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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: August 2008
 
 


 
 
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· Rene Varela Intro video - Candidate District 44124152008-08-30Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· John Jordan Intro Video - candidate district 23165652008-08-30Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Commissioner Cara Jennings intro video5118252008-08-29Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: LWM announces the first ballot - voting Tuesday 9.2.08281302008-08-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· CROSSING OUR FINGERS8197452008-08-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Attention all candidates067602008-08-27Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Back to a standard upgrade for electric system4151732008-08-26Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· City may get sued if management ignores protocol085402008-08-25Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Bates caught lying to commission and city covers up2190602008-08-24Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· County water debacle reaches scandal proportions4107752008-08-23Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The intimidation and control of commissioner Lowe2102652008-08-23Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Demolition Ceremony Old Lake Worth Bridge4125852008-08-21Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Say NO to illegal resource center6566852008-08-19Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· What is Exline guilty of...?10130952008-08-17Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Lake Worth erred when signing on with Sheriff10175752008-08-16Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· CRA Grants287502008-08-15Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Now WPB water will be better287402008-08-13Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Commentary on Bate's information585852008-08-09Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· How to save 18.3 million dollars in 10 minutes5144752008-08-08Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Good Ole Boys score CEO at FMPA098802008-08-07Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Getting caught... not telling the truth3108202008-08-06Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· In an unexpected surprise...997352008-08-05Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The Vulchers Swarm111544352008-08-05Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· 169702008-08-04Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· 91 Sheriff Department10125902008-08-02Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· A step into the pit197302008-08-01Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend




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