GSD head skirts law in golf cart sale
In May this year, Goldendale School District Superintendent Mark Heid sought to sell the district his used golf cart for $4,500. When the district was advised that the sale was likely in violation of state law, Heid transferred ownership of the cart to an acquaintance in Yakima and then pushed through the sale of the cart to the district from the "new" owner.
The transaction was discovered through documents obtained in public records requests from The Sentinel.
On Jan. 20 this year, district Business Manager Kay Hill wrote an email to Dustin Kinley at Educational Service District (ESD) 105 in Yakima. ESD 105 serves as a support site to schools in southcentral Washington, including Goldend...