The legal opinion presentation from COD’s attorney claiming Promises Made, Promises Broken broke transparency laws.
When many desert residents consider who the Coachella Valley’s highest-paid government employee is, they might imagine a city manager or police chief. In truth, the valley’s highest-paid public employee heads an organization many might not think of as a government entity at all. Scott White, president and CEO of tourism promotor Visit Greater Palm Springs, received…
College of the Desert’s reign of secrecy needs to end
“There’s not one piece of data in this resolution we citizens can hold the board of trustees to its promises,” said Ginny Float, a former Palm Springs City Councilmember, who called into the meeting.
Board Chair Ruben Perez and former COD Superintendent/President Joel Kinnamon have all but declared victory in their respective races. Given Kinnamon’s harsh criticism of current college leadership, that outcome could lead to some dramatic changes. Read full article here
PALM DESERT — The ultimate 3-2 approval of the College of the Desert Palm Springs schematic design dated March 23, 2021, paled in comparison to the series of bombshells newly elected Area 4 Trustee Joel Kinnamon lobbed with a sense of calm, self-confidence and lack of theatrics. Kinnamon; Trustee Area 3 and Vice Chair Fred…
The City Manager was recently informed by College of the Desert Superintendent/President Dr. Martha Garcia that her availability to attend tonight’s meeting and address City Council questions regarding the stalled project became limited due to a scheduling conflict.