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Objection to Fargo Dam and Diversion Tax Assessment

To protect the public from a special assessment process not allowed by law, please suspend the balloting so that an Attorney...

Objection to Fargo Dam and Diversion Tax Assessment

Getting Caught In A Lie, Again

In attempt to generate support for the recent tax assessment rolled out by the Cass County Joint Water Resource District, the Fargo Diversion Authority...

Getting Caught In A Lie, Again

Cass Official Cuts and Runs

Isn’t it convenient that county and city officials turn into cowards when they are faced with questions about their actions and methods, yet expect...

Cass Official Cuts and Runs

MN Law Violated Says DNR

The Diversion Authority forgets MDNR has not yet made its determination on distributed storage and that the alternatives under consideration include a “no...

MN Law Violated Says DNR

ND Lawmakers: Ancestors Mean Nothing

Senate Bill 2311 was introduced because social morality has failed or been perverted by development greed. But is manipulation of votes to...

ND Lawmakers: Ancestors Mean Nothing

Red River Basin Commission lost their way.

The Grand Daddy of misdirection is the FM Diversion project. The Red River is to be dammed up to hold water out of the flood plain so...

Red River Basin Commission lost their way.

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of February 28th, 2015

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $32,584,755.14 from January 31st to February 28th, 2015. Nearly 1/11 ( 9.2 % ) of...

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of February 28th, 2015

Fargo Leaders at Fault for Flood Insurance Scandal

Fargo, Cass county and the Diversion Authority are gambling dangerously with the financial futures of residents by pitting FEMA...

Fargo Leaders at Fault for Flood Insurance Scandal

Fargo Diversion Authority Forecast: FLOOD FEAR and FEMA INSURANCE

So why are Cass county, Fargo Diversion Authority members and Fargo Moorhead Area Association of Realtors discussing...

Fargo Diversion Authority Forecast: FLOOD FEAR and FEMA INSURANCE

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of October 31st, 2014

Fargo Diversion Authority spent $13,316,244.27 from September 30th to October 31st, 2014. Nearly 1/18 (5.5%) of the original...

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of October 31st, 2014

Attorney Letter Richland Wilkin JPA to FM Diversion Authority

Minnesota members of the Diversion Authority derive their powers from Minnesota law, and would be subject to Minnesota...

Attorney Letter Richland Wilkin JPA to FM Diversion Authority

MN Representatives letter to Vanyo, Miller and Morken October 1st, 2014

MN Representative tell Fargo Diversion Authority change your ways or deal with the consequences. Minnesota...

MN Representatives letter to Vanyo, Miller and Morken October 1st, 2014

Comstock MN Area Residents Concerned About Failed Leadership

In yet another long string of blunders, Fargo Diversion Authority and Clay county commissioners fail to notify area...

Comstock MN Area Residents Concerned About Failed Leadership

Craig Hertsgaard MNDak Testimony to North Dakota Legislative Budget Section

This is a federal project designed to have federal participation, but the federal government has no money....

Craig Hertsgaard MNDak Testimony to North Dakota Legislative Budget Section

Fargo Diversion Delivers Empty Words to ND Legislative Branch

What ignorant thought process would conclude that flooding, delayed plant, yield loss, flood debris cleanup or loss...

Fargo Diversion Delivers Empty Words to ND Legislative Branch

Running Costs of the Fargo Dam and Diversion as of February 28th, 2015

$ 163,770,940.89

Here are the Top 21 Recipients

CASS COUNTY JOINT WATER RESOUR 58,411,991.46
HOUSTON-MOORE GROUP LLC 25,424,077.45
CH2M HILL ENGINEERS INC 17,860,819.01
INDUSTRIAL CONTRACT SERVICES I 17,361,616.35
OXBOW, CITY OF 13,582,824.09
INDUSTRIAL BUILDERS INC 8,203,317.00
COMMERCIAL TITLE LLC 3,869,541.00
TITLE COMPANY 3,641,500.00
ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS 2,450,000.00
MINNESOTA DNR 2,188,007.43
URS CORPORATION 1,745,618.42
KENNELLY & OKEEFFE 1,729,310.56
DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP 1,686,091.48
MOORE ENGINEERING INC 662,468.17
DUCKS UNLIMITED 587,180.00
HOUSTON ENGINEERING INC 576,669.57
RED RIVER BASIN COMMISSION 500,000.00
NORTHERN TITLE CO 484,016.00
ERNST & YOUNG 350,000.00
CITY OF FARGO 288,381.66
ERIK R JOHNSON & ASSOCIATES 263,212.56

The Top 21 Payees Comprise 98.8% of the Total Project Costs

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Objection to Fargo Dam and Diversion Tax Assessment

Objection to Fargo Dam and Diversion Tax Assessment

To protect the public from a special assessment process not allowed by law, please suspend the balloting so that an Attorney General’s opinion can be sought on the multiple issues raised herein, as well as those issues more fully identified after adequate opportunity to examine these proceedings can occur.

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Getting Caught In A Lie, Again

Getting Caught In A Lie, Again

In attempt to generate support for the recent tax assessment rolled out by the Cass County Joint Water Resource District, the Fargo Diversion Authority and Cass County have revived a false and misleading 2009 flood event.

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Cass Official Cuts and Runs

Cass Official Cuts and Runs

Isn’t it convenient that county and city officials turn into cowards when they are faced with questions about their actions and methods, yet expect blind obedience to one of the most corrupt tax schemes that Imperial Fargo/Cass has come up with to date?

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Board Rejects Diversion Authority Budgets

Board Rejects Diversion Authority Budgets

After watching a rather slow moving train wreck of a meeting, the Buffalo Red River Watershed District unanimously approved to “ONLY” pay the Minnesota DNR portion of the budget and left the balance of the FY2015 $210.8 million dollar budget as a “NO”

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Fargo Cass Diversion Authority

Fargo Cass Diversion Authority “Den of Thieves”

Curiously, the architects of the diversion tax assessment failed to address how governmental votes will pay their $483 share. This is also clear representation of the corruption and lack of moral ethics akin the architects of the tax assessment and overall schemes nebulous to the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion project.

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Buffalo Red Watershed District NOT Obligated to Support Diversion

Buffalo Red Watershed District NOT Obligated to Support Diversion

It is simply not true that managers of the Buffalo Red Watershed District have an obligation to support or implement this plan. In fact, it is completely improper for a Minnesota governmental entity to be moving forward with this plan, because the Minnesota environmental review has not yet been concluded, and necessary permits have not been issued.

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MN Law Violated Says DNR

MN Law Violated Says DNR

The Diversion Authority forgets MDNR has not yet made its determination on distributed storage and that the alternatives under consideration include a “no action” alternative.

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ND Lawmakers: Ancestors Mean Nothing

ND Lawmakers: Ancestors Mean Nothing

Senate Bill 2311 was introduced because social morality has failed or been perverted by development greed. But is manipulation of votes to compel an outcome any less despicable?

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Red River Basin Commission lost their way.

Red River Basin Commission lost their way.

The Grand Daddy of misdirection is the FM Diversion project. The Red River is to be dammed up to hold water out of the flood plain so that developers can encroach into areas that would naturally flood.

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Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of February 28th, 2015

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of February 28th, 2015

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $32,584,755.14 from January 31st to February 28th, 2015. Nearly 1/11 ( 9.2 % ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project.

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