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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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  Who would you vote for in District IV

Dave Vespo33 %33 %33 % 33.33% (19)
Barbara Aubel15 %15 %15 % 15.79% (9)
none of the above50 %50 %50 % 50.88% (29)

Total Votes: 57


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Re: Who would you vote for in District IV (Score: 1)
by ILoveLW on Sunday, June 08, 2008 @ 07:47:34 EST
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I will not vote for anyone who voted to hand over our beach to an out of town developer for God knows how long...ruin our dune across from Benny's by building a humongous building there and make things so unaffordable that no one will be able to go to the beach for the entire beach experience. Also, if you think that I would vote for anyone who came out against the Supermajority, or went on that radio show and talked against issues for which I am committed, you are sadly mistaken. Right now we don't have any candidates to consider in Dist 4.




 
 

 
 

Re: Who would you vote for in District IV (Score: 1)
by hondalife007 on Monday, June 09, 2008 @ 07:16:30 EST
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I don't know anything about Barbara Aubel but all I know is Vespo is not the one. Maybe after I get to hear her speak I will change my vote.




 
 

 
 

Re: Who would you vote for in District IV (Score: 1)
by IronMan1 on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 @ 19:57:53 EST
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"We are doomed."


Iron Man




 
 

 
 

Re: Who would you vote for in District IV (Score: 1)
by oscar_night on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 @ 09:04:03 EST
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Don't tell me that Dave got his entire family up here voting for him.




 
 


 
 
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