Monday, June 18, 2018

City of Greensboro public records request; "Please provide the fire department determination that unattended cooking caused a fire at 3100-E Summit avenue"

FOX8 received this statement from Irene Agapion from ARCO Reality:

“The fire department determined that unattended cooking caused the fire, NOT a maintenance problem with the stove, smoke detectors or a failure to meet other life safety requirements in unit 3100-E Summit. The fire was a tragic accident unrelated to anything ARCO did or did not do. ARCO is committed to providing safe, affordable housing for its tenants. ARCO does not object to local officials inspecting properties.”

http://myfox8.com/2018/05/25/more-than-a-dozen-violations-issued-at-greensboro-apartment-where-5-children-died/
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Neighbor says he complained about faulty stove before deadly fire

The narrative suggesting a father was at fault for an apartment fire that took the lives of his five children last month suffered some serious blows during a meeting between residents and public safety officials on Thursday.

Soon after the deadly fire, which tore through the Summit-Cone apartments — also known as Heritage Apartments — just before 4 a.m. on May 12, the Greensboro Fire Department issued a finding that the origin and cause of the blaze was “unattended cooking.”

A statement by Irene Agapion-Martinez on behalf of her family, which owns and manages the property, cited the fire department’s finding, while absolving owners of responsibility. “The fire department determined that unattended cooking caused the fire, not a maintenance problem with the stove, smoke detectors or a failure to meet other life safety requirements in unit 3100-G Summit,” she said. “The fire was a tragic accident unrelated to anything Arco did or did not do.”

...Fire Marshall Tim Henshaw stood behind the “unattended cooking” finding as a narrowly defined technical cause, but disavowed any further conclusions that would either absolve the property owners or place blame on Emmanuel Mugabo, the father who was at home when the May 12 fire took the lives of his five children.

...A woman in the audience asked Henshaw if it was possible that the range came on by itself instead of being activated by a person, he responded, “Anything is possible.”

Another woman followed up: “So based on your conclusion, you have no way of assessing whether that stove was, in fact, faulty or not.”

“Correct,” Henshaw said.

“So in the newspaper the landlord is asserting that it was not a faulty stove based on the conclusion of ‘unattended cooking,’” she continued. “I was just wondering if she is making an accurate statement then.”

“I can’t rule either way,” Henshaw responded. “I know why the statement was made, but yes, it’s hard to know what was going on with the range itself.”

Saye Flomo, told police Capt. Trey Davis: “I called for him. The burners don’t go off. After they cook, the burners don’t go off for two or three hours.”

Flomo later elaborated: “I called [the apartment management] three times in three days before the fire took place. They said they were going to take care of it, and they didn’t.

“He was sleeping when the fire took place,” Flomo added. “He was not cooking at all. He came home from work and took his kids to bed. Then he went to bed, too.”

https://triad-city-beat.com/neighbor-says-he-complained-stove-before-deadly-fire/
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Workman fatally electrocuted at troubled apartment complex

And last August, in another apartment complex owned by the Agapions, a plumber was electrocuted when he came into contact with exposed electrical wires in a crawlspace.

A lawsuit filed on May 30 states that Gary Lee Hickenbottom was contracted by the Agapion family and their company, Arco Realty, on or about Aug. 2, 2017 to make plumbing repairs at 2316 Kersey St., a nine-unit brick apartment complex built in 1965. Hours after Hickenbottom went into the crawlspace, the lawsuit states, tenants at the adjacent building noticed that he hadn’t come out. Greensboro fire personnel and police were called to the scene, and a fire captain reportedly found Hickenbottom’s body under the building. The lawsuit alleges that the fire captain was shocked when he bumped into an exposed wire as he was backing out of the crawlspace.

The gruesome discovery prompted a call to a building inspector.

“The inspector determined that the permits were not obtained by the Agapion defendant and Arco Realty for this electrical work,” the suit alleges. “The inspector further found that the electrical system had bare wires, dangerous conditions, unsafe wiring, and electrical work that did not meet code.”

https://triad-city-beat.com/workman-fatally-electrocuted-troubled-apartment/
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Food left on a stove, not defective equipment, caused an apartment fire early Saturday that left five children dead, fire officials said.

