Money Wasted

Lake Worth Utilities
Waste Meter
... for an arc flash study that Mr. Reyes was qualified to do in house and at no cost to taxpayers.
... the estimated engineering cost of the express feeder which could also be done in house at no cost to taxpayers.
... wasted when insurance requirements were circumvented by the city manager and utility director.
... 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
... wasted when the Matrix organizational study to save taxpayers money was scrapped in favor of higher cost outsourcing by city manager Stanton.
... wasted engineering design cost of water piping and tanks (original county water deal) that will never be built.
... wasted when additional costs were incurred for not following insurance procedure on transformer repair.
... 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:

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Lake Worth Media: March 2009

· Commission consensus... back to the county to negotiate/amicably terminate0113802009-03-31Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· 24 million or nothing... you choose0109502009-03-31Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Utility director selling us out... again0101702009-03-29Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· LWM energy vision for the future089402009-03-28Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Are these the pimps?0171302009-03-23Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Why is there no Palestinian state?0157202009-03-20Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Is she working for us... or the county?099802009-03-11Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Plant manager - reckless disregard for safety - utility director covers for him0126102009-03-05Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· City attorney Karns gets the axe0388102009-03-03Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Utility director's report misinformed commission0115002009-03-02Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend

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