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As Houston ISD considers bond vote, head of construction for district resigns over ‘inefficient’ bureaucracy
Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 04:57PM CST
By Mike Cronin
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Issa Dadoush presented a letter to his boss on Monday that excoriated the ways Houston public schools officials conducted their business operations, then resigned. Effective immediately.

“I have addressed my concerns several times with no avail,” wrote Dadoush, who had been head of the Houston Independent School District’s construction and facility services since April 1, 2010.

He wrote his supervisor, HISD Chief Operating Officer Leo Bobadilla, that the district’s “bureaucratic and gatekeeping philosophy” is “not sustainable,” “inefficient” and “exhausting.”

“Our limitations on communicating directly with all stakeholders, including Trustees and other cabinet members, have made it impossible to move this Department to the next level of performance efficiency,” Dadoush wrote. “The ‘muzzle’ that was ordered on me and other department heads has made it impossible to do our jobs effectively.”

Dadoush said this morning that he had no comment. Throughout his tenure, Dadoush had been accessible and responsive in answering questions from Texas Watchdog.

Superintendent Terry Grier said via email that he “enjoyed (his) working relationship with Issa.” Grier declined to respond to Dadoush’s critique of HISD, saying that he does not “comment on personnel issues.”

HISD board President Mike Lunceford said in an e-mail that “Mr. Dadoush was very well qualified for his position and will be missed. I am asking the Superintendent to review Mr. Dadoush’s comments carefully because in all resignation letters there is always some truth to their concerns.”

District parent Mary Hintikka was not happy to hear Dadoush had departed.

“Issa Dadoush has contributed to much needed positive change in HISD,” Hintikka wrote in a Wednesday letter to Trustee Harvin Moore and Lunceford. “I know LEED-certified architects in the community who say Mr. Dadoush was a leader in bringing green sustainable design and best practices to the City of Houston. It's my understanding he has helped to inject this much needed, overdue vision into HISD. … However, the politics, policies and practices of closed-door communication across the district is seriously problematic and impedes that vision greatly.”

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a system for measuring the sustainability of buildings used by engineers, builders and designers.

Dadoush summed up one paragraph in which he identified several structural shortcomings: “The bottom line, ‘we are spinning our wheels.’”

Grier announced Dadoush’s and Bobadilla’s hirings two years ago in the same posting on HISD’s website.

“(Dadoush’s) extensive experience will be valuable to HISD, as he will be leading the district's maintenance and operations, grounds, utility management, custodial services, and property management—all of which are important to creating a high-quality learning environment at every HISD school,” Grier said in the announcement.

Prior to accepting his position at HISD, Dadoush was director of general services for the city of Houston. He oversaw facilities management there as well.

Bobadilla held a position comparable to COO at Guilford County Schools in North Carolina. Bobadilla and Grier worked together in North Carolina.

Dadoush steps down as district leaders consider whether to put a bond referendum to the voters for new school construction and renovations. Grier floated that idea earlier this year.

“HISD is currently gearing up for the bond program work to be done over the summer at schools, and I hope this does not cause any setbacks or major problems,” Lunceford said.

The Council of the Great City Schools, a Washington-based nonprofit organization that advocates educating “all urban school students to the highest academic standards,” applauded HISD in May 2010 for hiring Dadoush. Council auditors had conducted a review of the district’s construction and facility services to offer ways HISD officials could make improvements.

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Major change could come out of Houston ISD procurement audit
Monday, Feb 06, 2012, 08:59AM CST
By Mike Cronin
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If the response by Houston schools officials to past audits is any indication, district parents and residents could see major changes to the school system’s procurement practices during the next few months.

Two separate organizations – the Washington-based nonprofit Council of the Great City Schools and the Houston accounting firm, Null-Lairson – have both examined the way the school system does business.

The council released its report of the audit it conducted in October last month. Null-Lairson is scheduled to complete its audit and issue its findings to Houston Independent School District officials during the upcoming weeks, board members and administrators have said.

