Farmers pay Arizona city official with goat for outside job
August 16, 2020
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona city official making $107,000 a year resigned after an investigation found he used city workers for an outside job involving an attempt to secure irrigation water for farmers who paid him with a goat.
The investigation found that the possibility of cash down the road also was discussed by Frank Stevens, the now-former former water resource portfolio manager for the city of Surprise, the Arizona Republic reported.
According to a report obtained by the newspaper through a public records request, a private investigator hired by Surprise found that Stevens had city w...