City of Cleveland Reveals the TRUTH?!

Submitted by lmcshane on Tue, 06/22/2010 - 10:14.
06/24/2010 - 01:00
06/24/2010 - 01:59
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The response from the City only promises a response to my request of 3-19-10, not the actual records or being able to review them. What is taking so long?

Today, excerpted from the e-mail:

"The demolition file is being reviewed for release and we anticipate the response to you no later than Thursday, June 24, 2010."

Residents are being fed through the FOIA meat grinder at City Hall for the Giglio case, which is NOT an isolated case --the same treatment is being applied almost daily throughout Cleveland through code violations, condemnation, court costs, demolition, tax liens, ad nauseum.

This case involves ODOT, developers, government officials at all levels and land deals made more than twenty years ago. 

When this case receives national and international attention--will the crooks finally be ID'd and put away?

Thank you, Laura

Giglio's case is sickening and those behind this are even sicker, Joe Cimperman, et al.

And the city law department sucks big time.  One would think that  a former municipal judge, Robert Triozzi, who is now the law director for the city would know better than not release public records in a timely manner.  As a former judge, he knows better. Triozzi was actually an intelligent and good guy back in the day. What the hell happened?  did they corrupt him? Something in the water?

Just like the chinese light bulb bullshit that the mayor was pushing without proper bidding. The law department gave them the go ahead with that deal too.  Incompetence runs deep at city hall. 

Anyone at city hall have a clue as to why this is happening:

Census: Cleveland Loses More Population than Any Other City

Here’s the bad news. Cleveland lost more people than any other city in the nation last year. That’s according to new census estimates. From 2008 to 2009, the city of Cleveland shrank by over 2600 people.

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 Regarding Laura's comment, " Residents are being fed through the FOIA meat grinder at City Hall for the Giglio case, which is NOT an isolated case --the same treatment is being applied almost daily throughout Cleveland through code violations, condemnation, court costs, demolition, tax liens, ad nauseum."

Here is a hint:  and another hint 

Landstealers

 

Geis, Miller, Ratner, Wolstein, Stark etc.

This is all a sick board game. 

The game all stems from one developer p'oed that they haven't been given a sweetheart city deal over their competitors. I watched Wolstein and Forest City duke it out in Parma.  Windfalls there were made on 'devil strips' and wetlands picked up for next to nothing.  Developers then go to work to easily override environmental legislation to structure commercial real estate deals.  

Look at the current tug-of-war between Forest City and Fred Geis.  Geis is a smart guy.  Forest City and the Ratner-Miller gang are pissed that they didn't get in on the federal monies that restored Euclid Corridor, so they demand that all of our local politicos--starting especially with treasurer cum land bank mogul Jim Rokakis--structure future road and interstate construction to benefit Forest City's Opportunity Corridor.  (See also Pearl Rd., Clark Metro, Denison etc.)

This all was plotted out eons ago starting with Albert Porter and the demolition of the Clark-Pershing Bridge.  Forest City is counting on folks moving back to the city at some later date. Once it becomes unfeasible to live in the hinterlands.  They can wait.  They have done it before and they will do it again.

The board game is their life and the lives they destroy only add to their scorecard.

playing monopoly

and landbanking everything in sight.