Carbon lines up work on phones, bridge

Carbon lines up work on phones, bridge

There are 2 comments on the The Morning Call story from Jan 18, 2008, titled Carbon lines up work on phones, bridge. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

After rejecting bids last March for a telephone system that would link several Carbon County facilities, county commissioners on Thursday opened a new set of proposals that adds the county prison to the project ...

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Carbon Taxpayer

East Stroudsburg, PA

#1 Jan 18, 2008
"The apparent low bid was $519,437 from Harry DePue Inc. of Bangor.

That's $75,437 more than the $444,000 the county got in federal funds to repair the bridge."

Imagine if the commissioners were not unjustly firing people and getting sued for it, they'd have the $75,437 now, wouldn't they. They pissed 10 times this amount away in court battles and settling lawsuits. Way to spend the taxpayers money!!!
3 Stoogies Fan

Plymouth, PA

#2 Jan 18, 2008
Carbon Taxpayer wrote:
"The apparent low bid was $519,437 from Harry DePue Inc. of Bangor.
That's $75,437 more than the $444,000 the county got in federal funds to repair the bridge."
Imagine if the commissioners were not unjustly firing people and getting sued for it, they'd have the $75,437 now, wouldn't they. They pissed 10 times this amount away in court battles and settling lawsuits. Way to spend the taxpayers money!!!
They could alway sell Packerton sewers, er I mean yards to pay the differance, what did they expect to make money on the deal?

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