When this deadline expired and less than 30% of the county was completed, the Board of Supervisors decided to sanction Cox with a fine of $100 per day from the initially agreed completion date until the completion of the work in January 2006. The Board also prohibited Cox from increasing rates in order to recover the cost of the fine for a period of 10 years from the effective completion date. The total sentence was approximately $93,000.  Also in 2004, Cox Communications announced its intention to go private again, expressing frustration with the shareholder`s focus on short-term goals.  The company was privately held for the second time in 2005. The 1st.