Some Review readers may recall the 1993 comedy “Groundhog Day” featuring legendary comedian Bill Murray. Murray plays a weatherman assigned to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
“Boeing” Barb Stanton loves to fly on the taxpayers’ dime. Since the beginning of 2015, it appears she has flown on at least 21 trips at a cost of approximately $7,500 on airfare and related fees.
Mayor Art Bishop used a town credit card to pay for his wife’s airline ticket based on credit card statements recently provided to me by town officials. Bishop claims he reimbursed the town (the town had four days to confirm the reimbursement, but so far, all I hear are crickets), but why is it the town’s responsibility to pay upfront for a spouse’s trip. These trainings are supposed to be business trips, right?
Greetings from Claremont! Perhaps you have already heard about our attempt to seize the assets of our local water system by filing an eminent domain lawsuit. As the town of Apple Valley is following in our footsteps, so to speak, I thought you might be interested in finding out how this endeavor turned out for us.
You may remember that at the Apple Valley Town Council meeting on December 13, 2016, the council voting unanimously to allow cargo shipping containers in the area known as The Village (AKA Ordinance No. 490). As luck would have it, Mayor Scott Nassif and Councilman Larry Cusack each have businesses in this area.
What the Town (and Yes On F campaign) leaves out of the news of Liberty’s 2016 Financial Report:
In a Facebook Live interview with the Daily Press’s Matthew Cabe, Mayor Nassif — representing the Yes on Measure F campaign — suggested that the Council would look at challenging the results if Measure F loses.
The Town of Apple Valley paid the Former Finance Director for the City of Flint hundreds of thousands of dollars for an “independent” financial analysis of Measure F, the $150 million bond associated with their attempted eminent domain takeover of their private water company.
Last week, the Yes on F campaign placed large signs throughout the Town — but failed to disclose properly who the signs were from, in clear violation of FPPC regulations.