City policies not followed, says consultant

The City of Prince Rupert didn’t follow its own purchasing policies when it entered into contracts with Tanalee Hesse, but the failure to do so was not done with any ill intent or in any sort of secretive fashion.

Those were the findings of an investigation by both independent consultant George Paul, who served for 13 years as the Corporate Administrative Officer for the City of Penticton and for 17 years with the City of Prince George, of Community Solutions Incorporated and an investigation by the city’s external auditors, Carlyle Shepherd and Company, and reported at a special council meeting on October 16. … 48499.html