MAOS files Ethics Complaint against Oakland Park staffers.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Timothy “Chaz” Stevens PO Box 1123 Deerfield Beach, FL 33443 Florida Commission on Ethics P. O. Drawer 15709 Tallahassee, FL 32317-5709 RE: Complaint Against the City of Oakland Park Purchasing Department To Whom It May Concern; I am filing a complaint against the staff at the City of Oakland Park for violating Florida Statute 119. In support of this allegation, I offer the following from the Broward Office of Inspector General to John Stunson, City Manager Oakland Park. Purchasing is Not Retaining Communications Upon Which it has Relied to Amend Solicitations City staff informed the OIG that the potential vendors at the pre-bid meeting were advised to submit their questions to the Purchasing Specialist and the Account manager via email. In reference to ITB No. 081911, staff indicated they had received numerous emails from potential vendors. At least some of the questions submitted by potential vendors were documented in an addendum to the bid. However, staff were unable to provide the OIG with the correspondence relating to the procurement. Staff informed the OIG that all emails pertaining to ITB No. 081911 were deleted by the Purchasing Specialist and copies were not retained in the file with …

The OIG investigates Oakland Park. In a word? Meh.

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Purchasing is Not Retaining Communications Upon Which it has Relied to Amend Solicitations City staff informed the OIG that the potential vendors at the pre-bid meeting were advised to submit their questions to the Purchasing Specialist and the Account manager via e-mail. In reference to ITB No. 081911, staff indicated they had received numerous emails from potential vendors. At least some of the questions submitted by potential vendors were documented in an addendum to the bid. However, staff were unable to provide the OIG with the correspondence relating to the procurement. Staff informed the OIG that all emails pertaining to ITB No. 081911 were deleted by the Purchasing Specialist and copies were not retained in the file with the procurement. Staff indicated it was not their process to retain email correspondence with the other records pertaining to a specific procurement. The City normally relies upon a server to backup deleted emails, but the Information Technology (IT) staff indicated that there were known issues with the old system that spurred the City to engage an archiving service for its new email system. The new system will automatically archive emails, and in the case where City staff elects to delete emails, the …

Ahhh… the NFBPA — it’s a damn cabal.

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You remember Jon Allen — a so-called expert in dealing with women, a regular Dale Carnegie with the lady folks, except that he didn’t last 6 months with his own all-dame Commission.

Fire the bitch.

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As to Marie Elianor’s chances of job survival, I put them somewhere between “Brittany Spears blowing me” and “pretty fucking thin.”

The history of L’ Lakes’ Marie, Manny and Gary.

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And now we turn our attention to the CRA Executive Director Gary “for real I did not ask for favors from those ladies in Cocoa” Rogers. Just as he came to the city under a cloud of suspicion, we say he will go out the same way too.

From Lauderdale Lakes: The Curious Termination of Purchasing Agent (and whistleblower) Dejenaba Wedemier

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Ms. Dejenaba Wedemier lays out a good case of total dysfunction within the Financial Services Department and total incompetence by Elianor. So much so that first Allen’s other stooge – HR Director D’Andrea Giddens-Jones tried to silence the dissent but then Allen himself had to handle it through the most bizarre reasons we have ever seen. Acting out at a team building exercise? Come on Dude, you can do better than that.

Nauseous

Ugh

What really turns the stomach is the posting on the City’s website referring to the award being based on “impeccable data.”