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The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls

Started this discussion. Last reply by XLFD 1 hour ago. 8 Replies

Early this year, we began hearing the city send up warnings of financial difficulties coming up in 2018 for the first time; coincidentally, this followed the revelations released by freshman city…Continue

The Disposition of the Bicycle Desperado

Started this discussion. Last reply by AQUAMAN yesterday. 13 Replies

If you recall, I had an alleged close encounter of the weird kind to the north of the Ludington City Hall just before the special meeting to appoint a new Fifth Ward Councilor, it was related in…Continue

Local State Representative Impresses Peers at Ludington's Private Piers

Started this discussion. Last reply by XLFD on Sunday. 6 Replies

In March, I had claimed our area's new State Representative Curt VanderWall was a bit of a hypocrite for getting a lot of press for helping introduce legislation to expand the Freedom of Information…Continue

 

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XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls
"No big surprise that Kaye Holman was chairman of the Finance Committee for most of the years that Shay has been in office.  Remember this pearl of wisdom from April 13, 2015: Councilor Kaye Holman:  "Well, I have soapboxes all over…"
1 hour ago
XLFD replied to John notdead Streeter's discussion Pigs love to play in trash...
"The two accom-polices to the crime should also face severe repercussions.  Baltimore PD is not new to corruption and bad cops.  In April 2017, U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar "approved the proposed consent decree between…"
1 hour ago
XLFD replied to John notdead Streeter's discussion Larry's Trial begins...
"The jury began deliberating about an hour ago, let's hope they do the right thing."
1 hour ago
Verdad replied to XLFD's discussion The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls
"It should be Shay for starters who is canned and kicked down the road for failing to foresee and budget for infrastructure needs in the psst thirteen years he's been here and now dumping on us a $36 million dollar debt. Meanwhile Shay wastes a…"
14 hours ago
Willy replied to XLFD's discussion The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls
"This is all the responsibility of the Council. They control the money. Add up the overpriced water tower painting, any money that was spent on the maritime museum, the money that will be spent on the Ludington St beach demolition, the wasteful FIOA…"
15 hours ago
AQUAMAN replied to XLFD's discussion The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls
"Meanwhile, the main culprit, Shay, and his buddy Barnett, have already made over $1.5 Million each for their part in this scam, and are becoming richer every year now till retirement. The LPD alone is a $2 Million/yr. affair that could use some…"
15 hours ago
XLFD commented on AQUAMAN's photo
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"I assume this boat was a boat made of fiberglass; beyond the usual problems of having a fire on a boat, fiberglass can start burning quick (as it does not retain as much moisture as other materials) and very hot, releasing poisonous combustion gases…"
15 hours ago
Verdad replied to XLFD's discussion The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls
"Amen."
15 hours ago
Verdad replied to XLFD's discussion The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls
"Good discussion, X. What about the payments on the $35 million dollar infrastructure debt? How much will just the interest be on those payments set us back every month? There aren't enough out-of-towners coming to town to charge for…"
15 hours ago
John notdead Streeter replied to XLFD's discussion The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls
"They should all be in prison for misappropriating the taxpayers money into their own pockets and self interest. If they hit a roadblock they make a law to let Shay use his pen to make it legal. This is criminal.Of course Barnett won't say…"
16 hours ago
shinblind replied to XLFD's discussion The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls
"None of what the city budget proposes address the issue of the $7 million shortfall in unfunded pension liabilities. Exactly where and when do they plan on addressing this issue? The answer is never. At least not this crew. They don't have the…"
20 hours ago
XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion History Prize Coming to Ludington (Sort Of) in June 2017
"Did you take part in this year's History Prize over those 11 days this June?  Probably not, since it's a bit of lost history. Rather quietly the History Prize franchise is slowly vanishing.  The Facebook page exists and…"
22 hours ago
AQUAMAN replied to XLFD's discussion The Disposition of the Bicycle Desperado
"This town has been a police state for a long long time. But now, it's been kicked up a lot of notches to be the worst police state in Michigan. Shame on Foster and Barnett and lastly Kuster for this disgusting demonstration of intimidation and…"
yesterday
XLFD posted a status
"6th Ward notice of intent to run is due by 5 PM Thursday. Carrie Rangel is in, two others (Karen N. and David B.) have inquired as of now."
yesterday
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The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls

Early this year, we began hearing the city send up warnings of financial difficulties coming up in 2018 for the first time; coincidentally, this followed the revelations released by freshman city councilor Brandy Henderson that some were actively researching and proposing to establish parking fees at Stearn's Beach. The City…See More
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John notdead Streeter replied to XLFD's discussion The Disposition of the Bicycle Desperado
"It's appalling and deplorable for someone to suggest any wrong doing against someone for the purpose of prevaricating exaggerated fabricated malice intentionally,willfully, and knowingly that a person could be prosecuted by such false claims.…"
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At 11:40pm on April 19, 2017, Tiffanie Morgan said…
Idk how to use this site sorry but hopefully you could help or point me the right way
At 10:43pm on February 27, 2017, Willy said…
What I don't understand about the shop with a cop program is where you come up with the $900 plus amount that is not accounted for. Also why is the same $250 card number on two separate receipts? I'm not very good with math and bookkeeping so I'm curious.
At 6:12pm on January 28, 2016, Jackie Derrick said…

Thank you for the nice welcome :)

At 3:21pm on November 17, 2015, Barry R. Schrader said…

Do you have an e-mail address that I could use that is more private?

barryschrader@pobox.com

At 7:29pm on October 31, 2015, Barry R. Schrader said…

Perhaps time to “treat” them to a recall election. Oops, no ---------- way past time.

At 8:18pm on October 23, 2015, Nonfiction said…

Thank you and grateful XLFD.

At 8:35pm on September 8, 2015, Inquiring Mind said…
Managing Fugitive Dust by the DEQ.
At 10:21pm on June 14, 2015, Shelby Sowle said…
Who are you? Whats your name?
At 7:36am on May 27, 2015, Jack O'Neil said…

Indeed I am

At 8:26pm on March 23, 2015, Melinda said…

Thanks, but its not much of a "spring" yet.

 
 
 

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