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

KEN LAMBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES

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.

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2 comments:

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?