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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: January 2009
 
 


 
 
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· Stanley Consultants screws up again - causes outage0169802009-01-31Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· City wide blackout report0134102009-01-30Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· LW beach park is a registered archeological site0107002009-01-29Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· DEP and Coastal Construction Line0114002009-01-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· building official condemns building 8 years late0418702009-01-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Building inspector prefers guess work over facts099502009-01-24Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· How the county water department tried to screw Lake Worth taxpayers1120002009-01-16Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Rational thought returns to the Lake Worth commission - county water deal0142102009-01-15Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· CRA board gets it right! votes down directors gag order1114102009-01-14Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· The water problem defined0210002009-01-13Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· $209,000 CRA sidewalk project shows tail wagging the dog093202009-01-12Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Our History0154802009-01-12Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· S3 to get new boiler, but will it come in time?1105452009-01-08Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend




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