Water Rates as a way to fund John Dickert’s Fun and games

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One of my favorite cartoons on the Great John Dickert Mayor of Racine  is above

 

 

To the Story

As you know (because our Mayor is telling us) The City of Racine in land locked we can not grow away from the Lake, if I understand correctly from time to time The City of Racine has tried to trade with the  Village of Mount Pleasant for land south of the City in and around Mead St (East) to I understand say 21 St (south) but Mount Pleasant is not interested.

This is one of the reasons we are told Root Works needs to happen this idea would give Racine areas to develop (just like the old Porter’s Project!)  You know the City gives the owner Money a TIF is made the streets turn to Gold

Porter’s project today

 

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Not the project we hoped for (Photo from the Journal Times)

So with many needs and many Court Cases in Federal Court what is a Mayor to do?

How does he find the money?

Might  a way be Water Rates with forcing as many as possible to buy Water from the City of Racine?

After all the Poor Farmers on Hwy V will not only be made to pay for the Water and Sewage lines  run thorough the Farmers land into Caledonia TID 4 (now that is a story that may yet end up in court and be rather upsetting to many in the Racine GOP perhaps even Governor Walker)

Not only will they have to pay for the lines but over time buy City of Racine Water use City of Racine Sewer with that money going to our dear Mayor’s pocket!

Just think how much Water a farmer may have to use!

As well if/when Caledonia builds up how many more homes/businesses will be buying The City of Racine Water  at what is seen by some as high rates that our Mayor could jack up at anytime!

 

 

 

Racine has the best water drink more we need the money

 

 

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Read the above real Bill from Detroit MI this is for ONE MONTH!!!

See all the added charges

Should we expect this to come to Racine as this City goes deeper and deeper into debit?

We all must drink Water right? Business Need water too some far more then others. A company can move out or relocate maybe set up in say Kenosha  where water is less expensive not being used to fund the lets say Crony Projects like Rootworks or our Mayor’s Legal bills.

Can you move?  Is your house able to be sold? Can you get what you paid for it? Can you get what it is assessed for?

Will we see this kind of tactic used to fund the City of Racine as more leave the City and Racine facing higher costs?

All ready we are seeing an effective layoff of 10 RPD officers are there more to come?

The Mayor can plead that we have no money and he be right we as a City do not we are Broke as a joke, with who knows what surprise bills coming our way?

How much will the RICO cost us? The Court cases on the City perhaps over assessing properties?

Lt. Days (RPD) case on Racism should that get going?

Of course this does not stop our Fearless Leader from spending on things like Rootworks

Does this Cartoon show how things are done in the City of Racine?

 

JDnazi

 

Might this photo explain why no one at the State cares

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Drink Lots of Water!

THe City of Racine need every dime!

 

The 100 days and History

 

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The book above is a great read if you have not read it yet do so, tells an interesting story about the fall of Nazi Germany

what I found most interesting is how others around Hitler knew the war was lost others continued to believe that everything was going to be great and that the Germans were going to win somehow.

Sadly if you said anything that might suggest that the war was lost or had any ANY part of you that did not believe 100% in Hitler you could as was the case for many killed.

Today’s post started after talking to a Reporter outside of Racine and a Racine elected official who asked the same question “Why do I care about keeping track  of the Fall of Racine as it was put.

Easy the History needs to be know what happened who do I think it was and what did they do or not do to lead Racine to ruins.

and as History goes

“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”
George Orwell

“Study the past if you would define the future.”
Confucius

 

“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.”
Aldous Huxley, Collected Essays

“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”
Winston Churchill

See at some point in time someone may want to know why what was a great City (Racine) in 1910 by 1990 had major issues and by say 2025 like other cities had to declare Bankruptcy.

Why did folks start to leave Racine in large numbers,why did elected leaders still spend millions on a small area of Racine (Downtown) and leave much of the rest fall apart.

I know Documents from the ongoing RICO case will help but so will blogs like this one and others

In the mean time nothing to worry about in Racine the streets are Gold!

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