OCT 25 197
S4B ST. PETERSBURG TMES MONDAY, OCTOER 24. 1977
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The nn's approach has ben a gross
Selwaa ion of the conultant-selection
SFormer water authority manager
Claims Rainey tried to 'subvert'
rules on selection, of consultants
..... -D.rmL A CONSULTING mtMd for the pro.
S.... Co.mrmi-o.M..rib -a ,-bu ,,, ,eir chine (ROin') approach
a a rioi water uot Vaithor ity. has bon a uw subverAon i the con i
:tried t.o ih math. ri ru e on te .m d proUi," He.aid. .
S Melctl.bioghlyM-pid l ri eewi Renoa onta d that the authority
tnIt ,Ath e rne ii iirnaiewroftheau- b ioard lwiust o was eponible f
thority has chame njeation o the couaultants.
A.d fUdrdJ.*Doc He IMite nd Stctonoq MSLar Corian PFrMn
thati when bfougl Ra i i ttmptito made u o to advertise for now con-
"mmnlphlte"thbr." letih, oafe rmh oIr *ultant5 and it pnd nnanimnouly,.the
s htett WIteCoithihiaIWatrbup lpy intf 1 *]d : *
S in y f cd i to 2 r .said H L ot
S" d ., that Riwney n i eed mMith rejectiou o the .
denied He*ie charges Friday, coumk*mis la"wTOO&.
-.'bioly sr Mr. aMr e certainly didn't nu eak to
ter. r.(H) Jult Q Mt ml...ehed theMl"h ,d. d.
t MWe M bnh'sal M. H bonoer, a ru he learned that
Riyhla eaibdd chairman ( the Rainey had with B of the
l uhrltyain celt waHsrated in l7S4*t. ed a rBIlW'Cnrw Sad EldS of
,. nepr oem aroeoa, mimee said, .be-
rijiem bh m a ftiI* of the lwa aoU- wanted toodlsiolDate ba n-
SfthIm s ^yet -n thaeto authority, s o s
w.hih r b no ie a d e ::
or.gh onta d cities Tap ..4 tM. ni t d Mr.
IN A TBo -PAO letter obtained IN THOBM DAYT heore state lw
Sby ~i St. PPeaerseig e., HeMs nsays tabUihed o cuultanta leti ,procedure
SthatRaiT d m politoidale. tried t6 Mtei contracts to .
Si Etabibhed polky on hoi the their favorite fila,. '
Sge *cys7oud. hie co u nirt, then broke RMnpjtly was o exception
It to try to hire a ptaticulsr engineering In 3, Dt, who later went to
lma. ch. .r t ii pyo in ofBfce, used
o "Sought and received" approval Rr;at a ageproin wadet" rlaunt a
from the authWorit~'f= i-mber board to county employee be a 9 tk. Crow and
reject three co rmlte reofEaneqdsd rademe i-at l nial"bddles and ben
by a prdsoiel soraneinag committee eflcto" in an Or pi a Bmh com ting .
an etio that tol d)" the authority' fir -- ot ralBa t tcontret. ,
rls. Rainey Raisetocod nt on ieese
P' Took the attitude that would not charges t Babu Bcw and d ,
be wise" for the einafirms to cdl- min he did ot wantto "dfnl4' thim
L their rei*ciolb the autheity. *wth arM*p '
P Aah been i i v *When doi this thing'ed?" Rine
qicoait tycaomhins drsc iso** t H loHt his obbe-
bo oaanMt ntria*I ..'tte be's S so list IS o o;
nmdridbofthuioadollentot*N- e bW-hiw osoaif.I
eaarinseae "IJeet whoeverbo im binr him chk ,
Ham eoffRiaedoehmotinis s srl -ba. h is, f
l heed ataiom s wratar iUlitychariman. DSNNIS BARTON, examuti direct
Tbh ruanBnW magrnlor oSdd that torother loaidSociytryosd in ,Seid
Ra in ey itoo l* palMop that ti he beewh d ao pyofHea leltt. 1 ;'.
authorit should rew comepoIeante wo "I may be eain soBething into it
e winfor any of the authority'is mm- ta not thmi SaBtio idi "bu It i looks
br. r at Iat I er to as tt the chairmen of the
SAuut thi oywrJ, Hnwe id aluhorit elected not to follow the rules of
SR inrigJOrdthaoe cyt totry toahir the uthorityon comaltatca
bo M authority e'e chres Iutirtha before'th
neIt 3u1eno- Hme thCaeli
o.omendedbyapeofeml eelscreencom adaBmiBhhadRsandthiauthorltytokeep
mitte without firet ein the dcUaie polite out lof thPonlt ltl pro-
or lfoBalmesentation. Hrese a. cs.j
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