HISD revised policies and changed personnel in key positions after the Council of the Great City Schools’ 2010 audit of the district’s capital facilities program found, among other things:
  • Substantial financial errors
  • The program had been operating without annual budgets, standard contract forms or budget evaluations.
  • The program had no set timelines for the completion of projects and lacked standard guidelines as to how projects would be established, evaluated and completed.
  • The program had no tracking system of amendments to projects that enlarged their scope and price tag, and that district staff had “no understanding of the impact” of such changes on costs.
District improvements based on that 2010 review were significant, Issa Dadoush, HISD’s general manager for construction and facility services, told Texas Watchdog in a phone interview.   

Among the most critical revisions in HISD procedures included:
  • Merging the previously separate construction department and facilities department. “Before, they were totally independent,” Dadoush said. “They were two silos and didn’t communicate with each other.”
  • Cultivating a pool of custodians similar to substitute teachers. “Back in 2010, it was not unusual to have 12 to 14 percent of our custodial staff absent,” Dadoush said. “We covered that with overtime, spending about $11 million annually. Since we created the (new system), we’ve saved HISD about $6 million.”
  • Re-establishing the district’s preventive-maintenance program. Now, Dadoush said, HISD is 27 percent more productive, acting on 139,000 work orders, as opposed to 110,000 prior to the council’s 2010 audit.
  • Starting an employee-evaluation process for contractors and consultants to hold them accountable. “The council’s 2010 report showed us that many employees didn’t receive evaluations,” Dadoush said. “Now, we articulate goals and objectives, and what are our performance measures, as well as the consequences for not meeting them.”
  • Hiring spot checkers to examine performance.
  • Becoming a “data-driven organization, where we analyze the cost-per-square-foot relative to others in our industry,” Dadoush said.
Though all those measures are good ones, Dadoush emphasized he and his colleagues aren’t finished yet.

“We’ve moved from a fair organization to a good organization,” he said. “We respond to about 95 percent of our work orders in a timely fashion. That means we still have thousands of work orders not responded to in a timely fashion. We want to get that number to 99 percent.

“We’re a work in progress,” Dadoush said. “We’re an open book.”

HISD officials paid about $22,000 for the 2010 council review, HISD spokesman Jason Spencer said.

District administrators are still waiting for the council’s bill for this year’s audit on HISD’s purchasing procedures, Spencer said.

The school board in October approved paying Null-Lairson up to $87,500 for the audit that firm is currently conducting.

The council’s October audit found that the ways HISD does business “lead to a perception of manipulation of and distrust in the procurement process.”

The report also concluded that “the majority of the district‘s purchasing... is awarded based on a number of weighted factors that are not always transparent or consistently applied.”

Michael Casserly, executive director of the Council of the Great City Schools, told Texas Watchdog that HISD’s lack of transparency in its contract-awarding methods was the district’s most serious problem.

Spencer declined to answer questions of how the district would address the council’s findings, saying that would be “inappropriate” until the Null-Lairson conclusions are released.

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Houston ISD audit report on alleged threat raises more questions about 'how things operate around here'
Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011, 07:46AM CST
By Mike Cronin and Jennifer Peebles
Air filters

Story after story has come out in recent weeks raising questions about how the Houston school district conducts business: Contracts going to friends of trustees; a trustee helping an acquaintance get a six-figure no-bid contract; even questions about why the district paid as much as it did for groundskeeping at schools.

The latest one to come out is perhaps the most shocking: A businessman representing contractors is accused of threatening the job of a top school district administrator if things didn't go the contractor’s way.

Or, as it was alleged, if that administrator didn't "figure out how things operate around here."   

The businessman, Earl Jimmison, told Texas Watchdog he never said it. The school system's head of facilities maintenance says Jimmison did say it. And the school district's inspector general’s office found that Jimmison likely did say it, though no one has undeniable proof of it.

The allegation that someone doing business with the school district would suggest they could have an Houston Independent School District official canned likely won't help the tarnished image the Houston schools' business practices have gained in recent months -- such as the Houston Chronicle's editorial board recently decrying "cronies and contracts" -- though, in the end, the businessman didn't get what he wanted, several hundred thousand taxpayer dollars were saved, and no one at HISD lost their jobs.

