While you and your family were busy enjoying Memorial Day weekend, CUSD’s vendors were donating tens of thousands of dollars to the Yes on Measure M campaign.
The Yes on Measure M campaign has now received over $96,427 in donations of over $1000 each plus a number of smaller donations.
M Keith Waddell’s trust donated $49,000. A donation of $50,000 or more would have triggered significant additional disclosure requirements for the Yes on Measure M campaign. M Keith Waddell is Vice Chairman, President and CFO of Robert Half International.
CUSD has spent or signed contracts for least $56,415,406 of your Measure S tax dollars with vendors who donated $34,500 to the Yes on Measure M campaign.
Lenny Mendonca donated $1000 on 2018-04-30. Lenny Mendonca is co-owner of the Half Moon Bay Review, co-owner of Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, The Inn at Mavericks, Pacific Standard Taproom, and Senior Partner Emeritus at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm.
CUSD has spent $5.5M with Atlas Pellizzari Electric in six subcontracts.
CUSD Construction Manager and Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside board member Ed Watkins provides a glowing review of Atlas Pellizzari Electric here
Atlas Pellizzari Electric brags about their relationship with Blach Construction here
|Date||Measure M||Contributor||Measure S||Description|
|2018-05-26||10000||CAW Architects||509147||CUSD signed a $509,147 contract with CAW Architects for Design of Hatch Phase IV|
|2018-05-26||5000||Blach Construction||45314466||CUSD signed 6 no bid contracts with Blach worth $45.3M, or 72% of all Measure S spending|
|2018-05-25||49000||M Keith Waddell TTEE||M Keith Waddell is Vice Chairman, President and CFO of Robert Half International.|
|2018-05-25||2500||Quattrocchi Kwok Architects||26000||CUSD spent $26,000 with Quattrocchi Kwok Architects for Cunha Emergency Portable Placement|
|2018-05-25||4000||Andreini Brothers||3184073||CUSD spent $3.2M with Andreini Brothers on 1 contract and 2 change orders for the HMBHS Field plus 3 subcontracts|
|2018-05-09||1000||Warren Wolfeld||Intellectual property law partner of Haynes, Beffel & Wolfeld LLP|
|2018-05-01||1500||Gary Thompson||2591||CUSD spent $2,591 with North American Fence on a 2016-06-23 subcontract for Cunha Building C portables|
|2018-05-01||1000||La Petite Baleen|
|2018-05-01||2500||Anderson Brule Architects||1502589||CUSD signed two contracts for $1.5M with Anderson Brule Architects for the Cunha Building C do-over on 2018-02-08 and 2017-05-11.|
|2018-04-30||1000||Lenny Mendonca||Co-owner Half Moon Bay Review & Half Moon Bay Brewing Company|
|2018-04-14||5000||Isom Advisors / Urban Futures||260000||CUSD signed a $260,000 contract with Isom Advisors to serve as financial advisor for Measure S on 2012-02-29.|
|2018-04-12||3000||Dannis Woliver Kelley||124000||CUSD signed a $124,000 contract with Dannis Woliver Kelley to serve as bond counsel for Measure S on 2012-02-29|
|2018-04-10||1000||Atlas Pellizzari Electric||5492540||CUSD has spent $5.5M with Atlas Pellizzari Electric in six subcontracts|
On December 14, 2017, the CUSD Board approved an $509,147 architecture contract with CAW, who bragged that they have “a long-standing relationship with Blach Construction” and then told us “The project will be developed in partnership with Blach Construction who will lead the project as a lease-leaseback.” Our vendors are telling us who will execute a construction contract before it has been bid.
CUSD signed a $260,000 contract with Isom Advisors to serve as financial advisor for Measure S on 2012-02-29. Urban Futures is the parent company of Isom Advisors.
CUSD signed a $124,000 contract with Dannis Woliver Kelley to serve as bond counsel for Measure S on 2012-02-29. Dannis Woliver Kelley also provides nearly all of CUSD’s legal representation, including in the lawsuit against Thompson Builders for the Cunha Building C fiasco, so it is safe to assume CUSD has paid DWK a few hundred thousand dollars over the years.
CUSD spent $26,000 with Quattrocchi Kwok Architects for Cunha Emergency Portable Placement
CUSD spent $2,591 with North American Fence on a 2016-06-23 subcontract for Cunha Building C portables.