Tuesday, August 23, 2005

When democrats run the place

This is the kind of thing that can only happen when democrats run the entire state:

Tuesday, August 23, 2005 - Page updated at 12:00 AM

Sims wants $70 million to repair computer fiasco

By Keith Ervin
Seattle Times staff reporter


Installation of the PeopleSoft software system that will be used for the county's payroll system will take five years.

After King County blew $39 million on a botched attempt to modernize its accounting, payroll and human-resources computer systems, County Executive Ron Sims is ready to try again.

But getting the job done this time will require even more money — $70 million, according to a consultant's preliminary estimate.

And that doesn't include an estimated $34.5 million more needed to run the new systems over the next 10 years.



Anonymous said...

Maybe they can take the money from the Health Department budget...oh wait, they got sued for stealing brains and selling them. Perhaps Ron could assemble a true team of leaders and hold a bake sale.

Brad said...

Wait a minute.... have you sent him the bake sale idea?