But the inspector general's report into the allegation against Jimmison also raises other questions about the school district's operations.

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  • It includes an allegation by a high-ranking school district supervisor that a contractor had been hired by the school system to replace school heating-and-air-conditioning filters in 2009 only because an unnamed school board member arranged for them to get the job. Two district auditors reviewed the contract records, however, and said school officials were in the right to allow the contractor to lower its bid by nearly 50% months after the school board had signed off on the contract.
  • The report indicates HISD employees are communicating off-the-record with vendors and contractors about doing business with the school district -- something the school system has tried to stop through means such as the “code of silence” rule -- as Jimmison had inside information about the air filter contract that people outside HISD weren't supposed to have. 

And, if Jimmison said what he was accused of saying, it suggests that HISD employees' efforts to save the district big bucks were met with resistance by plugged-in vendors -- or their representatives -- who tried to pull rank when faced with losing out on lucrative contracts.

“It's not the truth,” said Jimmison, who spoke with Texas Watchdog briefly, but emphasized that he was preparing a formal, written rebuttal to the school district. He said the report that was issued was "full of inaccuracies," and said he submitted a formal rebuttal to the IG's report yesterday. (Update, Friday, Sept. 16: Jimmison's rebuttal is available at this link.)

“I'm going through the proper channels to make sure I clear my name,” he said. “That's the only way to do business.”

NOT-SO- ’WONDERFUL RELATIONSHIP’


The allegation of the job threat came from Scott Lazar, HISD's head of facilities maintenance.

Lazar, who did not return a phone message for this story, told district auditors that he sat down next to Jimmison at a crowded March school board meeting, and Jimmison began discussing the air filters.

HISD officials, including Lazar and his boss, Issa Dadoush, had previously decided the district should change the way the filters were replaced at Houston's roughly 300 schools.

For the past several years, HISD had outsourced changing the air filters to a handful of contractors, which cost about $950,000 a year. Lazar, Dadoush and other officials estimated they could have HISD's own employees change the filters for about $300,000 a year. They decided not to outsource the work again when the contracts came up for renewal this year.

Lazar said Jimmison began trying to convince him that continuing to outsource the air filter work was the best money-saving plan for the district, the auditors wrote.

Jimmison, in turn, was representing Stafford-based Glennlock Construction, owned by former Houston Texans Pro Bowl defensive back Aaron Glenn and sports agent Jason Medlock. The two men gave $10,000 to Marshall's campaign in 2009. Someone from the firm appeared to have called a Texas Watchdog reporter's cellphone and desk phone yesterday in response to a phone message seeking comment, but did not return additional phone messages after that.

Glennlock was one of the companies to which the air filter work had been outsourced. If the district did the work in-house, Glennlock and other firms would lose that business. Jimmison had earlier represented another firm that also bid on the air filter contract, Dixie Hardware, auditors wrote.

Lazar said he told Jimmison the decision had been made: HISD would doing the work in-house. No more outsourcing.

"He then commented that if Issa doesn't figure out how things operate around here, he will be out before the contract is up," Lazar wrote in an e-mail to Dadoush. "I did not respond at that point, got up and proceeded to move to another seat."

Jimmison told the auditors he didn't threaten Dadoush's job. Jimmison "said he simply wanted to share the pros and cons of providing in-house preventative maintenance versus outsourcing the work," auditors wrote. "He said when Mr. Lazar got up and left, that (Jimmison) thought (Lazar) left because (Jimmison) was 'talking too much' and thus 'annoying' him. He was not aware that anything he said had offended Mr. Lazar."

Lazar wasn't exactly a fan of Jimmison when this happened, the auditors said.

"Although he could not identify specific incidents, Mr. Lazar stated Mr. Jimmison is known to be harassing, has never operated ethically, and uses political ties to obtain his goals," Moore wrote. Lazar "said he believes Mr. Jimmison has ties to several HISD board members and uses 'name dropping' to influence district contracts."

