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Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of April 28, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $3,034,285.95 from March 31, 2017 to Ap[ril 28, 2017. Nearly 22.7 percent of the original...

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of April 28, 2017

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties May 11th, 2017

When a public officer, such as Moorhead’s Mayor or County Commissioner, does something in their official capacity knowing...

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties May 11th, 2017

Fargo Dam and Diversion Project Faces Minnesota State Law

The USACE (trouble-making playmates) has consistently agitated and mislead Fargo et al., into kicking sand in Minnesota’s...

Fargo Dam and Diversion Project Faces Minnesota State Law

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of March 31, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $5,754,258.85 from February 28, 2017 to March 31, 2017. Nearly 22.55 percent of the...

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of March 31, 2017

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 30th, 2017

Not content with what they already have, Oxbow’s lawyer stood up in Federal Court last month and argued that Oxbow is the...

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 30th, 2017

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 4)

So what did the taxpayer get for their $78.5+ million spent thus far?

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 4)

MN DNR Letter to USACE PPA Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Project

Given that we were not consulted as part of this process and further that we are not able to see the basis for your...

MN DNR Letter to USACE PPA Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Project

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Even worse is the taxation without representation of any future generation that will be denied their right to accept or reject the tax obligation...

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Oxbow, ND Mayor Moves Into Government Housing

A $2.69 million home, with ZERO money down (county taxpayer owned), ZERO percent interest (county taxpayer owned) and ZERO property...

Oxbow, ND Mayor Moves Into Government Housing

WARNING: Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Authority

DO NOT SIGN ANYTHING! You are under NO LEGAL OBLIGATION to acknowledge the content or to agree to any term or offer contained within...

WARNING: Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Authority

McFeely Rant: Hopes for Near Disaster

Typical and pervasive FMDA cult rhetoric. Merchants of fear, whose agenda is to galvanize weak-minded people, then prey on their fears of...

McFeely Rant: Hopes for Near Disaster

Fargo’s Taxpayer Funded Cult

Prognosticate future weather conditions years, if not decades into the future. Yet, repeatedly miss short-term flood forecasts by several feet...

Fargo's Taxpayer Funded Cult

A Pound of Gold For Your Soul

Kent Lokkesmoe, Administrator, Management Resources Bureau, DNR, the BRRWD must not vote on the DA Budget until the EIS has been completed. Lokkesmoe...

A Pound of Gold For Your Soul

$105 and $247 Million Dollar Questions

I’m sorry Mr Mahoney, how dumb do you think taxpayers really are? Paying interest and principal on a borrowed $800 million that would...

$105 and $247 Million Dollar Questions

Flip Flop, Money Drop, Get A Brand New Home

Amidst the controversy generated by 200 – 400 percent buyouts in Oxbow, ND ~ Fargo Diversion Authority documents indicate the current...

Flip Flop, Money Drop, Get A Brand New Home

Running Costs of the Fargo Dam and Diversion as of April 28, 2017

$ 562,737,537.74

$ 412,487,537.74 approved contracts ~ and $ 150,250,000.00 in loans

Here are the Top 10 Recipients

CASS COUNTY JOINT WATER RESOUR 155,984,238.63 138,350,892.41 17,633,346.22
ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS 53,159,000.00 53,159,000.00 0.00
CH2M HILL ENGINEERS INC 50,618,819.01 29,137,257.91 21,481,561.10
INDUSTRIAL BUILDERS INC 39,458,121.21 37,798,401.18 1,659,720.03
HOUSTON-MOORE GROUP LLC 36,279,042.89 31,926,795.50 4,352,247.39
INDUSTRIAL CONTRACT SERVICES I 17,576,871.19 16,659,876.89 916,994.30
OXBOW CITY OF 15,399,707.32 14,733,004.12 666,703.20
ASHURST LLP 6,715,133.70 2,708,446.97 4,006,686.73
DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP 4,051,410.85 4,051,410.85 0.00
JP MORGAN CHASE-LOCKBOX PROCES 3,377,000.00 2,012,178.75 1,364,821.25

