Fleecing The Taxpayer Montgomery Co. Style

Ever wondered how Montgomery County Schools loses so much money with superintendent Joshua Powell at the helm?

Take a look at this school board meeting discussion on December 11:




Then watch this follow-up exchange on December 16 (not the 11th, as the opener suggests):




Apologies for the people who apparently have no idea how to mute their damn phones in public.

Unreal, isn’t it? “Value-added”? That’s what paying an inflated $16,000 for $1,400 worth of electrical outlets gets you. Value-added.

Despite Powell’s original claims on the 11th, the unbelievable amount has nothing to do with labor unions/wage rates and everything to do with trying to pull the wool over your eyes with a sneaky change order.