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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: September 2009
 
 


 
 
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· On File: LWM Radio0174802009-09-25Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Commission fails due diligence0113052009-09-25Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Why I want to be a Strong Mayor122873.52009-09-23Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Radio show links0141402009-09-21Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Ban on Lake Worth Media continues...523194.332009-09-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Throw the bums out...2158452009-09-18Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· City blocks employees from LWM, but not other sites2187432009-09-17Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· 80% still out on the street and not in the mentoring center area0137502009-09-16Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Documentation for $651,873 of waste by the commission090702009-09-16Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· She just voted to waste $142,695 dollars of your money0105402009-09-15Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Charter shows commission CAN and SHOULD conduct its own investigation1105302009-09-12Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Fund raiser at Shuffle Board Court0227002009-09-07Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Firefighter bosses endorsement decided behind closed doors?1114502009-09-04Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· How HR director tried to villify Mr Reyes0113702009-09-02Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Annotated copy of Stanton report2129552009-09-02Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Lake Worth Utility: city could lose opportunity to leave FMPA1121402009-09-01Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend
· Is this a gag order or...?096302009-09-01Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend




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