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Lake Worth Utilities
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$50,000
... for an arc flash study that Mr. Reyes was qualified to do in house and at no cost to taxpayers.
$200,000
... the estimated engineering cost of the express feeder which could also be done in house at no cost to taxpayers.
$591,898
... wasted when insurance requirements were circumvented by the city manager and utility director.
$123,098
... wasted when plant manager Dave Mulvay’s first attempt at writing a scope of work contained a defect that cost taxpayers an extra $123,098 for tainting the bidding process and giving unfair advantage to one bidder over another. - April 2009
$64,000
... wasted when the Matrix organizational study to save taxpayers money was scrapped in favor of higher cost outsourcing by city manager Stanton.
$450,000
... wasted engineering design cost of water piping and tanks (original county water deal) that will never be built.
$59,975
... wasted when additional costs were incurred for not following insurance procedure on transformer repair.
$82,620
... wasted when the commission unanimously voted to order transformers when we had equivalent replacements already in stock since the upgrade. - 15 Sep. 2009
Total Taxpayer Dollars Wasted:
$1,621,591
 
 

 
 
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Lake Worth Media: August 2007
 
 


 
 
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· CRA awards $13,000 to its interim director instead of taking a freebie!8259252007-08-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· WASTED MILLIONS PURSUING GROWTH - by William Coakley21100052007-08-24Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: WHO PAID FOR IT?197252007-08-23Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· BEACH GOERS SPEAK OUT WITH ONE VOICE182652007-08-20Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· NEW BEACH INTERVIEWS181852007-08-19Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: OPPOSING VIEWS SOLICITED AGAIN162952007-08-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: Update: Lawsuit Against City of Lake Worth2138102007-08-17Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: McVoy -- Second Video Interview1136002007-08-16Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: City sues petitioners5118302007-08-15Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· LESS TALK AND MORE ACTION NEEDED - by William Coakley05943.662007-08-15Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Product Reviews: Vonage Woes0152502007-08-15Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· NEWSWORTHY NOTE051702007-08-13Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: LATEST BEACH INFORMATION - WHAT'S NEXT?291642007-08-11Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?181432007-08-09Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: THE BEACH PETITIONS - The arduous journey by Lynn Anderson1117652007-08-08Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: BEACH PETITION DRIVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED215273.442007-08-06Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Making Things Look Nice2136252007-08-03Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: LWM activity well beyond expectations with 13,122 page hits for July057302007-08-01Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Transportation >> Lake Worth: AIRPORT TRAVEL WARNING0133502007-08-01Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend




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