Later, Lazar told an auditor, "in his opinion, people like this should not be doing business with HISD."

On the other hand, Jimmison said he thought he and Lazar had a "wonderful relationship," an auditor wrote. And one of Lazar's colleagues, Brian Busby, called Jimmison "soft-spoken" an "minister-like."

THE CONSULTANT


Jimmison's firm is Cornerball Sports Marketing, sometimes called Cornerball Sports Consulting.

Cornerball “is designed to develop partnerships between large and small community businesses and local universities' athletic programs,” according to the firm's website, which also says the company has done work for two of the Houston area's largest historically black universities, Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M.

Jimmison was also once on the basketball coaching staff at TSU, according to a Chronicle story from the mid-1990s. He is now on the board of directors of the nonprofit Touchdown Club of Houston.

But Jimmison's firm does work outside of sports as well.

"He helps minority entities obtain business and navigate through large entities such as HISD," an auditor wrote after interviewing Jimmison.

Jimmison taught in HISD for two years and then worked five years for what is now Dadoush's department, in the risk and compilance unit.

"Mr. Jimmison feels he has extensive knowledge in the workings of HISD," the auditor said. "His knowledge allows him to serve (as) a consultant for companies wanting to do business with HISD, but do not know how to maneuver through the system. He assists his clients in various areas including the RFP/bidding process and project management."

Jimmison also told the auditors that he is "passionate" about the air filter contracts "because during his employment with HISD, teachers would always complain about mold and lack of fresh air."

HISD records show Marshall paid Jimmison and Cornerball nearly $6,500 in fall 2009, when Marshall was last up for re-election, for campaign work.

In addition to his ties to Marshall, the inspector general's report says Jimmison learned he was under investigation from another school board member.

"Mr. Jimmison stated HISD Board President Paula Harris called to inform him of the allegation," an auditor wrote.

But Jimmison told Texas Watchdog that's not the case.

“She did not call me. I called her,” Jimmison said. He had phoned Harris to talk to her about an issue she was dealing with in the HISD area Harris represents, District IV.

“That's when she told me I was under investigation,” Jimmison said. “Until she told me, I had no idea.”

Harris did not return two phone messages last week requesting comment.

An HISD spokesman did not respond to an e-mail message Friday afternoon inquiring who had sought to appoint Jimmison to the two district committees and whether that person knew Jimmison was in the business of helping companies do work with HISD.

Two HISD construction auditors signed the May 18 report, which stated a preponderance of evidence supported Lazar's contention that Jimmison threatened Dadoush's job.

“The report was very clear what they're findings were, so we're satisfied,” Dadoush told Texas Watchdog. “Scott Lazar is an incredibly honest man. At the end of the day, the contract was not renewed. We feel very strongly that we made the sound decision” by saving HISD $700,000, he said.

“Any threat by any vendor to any of our staff members will not tolerated. Period,” said Dadoush, who previously served as head of General Services for the city of Houston.

He added that it was up to HISD Inspector General Robert Moore to impose any sanctions on Jimmison.

But Jimmison calls it ridiculous that he would knowingly violate regulations that he helped enforce during his five years as manager of policy and employee compliance for facility maintenance, operations and transportation.

“Now they're saying I'm breaking the rules that I used to make sure everyone else complied with?” Jimmison asked. “That doesn't make sense.”

He questioned why it took Lazar more than two weeks to report the alleged threat to Dadoush, a delay the auditors noted and admonished him for. Jimmison also thought it unfair that he had to file a state public information act request with the district before he could be provided a copy of the investigation about him.

CONTRACTOR SELECTION QUESTIONED

The audit also includes allegations that a school board member helped Jimmison's clients get a piece of the original air filter replacement contract, and that the school district allowed the firm to change its proposal once bids were opened. The inspector general’s office ruled these allegations unfounded.

Four firms, including Jimmison's clients Glennlock, had been doing air filter work for the school district starting in 2009, the auditors wrote.

