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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: July 2008
 
 


 
 
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· Matrix misses deadline - will city still have to pay?194502008-07-31Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Herald bats two in a row... Wrong2117802008-07-26Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Town Meetings proposed599742008-07-25Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Lake Worth's Golden Decision6108852008-07-24Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· OUT OF THE SUNSHINE8143352008-07-22Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Run the Carpetbaggers Out of Town4108302008-07-20Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Is the Casino building safe?998652008-07-19Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· We Told Them6241652008-07-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· FINALLY!283202008-07-16Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Illegal Immigration: Lake Worth’s Death Knell?8275602008-07-14Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· LWM to test run Internet TV279102008-07-12Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Choking and Smothering4187702008-07-12Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· New candidate for District 419328652008-07-09Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Who's the man behind Mark Bates on Water?2112202008-07-08Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The low cost bid that was kept from the public and commission196502008-07-08Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Should the State buy U.S. Sugar2146102008-07-06Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Post reporter not reporting688252008-07-04Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Lies, Tricks & Deception - Golden blasts staff, Clemens and Vespo12108652008-07-03Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· A red, white and blue Event5100602008-07-03Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend




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