Really? The Chelan County PUD is going to pay $187,000 per year to John Janney as a consultant for the PUD’s upper management? The only thing I can see that he is, is an expert on is how not to fire people. He cost each ratepayer $51 to pay for his mistake. He had access to all sorts of resources that he could have used to avoid the PUD having to pay $2.4 million. Yet, the PUD has seen fit to hire this guy as a consultant.
One too many
An article in The Wenatchee World on Sept. 19 reported that the former general manager of the PUD was hired as a consultant to work 100 hours per month for an annual salary of $187,000. In effect then, the PUD will have “one plus” general manager, not one general manager, at a total annual salary of $482,000 ($295,000 plus $187,000). Prior to Sept. 1, there was “one” general manager at an annual salary of $280,000. The PUD commissioners are amiss in their responsibility to provide oversight of the PUD and negligent in their duty to the customers of the PUD and the citizens of Chelan County.
Regretfully, I am a captive customer and have nowhere else to turn to purchase electric power.
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