first_imgIS IT TRUE that we found two ads in the Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Courier’s “legal notices” that have us wondering about the true financial status of certain local entities located in Evansville?  …that two properties scheduled to be sold by the Sheriff at a sale on July 28, 2016 in room 310 of the Civic Center in foreclosure sales have public entities listed as defendants?  …that there may be a perfectly logical explanation for the foreclosures, but we believe the public deserves to hear it from the local entities involved?IS IT TRUE that 400-564 Jeanette Benton Dr is listed with an outstanding debt of $1.9 million dollars?  …that the plaintiff is Bayview Loan Servicing, and the defendants include Lincoln Estates Redevelopment Partnership, LLC and Old National Bank, Washington Court Redevelopment Corporation, and the Housing Authority of Evansville?IS IT TRUE that the other foreclosure of interest is filed on nine parcels of property at 420 NW 5th St. by Whitacre Funding LLC, a Delaware LLC and the defendant is ERC I, LLC in the amount of $3.2 million dollars? …that the pictures displayed on the County Assessor’s website of that address appear to be Berry Plastics, and it is reasonable to believe that ERC is Evansville Redevelopment Commission?IS IT TRUE we are hearing  that  “Drastic Changes”  in city employees health insurance are being considered in the 2017 budget?IS IT TRUE we wonder when members of City Council ask city department head questions why in the world does the City Attorney  send them back written answers to their questions?IS IT TRUE that Monday’s City Council meeting was another series of 9-0 votes? …we wonder how all of this consensus is met?  … we believe some well-reasoned dissent is healthy for a free society?IS IT TRUE that at the same City Council meeting City controller Russ Lloyd declared that we are borrowing 12.5 million dollar based on “hope” that Riverboat revue will rise when the casino comes on land? …that we doubt that a bank would lend that kind of money based on the “hope” of an increased of future income?IS IT TRUE that yesterday out going State Representative Gail Riecken held a political Fundraising Reception for Ryan Hatfield in Indy? …this event was held at the Indiana City Brewing facility in Indy and was well attended by “political insiders” and ‘“special interest” groups?IS IT TRUE we would like to congratulate Joe Wallace for being appointed  Chief Executive Officer of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership on July 1?  … Mr. Wallace served as “interim” CEO for 18 months for the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership?  …it looks like Evansville/Vanderburgh County lost another outstanding business executive to another State?IS IT TRUE City-County Observer is proud to promote all veteran-owned businesses?  … we are pleased to announce that Autumn Barn Farms Popcorn will be awarding popcorn tins each month to lucky winners chosen randomly from those whose birthdays appear on our site for each month?  … we encourage you to send in names and birthdays dates of your friends and family members to us, so they can have a chance to win?  …the following Birthday winners for June will receive a half gallon tin valued at $10, that can be refilled for $7?  …popcorn tins winners for the month of June are: Bob DeGraffenreid, Salome LaMarch, Steven Pirnat, Evelyn Maveety, Marcia Bivins, Tiffany Nunn Stepto, Robert Money, Nathan Bayne, China Phelps, Stan Levco, Jamie Fuchs, Joe Templeton, Breck Bitter, Chris Lantaff, and Melanie BozsaFOOTNOTES: Todays “Readers Poll” question: : DO you feel that Evansville City Council is transparent?Please take time and read our newest feature articles entitled “HOT JOBS” and “LOCAL SPORTS” posted in our sections.If you would like to advertise in the CCO please contact us City-County [email protected] 2015 City County Observer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributedFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img