"We had an extensive interview with the mother and father yesterday, which led to this determination to the cause and origin," Assistant Fire Chief Dwayne Church said Friday.

Some extended family and community members had complained at a public meeting earlier this week about substandard conditions at the apartment complex at 3100 Summit Ave. Some said the family's stove had been on the fritz.

"That specific question was asked in the interview and that was determined to be false," Church said.

The parents told fire officials there was a problem with the stove but it was repaired and there had been no problems since March, he said.

"It was an accidental fire," Church said.

http://www.greensboro.com/news/local_news/unattended-cooking-led-to-fire-that-killed-children-in-greensboro/article_39fa5507-8448-5915-87ef-c553c79a9010.html
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Unattended cooking was the origin and cause of the May 12 apartment fire that killed five children, a Greensboro Fire Department investigation has concluded.

After examining the fire scene at 3100 Summit Ave., Apt. G, investigators determined the room of origin of the fire was the kitchen, with the area of origin being the range, according to a city news release. Once the origin area was identified, the investigators narrowed the cause to unattended cooking and that the fire was accidental in nature.

The fire department said its investigative report does not, nor is it intended to, contain every detail as part of the origin and cause analysis.

http://www.greensboro.com/news/local_news/unattended-cooking-led-to-fire-that-killed-children-in-greensboro/article_39fa5507-8448-5915-87ef-c553c79a9010.html
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Fire investigators have yet to determine a cause of the Saturday morning fire, but say it started in the kitchen and they are analyzing the unit’s stove. The apartment had no working smoke or carbon monoxide detectors.

The city’s action comes amid claims that the children’s father reported several small fires near the apartment’s stove to management in the days before the tragedy. It is unclear who the father might have notified about the problems with the stove, but the building’s owners said they had no repair request on file.

...The company, which is owned by Bill Agapion and several family members, has battled the city for decades over several hundred code violations at his extensive properties, many of them having been low-income rentals that fall below housing code standards.

City officials pledged to do more.

The city has offered free burial plots...

http://www.greensboro.com/news/government/at-tense-meeting-about-deadly-greensboro-apartment-fire-city-says/article_2bf13be3-a49c-53b2-8e1c-877663c59e57.html

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Updated; Justin Outling and the Agapion's

MINUTES OF THE
CITY OF GREENSBORO
MINIMUM HOUSING STANDARDS COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
DECEMBER 9, 2014

The regular meeting of the City of Greensboro Minimum Housing Standards Commission was held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in the Council Chambers of the Melvin Municipal Office Building, commencing at 1:30 p.m. The following members were present: Justin Outling, Chair; Kimberly Moore-Dudley; Robert Kollar; Shermin Ata; and Horace Sturdivant.

https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/services/vision-components/search-results?q=%22outling%22%20%22agapion%22

11. 3102 Summit Avenue – Apartments I and N (Parcel #0032354) Basil and Sophia Agapion,
Owners. In the Matter of Order to Repair, Alter or Improve Structure. Inspector Jarod LaRue.
Continued from October 14, 2014 meeting. (CONTINUED UNTIL FEBRUARY 10, 2015 MEETING)

Chair Outling asked Compliance Coordinator Benton if the video that was shown was a fair and accurate representation of the property; if all parties in interest were properly served with all notices, complaints and orders issued in this matter; the last time the property was visited was December 4, 2014; the property is a duplex or multiunit apartment; there are more than five separate types of violations of any of the minimum housing standard codes. Compliance Coordinator Benton stated that she agreed with these questions. Compliance Coordinator Benton stated that the list of violations for Apartment I includes electrical equipment needs to be properly installed and maintained; exposed wiring at outlets and light fixtures; utilities for heat were not on at time of inspection; every dwelling shall contain a kitchen sink; plumbing facilities need to be maintained in safe, sanitary and functional condition; water not on at time of inspection; water heater not properly installed or maintained; heating system not maintaining 68 degrees in habitable rooms, bathrooms; plumbing not properly connected to public sewer system; unclean and unsanitary floors, ceilings, and/or walls; walls have cracked plaster, decayed wood or other defective material; loose floor covering must be repaired or replaced; rotten flooring must be repaired; ceilings contain holes, are rotten, or in disrepair; cracked or missing electrical outlet and switch covers; power not on at time of initial inspection; exterior doors are difficult to operate, missing smoke detectors; and a carbon monoxide detector is required.

