Trammeling Horizonte High School Scholarships

Earlier this week, I was made aware that Business Administrator Janet Roberts is overstepping her statutory bounds and in the process is disrespecting Horizonte Alternative High School’s site based decisions and challenging the authority of the Board of Education. I am calling upon newly hired Superintendent Cunningham to put Roberts in check and to immediately rectify this foolishness! BACKGROUND “In 1994, then-Horizonte Principal James Andersen and his wife, Shannon, along with Ric and Janet Harnsberger, … Continue reading

No Transparency & Accountability at the Schoolhouse

  12 September 2016 HAND DELIVERED Ms. Janet Roberts, Business Administrator ℅ Salt Lake City School District 440 East 100 South Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 Re: 2nd GRAMA Notice of Appeal: Gang Prevention Expenditures   Dear Ms. Roberts, Acting under the authority of my elected office, and in my official capacity as a member of the Salt Lake City Board of Education, I submit the following appeal on behalf of the residents of Salt … Continue reading

False Report to a Police Officer: Business Administrator

  03 October 2014 HAND DELIVERED Salt Lake City Police Department Public Safety Building 475 South 300 East Salt Lake City, Utah 84104 Re: Providing False Information to Law Enforcement Officers Dear SLCPD, I have reason to believe that on March 6, 2014, Janet Roberts, Business Administrator for the Salt Lake City School District, knowingly gave or caused to be given false information to a peace officer which is a violation of Utah Code 76-8-506: … Continue reading

School District Responds to GRAMA Request: Lunch Payment System

  On February 10, 2014, I sent an email to Business Administrator Janet Roberts, asking for a copy of the contract that the District has with the Payments Plus Company. Janet replied that there is none and instead sends me a copy of the Request for Proposal. I then asked her for a signed copy of the RFP and she states that there is none: PDF Link:Gmail -MyPaymentsPlus I then sent a GRAMA request to … Continue reading

Six Recommendations to the Education Task Force

  PDF Link: Recommendation Letter Blog Link: Superintendent Response to Michael Clara Recommendations TEXT OF LETTER: 20 November 2013 DELIVERED: United States Postal Service The Honorable Rebecca D. Lockhart Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives 1413 S. 1710 E. Provo, Utah 84606   Re: Clara Recommendations Dear Speaker Lockhart,   On several occasions this past year, Salt Lake City School District, superintendent Withers has expressed his disdain over the formation and work of the … Continue reading