The District Attorney’s office confirmed Friday it has launched an investigation into conflicts of interest and allegations of fraudulent billing involving the Santa Clara Valley Water District and consultant RMC Water and Environment.
An investigation into the Santa Clara Valley Water District has identified conflicts of interest between the public agency and consultant RMC Water and Environment, as well as allegations of fraudulent billing.
Santa Clara Valley Water District CEO Beau Goldie failed to disclose conflicts of interest regarding a $4 million consulting contract with RMC, the beneficiary of more than $18 million from the water district in the last decade.
One of the most overlooked races this election cycle focuses on one of our most precious resources: water. Gary Kremen, founder of Match.com, has taken the fight to enviro nerd Brian Schmidt, the Santa Clara Valley Water District’s North County trustee. And it’s getting expensive.