https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/services/vision-components/search-results?q=%22outling%22%20%22agapion%22

Apartment N violations include walls have cracked or loose plaster; unclean/unsanitary floors, ceilings and walls; duct system needs to be capable of performing its intended function; utilities for heat were not on at time of inspection; plumbing facilities need to be maintained in a safe, sanitary and functional condition; plumbing not connected to public sewer system; sewer line not properly installed or maintained; water not on at time of initial inspection; water heater not properly installed; doors difficult to operate; electrical  equipment needs to be properly installed and maintained; power not on at time of initial inspection and carbon monoxide detector is required.

https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/services/vision-components/search-results?q=%22outling%22%20%22agapion%22


Irene Agapion, 625 South Elm Street, stated that out of the original 14 units, 12 have been brought into compliance. Apartments I and N are the last two units because they were in the worst condition.

Since the last meeting they have applied for utilities. New gas lines must be run to these last two units. The contractor anticipates having both units completed by mid-January, depending on how long it takes to have the gas lines run.

Mr. Kollar moved to continue the case until the February 10, 2015 meeting, seconded by Mr. Sturdivant.

The Commission voted 5-0 in favor of the motion. (Ayes: Outling, Ata, Kollar, Moore-Dudley, Sturdivant. Nays: None.)

https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/home/showdocument?id=26479

https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/services/vision-components/search-results?q=%22outling%22%20%22agapion%22

On April 18, 2017, Justin Outling seconded and voted to give Brooks Pierce Partner George House Greensboro taxpayer monies while Justin worked at Brooks Pierce

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/11/on-april-18-2017-justin-outling.html

Why would the City of Greensboro take 11 weeks to produce an advisory opinion on the Justin Outling and United Healthcare conflict of interest?

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/11/why-would-city-of-greensboro-take-11.html

Greensboro City Council member Justin Outling should resign


http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/10/greensboro-city-council-member-justin.html

What are the chances Justin Outling isn't playing ball for Brooks, Pierce's other clients if he got 16 Brooks, Pierce employees to give to his campaign so far?, and some Marty Kotis

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/08/what-are-chances-justin-outling-isnt.html

Councilman Outling Violated Ethics Laws

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/09/councilman-outling-violated-ethics-laws.html

Fake fiscal conservative Tony Wilkins and Justin Outling vote for City of Greensboro Tax Increase

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/04/fake-fiscal-conservative-tony-wilkins.html

Justin Outling: $500 from Marty Kotis, who he voted to give taxpayer monies to

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/01/roch-smith-jr-kotis-showers-council.html

What Justin Outling didn't/don't/won't watch out for, for the City employees' retirement plan

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/08/what-greensboros-city-council-and-staff.html

Greensboro City Councilman Justing Outling proposes legalized theft of local commercial properties for Nancy Hoffmann

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/08/greensboro-city-councilman-justing.html

Greensboro City Councilman Justing Outling voted for regressive taxes for Greensboro's poor 

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/06/greensboro-city-council-plans.html

Premeditated fraud on the City's taxpayers by Justin Outling and City Council

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/12/tonight-greensboros-city-council.html

Justin Outling Took The Bribe

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/09/justin-outling-took-bribe.html

Rhino Times John Hammer shills for Justin Outling and the rest of Roy Carroll's minions on City Council

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/08/rhino-times-john-hammer-shills-for.html

"Councilman Justin Outling violated conflict of interest rule", and should resign. with links

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/08/councilman-justin-outling-violated.html

Nancy Vaughan, Mike Barber, Tony Wilkins, Marikay Abuzuaiter, Justin Outling, and Nancy Hoffmann betrayed Greensboro's employees and taxpayers

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/07/greensboro-city-council-succumbs-to.html

Goldie Wells signs on to be just like Justin Outling and Tony Wilkins; Appointed before an election

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/07/goldie-wells-signs-on-to-be-just-like.html

What’s the Cost of Keeping Corrupt Greensboro City Council Members Like Mike Barber in Office?

