Mayor Vargas Reneges No Bid Contracts

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Empty Promises

Chicago, IL

#1 Sep 25, 2013
At Tuesday September 24,2013 City Council meeting, Mayor Vargas broke another of his Promises. The city has bought financial computer software for 38,000.00 Thirty Eight thousand dollars, another NO BID Contract. The Business as usual way of doing business continues. His policy is to ignore, the promises he made.
We believe

Midlothian, IL

#2 Sep 25, 2013
Empty Promises wrote:
At Tuesday September 24,2013 City Council meeting, Mayor Vargas broke another of his Promises. The city has bought financial computer software for 38,000.00 Thirty Eight thousand dollars, another NO BID Contract. The Business as usual way of doing business continues. His policy is to ignore, the promises he made.
In today's competitive business market, why would any consumer purchase a service or equiptment without it going out for bid? Kickbacks?
Answer

Alsip, IL

#3 Sep 25, 2013
What is the name of the consulting company that the City of Blue Island purchased the financial computer software from?
End of Report

Chicago, IL

#4 Sep 25, 2013
No Bid Contracts are a problem, period.
Why did seemly intelligent aldermen cast a vote for or against moving ahead with a NO BID CONTRACT?

By the way no one voted; "NAY".
Answer

Alsip, IL

#5 Sep 25, 2013
Get me a name of the company!
Yolanda

Girard, OH

#6 Sep 25, 2013
Answer wrote:
Get me a name of the company!
We are working on it. It is tuff to squeeze info out of city hall. Call the alderman and you would think ou have reached the retard line.
Make the Call

Chicago, IL

#7 Sep 25, 2013
Answer wrote:
Get me a name of the company!
Call Your Alderman, city clerk, or the mayor's office.
Answer

Alsip, IL

#8 Sep 25, 2013
FYI - the company has ties to people
EEEEK

Chicago, IL

#9 Sep 25, 2013
The sky is falling....The sky is falling....
listen

Chicago, IL

#10 Sep 25, 2013
Answer wrote:
Get me a name of the company!
Lantech.
Interesting

Alsip, IL

#11 Sep 25, 2013
Mike Labriola's computer company
BOB

Alsip, IL

#12 Sep 25, 2013
Mike labriolas co. Lantech. Lou Tiberis co. TMS. How many others?
listen

Chicago, IL

#13 Sep 25, 2013
As long as the checks clear don't worry about it.maybe you should have started a software biz.
CASA

Chicago, IL

#14 Sep 25, 2013
It was the no-bid contracts that caused the problems with the JAWA. The tax payers deserve better.
New Lawyer Needed

Blue Island, IL

#15 Sep 25, 2013
Answer wrote:
What is the name of the consulting company that the City of Blue Island purchased the financial computer software from?
3. MOTION TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH N. HARRIS
COMPUTER CORPORATION FOR SMARTFUSION ACCOUNTING
SOFTWARE IN THE AMOUNT OF $38,200.

City Attorney Shawnte Raines,sat there speechless. She did not give an opinion, or show any sign of a desire to do what is right,and go out for bid! She is obviously not, concerned about the tax payer who pays her salary, but looking out for the politicians who gave her a job. Where is Blue Island ETHICS ORDINANCE?
End the Profiteering

Chicago, IL

#16 Sep 25, 2013
Our Blue Island City Council has been programmed for more than 25 years; and business as usual is all the council currently knows.

They will learn; as they prepare for Deposition(s).
Hollywood Production

Blue Island, IL

#17 Sep 26, 2013
New Lawyer Needed wrote:
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3. MOTION TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH N. HARRIS
COMPUTER CORPORATION FOR SMARTFUSION ACCOUNTING
SOFTWARE IN THE AMOUNT OF $38,200.
City Attorney Shawnte Raines,sat there speechless. She did not give an opinion, or show any sign of a desire to do what is right,and go out for bid! She is obviously not, concerned about the tax payer who pays her salary, but looking out for the politicians who gave her a job. Where is Blue Island ETHICS ORDINANCE?
Don't be so hard on her. She is still learning at our expense. Just as Carey Horvath learned at our expense.
Local business owner

Chicago, IL

#18 Sep 26, 2013
Make the Call wrote:
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Call Your Alderman, city clerk, or the mayor's office.
Calling any of the above gets you no where.Our city is run by the Rita family now.We don't even have a police chief, we have a deputy chief that can be found daily at Ritas office on yourk street getting his orders. The building dept supervisor also there daily. Berini gets his orders by the mayor outside city hall daily as well. YOU ALL THOUGHT PELOQUIN WAS BAD YOU HAVENT SEEN BAD YET!!!!
Selective memory

Blue Island, IL

#19 Sep 27, 2013
New Lawyer Needed wrote:
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3. MOTION TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH N. HARRIS
COMPUTER CORPORATION FOR SMARTFUSION ACCOUNTING
SOFTWARE IN THE AMOUNT OF $38,200.
City Attorney Shawnte Raines,sat there speechless. She did not give an opinion, or show any sign of a desire to do what is right,and go out for bid! She is obviously not, concerned about the tax payer who pays her salary, but looking out for the politicians who gave her a job. Where is Blue Island ETHICS ORDINANCE?
Mayor Vargas has decided to limit Citizen comments to three minutes. THREE MINUTES. So much for transparency. He refuses to answer your questions, in fear that he could upset Bob Rita. Our Daughters, and Sons die in foreign lands so these people may live with Freedom. Here back home, our freedom of speech is taken away from us by these Communists in power.
kathy k

Orland Park, IL

#20 Sep 27, 2013
Will mayor Vargas or PSO Rita address the public and advise us of the ongoing rash of residential burglaries we have had the past few weeks? Do our police have any suspects in custody or any leads?

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