North School Investigation- 1998-2004

North School renovation-project chronology (overview)
Explains timeline of North School project.

Handout submitted- WSD private meeting with concerned citizens
Local citizens wanted to be on WSD board public meeting agenda, but was told that WSD board would meet in private meeting with WSD attorney.

North School complaint to Attorney General

Ass. Attn General to civil review-initial findings BEFORE investigation 2-2003

Attn General’s letter to WSD- and WSD’s reply 8-2003

Wasatch WAVE- North School Investigation part 1 of 2 9-17-2003
Wasatch WAVE- North School Investigation part 2 of 2 9-24-2003

SLTRIB- Costly School article 10-7-2003

WAVE-North School 10-8-2003 editorial

SLTRIB- Explain, Please 10-11-2003

WAVE- 2 mil over budget 1-21-2004

SLTRIB- North School Attn Gen. re-examines 2-9-2004

SLTRIB- editorial NOT SO FAST 2-11-2004

***North school-FINAL Attn General findings of code violations 2-12-2004

SLTrib- North School SHAM 2-14-2004

Attn Gen- No investigation 3-23-2004

State Auditor- no audit 4-2004

Tracy Taylor & Thomas Lowe (Wasatch County Attn) recording 10-2004
Mr. Lowe should have transferred complaint immediately to adjacent County Attns (Summit or Utah Counties) if he had a perceived conflict of interest. This was second meeting with citizens and Lowe.
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The Attorney General’s office, even after their investigator found 6 laws were broken and $1.8 million “disappeared” from WSD payments to Design West (with no invoice backup), decided not to pursue any accountability of the Wasatch School District.

Lawsuit between Wasatch School District and Design West
North School-WSD contract with Architectural Design West
Page 12- Business Administrator’s (Keith Johansen) unauthorized signature
Shoemaker to Design West- 5-2002
North School- Lawsuit WSD vs. Architectural Design West