Potential conflict of interest at Boise’s poop plants and the poop plants at Avimor and Hidden Springs are subject of a newly opened probe by Boise officials–thanks to a story in the Daily Paper.
Statesman reporter Kathleen Kreller did some digging into the poop business and came up with documentation showing the operators of Boise’s facility have a moonlighting business doing work for a private consultant who also does contract work for Boise.
Depending on the time of day, these guys stand to be either working FOR the contractor or he is working for THEM. Both the Daily Paper and the GUARDIAN have received tips on the practice from what appear to be knowledgeable insiders.
We ran a short MARCH POST noting Boise Councilors had passed an ordinance to preclude poop from Avimor from being processed by Boise. We found it ironic that Boise plant managers were working for the Avimor planned community (subdivision) while their daytime bosses were trying to thwart their efforts.
City Councilors have talked to the acting Public Works director and were assured the matter had been reviewed by the City ethics panel and there was no problem. Based on the Daily Paper story, it seems the ethics panel, city attorney, and human resources departments are about to get their first review.
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