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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: June 2008
 
 


 
 
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· Clouds over Lake Worth Beach Redevelopment11162352008-06-30Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Slowing, changing lanes197152008-06-30Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Is it corruption?287652008-06-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Well, Shut My Mouth!398452008-06-26Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· New doc shows staff critical of county water deal085252008-06-25Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· County water price may jump again388652008-06-24Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· LAKE WORTH GOES GREEN19609352008-06-20Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Taxpayers bilked for millions on water deal4100952008-06-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· City gets off track with FMPA again6115452008-06-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· WPBF Channel 25 news segment on LW Water9344952008-06-16Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· How taxpayers got robbed 17 million dollars393452008-06-13Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· New CRA members490952008-06-12Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Photo history of the RO project - 15.3 million down the road2497552008-06-12Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Shuffling the Deck4107952008-06-11Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· County Health Department report critical of LW management399442008-06-09Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· A Voice on Growth5115552008-06-08Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Note to Anonymous Writer080052008-06-07Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Pay to Play7103952008-06-07Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Letter to Commissioner Golden791452008-06-06Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Candidates Needed... NOW266302008-06-05Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The Bottom Line180752008-06-04Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· New Casino report suffers from same error3124952008-06-02Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· ARE YOU READY?1105452008-06-01Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend




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