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Richland County Water Resource District letter to Todd Sando, ND State Water Commission

Richland County Water Resource District letter to Todd Sando, ND State Water Commission

The Richland County Water Resource Board is in favor of flood protection for Fargo Moorhead; however, we are opposed to the Flood Diversion Board of Authority’s plan as it currently exists.

Oxbow, ND Mayor Moves Into Government Housing

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 taxes (county taxpayer funded) on a 30 year loan would cost any other buyer $7,472.00 per month.

WARNING: Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Authority

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 the mailer packet.

Fargo, ND's Big Pile of Poo

Fargo, ND’s Big Pile of Poo

Even more curious is the alleged AE2S involvement in drafting the Diversion Misinformation documents being used to pressure commissioners Gehrig and Piepkorn. Why is compensation for AE2S’s involvement in most aspects of the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion matters shrouded in a cloak of mystery?

McFeely Rant: Hopes for Near Disaster

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 the “next big one” or “mandatory flood insurance”.

Fargo's Taxpayer Funded Cult

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 and ignore flaws in methods and flood prophecies.

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of March 31, 2016

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of March 31, 2016

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 22,764,904.07 from February 29, 2016 to March 31, 2016. 1/6th (16.35% ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $65 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO.

ND State Water Commissioner letter to FM Diversion Authority RE: Dam Permit

ND State Water Commissioner letter to FM Diversion Authority RE: Dam Permit

According to OSE staff analysis, approximately 10,380 acres of the area in North Dakota inundated by the FM Dam below 925 feet NAVD 88 are within Richland County. As Richland County is not a member of the Diversion Authority, it is uncertain whether the Diversion Authority has the power of eminent domain in Richland County.

Denial is NOT Just a River in Egypt

Denial is NOT Just a River in Egypt

P3 is not a savings at all! It is $400 million in instant up-front costs for the local share, which will be funded directly and indirectly via sales and property tax.

Blind Leading the Blind

Blind Leading the Blind

It would be interesting to find out if the law firms representing their clients on the Minnesota side are willing to guarantee their legal advice (cover clients losses), should that lead to a decision to move forward with the new JPA agreement that proves to be against Minnesota law and the interests of landowners.