The Comedy Of CSD|
Director Jack Unger Continues
Posted: March 22, 2021
Newberry Springs Community Alliance
by Ted Stimpfel
As a follow-up to my March 1, 2021,
on CSD Directors Jack Unger and Victoria Paulsen's Civic Hub Strategic Plan,
I find Jack Unger's March 20th posting below hilarious.
The guy finds no embarrassment in the so-called Strategic Plan
that he has submitted.
I disagree with the CB/Ham radio enthusiast, his
Strategic Plan is incomplete and isn't worth reading.
It isn't ready for prime time.
If Unger thinks that he can purchase land, and build
"1) a fire station, 2) CSD offices, 3) a community
center/public meeting rooms, 4) commercial small business spaces, 5) a park,
and 6) parking spaces" to today's rigid public building standards for
well under two million dollars, then perhaps he is thinking of trailers.
When it comes to governmental buildings, with their
increased seismic, environmental, ADA and stiff fire, and enhanced code
regulations, two million dollars is easily within the range of Unger's
Yes, Jack Unger is correct that "At
this point, however, nobody knows what the costs will be." That
is because of the failure of Jack Unger and Victoria Paulsen to perform a
customary cost analysis for the project. There has been no financial
Knowing the involved costs for a proposed project is
a major component of a Strategic Plan. When cost factors are not
a part of the plan, there is no plan.
Neither Unger nor Paulsen are business people. If
they were, they would realize that you can not build without money and knowing
what the expected costs will be. A financial pro forma needs
to be developed based upon solid research of the costs.
But before developing a pro forma cost sheet, one
must know what exactly is needed so that financial costs will have a
basis. As covered in my March 1, 2021, commentary, Unger's and Paulsen's
Strategic Plan lacks the basics and the plan as presented is incomplete
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