Fairhope voters, we did it once and now we have to do it again. And that is show our mayor support and remind the city council the majority won the election. Our council has been under the influence of the minority and turning a blind eye to the majority. They have allowed previous personal friendships to take front seat to city issues, following senior councilmen down a path of falsehoods. The newly elected council, three members, have been convinced— so far, that facts are fiction, such as the airport scandal.
??? WHO’S ON FIRST ???
Open Letter to Fairhope Airport Authority Attention Josh Myrick, Attorney Joe McEnerney, Chairman Jack Burrell, City Council Dear Sirs; Thank you for providing the Ripp Report with the information we requested. The summary outlined in…
After the firings of two employees, and before anyone had any facts, the council’s knee jerk reaction was to imposed a hiring freeze to punish the mayor. They followed that up by setting a precedent in Fairhope by rejecting the mayor’s choices for the board of the Airport Authority and certain hires. The council begged for the city budget, which the mayor presented three weeks ago— and now the council is slow to approve it? Then came a petition to recall the mayor, in three weeks they have yet to reach 300 signatures and the names are anonymous, some even fake or not voters.
Two Councilmen, Boone and Burrell, are slowing down city business and trying to grind the mayor to a halt. Supporting them, hiding in the shadows, is Catalyst.
Catalyst Associates was formed Aug. 11, 2014, with Michael Scott Boone and Lynn Stacey listed as managers and Coley M. Boone as its registered agent. That is none other than Councilmen Boone’s son. Catalyst is the illegitimate brain child of Elliott, Haygood and Stacy a political group who’s claim to fame was that 100% of their candidates won election. That is until FAIR elections came to Fairhope and low and behold we elected a new mayor. That has not stopped their dirty tricks nor their efforts to discredit the Mayor by any means possible. The Baldwin Insider, an anonymous nonsensical blog has Catalyst fingerprints all over it. The “insider” is an appropriate name for a group representing good ole boys, and make no mistake that is who they represent, Catalyst is the polar opposite of what we want Fairhope to be.
They started a petition which has less than 300 signatures in three weeks and now that a counter petition supporting the mayor has surfaced they want us to stop petitions! In three days the mayor’s petition, https://www.change.org/p/city-
PLEASE if you voted in Fairhope in the last election for the mayor. Or you have accepted to support Mayor Wilson— sign the petition. This is very very important it comes down to either we go with self serving politicians or we support a mayor that is a public servant. Mayor Wilson ran for mayor as a calling. She knew Fairhope needed a new direction in government and no-one was willing to challenge the previous mayor. The good ole boys, Catalyst, got caught off guard by a fair election and they are now trying to regain power by undermining our elected government.
DO NOT LET THAT HAPPEN PLEASE SIGN:
Dirtbags. All of them. Burrell calls himself a Christian.
Karin Wilson all the way. Fair and honest government.
People in Fairhope need to read the petition for the resignation of our Mayor. It is Bullying, Mean, Accusatory and Threatening.
Sounds like the same crap the Democrats are trying to pull on Trump.
The situation going on in Fairhope is much like what’s going on in Washington. People can clearly see that things are not right but are loathe to accept proven facts and instead think that because they may not be personally impacted by negative decisions that the Council is making then why should they speak out against them. So many times I see a variation of the comment “Fairhope is great…why do we need change?” It’s not that we need change for the sake of change…it’s that we need change to make sure that Fairhope STAYS the town that we all love. Turning a blind eye to decisions that will ultimately affect our little part of the world is what so many are doing right now when it comes to bad decisions in Washington that will one day affect us all.
The Mayor took 5 months the produce her budget, and you’re complaining because the council has had it for three weeks?
