Palm Beach County Community Services Director Channell Wilkins bypassed the county’s purchasing rules to steer a $118,446 contract to a nonprofit run by his friend, according to an investigative report released by Inspector General Sheryl Steckler’s office Monday.
The six-page report alleges that Wilkins inappropriately used the county’s emergency purchasing rules to direct a no-bid contract for a county-sponsored job fair to the nonprofit Modern Day Miracles, Inc., which is run by his friend, James Rosser.
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