Editor’s Note: This post was submitted to us by an anonymous source who calls himself “Honest Government.”
After much speculation as to what in the world is Tom Daly doing with the building at 433 Civic Center Drive, we can now tell you that Tom Daly has built a “Records Center” at the money eating building he bought almost four years ago. From what we can tell it might be a move to have something to show for more than 10 years at the helm of a lack luster career as Clerk-Recorder. But the real kicker is that he has built his crowning achievement with no Board approval and apparently no actual contracts. The vendors have been paid and now the department is busy retroactively creating contacts to make this look all legitimate possibly before going to the Board for approval.
Since Daly has no original ideas, it appears that he took a play out of the good old boy’s remodeling play book. A play that got several O.C. Public Works officials in hot water. Daly has disregarded County policy in the past and can’t claim ignorance—read about it here. Continue reading