district also drew controversy in recent years for spending $54,000 on a promotional film before the tax election and for asking state taxpayers to reimburse it $384,395 to cover the costs of preparing and posting agendas for 42 board meetings, more than nearly any other government agency in the state.

“This isn’t about one issue,” said one source familiar with the process to remove Goldie. “It’s about a lot of issues.”

Paul Rogers covers resources and environmental issues. Contact him at 408-920-5045. Follow him at Twitter.com/PaulRogersSJMN.

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