Clyde Picht

Clyde Picht

"almost no cost to the taxpayers." Why is there any cost to the taxpayers? How much is "almost?"


Clyde Picht

Let's face it, the $466,222 was a waste of money. One of the responsibilities of management is to keep the scope and costs contained and to keep the public informed how the money is being spent. If you ordered a new car costing $36,700 and the dealer didn't deliver in that model year and …

Clyde Picht

Years behind schedule and almost a billion dollars over original cost estimates? What could possibly be wrong? Blame it on Katrina. USACE has reputedly never done a project on time, on cost, and meeting desired outcome. That may not be 100% true but they have pretty dismal record. Who cha…

Clyde Picht

So this teacher claims that there is a FWISD school that is overloaded with illegals. Is it true? If so, what is the additional tax burden on Fort Worth residents? Doesn't the school board have some obligation to address her issues instead of trying to shut her up? Why do we seem to want …

Clyde Picht

We should also acknowledge the effort of Dr. Griffin Murphy who has for many years been the organizing force behind this small but relevant ceremony.

Clyde Picht

Note to James McBride: The flood control piece is in the title and water district propaganda. It's all about economic development. Read HB 2639 passed in 2005 to give the TRWD authority to take land by eminent domain for economic development.

Clyde Picht

The Water Board settled with Monty Bennett who had issues with placement of a pipeline across his property. The Integrated Pipeline project is another billion dollar use of taxpayer funds by the TRWD. The IPL will only provide water to Tarrant County in an emergency but only if Dallas doesn'…

Clyde Picht

I can agree that new vision is required on the water board but Mary Kelleher has experience on the board (mostly bad) but she is committed to serve the best interests of the public at large. Had the current board members been carrying out their responsibilities they would have supported Kell…

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A "design malfunction." Indeed. How does a design malfunction? Some day far in the future when the taxpayers have been taken to the cleaners for the umpteenth time J D Granger will ride into the sunset with his handsome retirement package proclaiming he was sorry it didn't work out…

Clyde Picht

Promoters of this fiscal fiasco have been lying about the cost and benefits for so long they now believe what they're saying. Harking back to 2004, it was a $360M project the would reap a $1B increase in tax base. 2005 brought the first cost increase and questions about the management expert…