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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 2008
 
 


 
 
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· Pool cover cheeze086002008-10-31Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Cara blasts Lindsey on negative campaign,0141302008-10-31Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Cara rips Lindsey3159002008-10-30Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Jordan's Halloween performance... blame someone else087502008-10-30Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· On File: The stage is set...084302008-10-29Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Welcome to Lake Worth1110602008-10-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· How does Mary Lindsey fit into city leadership?0148302008-10-27Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The King of political flip flops speaks0137302008-10-23Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· More Vespo Fudge070802008-10-20Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Here's why we will always pay more for county water2121302008-10-20Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The King of Political Flip Flops11132302008-10-16Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Lake Worth's PBSO COP starting back.....093502008-10-15Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Fact check - campaign lit0104302008-10-14Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Is this smile how FMPA will keep us from getting out?41024402008-10-12Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Crime spree video - can you identify the thief?0111202008-10-09Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· COP Program to return under the PBSO098402008-10-09Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Unanimous vote to explore getting out of FMPA2122552008-10-07Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· 4 out of 6 candidates will recall county water decision8188152008-10-04Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Candidate Rene Varela - Economic Security plus discussions with Walter Baker2279152008-10-01Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The politics behind the Casino demolition0115002008-10-01Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend




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