Musings on flashlights, LP&L and Dr. Zheng
Dr. Gary Zheng, Director of Electric Utilities, is a likeable man.
He seems a brilliant engineer and is a genuine American success story.
He grew up and received his undergrad in China, was awarded a scholarship to USC for his Masters Degree and received his PhD in Electrical Engineering with a dissertation on EMF.
According to Dr. Zheng
, when he
was growing up in China his
parents lived on $10/month.
has, to put the very best spin on this situation, been badly misled and shown questionable judgment.
is not the first to be fooled by the promise of high end financing for a low end bidder nor will he
be the last.
And if this were all about making Dr. Zheng feel good then I suppose those of us at the Sandstorm Scholar
might feel some remorse.
But this is about Lubbock and its future.
It is about securing the best bid.
And Dr. Zheng
is well-paid to take the heat for bad decisions, whether his
Do Kring and Zheng
intend to exclude the Lubbock City Council
from Closed Sessions?
LP&L CEO Gary Zheng was out of the country on business on Friday and could not be reached for comment.