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Working both sides

By Charlie Freeman


January 11, 2020
Saturday PM

There was a Ketchikan Daily News story recently that reports one council member as saying that, concerning the RFP on the Ports, "what’s wrong with getting more information”, and that led me to wonder just how many Council Members believe that is really all their looking for. 

In my experience, information is why you hire a consultant, and that consultant should be acting for you, and you alone.   Turns out that neither the information statement, nor the consultant conception are true. 

What is true is that the RFP is a flat out business  proposal and that our so-called, consultant, by his own public  disclosure, is working both sides of the street. 

So, the question is, just what kind of information can you expect from a business offer, based on information from a consultant who works for both sides?  Beats me. 

Charlie Freeman
Ketchikan, Alaska




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Received January 11, 2019 - Published January 11, 2020

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