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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Nampa Library Groundbreaking Cost Taxpayers $1480.32

It has been reported to The Guardian the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Nampa Library project ran a tab of 1480.32  with a few bills not yet in for payment.

Also noted, in the freedom of information request was the fact the t-shirts handed out at the ceremony were obtained from a source outside the Great State of Idaho. 

Here's the breakdown on costs to taxpayers:

Staff t-shirts.................. $787.86

Balloons.........................  $63.30

Balloon Ties ................. $49.67

Lunch for everyone ......$533.00*
(They had Pulled Pork and for once the taxpayers got what they paid for.)

Helium for balloons  .... not yet billed

Hats for children  ..........$45.99

*Friends of the Library kicked in $200 for the pork lunch.


  1. I like the pulled pork comment.

  2. So, I guess there really was a "free lunch" for those in attendance.

  3. More Urban Renewal dollars in action. Tom Dale is the master of smoke and mirrors.

  4. Ah, another celebration of Nampa dependance day, brought to us by the hard working, poorly paid vanishing middle-class citizens of Nampa Idaho.

  5. I don't think my pork can stand to be pulled much more. Sorry but I just couldn't past up a straight line like that.

  6. I make a motion to change the name of Nampa to Foolsville. Those clowns in the local office are sure fooling us on how they are being such good custodians of the public trust.


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