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/06/whats-cost-of-keeping-corrupt.html

Roch Smith Jr. on Justin Outling's Bullshit

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/06/roch-smith-jr-on-justin-outlings.html

"Greensboro City Council member Justin Outling is fond of saying that the city’s now-defunct policy on public access to police body camera video was the “first in the state.”

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/05/greensboro-city-council-member-justin.html

Fake fiscal conservative Tony Wilkins and Justin Outling vote for City of Greensboro Tax Increase

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2017/04/fake-fiscal-conservative-tony-wilkins.html

Roch on Carruthers, Outling and Barber

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/11/roch-on-carruthers-outling-and-barber.html

Greensboro City Councilman Justing Outling proposes legalized theft of local commercial properties for Nancy Hoffmann

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/08/greensboro-city-councilman-justing.html

Margaret Moffett and Steven Doyle are probably not going to report Nancy Vaughan lying to her constituents at the News and Record

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/06/margaret-moffett-and-steven-doyle-are.html

NC Bar Complaint Against Justin Outling

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/09/nc-bar-complaint-against-justin-outling.html

Councilman Justin Outling: Your Resignation Please

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/07/councilman-justin-outling-your.html

Sam Heib Points To Justin Outling Conflict Of Interest

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/07/sam-heib-points-to-justin-outling.html

Is Zack Matheny's Replacement Rigged?

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/06/is-zack-mathenys-replacement-rigged.html

Speaking of attorney/client related conflicts of interest; Zack Matheny and Jason Outling Edition

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2015/06/speaking-of-attorneyclient-related.html


"...his service on the Minimum Housing Standards Commission that gave Outling insights into one of the city’s biggest policy challenges.

“As chair, I think the group of us did a terrific job of really holding property owners accountable, enforcing the ordinance, and making it clear that if you fail to bring your property up to minimum standards in a timely way then there will be consequences for that failure,” Outling said.

...After serving on the commission, Outling began to realize that some of the changes he wanted to see take place could only occur if he was on council.

“I thought about some of the other issues that I care deeply about and observed similar things,” Outling said. “You can make a lot of great progress (as a volunteer), but you can have a much quicker and direct impact if you have a hand at the policy making table.”

He’s already begun to work on a text amendment to the city’s minimum housing ordinance, one he hopes council will pass in the coming months..."

http://yesweekly.com/outling-looks-to-claim-greensboros-district-3-seat-a23323/


https://trebic.org/2017/01/inclusionary-zoningaffordable-housing-percentage-2/

Friday, June 15, 2018

STPAC bonds should have gone to a referendum safety save


The City of Greensboro borrowed $43,450,000, 'financing" more than $30 million without a referendum;





"financing";


"only approved by a vote of the qualified voters"

and "except that voter approval shall not be required for"

Bonds issues by ...city "(except purposes authorized by 159-48(b)(3)...two thirds...";





It looks like there should have been a referendum, and there wasn't.

The City lied to the Local Government Commission to get the bonds approved. The "sums to fall due under the proposed financing are" not "not excessive for the local government", because the application counts 142 events per year selling out 330 VIP parking spots at each and every show, and counts more than all the other expected cars to park in City owned parking decks, instead of 488 free parking spots and a couple of thousand privately owned parking within 1,200 feet.

