We hope that today’s “IS IT TRUE” will provoke honest and open dialogue concerning issues that we, as responsible citizens of this community, need to address in a rational and responsible way?
IS IT TRUE that today the City-County Observer is posting a link to the Indiana State Boards Of Accounts audit of 2016 for the City Of Evansville? …we are aware that many of our readers are college educated; bankers; are wealth managers; hold business and CPA degrees; small business owners and are CEO of many local corporations? …we encourage our readers to analyze the attached link to the Indiana State Board of Accounts audit and tell us what they found out?
IS IT TRUE here is the link to the Indiana State Boards Of Accounts audit for the City Of Evansville for 2016? …here’s a copy of the audit reports?
IS IT TRUE we wonder why City Controller Russ Lloyd, Jr didn’t make the results of the Indiana State Board of Accounts 2016 audit of the City of Evansville public?
IS IT TRUE that a couple years ago we took on the management of the city-owned and operated Oak Hill and Locust Hill cemeteries because of the poor conditions of these cemeteries? …recently we re-checked the overall conditions of these two cemeteries? …we are extremely pleased to report that major improvements have been made to both of these cemeteries? …we observed that new road lines had received a fresh coat of paint, improved directional signs were installed, trees are trimmed, grounds are very well kept, graves markers and stones have been put back in an upright position, and the flower vases were put back on top of grave markers? …we are happy to report that the current management of the city-owned and operated Oak Hill and Locust Hill cemeteries has done a good job in correcting the problems of neglect and vandalism of years past at these cemeteries? … it’s important to point out that some of the problems of neglect and vandalism at Oak Hill and Locust Hill cemeteries were going on long before the current Superintendent of City Cemeteries took over? …we would like to give Christopher Cooke, Superintendent of City Cemeteries and his staff five (5) cheers for a job well done?
IS IT TRUE that the former Indiana State Representative Mike Braum is making political waves throughout in Indiana? … we are hearing that this conservative United States Senate candidate is attracting many anti-establishment voters to join his campaign? …that this self-made millionaire and Harvard honors graduate has invested over $4 million dollars of his own money to fund his primary campaign? …Is it refreshing to see an extremely successful business person running for public office?
IS IT TRUE that the area Chamber Of Commerce search for a new Executive Director is down to eight (8) finalists? …that six (6) candidates are from out of town and other two (2) candidates are from Vanderburgh County? …we must point out that the Chamber of Commerce encourages people to buy local? …we hope that the Chamber search committee will decide to hire locally?
IS IT TRUE that the Executive Director of the “Right To Life of Southwest Indiana”, Mary Ellen Van Dyke is doing an excellent job of protecting the unborn?
IS IT TRUE the former Mayor of Evansville, Jonathan Weinzapfel recently told Channel 25, Brad Byrd, that he’s considering running for United States Congress? …Mr. Weinzapfel told Mr. Bryd that he will announce his decision in the very near future? …if he runs for the congressional seat he better be ready to defend the bad business decisions he made while he was Mayor?
IS IT TRUE we are told that many local Democrats are very pleased that the make-up of the 2018 City Council leadership is all democrats? …that some people wonder why City Council didn’t select a Democrat to be the new City Council attorney?
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