The state argues that the review board lacks jurisdiction to hear the appeal because Kosta Diamantis did not resign in good standing.
The reforms come as a federal investigation of the program under its former director, Kosta Diamantis, is underway.
Kosta Diamantis showed a special interest in his daughter’s quest for state employment on a number of occasions in early 2020, emails show.
The auditors found officials mismanaged audits and failed to enforce price caps meant to hold down costs for local school building projects.
A review of 80 audits reveals a dysfunctional system for examining and managing billions of dollars in school construction projects.
The subpoena ordered local officials in Enfield to turn over seven years of records related to school building projects and Kosta Diamantis.
The subpoenas to Groton, Tolland, Bristol and Hartford seek records of communications with Kosta Diamantis and school building documents.
Kosta Diamantis convinced lawmakers in 2019 to OK a hybrid school construction model that would allow management firms to “self-perform” work
A contractor who worked with D’Amato Construction for “more than 30 years” voted to make D’Amato the general contractor on a Bristol project.
A legislative hearing explored new controls over school construction while avoiding allegations involving Kosta Diamantis
The subpoena echoes one served to Tolland, seeking documents involving Konstantinos Diamantis and the state school construction grant program.
Hartford and Farmington now have to come up with millions of dollars in school building costs they expected the state to cover.
The subpoena seeks ‘all communications with or related to Konstantinos Diamantis’ and documents regarding the Birch Grove school construction.
Democrats and Republicans are split over the sufficiency of Monday’s hearing about the school construction program involving Kosta Diamantis.
In 2020, Kosta Diamantis mounted a furious defense against an accusatory memo. He is still defending himself, but now the stakes are higher.