Tacoma Public Utilities Director Bill Gaines is shown at TPU headquarters in this 2012 file photo. Gaines will be taking a forced retirement, including a year’s pay of $387,650, when he leaves in December.
Tacoma Public Utilities Director Bill Gaines is shown at TPU headquarters in this 2012 file photo. Gaines will be taking a forced retirement, including a year’s pay of $387,650, when he leaves in December. Photo by Rick Dahms
Tacoma Public Utilities Director Bill Gaines is shown at TPU headquarters in this 2012 file photo. Gaines will be taking a forced retirement, including a year’s pay of $387,650, when he leaves in December. Photo by Rick Dahms

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