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Money Wasted

Lake Worth Utilities
Waste Meter
$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: October 2007
 
 


 
 
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· IT'S FREE!!683052007-10-31Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· FMPA Contract067902007-10-30Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· GREEN COVE SPRINGS GETTING OUT OF FMPA?083352007-10-29Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· City Loses Court Case175402007-10-29Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· From: The Waste Removal Committee173502007-10-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· CRA CHANGES THE RULES198452007-10-23Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Will FMPA become our largest water customer?3460352007-10-21Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Reality Check on Casino Closure474252007-10-21Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Tax Dollars Paying Chamber Mortgage279652007-10-19Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· A Thankless Job488852007-10-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: Still unanimous against the beach...072002007-10-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Real Estate's Rogue Wave1152202007-10-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Beach re-nourishment - Holmberg way - appears courtesy of Dan Volker497902007-10-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· FMPA deal gets tabled a second time1105652007-10-17Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The future of our electric utility part II488002007-10-13Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Veterans Parade and Celebration expenses789002007-10-11Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Casino building... should it be condemned?7235052007-10-10Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· James Addison Interview part 1 on the history of Lake Worth172102007-10-07Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The future of our electric utility part I0103852007-10-06Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Appellate Court opinion in favor of WPB Petitioners1151052007-10-06Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Tallahassee says no to Lake Worth Amendment to Comp Plan5138852007-10-05Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Local Title Company funds Veteran's Day Parade5130652007-10-03Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Potential Future of Our Municipal Utilities, and the Planet in General197952007-10-03Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Landfill tests ...too little, too late175502007-10-02Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend




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