From the bond issue securities filing;


"THE TAXING POWER OF THE CITY IS NOT AND MAY NOT BE PLEDGED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY TO SECURE ANY MONEYS DUE FROM THE CITY";



And;

"The taxing power of a unit of local government is not and may not be pledged directly or indirectly to secure any moneys due under a contract authorized by this section."


https://www.ncleg.net/.../chapter_160a/gs_160a-20.html

From the bond issue securities filing;





And General Fund Revenues, which doesn't appear to be allowed under 160a-20

"State law specifies the types of capital projects that a county or municipality may fund with GO bonds. See G.S. 159-48. Although the legal authority to issue GO bonds is very broad, practically it is much more limited. That is because the North Carolina Constitution generally requires that a unit hold a successful voter referendum before pledging its full faith and credit. See NC Const. Art. 5, Sect. 4(2); G.S. 159-49. (There are some exceptions to the voter approval requirement–the most significant of which are for refunding bonds and two-thirds bonds.)"


https://canons.sog.unc.edu/security-for-a-local-government-loan/

Problem is, the City refunded and "financed" $30 million more;



But a vote was required for "auditoriums";



§ 159-8. Annual balanced budget ordinance.

(a) Each local government and public authority shall operate under an annual balanced
budget ordinance adopted and administered in accordance with this Article. A budget ordinance is balanced when the sum of estimated net revenues and appropriated fund balances is equal to appropriations. Appropriated fund balance in any fund shall not exceed the sum of cash and investments minus the sum of liabilities, encumbrances, and deferred revenues arising from cash receipts, as those figures stand at the close of the fiscal year next preceding the budget year. It is the intent of this Article that, except for moneys expended pursuant to a project ordinance or accounted for in an intragovernmental service fund or a trust and agency fund excluded from the budget ordinance under G.S. 159-13(a), all moneys received and expended by a local government or public authority should be included in the budget ordinance.

Therefore, notwithstanding any other provision of law, no local government or public authority may expend any moneys, regardless of their source (including moneys derived from bond proceeds, federal, state, or private grants or loans, or special assessments), except in accordance with a budget ordinance or project ordinance adopted under this Article or through an intragovernmental service fund or trust and agency fund properly excluded from the budget ordinance.

(b) The budget ordinance of a unit of local government shall cover a fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending June 30. The budget ordinance of a public authority shall cover a fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending June 30, except that the Local Government Commission, if it determines that a different fiscal year would facilitate the authority's financial operations, may enter an order permitting an authority to operate under a fiscal year other than from July 1 to June 30. If the Commission does permit an authority to operate under an altered
fiscal year, the Commission's order shall also modify the budget calendar set forth in G.S.
159-10 through 159-13 so as to provide a new budget calendar for the altered fiscal year that will clearly enable the authority to comply with the intent of this Part. (1971, c. 780, s. 1; 1973, c. 474, s. 5; 1975, c. 514, s. 3; 1979, c. 402, s. 1; 1981, c. 685, s. 2.)




Really, You Expect Us To Believe That?

Got the following in my e-mail today. Decided to have a little fun with those peddling the BS.




Come on, tell us the truth, Triad Business Journal, the real reason you are really extending the deadline is because the Triad's economy sucks, nobody's companies are growing, and no one is signing up, right?

Or could it be our local business owners don't want the likes of  Hill Chesson and Woody, Smith Leonard, Womble Bond Dickinson, Wells Fargo and the Greensboro Merchants Association prying into their business?


"When a nomination is submitted, it goes directly to Smith Leonard PLLC, our accounting partner in this program. Your financials are kept strictly confidential. If you have questions or want to discuss your nomination confidentiality prior to submission, contact Denise Brumfield at Smith Leonard at 336-821-1321 or dbrumfield@smithleonardcpas.com. "

Sunday, June 10, 2018

City of Greensboro Public Records Request; "Matt Brown's 10/24/2017 email to Kathy Manning and Walker Sanders"


The math in Matt Brown's email and what was presented to the public on STPAC is the same


http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/05/the-math-in-matt-browns-email-and-what.html

An interesting conversation between former NC District Congressional Candidate A.W. Coker, Wayne Abraham and Hartzman on Matt Brown, Nancy Vaughan and friend's fraud against Greensboro's taxpayers

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/06/an-interesting-conversation-between.html




