It's been almost to the year since I last wrote about how the SanTana City Council would most likely award a light-rail contract to Cordoba Corporation, a company whose president George Pla sits on the SanTana Business Bank alongside councilmember Busty Bustamante. I theorized a scam of Chinatown-esque proportions, in which Busty and Don Papi Pulido would maneuver to get Cordoba the contract instead of more-qualified bidders, which would make Cordoba fabulously rich and get the SanTana Business Bank fabulously rich and create a transit system that would launch Don Papi's much-dreamed-about Renaissance Plan and make him fabulously rich and so on and so on.
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Well, we're now through the looking glass here, people. Tonight, the SanTana City Council will vote to authorize City Manager Dave Ream to negotiate a contract with Cordoba for them to do a technical analysis on Don Papi Pulido's streetcar desires. Busty definitely better not vote on this project due to him receiving dinero from Cordoba folks and his connection to Pla. More--much more--on this story as it unfolds just like I called it...