Lazar told the auditors that, while he had not been involved in the bidding process for the previous air filter work, "Glennlock was not originally selected as a vendor because their costs were substantially higher than other bids submitted. (Lazar) said Glennlock was added after the fact and someone was 'told' to select them."

The auditors wrote, "Mr. Lazar said his understanding is that Glennlock was later added by the direction of an HISD board Member. Mr. Lazar did not have knowledge of any additional details or the identity of the Board Member."

In a follow-up interview, he told the auditors that the official who had handled the matter initially "was frustrated with the initial contract selection."

He said "Mr. Jimmison's cilent, Glennlock, was not originally selected because their pricing was too high. Mr. Lazar said about a month or two after the intial vendors were selected, (the official) was instructed to add Glennlock. Mr. Lazar said he did not know who told (the official) to add Glennlock."

HISD documents included as exhibits with the inspector general's report appear to show Glennlock proposed a cost that was fourth-highest of five firms that sought the air filter work -- a yearly service cost for its 47 assigned schools of $336,524.04, which was more than twice the lowest proposal from, Strategic Filtration. Pricing was supposed to count for slightly more than half of the overall ranking each firm received.

Elsewhere, the auditors wrote, "The documents show that as of May 1, 2009 the Glennlock and" American Mechanical Systems "pricing was substantially close to double submitted by each of the other three vendors, at $270,279.20 and $390,751.00, respectively."

But in June 2009, school district officials allowed Glennlock to change its bid to a flat $175,000, records show. Glennlock was ranked second in the running for the firms to be chosen for the contract.

The change caught the attention of one of the auditors probing Jimmison's alleged threat: If the school board voted in February 2009 to approve the contract, "why was there negotiations taking place in May and June 2009?" they asked of Travis Stanford, an HISD senior project manager. "

The school board had merely voted on proposals for labor and the costs of materials, Stanford told the auditor. After that, the vendors visited each campus to count how many filters were needed of each type, and they were then allowed to negotiate their prices with the school district via e-mail.

"He stated the reason for completing the process in this matter was because in the past vendors were assigned a scope of work and when the vendors visited the campuses, they would routinely submit change orders indicating there were more filters on the campus than expected," an auditor wrote.

Based on that, the auditors said the hiring of Glennlock was kosher: "This vendor was awarded the bid because it was among the vendors providing the best value to the district.”

INFORMATION LEAKS

But there was one other issue: Jimmison really wasn't supposed to even know that HISD was planning to replace its own air filters, the auditors wrote.

Jimmison and officials with Johnson Controls "knew of the planned change" before the vendors were supposed to be formally notified -- and they knew about even before the school board knew about it, the auditors wrote. Johnson Controls, a major national firm, called HISD to offer to sell air filters for the new in-house program, Lazar said.

Lazar told the auditors he thought Jimmison and Johnson Controls' reps found out about the change through "word of mouth."

The school district last year began imposing a silent period around contracts being issued, during which school officials aren't supposed to communicate with the people and companies trying to get those contracts. But recent news reports said Harris travelled to Italy earlier this year during such a silent period with a close friend who is also an HISD vendor.

Technically, however, because the change in how HISD replaces air filters didn't involve a new contract being issued, the "code of silence" period would not have applied to the air filter situation, the auditors wrote.

Still, they recommended that Dadoush's department "ensure administrative procedures are in place regarding confidentiality of information."

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Contact Mike Cronin at mike@texaswatchdog.org or 713-228-2850. Follow him on Twitter at @michaelccronin or @texaswatchdog. Contact Jennifer Peebles at 281-656-1681 or jennifer@texaswatchdog.org. Follow her on Twitter at @jpeebles or @texaswatchdog.

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Photo: A MERV-8 filter for a heating and air conditioning unit. Some of the filters to be replaced at HISD schools are MERV-8s.

Houston ISD makes good on promise to post school construction budgets online
Tuesday, Feb 08, 2011, 03:40PM CST
By Lynn Walsh
Construction tunnel

The Houston school system has followed through with its promise of greater transparency and online access to details about its $1 billion building program.

