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The Organ Grinders Monkey

The Organ Grinders Monkey

If the entire project is based upon theoretical assumptions, which the USACE openly admits, then the “Expert Opinion Elicitation” (EOE) which relies heavily on those theoretical assumptions is “likewise” no different.

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of December 31, 2015

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of December 31, 2015

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 14,937,811.26 from November 30 to December 31, 2015. 1/6th (14.64% ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $61.1 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO.

A Pound of Gold For Your Soul

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 added that the BRRWD could approve funding for the DNR’s EIS and Fargo in-town projects, but to approve anything more in the 2015 Budget could affect the DNR-BRRWD working relationship.

FM Diversion Damage Control Raises More Questions

FM Diversion Damage Control Raises More Questions

Does Zavoral’s wealth of experience undermine or subvert Fargo’s ability to keep engineering and project management hands out of taxpayers pockets? What doors, access or influence does Zavoral provide AE2S beyond that of any other employee?

$105 and $247 Million Dollar Questions

$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 have been a gift from the federal government…, isn’t a savings.

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of November 30, 2015

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of November 30, 2015

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 8,572,964.97 from October 31 to November 30, 2015. 1/7th (13.8% ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $59 million into OHB ring-dike-levee, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO.

Whitney's Witless Water Whining

Whitney’s Witless Water Whining

Think about this…, the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Authority and the USACE intentionally downgraded the 2009 flood crisis to a 50 year flood event, which would make a 100 year flood event seem even more dangerous and unrealistic, then project proponents try to invent a theoretical “what if” crisis 5 times larger than the 100 year flood event they claim has not yet occurred to justify their agenda.

Here Comes The Judge

Here Comes The Judge

Even more interesting is this email I received from Oxbow Mayor Jim Nyhof in 2012, clearly stating: “These lots, in Oxbow anyway, are nothing we would ever try to protect.” So which is it Jim…, is Oxbow flood prone or not?

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of October 31, 2015

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of October 31, 2015

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 7,530,334.43 from September 30 to October 31, 2015. 1/7th (13.32% ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $59 million into OHB ring-dike-levee, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO.

ND Senator Larry Luick Comments to MN DNR

ND Senator Larry Luick Comments to MN DNR

With the condition of completion of the levees in Fargo, we do have time to put together a better plan that has benefits for more people, communities, and property. We also can meld together the natural resource benefits attributable to better soil and water management practices.