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Mayor , after receiving the official news that he lost his re-election bid, promised a smooth transition from his administration to the new administration, which takes over Nov. 7th. The Mayor, like much of the community, is slowly coming out of shock; and he’s still taking orders from his good ole boy club and a remora-like gaggle of entitled attorneys.

The Mayor’s first transition move was his announcement of a Performing Arts Center:

“The City is seeking an enthusiastic and creative consultant qualified to produce a strategic plan outlining a step-by-step road map tailored to achieving our specific goals for funding, phasing, implementing and sustaining a performing arts center in Fairhope.”

The cost of $35,000 may not be enough, so the Mayor is saying we should be prepared for the price to increase.  Go ahead and remove your taxpayer wallet from your pocket. Once this is completed the Mayor will form a handpicked committee to follow his every order.

Please see related article: http://thefairhopetimes.blogspot.com/2016/09/performing-arts-facility-consultant.html

The Mayor does not know anything of a Performing Arts Center. Ironically, Mayor is the reason that a performing arts center was never built. His futile efforts now, in the 11th hour of his 16 year reign, are to establish a legacy by naming the Performing Arts Center the “Timothy Performing Arts Center.” We do hope the Mayor uses removable lettering when he writes his name.

Mayor ’s second “transition” move is to use the board’s last two meetings to shove through good ole boy building projects—those for his major campaign contributors.  This is the last payback.  The first meeting of the Planning Commission, September 6, 2016, has listed two items:

A. SD 16.14 Public hearing to consider the request of Dewberry / , LLC for Multiple Occupancy Project approval of the Retreat at Fairhope Village, a 240-unit project. The property is located at the east end of Avenue, behind Publix in The Shoppes at Fairhope Village. Parcel #: 05-46-03-08-0-000-002.000 05-46-03-08-0-000-002.001.

Never mind the fact that our infrastructure is maxed out; and that each project will cost taxpayers millions. It will negatively impact your quality of life.  School enrollment will balloon.  Residents will experience lengthy commute times, snarled traffic and subsequent road rage.  These efforts disregard the outcome of the election. Also, the Mayor is putting a few city employees in the precarious position of possibly losing their jobs. The question is: “Will the employees become lemmings and follow him off the cliff?”

Please attend the next meeting, Sept.6th. and witness for yourself the Mayor’s idea of “transition.”

The Mayor’s fourth move is to establish a city budget without any attempt to involve the newly elected Mayor or her “transition” team.
The Ripp Report prays that the new administration flushes the Hand-Arendall law firm down the toilet, without paper.

Be prepared Fairhope voters.  The Mayor’s “transition” is going to cost us big-time.

Copyright 2016.
The Ripp Report
Baldwin County Legal Eagle

“There is no place for corruption in a civilized society.”

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Anonymous

Phantom Pier Poop Museum

PeggiD

Guess we should have expected to see these end runs by the dastardly duo of Kant/Corte – yes, Kant will smear what might have been an otherwise good legacy in which we remembered his part in a beautiful city. Instead his legacy will be infamous for gross crony capitalism in Fairhope government.

You are so right

Anonymous

Diana Brewer is also along for the ride by voting for the apartments
behind Publix so vote her put of office. She absolutely did not talk or
listen to residents.

Willytrd

Ms. Brewer has as they like to say on TV, “doubled down” on her position in favor of the Kant/Corte apartments with a published letter telling everybody what a great and informed decision she made!
I believe a runoff election is in the near future…

She is bought and paid for

Anonymous

Let your voice be heard in the runoff-vote out Brewer

L. Dunca

I do not think building permits for large projects should be issued until the issuers walk all of the property that will be effected

Believe it or not, the planning dept in Fairhope has never walked up Fly Creek and looked at the PRESENT condition of the creek.

Anonymous

It sounds sort of like obama going out of office, doesn’t it?

Melvin Beam

Look at Brewer’s opponent – he is a banker and uses the same political consultants that Kant uses. Lynn Stacey and his Catalyst Group backed by Cox of Bellaton and Coleman of DR Horton

Your right this race leaves no choice. We have to talk one of them into representing the people and not special interests.

Anonymous

perhaps he should be remembered as ‘CROOKED KANT’