City To Pay Legal Fees – Brevard, NC
Last updated 10/21/2020 at 3:11pm
Brevard City Council voted Monday to approve city funding for Public Works Director David Lutz’ legal fees.
In September, Lutz, was issued a federal indictment on charges of environmental crimes related to the “handling, transportation and storage of hazardous waste” in May 2016.
According to the Western District of N.C.’s Department of Justice (DOJ), the indictment says Lutz violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act by illegally directing Public Works employees to dig up soil known to be contaminated with lead from the backstop of the city’s firing range and directing...