For months, city staffers worked to change the purpose for more than $1 million designated for a water project.
They kept a local developer in the loop. But no one apparently bothered to inform the City Council.
A couple of years ago, the city obtained $1.2 million from the state Water Trust Board for a study to build pipes for the Storrie Project Water Users Association — to reduce the more than 40 percent loss in evaporation. In return, the association was expected to provide the city with more badly needed storage of water at Storrie Lake.
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