Chamber refuses to release financial ...

Chamber refuses to release financial records.

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Blackstone, IL

#1 Jan 18, 2013
The Lockport Chamber of Commerce is refusing to release financial records to the City of Lockport. Andy Coyle, in a written statement, disclosed the decision.

The Chamber of Commerce will be looked upon as an organization with something to hide. It is hard to believe that they would not want to be transparent in this matter, but the facts speak for themselves.

The Chamber board is in complete control. The members no longer vote for board members and therefore, one can assume, the members are only needed for their dues. The actions of this board appear to be for the protection of board members.

The Chamber used to work quite closely with the city and the Chamber events used to be profitable.
No more.
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Blackstone, IL

#2 Jan 18, 2013
What do the people defending the Chamber on topix have to hide? It seems simple, produce the printouts and everybody moves on.

NOT YOUR BUSINESS OL BOY

Lockport, IL

#3 Jan 18, 2013
more news wrote:
What do the people defending the Chamber on topix have to hide? It seems simple, produce the printouts and everybody moves on.
They answered you but good, old man. You have had your answer tied up with a bow! No political gain from this one! You should be ashamed!
Hiden problems

Warrenville, IL

#4 Jan 18, 2013
Wow, sounds like the chamber people really do have something to hide. What is it? Is it double billing? Ghost billing? Double payrolling? Tax problem? Late filing on 501c3 status?

I won't tell anyone, it'll be our little secret.
Mums the word

Saint Charles, IL

#5 Jan 18, 2013
I won't tell anyone either.
Pudgey accuses

Lockport, IL

#6 Jan 18, 2013
Hiden problems wrote:
Wow, sounds like the chamber people really do have something to hide. What is it? Is it double billing? Ghost billing? Double payrolling? Tax problem? Late filing on 501c3 status?
I won't tell anyone, it'll be our little secret.
Keep talking, Kelly, and making a complete fool of yourself instead of a partial fool. If you want to talk about hiding..let's have the questions answered that the residents asked. What are you hiding? What is being handed out under the table? Keep accusing and keep snooping but you won't come up with anything except your miserable lies and accusations. You are the most shameful person in this town. You never know when to keep your big yap shut, right, Carol Stream, Lombard, Lemont, Lockport, Warrenville, Westmont, Chicago, United States, etc. etc. etc. Keep snooping pudgey!
Colarelli full of it

Wheaton, IL

#7 Jan 26, 2013
I saw Colarelli at the State of the City yesterday.
What a phoney blast of air. If Mary Kay did such a great job then why is the chamber 117 grand in debt? Why haven't they told people who is on the new board?

My friend went to see the computer program of the chamber records, but my friend was told that there wouldn't be a print out available. This whole situation stinks and they are hiding something.

Colarelli said in the Herald news that Streit wasn't on the board during Log Jam, HA!

Stop covering up Colarelli. Tell the truth, if you know what that is.
All of his posts but one

Lockport, IL

#8 Jan 26, 2013
It is Naperville Kelly again. Gosh, give up with your lies and made up stories. You weren't there at the State of the City, your spy was. You are lying...STREIT WAS NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT ON THE BOARD AT LOGJAM. MORE LIES MORE LIES MORE OF YOUR LIES, NAPERVILLE KELLYS. STOP COVERING UP AT THE CITY. WHERE IS YOUR MONEY COMING FROM TO RUN WHEN YOU SLITHERED INTO TOWN IN BANKRUPTSY IN O5? WE KNOW ALL ABOUT YOU. We can snoop! We learned it from you. Why blame Streit anyway, he is one of many many board members, all of which are reputable people unlike YOU. Pete is well liked and you are not! Open up your eyes to all the elections you lost and are about to lose again. Do yourself a favor and resign and tell us where you are getting the money to run? Tell us who paid for the postcards? Tell us answers to all the questions we have asked? Tell us now...since you want to have a debate and will give off with only your intimidations and accusations that are untrue!! We are watching you and your antics against the minority, never the people you recruited or yourself! lol. We know you wish you were liked like Pete but you are not that popular! The Chamber did a great job! They will survive your lies!!!!!!
Lockport Opinion

Lockport, IL

#9 Jan 26, 2013
I heard the records were easily available to chamber members and they were already shown to the city finance guy.

I've also heard that Streit wasn't even on the chamber board when logjam was planned. Please explain how he can be held accountable for something he had no part in?

ANY mention of Streit to associate him with logjam can only be for political purposes and that is disgraceful. Keep it up Turner and you will see a huge backlash from any supporters you may have had.

I was truly on the fence about which ill equipped candidate to vote for, now Turner's camp is making it easy. I would vote for Mickey Mouse first.
Chamber Truth

Lockport, IL

#10 Jan 26, 2013
I am a chamber member and was on the board some years back. At first I was irate at what happened. Then I spoke to the treasurer and he showed me the books.

I realized then that all of this is much ado about nothing created by Turner for his own gain.

