Local Govt. Giving Money to Revamp GM...

Local Govt. Giving Money to Revamp GM Dealership

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City Being Cheated

Manassas, VA

#1 Apr 21, 2013
Why is the city giving almost a quarter million dollars to an old rundown dealership to help in its rebuilding? What about other business people that LIVE here that get nothing? Maybe because of the under the table dealings for the Hummers? Perhaps for the lady that works there that brokered the deal. You will soon see bulldozers there tearing it down, then you can ask WHY did this happen.
Tell More

East Bernstadt, KY

#3 Apr 22, 2013
We want to here more about this ! What are you talking about ???
wow

Pineville, KY

#4 Apr 22, 2013
Which business and where is money coming from?
Hopper

London, KY

#5 Apr 22, 2013
Where did you come up with this hare-brained theory?
I hope it's true.
gomer-ez

London, KY

#6 Apr 22, 2013
Capitalism is dead.obamaism is alive and well.
gomer-ez

London, KY

#8 Apr 22, 2013
wow wrote:
Which business and where is money coming from?
obama is going to pay it out of his salary,because he loves the American way.
now now

London, KY

#9 Apr 22, 2013
u got to think BIG PICTURE!
Well

Tucker, GA

#10 Apr 22, 2013
Had this came up before the council?
What?

London, KY

#11 Apr 22, 2013
City Being Cheated wrote:
Why is the city giving almost a quarter million dollars to an old rundown dealership to help in its rebuilding? What about other business people that LIVE here that get nothing? Maybe because of the under the table dealings for the Hummers? Perhaps for the lady that works there that brokered the deal. You will soon see bulldozers there tearing it down, then you can ask WHY did this happen.
What? Are you sure about this?
wouldntbeshocked

Manassas, VA

#12 Apr 22, 2013
Typical Somerset I would not be surprised. If it has to deal with Hummers it would be a GM dealer I would think, unless bought at a state auction or something.
Someone

London, KY

#13 Apr 23, 2013
The Hummers were military surplus given to the Burnside Police Department. They decided they didn't want them and they were given to Somerset Police Department. The deal with the Hummers was explains in the CJ when it happened. They were not bought.
carson

Elizabethtown, IN

#14 Apr 23, 2013
City Being Cheated wrote:
Why is the city giving almost a quarter million dollars to an old rundown dealership to help in its rebuilding? What about other business people that LIVE here that get nothing? Maybe because of the under the table dealings for the Hummers? Perhaps for the lady that works there that brokered the deal. You will soon see bulldozers there tearing it down, then you can ask WHY did this happen.
Proof? Details?
Ole Eubanker

London, KY

#15 Apr 23, 2013
Maybe the city is going to use the building for their new EMS center? A dealership building would already have a large garage bay for the trucks. Makes sense which is why it probably is just a rumor.
Redorki

London, KY

#16 Apr 23, 2013
Ole Eubanker wrote:
Maybe the city is going to use the building for their new EMS center? A dealership building would already have a large garage bay for the trucks. Makes sense which is why it probably is just a rumor.
Sounds reasonable. Which building is it? Seems like most of the dealerships are exactly that--car dealerships. Maybe they mean one of the old houseboat buildings. Would they explain???
DirtGuy

London, KY

#17 Apr 23, 2013
Where is the building that they refer to?? We have lots of empty buildings in Somerset. Too many!! If any body is going to use one--more power to them!!
Leng

London, KY

#18 Apr 23, 2013
I heard on TOPIX:) that a bar was going to be located on Vortex Corner. That was a car dealership in the bygone days. Many people could probably remember that. Is that he renovations talked about?? Parking might be a problem.
Westwood

London, KY

#19 Apr 23, 2013
Leng wrote:
I heard on TOPIX:) that a bar was going to be located on Vortex Corner. That was a car dealership in the bygone days. Many people could probably remember that. Is that he renovations talked about?? Parking might be a problem.
What car dealer was located there? Maybe Studebaker?
Wilson's Chrysler was located close by but was not on the Vortex Corner. Bar will be across the street.
idk

Somerset, KY

#20 Apr 29, 2013
i think original poster is talking about the don franklin dealership. they are building a new dealership office to replace the two thats there. dont think its funded by anything, but the franklin family. they own around 15 dealerships in kentucky, pretty sure they dont need tax dollars, but who knows....
Hopper

London, KY

#21 Apr 29, 2013
I still think it's strange that the original poster came up with this idea then never revisited the thread. I can't figure out what the intent was.
maybe

Hazard, KY

#22 May 17, 2013
Its going DOWN!!!

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