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Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of June 30, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $5,696,856.75 from May 31, 2017 to June 30, 2017. Nearly 24 percent of the original...

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of June 30, 2017

Darrell Vanyo on Diversion Assessment District

This is really an incestuous story of participants that “wear many hats” in a quasi-state of conflict of interest and treat the...

Darrell Vanyo on Diversion Assessment District

FM Diversion Uses FAKE NEWS on Twitter

FM Diversion proponents uses FAKE NEWS to promote misleading project talking points.

FM Diversion Uses FAKE NEWS on Twitter

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

Running Costs of the Fargo Dam and Diversion as of June 30, 2017

$ 580,777,573.84

$ 430,527,573.84 approved contracts ~ and $ 150,250,000.00 in loans

Here are the Top 10 Recipients

CASS COUNTY JOINT WATER RESOUR 170,532,456.64 141,269,461.50 29,262,995.14
ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS 53,159,000.00 53,159,000.00 0.00
CH2M HILL ENGINEERS INC 50,618,819.01 32,384,331.37 18,234,487.64
INDUSTRIAL BUILDERS INC 39,559,594.26 38,231,303.68 1,328,290.58
HOUSTON-MOORE GROUP LLC 37,144,224.89 33,131,375.82 4,012,849.07
INDUSTRIAL CONTRACT SERVICES I 17,576,871.19 17,409,836.46 167,034.73
OXBOW, CITY OF 15,490,397.61 14,777,364.92 713,032.69
ASHURST LLP 6,715,133.70 3,337,147.30 3,377,986.40
DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP 4,436,071.69 4,436,071.69 0.00
JP MORGAN CHASE-LOCKBOX PROCES 3,377,000.00 2,167,809.30 1,209,190.70

The Top 30 Payees Comprise 98.75 % of the Total Project Costs ( 425.1 million+ )
The Top 10 Payees Comprise 92.59% of the Total Project Costs ( 398.6 million+ )

June 30, 2017 Daily Expenditures $ 189,895.23 (per day)

VIEW - Cumulative Vendor Payments Detail Fargo Dam and FM Diversion as of June 30, 2017

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Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of June 30, 2017

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of June 30, 2017

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $5,696,856.75 from May 31, 2017 to June 30, 2017. Nearly 24 percent of the original projected cost. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $94.5 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 and private Oxbow Country Club, courtesy of state and local taxpayers.

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Property Owners Face Huge TAX Bills Due to Fargo Dam and FM Diversion

Property Owners Face Huge TAX Bills Due to Fargo Dam and FM Diversion

With all the chaos involving the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion, the tax implications of the landowners are often overlooked. That wrenching pit in your stomach that arrives when you finish your income tax filing and gaze at the total tax bill that is due.

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P3 Financing Funding the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Project

P3 Financing Funding the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Project

Why would any P3/PPP lender with any common sense borrow money to a project that is already operating in the red?

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

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

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $12,343,179.35 from April 30, 2017 to May 31, 2017. Nearly 23 percent of the original projected cost. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $94.4 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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Oxbow, ND - Land of Golden Parachutes and Private Golf Course

Oxbow, ND – Land of Golden Parachutes and Private Golf Course

The “black cloud” hanging over Oxbow, ND is not flood waters, lack of home sales or refinancing. It is the inequity created by Oxbow’s elite in an opportunistic effort to orchestrate golden parachutes for around 40 homes and the Exclusive Oxbow Country Club.

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Darrell Vanyo on Diversion Assessment District

Darrell Vanyo on Diversion Assessment District

This is really an incestuous story of participants that “wear many hats” in a quasi-state of conflict of interest and treat the hats like some sort of split personality in a feigned attempt to justify their actions.

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MN DNR Letter to Tim Mahoney Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Authority

MN DNR Letter to Tim Mahoney Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Authority

It is beyond acting in bad faith; indeed, the continuation of construction is an insult to collaboration.

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FM Diversion Uses FAKE NEWS on Twitter

FM Diversion Uses FAKE NEWS on Twitter

FM Diversion proponents uses FAKE NEWS to promote misleading project talking points.

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Looming Tax Assessments Causing Headaches for Fargo and Cass County Residents

Looming Tax Assessments Causing Headaches for 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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