first_imgWe 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 the Honorable Vanderburgh County Circuit Court Judge for Vanderburgh County David D. Kiely is running unopposed for re-election?  …we feel that he should be unopposed because he has done an outstanding job as the Circuit Court Judge for Vanderburgh County?  …we recommend that you give him a complimentary vote on election day?IS IT TRUE that the following Vanderburgh County Superior Court Judges are also running for re-election as unopposed candidates?  …they are the Honorable-Margaret Lloyd (Chief Judge), Honorable-Brett Neimeier, Honorable Robert J. Tornatta, and the Honorable Wayne S. Trockman? …although they are running unopposed for re-election we urge you to give them a complimentary vote by pulling their lever because they are doing a great job for the citizens of this community?IS IT TRUE that word at the Civic Center is that the State Board Of Accounts (SBOA) has informed members of the Winnecke Administration that a new State Law has been passed that gives Governmental entities six (6) months to find a remedy to correct the problems of overdrawn city accounts?  …we also been told that if a Governmental entity doesn’t find a remedy for correcting an overdrawn account funds problem that the elected officials of that governmental entity could be punished by impeachment?IS IT TRUE we wonder how the City Of Evansville can balance the current city budget when account balances haven’t been balanced in 10 to 11 months?  …we also wonder how our city officials are going to create an accurate city budget for 2019 if the 2018 city budget is completely out of balance?IS IT TRUE we are monitoring the State Board Of Account (SBOA) website because we expect that within one (1) week to a month they will be posting the results of the most recent audit they did on the City of Evansville?  …soon as they do we will post it on our site for the world to see?  …we have been told that this audit shall be an extremely interesting read?IS IT TRUE the revelation that Evansville City Controller Russ Lloyd Jr., CPA hasn’t paid the $369,000 in Victory Theater bills for 2017 has really got the attention of many people except for members of the Evansville City Council?  ..we wonder why City Council members haven’t directly comforted City Controller Russ Lloyd Jr, CPA on why he took $369,000 from the 2018 city budget to pay for the operating expenses of the Victory Theater for 2017?  …we wonder why City Council hasn’t publically questioned City Controller Russ Lloyd Jr., CPA how he’s going to find the money to pay for the Victory Theater bills for 2018? IS IT  TRUE we hear that several new candidates vying for a seat on the Evansville City Council in the upcoming 2019 election wonder why the Victory Theater transaction hasn’t inspired members of the Evansville City Council to look into and see if any other questionable financial transactions that have been made by the City of Evansville during the 2018 City budget year?IS IT TRUE the bottom line is that members of City Council are the stewards of the public trust and should start acting like it? …it’s time that the taxpayers of Evansville demand that a public dialogue begin between City Council members, City Controller Russ Lloyd, Jr., CPA and Mayor Winnecke concerning the real financial status of the Evansville? …if they don’t we are told that members of the Evansville City Council and Mayor Winnecke can expect that this will be a major re-election issue in 2019? IS IT TRUE the Redevelopment Commission and the Vanderburgh County Commissioners recently passed a new road and trails project ordinance that enhances the North Burkhardt Road TIF area?  …that some of the new roads and trail projects are located within the City limits of Evansville and the Evansville City Council must also approve these projects in order for this ordinance to pass?  …if approved the proposed $15 Million dollars project will allow both the City and County to widen roads to make them safer, install new handicap accessible sidewalks, create a better quality of life for the people living in that area, will provide more green space and create a new pathways to the Deaconess Sports Park and improve additional public transportation offerings to North Green River Road, Kansas Road, Oak Hill Road, Boonville New Harmony Road, Heckel Road areas?IS IT TRUE that the Evansville City Council recently passed the above TIF enhancement ordinance on first reading and scheduled to vote on the final reading on Monday, October 8? ….we are told that a couple of Vanderburgh County Council members oppose the above TIP projects ordinance for unexplained reasons? …we look forward to hearing their reasons why? …this looks like a developing story?IS IT TRUE we are hearing that the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor race is heating up?Todays“Readers Poll” question is: Do you feel that Judge Brett Kavanaugh FBI investigation will clear him of any wrongdoing?If you would like to advertise on the CCO please contact us [email protected]: City-County Observer Comment Policy.  Be kind to people. 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