I have been told that I'm too paranoid and should trust the people in government, because they have our best interest in mind. They tell me that all my predictions of what will become of the Community Enhancement Plan is all speculation and there is no evidence to the contrary. Except, a historical pattern from every bureaucracy ever created by any government since the beginning of time. Below is an excerpt from an article of government corruption. Notice, the people involved are using a NON-PROFIT, such as the SCCF, to funnel money that was intended for the less fortunate. The CEP will be used like a political slush fund for all kinds of government waste and the story below is a picture of Coos County's future.....Rob T.
Feds used donations intended for poor for massages, luxuries for themselves
According to the audit, 132 staffers ran that charity drive, including 41 "loaned executives" who collected federal salaries but worked out of the nonprofit's offices.
The audit "identified $764,069 in expenses that could have been put to better use for the campaigns," including a private box at the stadium where the Washington Nationals play, "jazz band costs at a leadership conference," a Mardi Gras tour, and a "Washington by Night Tour for the Loaned Executives."
The audit also reported that Global Impact "was reimbursed for unreasonable, unallowable, or unsupported expenses" totaling nearly $300,000.
Those consisted of a torrent of petty offenses, including expensing personal dry cleaning bills, gift shop purchases, travel to an awards banquet unrelated to the CFC, and an $80 flower gift to an employee.
BOC---Jordan Cove Energy Project Request Text Amendment on Eminent Domain
Local History of The Coos Bay Area by John Whitty
MGX---Mary Geddry offers Critique of The Oregonian Article on CEP
The Oregonian Calls the Community Enhancement Plan a "Shell Game" = Vindication
The Family of Caddy McKeown will Profit from the Jordan Cove Project
Letter to Editor---Use CEP Monies for Coos Bay Sewage Plant
City of Coos Bay---Public Meeting for Opinion of the Community Enhancement Plan
County Officials at the Bay Area Enterprise Zone Committee Meeting May 12, 2014
Lessons from the Detroit Bankruptcy Example for Community Enhancement Plan
Open Letter to the Coos County Board of Commissioners about the SCCF
County Elections Questions from a Constituent for County Commissioner Cribbins
BOC---Cowardly, Commissioners Cribbins & Sweet Betray the Voters of Coos County
Unanswered Questions about the South Coast Community Foundation
MGX---CEP/SCCF will Impact ALL of Oregon
AFP---Information on the CEP/SCCF Presentation at the Red Lion on May 1, 2014
Letter to Editor---SCCF Should pay for Coos Bay Sewer Upgrades
Letter to Editor---Promises in the Dark with the Jordan Cove Project
BOC---Public Meetings Coos County Planning Changing Land Use Laws
Letter to Editor---County Politicians Keeping Public in the Dark on SCCF
RPCC---Republican Monthly Meeting "Candidate Forum" April 24, 2014
Critique of the BOC Town Hall in Bandon---"PUT IT ON THE BALLOT"
BOC---Public Meetings on South Coast Community Foundation "Put it on the Ballot"
BOC---Public Meeting for Vote on South Coast Community Foundation April 1, 2014
Letter to Editor---South Coast Community Foundation Scam will Top All Past
MGX---Geddry Slams Koch over Forced Cooperation & Jordon Cove Funding
League of Oregon Cities Class of Slanted View on History of Urban Renewal in OR
City of Bandon---Expanding Government Cheese
Urban Renewal---King Hales of Portland Master of Government Development
FBI Press Release on Charges Against Local Bandon Developer Michael Drobot
Urban Renewal---Read How Schools suffer to Support Wealthy Foreign Companies
City of Bandon---Local Developer Michael Drobot Admits to Bribery & Conspiracy
Preserving the American Dream: Lessons in Beating Boondoggles
Agenda 21---Sustainable Development & Regionalism