A former official at the city's Economic Development Corporation has been fined for accepting gifts worth thousands of dollars from a private contractor that worked on jobs under his supervision. The city's Conflicts of Interest Board today announced that Nazir Mir, a former vice president for capital construction at the EDC, has been fined $11,500. The contractor Kiska Construction--a contractor on the High Line, a project Mr. Mir supervised--gave Mr. Mir's son a free five-night stay at one of its hotels in Turkey worth about $4,000. Mr. Mir also accepted two meals worth more than $50.
According to a disposition from the COIB [ read more »