Must be a serious mess, else why fight the reveal?
Brian D’Arcy, head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s largest employee union, is heading to court to try to fight a subpoena ordering him to explain how two nonprofits he co-manages have spent more than $40 million in ratepayer money since 2000.
D’Arcy sent a letter to City Controller Ron Galperin and City Atty. Mike Feuer on Friday announcing his intention to ask a judge to stay enforcement of the subpoena, which was issued last week. D’Arcy’s lawyer has asked for a court hearing Tuesday morning.
Galperin was not surprised by the move, said spokeswoman Suzy Jack. “But he is disappointed at the continued efforts to stonewall and waste time and taxpayer resources, when [the union] should just come clean,” Jack said.