Delta Tunnel: Geologist takes leadership of engineering and design

In March 2021, Kathryn Mallon resigned as Executive Director of the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA.) The resignation came after labor negotiations with Metropolitan Water District's representatives on the DCA Board. The official story is that Mallon decided to seek other opportunities after finishing the initial engineering and design work for the project. … Continue reading Delta Tunnel: Geologist takes leadership of engineering and design

Delta Tunnel: DCA’s new bylaws allow MWD staff person to be Executive Director

On February 18, 2021 the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (“DCA”) adopted new bylaws which allow the Executive Director to be a "member entity" staff person. On March 9, 2021, the DCA met in closed session to consider employment of the current Executive Director, Kathryn Mallon. Mallon is working under a 5 year contract … Continue reading Delta Tunnel: DCA’s new bylaws allow MWD staff person to be Executive Director

Delta Tunnel: MWD executives in labor negotiations with DCA Executive Director

The new Board of Directors for the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority ("DCA") has called a special meeting for Tuesday, March 9th from 3-5 pm.  The closed session agenda lists the following items with regard to the DCA's Executive Director, Kathryn Mallon: (a) Public Employee Performance Evaluation (b) Public Employment (c) Conference with Labor … Continue reading Delta Tunnel: MWD executives in labor negotiations with DCA Executive Director