Nancy Vaughan at 6:12

Jim Westmoreland at 13:20

Matt Brown at 15:24


https://www.facebook.com/groups/489455471144650/permalink/1719300984826753/?comment_id=1720839274672924&reply_comment_id=1721720127918172&notif_id=1528507309368955&notif_t=group_comment

Safe save STPAC fraud

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/05/safe-save-stpac-fraud.html



How to mislead a community on $23,108,494.98 Publicly Funded TPAC costs, by Greensboro's City Council, Staff and the 'Private Donors' who knew and said nothing

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/02/how-to-mislead-community-on-2310849498.html



Proof of Control Fraud by Kathy Manning, City of Greensboro's Matt Brown, CFGG's Walker Sanders and everyone else who knew and didn't say anything, especially the elected officials who voted for it

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/05/proof-of-control-fraud-by-kathy-manning.html



Some of who enabled and/or committed fraud against Greensboro taxpayers and the investors who purchased STPAC bonds; Greensboro, NC's $44.165 million LOBs, Series 2018, and some records requests

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/06/some-of-who-enabled-andor-committed.html

From the City's resolution;




https://www.facebook.com/groups/489455471144650/permalink/1714225705334281/?comment_id=1717493498340835&reply_comment_id=1721694101254108&notif_id=1528541949872320&notif_t=group_comment






Year 2 paid admissions utilized in the LGC application = 239,450

Year 2 estimated use of parking deck = 119,725 patrons, or 50% of paid admissions.

119,725 paid admissions using City owned parking decks  / 3 persons per vehicle = 39,908

39,908 vehicles parking in decks at $5 a piece = $199,540, the year two total above less $2

39,908 vehicles per year in parking decks  x 2, which includes all the others  = 79,816 total vehicles per year

79,816 total vehicles per year / 142 events per year = 562 vehicles per show

562 vehicles per show - 330 VIP spaces sold out per show = 232 other cars per show

If all 232 other cars per show park in City owned parking decks @ $5 each = $1,160 per show

$1,160 per show from City owned deck parking x 142 shows per year = $164,720 per year, if all the cars not paying $20 a piece for a VIP spot park in City owned parking decks, which is unlikely

The City told the LGC it would make $199,542 from City owned deck parking per year and selling out all 142 shows for VIP parking, even though 31 shows aren't going to charge for entry into the Center.

$199,542 - $164,720 = $34,822 short per year, even if all the cars expected to park in City owned parking decks do, instead of the reserved spaces at Randall's hotel, the Marriott or anywhere else.



From the Local Government Board Application;


"Premium parking assumes 330 spaces at $20 per space"

142 events x $20 per space x 330 spaces = $937,200 per year

$1,137,000 in total parking fees less $199,542 in City owned parking deck fees = $937,458

$937,200 + $199,542 = $1,136,742, which if rounded up to the nearest thousand = $1,137,000

The City of Greensboro told the LGC they are going to charge $5 for parking and $20 for 330 VIP parking, for every show in year 2, including shows not charging admission, accounting for each and every expected car, whether or not the patrons live within walking distance, are staying at a local hotel, park in one of 488 free parking spots within 1,200 feet of the venue, park in one of the many privately owned lots within the immediate vicinity, or are dropped off by a cab, Lyft, Uber, friends or parents.

The City of Greensboro committed fraud upon North Carolina's Local Government Commission, and the investors in the debt.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

An interesting conversation between former NC District Congressional Candidate A.W. Coker, Wayne Abraham and Hartzman on Matt Brown, Nancy Vaughan and friend's fraud against Greensboro's taxpayers



Nancy Vaughan at 6:12

Jim Westmoreland at 13:20

Matt Brown at 15:24




https://www.facebook.com/groups/489455471144650/permalink/1714225705334281/?comment_id=1714665781956940&reply_comment_id=1717508551672663&notif_id=1528241139676436&notif_t=group_comment&ref=notif

Safe save STPAC fraud

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/05/safe-save-stpac-fraud.html


