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Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 26th, 2015

Bullying has become a well-polished means to an end for the diversion authority. Who would have imagined, ten years ago,...

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 26th, 2015

Angry Rodger Olson Bullies Clay Commissioner

Perhaps it’s just a feeble attempt at misdirection in hopes of duping some unwitting souls into believing that he does not have that...

Angry Rodger Olson Bullies Clay Commissioner

Garaas Law Firm Letter of Complaint to North Dakota Attorney General Wayne K. Stenehjem

Can the Cass County Joint Water Resource District subject any political subdivision ofthe...

Garaas Law Firm Letter of Complaint to North Dakota Attorney General Wayne K. Stenehjem

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 9th, 2015

Cass County taxpayers receiving an assessment ballot and an “invitation” to support Fargo’s Diversion learned that the...

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 9th, 2015

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of March 31st, 2015

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $5,144,824.87 from February 28th to March 31st, 2015. Nearly 1/11 ( 9.44 % ) of the...

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of March 31st, 2015

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

Running Costs of the Fargo Dam and Diversion as of March 31st, 2015

$ 168,915,765.76

Here are the Top 21 Recipients

CASS COUNTY JOINT WATER RESOUR 62,118,303.35 30,835,725.24 31,282,578.11
HOUSTON-MOORE GROUP LLC 25,704,077.45 17,982,857.52 7,721,219.93
CH2M HILL ENGINEERS INC 17,860,819.01 14,450,819.01 3,410,000.00
INDUSTRIAL CONTRACT SERVICES I 17,361,616.35 2,010,284.00 15,351,332.35
OXBOW, CITY OF 13,614,988.30 11,769,198.31 1,845,789.99
INDUSTRIAL BUILDERS INC 8,203,317.00 1,716,306.64 6,487,010.36
COMMERCIAL TITLE LLC 3,869,541.00 3,869,541.00 -
TITLE COMPANY 3,641,500.00 3,641,500.00 -
ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS 3,350,000.00 2,825,000.00 525,000.00
MINNESOTA DNR 2,188,007.43 1,292,414.71 895,592.72
DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP 1,862,084.01 1,803,196.68 58,887.33
URS CORPORATION 1,745,618.42 1,161,885.94 583,732.48
KENNELLY & OKEEFFE 1,729,310.56 1,729,310.56 -
MOORE ENGINEERING INC 662,468.17 662,468.17 -
DUCKS UNLIMITED 587,180.00 587,180.00 -
HOUSTON ENGINEERING INC 576,669.57 576,669.57 -
RED RIVER BASIN COMMISSION 500,000.00 447,747.40 52,252.60
NORTHERN TITLE CO 484,016.00 484,016.00 -
ERNST & YOUNG 350,000.00 - 350,000.00
CITY OF FARGO 322,808.71 288,381.66 34,427.05
ERIK R JOHNSON & ASSOCIATES 273,444.56 273,444.56 -

The Top 21 Payees Comprise 98.87% of the Total Project Costs
The Top 10 Payees Comprise 93.49% of the Total Project Costs

March 2015 Daily Expenditures $ 165,962.09 (per day)

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Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 26th, 2015

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 26th, 2015

Bullying has become a well-polished means to an end for the diversion authority. Who would have imagined, ten years ago, that our honest, small town culture would have come to this?

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Angry Rodger Olson Bullies Clay Commissioner

Angry Rodger Olson Bullies Clay Commissioner

Perhaps it’s just a feeble attempt at misdirection in hopes of duping some unwitting souls into believing that he does not have that stank of Fargo/Cass imperialism on his breath…, or not?

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Garaas Law Firm Letter of Complaint to North Dakota Attorney General Wayne K. Stenehjem

Garaas Law Firm Letter of Complaint to North Dakota Attorney General Wayne K. Stenehjem

Can the Cass County Joint Water Resource District subject any political subdivision ofthe State of North Dakota to pay an indirect benefit so as to allow the municipality to avoid borrowing limits imposed upon such municipalities by ND.C.C.

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Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 9th, 2015

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties April 9th, 2015

Cass County taxpayers receiving an assessment ballot and an “invitation” to support Fargo’s Diversion learned that the election is fixed. The un-elected Cass County Joint Water Board deciders stacked the deck Soviet-style, the vote is a sham and the outcome pre-determined.

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Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of March 31st, 2015

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of March 31st, 2015

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $5,144,824.87 from February 28th to March 31st, 2015. Nearly 1/11 ( 9.44 % ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project.

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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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