Subject:

Jimmie Schindewolf

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Bureaucrat

    Jon C. Vanden Bosch

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    March 1, 2001

    Devil in the Details

    Local government contractor Fred Martinez credits God for his success. His critics cite more earthly forces.

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    November 23, 2000

    Back at the Trough

    The politics behind the new arena

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    October 14, 1999
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    June 17, 1999

    Troubled Waters

    Contract abuses pump up costs for city's beleaguered bottling project

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    April 29, 1999

    Digging Up the Dirt

    Indictments are only an interim phase of the public works probe

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    April 22, 1999

    Marriage Contract

    The Scotts' personal public-private partnership really paid off in city projects

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    January 28, 1999

    On Back Order

    A year into Lee Brown's administration, the big fixes that Public Works needs to make still haven't come through

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    October 15, 1998

    Grand Prix Profits

    City overtime demotion scheme gains a checkered flag

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    July 16, 1998
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    July 2, 1998

    The Great Non-Communicator

    Houston's new mayor is working as hard as, or harder than, his predecessors. Now if only he could find a way to tell people about it.

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    June 25, 1998

    Obstacle Courses

    Several somebodies weren't doing their jobs when these Greenspoint-area sidewalks were built

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    June 25, 1998
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    May 28, 1998

    Pushing a Project

    Why was Crestwood suddenly elevated to VIP (very important pavement) status?

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    May 28, 1998
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    May 7, 1998

    Sidewalk Service

    Houston taxpayers pick up the tab for the sidewalk and driveway at a private residence

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    April 16, 1998

    Shuffling Funds

    Latest audit shows more evidence that the Public Works & Engineering Department made deals with taxpayer money without checking with City Council

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    April 2, 1998

    In Their Own Words

    Judging by the idle chatter of Hotel Six politicos, the moral barometer at City Hall is in free fall

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    April 2, 1998

    Below Standards

    An audit of the Greater Houston Wastewater Program uncovers significant flaws in testing and inspections

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    February 19, 1998
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    February 5, 1998
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    January 29, 1998
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    January 8, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    December 18, 1997
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    December 11, 1997
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    November 27, 1997
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    November 27, 1997

    See No Evil

    Under director Jimmie Schindewolf, the city's public works department has averted its eyes from shoddy work, mismanagement -- and corruption.

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    November 13, 1997

    Caution: Consultants Ahead

    The city has been doling out millions in no-bid contracts to outside consultants on public works projects. sometimes the results aren't pretty.

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    November 13, 1997
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    October 30, 1997

    Easy Street

    Bob Lanier's frenzied program to repave Houston's streets has been wildly popular in the neighborhoods but it's come at a steep cost to taxpayers. As Press staff writer Bob Burtman reveals in the first of a series of reports on the city's public works mak

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    October 30, 1997
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    September 11, 1997

    The Airport That Wouldn't Die

    Last fall, environmentalists thought they'd finally put a stake through the heart of the West Side Airport. But the mayoral race seems to have given it a new lease on life.

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    January 9, 1997
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    January 2, 1997
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    September 26, 1996

    Mr. Stevens' Neighborhood

    Dollar-a-year mayoral assistant Michael Stevens has been given unprecedented power and funding to transform the inner city. And he answers to just one man.

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    September 12, 1996

    Field Day

    Under Bob Lanier and director Bill Smith, the city's Parks Department has been on a budget-busting blowout. But who's counting, right?

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    August 29, 1996
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    August 22, 1996

    Travels with Doug

    From wastewater to housing, fast-tracker Doug Williams has been a key mayoral operative -- with little oversight

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    July 25, 1996

    Mom's the Word

    Did Helen Huey's influence help her son get around the city's building code?

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    May 9, 1996
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    March 28, 1996
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    January 11, 1996

    Fore!

    Privatization of Houston's municipal golf courses has been a bad deal for everybody but the operators. But golfers and taxpayers had best look out: the city's on the verge of giving away two more of it courses.

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    June 1, 1995
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