The Houston Independent School District’s building program -- which will build more than 20 new schools and renovate 130 others -- has been beset by financial errors and budget planning problems. In October, HISD’s general manager of construction and facilities, Issa Dadoush, told Texas Watchdog the district planned by the end of fall to post online budgets for all the construction projects associated with the voter-approved bond program.

Those worksheets are now all online and can be viewed on a new HISD website here.

The projects are organized alphabetically by school campus name and can be viewed by “project type” (new schools, renovated schools) “school type” (elementary, middle, high) HISD regions, HISD districts and construction company involved.

Project details listed include the approved project budget and an estimate of how much of the project is complete. The information on the site will be updated quarterly, Dadoush said, and for more recent approved funding information, Dadoush points people to the minutes from the bond oversight committee posted here.

Texas Watchdog obtained copies of the construction worksheets through state public information laws and published all of the worksheets online here before HISD’s website was ready so the public could view them.

Contact Lynn Walsh, Lynn@TexasWatchdog.org, 713-228-2850 or on Twitter @LWalsh.

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Statewide primary rumors It's that stage of the election cycle where politicians are trying to figure out if they should run for something else or stay put. ...
Update:3 years 2 weeks
Rick Perry vs The World
Is Ted Cruz vulnerable? Is Ted Cruz vulnerable? Not really. Sure, he's not liked, Texans think Ted puts Ted first, his approval rating is upside down, etc...
Update:3 years 1 month
Rick Perry vs The World
MARCH 16, 2017 / Jim Webb on what it means to be a redneck, and . . . . . . why redneck culture matters. In 2004 Jim Webb wrote Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America. Though the 2016 presidential...
Update:3 years 1 month
Unca Darrell
MARCH 3, 2017 -- Goodbye, and thanks, to Thomas Sowell THOMAS SOWELL, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and one of America's most important public intellectuals, retired from...
Update:3 years 1 month
Unca Darrell
March 2, 2017 / The poem our teachers got wrong TWO ROADS diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Generations of commencement...
Update:3 years 1 month
Unca Darrell
FEBRUARY 27 / Eric Hoffer on . . . . . . baby boomers and alienated intellectuals. "SCRATCH AN INTELLECTUAL, and you find a would-be aristocrat who loathes the sight, the...
Update:3 years 1 month
Unca Darrell
2017 Project: January “Progress” There are two different ways to interpret my 2017 project: that it's a way more complicated New Years Resolution, or that it is essentially...
Update:3 years 2 months
Greg's Opinion
Ted Cruz's first senate term in a nutshell The National Review's Tim Alberta switched to Politico, and one of his opening pieces put Ted Cruz's first term in a nutshell It...
Update:3 years 2 months
Rick Perry vs The World
Andrea Parquet-Taylor named KTVT CBS 11 news director Former KHOU 11 assistant news director Andrea Parquet-Taylor named Vice President, News Director for KTVT CBS 11 Andrea...
Update:3 years 2 months
Mike McGuff
VIDEO: KPRC 2 10pm newscast (1-24-99) ...
Update:3 years 2 months
Mike McGuff
Democrats actually thought Wendy Davis was a serious candidate? Hat tip to Willisms: VIDEO- Wendy Davis being Wendy Davis: https://t.co/SHq3ACGVDJ #txlege— Will Franklin (@WILLisms) January 24,...
Update:3 years 2 months
Rick Perry vs The World
Luke Bryan to sing National Anthem as part of Super Bowl LI on FOX ​ Country music superstar LUKE BRYAN will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl LI pregame festivities at NRG Stadium in Houston...
Update:3 years 2 months
Mike McGuff
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Aren't State Dept career people suppose to be non-partisan? Not the political appointees, the career people. #Libya
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Why a Dallas-area cycling coach believed Lance Armstrong was drug-free (video) http://t.co/gURdYkj1
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Dozens of illegal waste dumpers sentenced in Jim Wells Co.; others on the run: http://t.co/NgerCdsQ
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