The Top 30 Payees Comprise 98.96 % of the Total Project Costs ( 408.2 million+ )
The Top 10 Payees Comprise 92.76% of the Total Project Costs ( 382.6 million+ )

April 28, 2017 Daily Expenditures $ 101,142.87 (per day)

VIEW - Cumulative Vendor Payments Detail Fargo Dam and FM Diversion as of April 28, 2017

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Looming Tax Assessments Causing Headaches Fargo and Cass County Residents

Looming Tax Assessments Causing Headaches Fargo and Cass County Residents

Even the devil would sleep with one eye open around these guys.

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Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of April 28, 2017

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of April 28, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $3,034,285.95 from March 31, 2017 to Ap[ril 28, 2017. Nearly 22.7 percent of the original projected cost. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $92.9 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO, all courtesy of state and local taxpayers. With unfinished internal flood protection projects the Fargo Diversion Authority continues to pump millions into the non-flood prone OHB ring-dike-levee with buyouts running to 200-900 perecent…, courtesy of state and local taxpayers.

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Defending Richland and Wilkin counties May 11th, 2017

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties May 11th, 2017

When a public officer, such as Moorhead’s Mayor or County Commissioner, does something in their official capacity knowing that their conduct violates Minnesota law, they may be committing another crime that is punishable by up to one year in prison and a fine of $3,000.00. MN Statute 609.43. Shouldn’t there be an investigation by an independent prosecutor and, if warranted, criminal prosecutions?

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Fargo Dam and Diversion Project Faces Minnesota State Law

Fargo Dam and Diversion Project Faces Minnesota State Law

The USACE (trouble-making playmates) has consistently agitated and mislead Fargo et al., into kicking sand in Minnesota’s face and wails when they are told “NO”.

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Case Civil No. 13-2262 (D425 and D426) | US District Court, District of Minnesota (Preliminary Injunction)

Case Civil No. 13-2262 (D425 and D426) | US District Court, District of Minnesota (Preliminary Injunction)

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Motion and Memorandum in Support of Preliminary Injunction against the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Project.

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Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of March 31, 2017

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of March 31, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $5,754,258.85 from February 28, 2017 to March 31, 2017. Nearly 22.55 percent of the original projected cost and no genuine start on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $92.2 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO, all courtesy of state and local taxpayers. With unfinished internal flood protection projects the Fargo Diversion Authority continues to pump millions into the non-flood prone OHB ring-dike-levee with buyouts running to 200-900 perecent…, courtesy of state and local taxpayers.

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Fargo Diversion Corruption

Fargo Diversion Corruption

There is no “federal project”. This is a local project encumbered by states rights issue, wherein, Fargo, ND wants to push its water problems onto Minnesota and MN said “NO”.

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Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 30th, 2017

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 30th, 2017

Not content with what they already have, Oxbow’s lawyer stood up in Federal Court last month and argued that Oxbow is the victim. Apparently the federal injunction that stopped the construction on the ring dike is making it difficult for the private Oxbow Country Club to finish their golf course re-design.

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Oxbow North Dakota Greed

Oxbow North Dakota Greed

FEMA does not require over 96 percent of Oxbow, ND to carry flood insurance, Oxbow property owners (if they truly felt they were “flood prone”) would be purchasing FEMA flood insurance policies to protect their interests…, right?

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Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of February 28, 2017

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of February 28, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 261,133.06 from January 31, 2017 to February 28, 2017. 1/4.45 th (22.54 percent) of the original projected cost and no genuine start on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $92.1 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO, all courtesy of state and local taxpayers. With unfinished internal flood protection projects the Fargo Diversion Authority continues to pump millions into the non-flood prone OHB ring-dike-levee with buyouts running to 200-900 perecent…, courtesy of state and local taxpayers.

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