More and more people I talk to see it that way. This is backfiring on Turner and Tom Kelly big time.
Steve Bigschlong

Chicago, IL

#11 Jan 26, 2013
Lockport Opinion wrote:
I heard the records were easily available to chamber members and they were already shown to the city finance guy.
I've also heard that Streit wasn't even on the chamber board when logjam was planned. Please explain how he can be held accountable for something he had no part in?
ANY mention of Streit to associate him with logjam can only be for political purposes and that is disgraceful. Keep it up Turner and you will see a huge backlash from any supporters you may have had.
I was truly on the fence about which ill equipped candidate to vote for, now Turner's camp is making it easy. I would vote for Mickey Mouse first.
Do you swallow?
SMOKING MIRRORS

Lockport, IL

#12 Jan 26, 2013
Mums the word wrote:
I won't tell anyone either.
You sure know how to keep secrets with what the majority is doing on the city. We have no answers to anything from them. Mum is the word for the last two years! And as long as you elect these ....... you will get more of the same. These banded together quads are always yes yes yes. Remember back when ..... Tom use to say half asleep NONONONONONONONONONONONO!!!! He was the NO man and now he is the YES man. You would have to be from another country not to see it. It is so so rotten, the smell from their chairs is overwhelming!!!!
Lockport Opinion

Lockport, IL

#13 Jan 28, 2013
SMOKING MIRRORS wrote:
<quoted text>You sure know how to keep secrets with what the majority is doing on the city. We have no answers to anything from them. Mum is the word for the last two years! And as long as you elect these ....... you will get more of the same. These banded together quads are always yes yes yes. Remember back when ..... Tom use to say half asleep NONONONONONONONONONONONO!!!! He was the NO man and now he is the YES man. You would have to be from another country not to see it. It is so so rotten, the smell from their chairs is overwhelming!!!!
And surprisingly, it was no different than when Collarelli and Dev were in the majority yes, yes, yes to raising our taxes.

BOTH sides are useless and we need to vote for candidates who are willing to disassociate themselves from either side.
6th Street

Lockport, IL

#14 Jan 28, 2013
If you are going to complain at least have a clue. The multiplier for property taxes paid to the city of Lockport for the five year prior to 2011 went down every year. The multiplier went up in 2011. Don't believe me? Just go to the Will County treasurer's site and look at your five year tax history.

That's right. The multiplier (increased taxes) went up after Turner began his assault on the residents of Lockport.

Increased taxes? Turner took a no debt road improvement program and turned it into a $10 million bond. That's right, he added $10 million in debt to the tax payers of Lockport.

Who pays for that SNAFU? That's right, you and me.

The next council and Mayor Streit have their work cut out for them. They will have to undo all the harm caused by Turner and his group.
Colarectum has been busy

Naperville, IL

#15 Jan 28, 2013
Colarectum has been busy with his cover up. I see he's posted a bunch of times trying to craft the big lie. He's a bag of hot air.

How do you tell when Colarectum is lying? His mouth is moving.
Lockport local

Lockport, IL

#16 Jan 28, 2013
6th Street wrote:
If you are going to complain at least have a clue. The multiplier for property taxes paid to the city of Lockport for the five year prior to 2011 went down every year. The multiplier went up in 2011. Don't believe me? Just go to the Will County treasurer's site and look at your five year tax history.
That's right. The multiplier (increased taxes) went up after Turner began his assault on the residents of Lockport.
Increased taxes? Turner took a no debt road improvement program and turned it into a $10 million bond. That's right, he added $10 million in debt to the tax payers of Lockport.
Who pays for that SNAFU? That's right, you and me.
The next council and Mayor Streit have their work cut out for them. They will have to undo all the harm caused by Turner and his group.
The only way to "undo" the damage done by the "Slimys" is not re-elect them. Make sure we keep every "Tom, Dick and Mary" out of office in the next elections.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#17 Jan 28, 2013
Colarectum has been busy wrote:
Colarectum has been busy with his cover up. I see he's posted a bunch of times trying to craft the big lie. He's a bag of hot air.
How do you tell when Colarectum is lying? His mouth is moving.
Just for the resident troll "If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”
Joseph Goebbels
And in case you this thats a little harsh http://alinskydefeater.wordpress.com/2009/10/...
Goin Down Turner

United States

#18 Jan 28, 2013
Saw Turner leave his house right after that Troll post. Guess he wanted to drop one last slur before heading off to work.

What, no kiss for the wife before you left? Oh that's right, she doesn't live there anymore.
Colarectum infestation

Blackstone, IL

#19 Jan 28, 2013
THank you Robbie for the post.
Watch out

Lockport, IL

#20 Jan 28, 2013
EJCDad wrote:
<quoted text>
Just for the resident troll "If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”
Joseph Goebbels
And in case you this thats a little harsh http://alinskydefeater.wordpress.com/2009/10/...
Read this carefully, it makes a lot of sense.

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