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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 Beach Redevelopment Issue



Lake Worth Media Special Coverage
(Chronology: oldest first in each section)

 

The above photo is the result of the careful editing and merging of two photos.
These photos were contributed by Lynn Anderson and were taken ca. 1960.
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VOTE HERE:
Lake Worth Beach Issue Survey

Articles:
Lake Worth Citizens File Suit
Text of the Lawsuit
Plan C for the Beach
Commission Subversion
Letter to Governor Crist
McCauley/McNamara Suit - Commentary
City Sues Petitioners

Message Board:
Lake Worth Media Member's Forum
(Anybody can view but only members can post)

Graphic Links:
Beach Redevelopment Site Plan
CASINO PHOTO HISTORY
CASINO PHOTO HISTORY part II

Video Links:
Lake Worth Beach Video Tour
Katie McGiveron interview ... what's next with the beach
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