The last edition of the Ripp Report we exposed, again, how the Fairhope City Council President and former councilman lied to the citizens of Fairhope. This is nothing new. In fact it is quite common. Only this time it was publicly documented. Four of the council sat on the last council. They were the least productive, obstructive and corrupt of any council that has ever represented Fairhope. https://rippreport.com/loser/ The Ripp Report is a Non-Profit Consumer Organization.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=2040&v=6jG57XNm3Vk&feature=youtu.be Start at minute 34. Click here to skip to minute 34 on youtube.com The council denies they knew anything about Robert Brown purchasing his ”family” property July 21 2020. Once it was made public and on the record, Council President Burrell got all tongue tied trying to defend his railroad nomination process. He contradicts himself numerous times and ends up with one of his episodes of gibberish. https://rippreport.com/selected-not-elected/ Without any public participation the Fairhope City Council President, Jack Burrell, decided who would be the next councilperson and publicly declared that, “I made the decision.
When the triangle lawsuit was going on, Fairhope’s insurance company, sued the city saying that the city’s bad decisions led to the lawsuit and they were not going to cover the legal expenses. This is a simplification of two long stories. The attorney for the city on the Triangle lawsuit was Cain O’Rear. He came to a council meeting and turned to the audience, held his right hand high, and promised the city would not have to spend a dime on attorney fees, Fairhope paid his firm 3 million dollars and we lost the lawsuit and had to pay 8.
If you attended or watched on YouTube, the 3 hour and 34 minute Fairhope City Council meeting, May 29th, then there should be no doubt in your mind how dysfunctional the Council is. It makes no difference what attorneys, city staff, citizens or the Mayor recommend to the council the council does the opposite and acts like a Dictatorship. It is all political and the Fairhope City Council is holding up the progress of the city.