It sounds like it took time to get an actual good budget as she was breaking down everything to get a good true picture – instead of grouping so much together (if I was guessing it was grouped together to hide some things) – that was the tactics of past few Mayors!! She is truly trying to help Fairhope & uncover the mess that has gone on & HAS BEEN hidden. Give her a chance & stop criticizing before you know what she is actually trying to do, of course if you have lived in Fairhope for less than 35 to 40 years you have no idea & new residents were fed crap about a lot of things. One was Kants comment “that before he was Mayor there was hardly anything in Fairhope & boarded up stores”. That was totally laughable to long term residents – Fairhope was self efficient – every kind of shop you can think of, furniture stores, bakeries, shoe repair shop, grocery stores. Bicycle repair shops, movie theater, several women’s clothing stores, men’s clothing stores, bowling alley, skating rink, Bedsoles Department store that has clothes for the whole family, shoes for the whole family, bed clothes for the whole family & on & on – MUCH MORE of a variety than we have now – just who was Kant trying to fool??? (I guess newcomers). We are sick of that lying & hiding things
Jack and the aa members are in trouble. Big trouble. Paul Ripp is the least of their worries. Hopefully a long stay at the crossbar hotel will straighten up Fairhope. It is time someone went to prison.
Theodore Hunter, we are all on to you. Your profile picture on FB is from a Google stock photo advertising fishing in FL. You are probably the one who started the petition with fake names. Disgruntled former employee?
I think all the good ‘ol boys and girls think the majority of Fairhope share their IQ….
We don’t. And it’s time to stop fighting the fact that your days of power are over….
Thanks for the heads up! I’ll tell my son, who took that photo, that someone is using it. I have not started any petitions, and have not signed any, I think they are a waste of time. And I’ve been happily employed for 15 years in Mobile, so don’t know what that disgruntled comment means. But thanks “anonymous”
Interesting. While you are at it, ask those people who stole your picture for their better quality version. They took your compressed copy-of-a-copy looking picture and made a realistic crisp looking one. Considering they took it from you, maybe they’ll give it to you for free.
Now you’re using Tedd? What is your excuse then that none of your “friends” on FB know who you are? You just exist to troll on the mayor…
You are right! I set up my FB account in 2009 because I had a premonition that we would get a political storm here in town. But you are right, I have become more acitve on FB recently, mainly out of concern for current politics, and friends that work for the City. All I did was ask why the council is not allowed more time with the budget, why the personal attack? “Anonymous”?
Right. I set up my FB account 8 years ago to “troll on” the Mayor.
The long con. We’re on to you. Next think you know, you’re going to be trying to tell us that Tedd is short for Theodore. I think before people comment they ought to think for just a moment, what do I hope to accomplish with this argument? People need to stay focused on the topic. Quit all this nonsense that contributes nothing.
Not sure who you’ve trolled before the mayor but that is usually why fake FB accounts are set up!
You’re still not explaining why your ‘friends’ don’t know who you are when asked!? You’re not noticing that many are unfriending you when they realize it’s a fake FB page? I certainly did…
Why are you so interested in me? Just because I don’t agree with the Mayor 100%? I actually support many of her platforms, upgrading infrastructure, limiting development. But in the trenches at the city we are very concerned, especially after her recent proposals about raises and benefits. And have you ever heard of Theodore Roosevelt? aka “Teddy”? And yep, lost that one friend yesterday. Boo hoo….
“Tedd” no one is interested in you. You needed to be called out because of all your negative comments against the mayor. And the fact that all mutual friends, when contacted, had NO IDEA who you were!
All photos you use on your FB are Internet stock photos.
Absolutely no threats are allowed here. Edit, Clarification: Tedd did not make the threat.
Admin – was someone threatening ME on here? I didn’t see it, but would like to know if yes. I will send you a direct message.
Ripp Report – only news source reporting legitimate news.
GCN – editor may be in love with Jack? Lagniappe – usually does a good job, please send someone else besides Jane to cover Fairhope
Baldwin Insider – been called out for their fake, anonymous, cowardly blog. It should be embarradding for Catylist but probably makes ’em proud.
Al.com – where have you been?
Fairhope Inquisitor – thanks for the comic relief!
Scott Boone was Jimmy Conyers campaign manager
Kevin Boone’s son, Scott is the owner of Catalyst. Scott is best friends with Jimmy.