The more we “peel back the onion” on the Port Authority’s ‘Better Flip’ project the more it stinks……I tell ya, we are running out of air freshener dealing with this mess…. We sent a records request for to the Port… Read More ›
Month: May 2019
P.S.A….Drag Queen Event Scheduled
Oh, yes…..it is a mad, mad world that is quickly coming off the rails …..Newark, Ohio is 33 miles east of Columbus. It seems our public libraries are being used for drag queen events. However, regardless of how we feel… Read More ›
Resolution #10…..restricting free speech?
Commissioner [Blank] has not been happy with the way their meetings have been going for the last couple of months. (The leg lamp presentation must have put them over the top). So the commissioners decided to clamp down on the… Read More ›
House Bill 6…..voting results
Here is the results of the State of Ohio House of Representatives voting on House Bill 6. Please note that Lake County Representatives Callender and Rogers voted for the “Clean Air” bill. It now goes to the State Senate for… Read More ›
The “Amazing Ames” Strikes Again…Pro Se Stalwart
The “Amazing Ames” is at it again…..Pro Se lawyer, Brian Ames, files another mandamus action in Portage County. Thanks to our friends at Auburntownship.org for this article. MASTER OF THE SCIENCE OF PRO SE STRIKES LEGALLY AGAIN Published Friday, May… Read More ›
Judicial Watch and Geauga County…it’s serious now
We read with great interest the article posted by our patriotic friends at Auburntownship.org. https://www.auburntownship.org/commentary/2019default.html#IS_THE_GEAUGA_COUNTY_PROSECUTORS_OFFICE_UNDER_FEDERAL_INVESTGATION WHY IS JUDICIAL WATCH INTERESTED IN THE PROSECUTOR? Published Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Judicial Watch (JW), for those who are unfamiliar with them, is a… Read More ›
Memorial Day….truly a time to remember
[LFC Comments: We are concerned that far too many Americans are losing touch with the foundation of our country. When we read polls that indicate that 40% of the younger generation supports socialism, we begin to realize the depth of… Read More ›
Drain the Washington Swamp…gets our vote….
Fellow Patriots, I have long believed that President Trump should make a campaign pledge for his 2020 Re-Election campaign that would REALLY “Drain the Swamp”. That pledge would be to move nearly ALL Federal Agencies out of DC! I was… Read More ›
Better Flop Update…..”it isn’t over yet”
We are sure that Commissioners Young and Cirino, the Lake County Port Authority, and Rich Regovich, Mayor of the City of Willowick, would like the whole sordid affair of the Better Flip to just go away. We would not be… Read More ›
Kasich Legacy….withholding the truth from the public
Thanks to our Concord lobbyist for this article from mrrlaw….Looks like former Governor Kasich wanted to leave another legacy. One of curtailing the public’s right to know the truth. https://www.mrrlaw.com/2019/03/18/ohio-adds-new-exceptions-to-the-definition-of-public-records-relating-to-dash-cam-and-body-cam-recordings/ Ohio Adds New Exceptions to the Definition of “Public Records”… Read More ›
Resolutions…now you see them, now you don’t…
This is one of those situations that makes one go “hmmmmm”….what’s up? While doing our due diligence before the Commissioners’ meeting held on May 23, 2019, we checked the agenda to become familiar with the items to be discussed. Here… Read More ›
Cutting Gov’t Regulations….works for us…
Thanks to our Portage Lobbyist for this article on State issues. We believe that Lake County should reconsider some of its rules and regulations in all areas. In LFC’s opinion, government at all levels is growing at a rapid rate,… Read More ›
Holmes & Watson solve…”The Case of Severe Back Scratching…”
Trigger alert – Based on a couple of messages received, we thought we should issue this fair warning to those without a sense of humor, or easily offended, please do not read this…may cause you to hyperventilate…..we are not responsible… Read More ›
Ohio Sunshine Laws for the Community Activist…know your rights!
We found a great website that provides the budding community activist with some great information about filing complaints for records requests under the Ohio Revised Code Section 149.43. https://splc.org/template-ohio/ Ohio Sunshine Law Complaint Background This template is for journalists seeking… Read More ›
Senate Bill 11…get informed
We are pleased to pass along this article we received from the Ohio Value Voters… Since 2007, our purpose has been to educate, inform, and influence voters and elected officials, in Ohio. URGENT ALERT S. B. 11, introduced by Senator Nickie Antonio… Read More ›
House Bill 6…..confusing, follow the money…
Thanks to our Kirtland lobbyist for this article on State House Bill 6. This is a confusing issue for LFC. What we do know is that the deregulation of the energy business years ago split the generation side of the… Read More ›
Auditor’s Office….for whom does the bell toll?
We have had several sources tell us that all is not well in the Lake County Auditor’s office. The conversion of the new software that we had previously written about has hit more than a few “speed bumps”…..The only question… Read More ›
Lake County Property Taxes….by the numbers…
Thanks to Barb Hogya of the Lake County Auditor’s office for the following information on the estimated property tax revenue in Lake County. Barb is extremely knowledgeable about Lake County property taxes – she deserves a raise….. This covers… Read More ›
Goodwill….is it really a “non-profit”?
Lobbyist Concord Bob asked me to publish this article to get people to think before they donate……We have always known that Goodwill Industries has been a “non-profit” company, but remember “non-profit” is tax status and some “non-profits” are very profitable…….. Read More ›
Debt versus Revenue…When does the clock strike midnight?
Thanks to Lobbyist Fred for these links on the State of Ohio, United States, and World debt…makes us wonder what happens when the debt of a government exceeds the annual revenue. We know what happens if an individual or a… Read More ›
Concord Fire Department….things are “heating up”
It certainly appears as though Concord residents will be asked to vote on a Fire Department levy in November, 2019. Rather than state the number of mills or the term of the levy at this time, we will wait until… Read More ›
Mea Culpa….we are falling on our sword
This is a follow up to our previous post on Concord Township’s Budget: https://lobbyistsforcitizens.com/2019/05/14/concord-townships-budget-by-the-numbers/ There was some “feedback” from Andy Rose, Concord Township’s administrator. Andy got his ‘knickers in a bunch’ because of a statement we made, and asked if… Read More ›
Lakeland CC & Their Adjunct Faculty
Thanks to one of our many Kirtland lobbyists for this latest information about the “haves” and the “have nots” at Lakeland Community College. Have to admit we had to look up what an “adjunct faculty” meant: Per Wikipedia: “In North… Read More ›
Ohio Campaign Finance Reporting Dates
This is a public service announcement. We received the following 2019 Reporting Calendar from the Lake County Board of Elections. It provides the dates that must be adhered to for all committees involved in any campaign activity. Ohio Campaign Finance… Read More ›
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