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Feb 8, 2011
How to fund covet operations; charge them to other departments.

City of Toledo mayor in 2000 wanted to tap into Public Utility money (by state law public utility money could only be used to public utilities) and they had a lot of extra money at the time. To get around that, he just made other departments part of Public Utilities like the department that repairs roads, etc....
Feb 8, 2011
@Hyoi, as Scott himself said of painstaking research, there wasn't much of it, but gee it hurt!
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Feb 8, 2011
accounting department is just a parasite for companies, no one can deny that a parasite can make at least a thing good for the host but beware and keep parasite in check all the time otherwise your parasite could be idiot can kill host first then itself :)
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Feb 8, 2011
Dilbert is right (read Chock's reference).
Feb 8, 2011
I had to perform some painstaking research on this one:

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