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Money Wasted

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: November 2007
 
 


 
 
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· On File: Buyer beware - CARMAX/ARRIGO0220602007-11-30Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· What's going to happen to the pool?4219402007-11-29Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· House Price Update 2007 Q30143002007-11-29Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· BEHIND THE BROWN DOOR3134952007-11-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Here's the reality you don't see...15113852007-11-22Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Itís better to be Safe than Sorry8104552007-11-21Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Commission steps on the brakes696702007-11-14Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Lantana Ritz uses LW lower Beach parking1083152007-11-13Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· EMAIL SHOWS: More Cities Looking to get out of FMPA061602007-11-13Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· NO RESPONSE TO EMAIL474502007-11-12Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· FMPA... how we got to where we are379452007-11-10Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· VESPO CONTACTED464102007-11-10Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· FMPA, a good deal?1087252007-11-07Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· FMPA Internal Problems165202007-11-06Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Basic Facts about the FMPA deal264552007-11-05Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Exiting FMPA060352007-11-03Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Good business decisions370252007-11-02Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· no one else can supply us power362802007-11-02Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Turning up the heat049702007-11-01Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend




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