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

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

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 31,159,075.33 from December 31, 2016 to January 31, 2017. 1/4.5 th (22.54 percent) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $89.5 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 with buyouts running to 200-900 percent…, courtesy of state and local taxpayers.

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

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

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 3,006,266.62 from November 30, 2016 to December 31, 2016. 1/5th (20.8% ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $88 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.

Taxpayer Tolerance Wearing Thin for T-Times

Taxpayer Tolerance Wearing Thin for T-Times

As all things government tend to go, incompetence and greed have driven the cost of the Oxbow project well over budget. As you go to the polls to vote on the sales tax extension, just remember that the financial projections and assurances that this project is fiscally manageable come to you from the same folks who missed the Oxbow project’s costs by half.

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of September 30, 2016

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of September 30, 2016

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 46,184,449.46 from August 31, 2016 to September 30, 2016. 1/5th (20.45% ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $78.5 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.

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 3)

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 3)

Oxbow’s Country Club elite were salivating over the high-end Robert Trent Jones plans and the FMDA was looking for a way to buy-off Oxbow and only had to dangle money.

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 2)

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 2)

Why should Oxbow be considered a city when it appears they cannot even meet a minimum level of self sufficiency and the lines between the alleged city and Oxbow Country Club are conveniently blurred?

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 1)

Wealthy Welfare Oxbow, ND (Part 1)

To Jim Nyhof: You have made a direct threat to residents of Bakke (using 81 as the western edge) that is very disheartening.

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of June 30, 2016

Fargo Dam and FM Diversion Costs as of June 30, 2016

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 10,316,231.48 from April 30, 2016 to June 30, 2016. 1/6th (17.78% ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project. The Fargo Diversion Authority has pumped over $71.3 million into OHB ring-dike-levee and private country club, which provides ZERO FLOOD PROTECTION BENEFIT TO FARGO.

Something Wicked This Way Comes

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 being imposed upon the yet un-born generations.

Mike McFeely Finds His Nuts

Mike McFeely Finds His Nuts

As much as it pains me to admit that McFeely got something right…, or at least partially right, the hub-bub over the Kinzler house along Rose Coulee was a fair deal to bring Fargo closer to adequate permanent internal flood protection.

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