$8,000 in Utah School Lunch Money Was Misdirected Before Scandal (Tribune)

Schools • The findings are from an independent investigation into lunches being seized, trashed. BY BENJAMIN WOOD THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 7, 2014 01:33PM UPDATED: OCTOBER 7, 2014 07:29PM Thousands of dollars in kids’ lunch money reportedly got shuffled into the wrong accounts before 17 students had their lunches seized at Uintah Elementary School last January. In an email to parents Monday, the Salt Lake City School District said more than $8,000 in … Continue reading

Utah Attorney General: Investigating the Salt Lake City School Board

  03 October, 2014 Hand Delivered & Electronic Mail The Honorable Sean Reyes Utah Attorney General Utah State Capitol Complex 350 North State Street, Suite 230 Salt Lake City, Utah 84114 Re: Violation of Utah Open & Public Meetings Act Dear Mr. Reyes, I am submitting this letter as a formal complaint to your office, because I believe that the Salt Lake City Board of Education violated Utah Open & Public Meetings Act [see Utah … Continue reading

Unofficial Police Investigations of the Lunch Lady

During a recent GRAMA request, I discovered that Business Administrator Janet Roberts gave Salt Lake City Police, Deputy Chief Ross Miss Shirley’s personal bank account information on September 4, 2014. Here is the text of an email I sent to the police department, they have not resounded:  Dear_________________ I am attaching a copy of an email that I received as the result of a GRAMA request to the Salt Lake City School District. As you … 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

Uintah Elementary School: Parent Petition

School Board Meeting TOMORROW NIGHT! Chris Humbert Salt Lake City Oct 7, 2014 — Please ask for accountability at the SLC District board meeting this Tuesday, October 7th at 6:30pm at the Salt Lake School District Building. (440 East 100 South, SLC ) We need your support and input. You can email School Board member, Michael Clara, with questions or comments. donmiguelslc@gmail.com We know that you are probably so tired of hearing about the Uintah School Lunch … Continue reading

Food Fight (City Weekly)

Investigation into worker who tossed school lunches sparks policy changes By Colby Frazier @colbyfrazierlp When 17 students at Uintah Elementary School had their school lunches tossed into the trash in January, it brought national television outlets to the school’s front door and also prompted a criminal investigation to look into sweeping accounting discrepancies by the lunchroom manager. The criminal probe—known to Salt Lake City School District officials, but not made public until this week—shows that Shirley Canham, … Continue reading