How to mislead a community on $23,108,494.98 Publicly Funded TPAC costs, by Greensboro's City Council, Staff and the 'Private Donors' who knew and said nothing

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/02/how-to-mislead-community-on-2310849498.html

The math in Matt Brown's email and what was presented to the public on STPAC is the same

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/05/the-math-in-matt-browns-email-and-what.html

https://www.facebook.com/groups/489455471144650/permalink/1714225705334281/?comment_id=1718580248232160&reply_comment_id=1718611168229068&notif_id=1528241139676436&notif_t=group_comment&ref=notif
Proof of Control Fraud by Kathy Manning, City of Greensboro's Matt Brown, CFGG's Walker Sanders and everyone else who knew and didn't say anything, especially the elected officials who voted for it

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/05/proof-of-control-fraud-by-kathy-manning.html

Some of who enabled and/or committed fraud against Greensboro taxpayers and the investors who purchased STPAC bonds; Greensboro, NC's $44.165 million LOBs, Series 2018, and some records requests

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/06/some-of-who-enabled-andor-committed.html

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Some of who enabled and/or committed fraud against Greensboro taxpayers and the investors who purchased STPAC bonds; Greensboro, NC's $44.165 million LOBs, Series 2018, and some records requests

These folks harmed our City, and soiled what reputation we had 
before purposefully misleading and voting for a fraud.

A fraud which led to securities law violations after the sale of the bonds.

Greensboro Police case 2018 05 21 046

SEC case 15278-096-742



Matt Brown, Kathy Manning, Walker Sanders and the City left out $23,108,494.98 in interest costs when Greensboro's City Council voted on the debt.




Safe save STPAC fraud

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/05/safe-save-stpac-fraud.html

How to mislead a community on $23,108,494.98 Publicly Funded TPAC costs, by Greensboro's City Council, Staff and the 'Private Donors' who knew and said nothing

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/02/how-to-mislead-community-on-2310849498.html

The math in Matt Brown's email and what was presented to the public on STPAC is the same

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/05/the-math-in-matt-browns-email-and-what.html

Proof of Control Fraud by Kathy Manning, City of Greensboro's Matt Brown, CFGG's Walker Sanders and everyone else who knew and didn't say anything, especially the elected officials who voted for it

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2018/05/proof-of-control-fraud-by-kathy-manning.html


Matt Brown sold City Council on math showing 330 VIP parking spots selling out at $18 a piece for 12 Student Plays or Concerts and 11 Dance Recitals and Talent Competitions which are not projected to have ticket fees, and then everyone voted for it except Sharon Hightower after mayor Nancy Vaughan assured the Council and the public it was a good finance plan.




Matt Brown told City Council the debt would be paid by charging $18 per VIP spot for 150 shows per year, by selling out all the 330 VIP parking spots for all the shows, even including those with no ticket charges.


Rick Lusk oversaw a proposal to City Council which justified a finance scheme without including interest costs.

Greensboro's Finance Department sold North Carolina's Local Government Commission on math showing 330 VIP parking spots selling out at $20 a piece for 142 events.

Greensboro's Finance Department sold North Carolina's Local Government Commission on math showing 330 VIP parking spots selling out at $20 a piece for 142 events.

Greensboro's Finance Department sold North Carolina's Local Government Commission on math showing 50% of all the expected vehicles coming to shows at the STPAC would pay $5 exclusively at City owned parking decks, on top of the 330 VIP spots sold out at each paid for admission show.  Meaning the City told the state government 281 cars per show would be parked in City owned decks paying $5 a piece, while 330 VIP spots sold out for each show, each paying $20 a piece.

The Marriott parking deck has 790 spaces across the street.

The City expects to sell more parking spaces than vehicles expected to show up for each show, with none of them parking anywhere else.

There are 488 on street parking spaces within 1,200 feet of the STPAC site, which the City determined and informed North Carolina's Local Government Commission not one patron of 142 shows will park in.

The United Guarantee parking deck has 282 parking spots.

VF has 319, and etc..., and most of City Council knew, or should have known.

Roy Carroll's new hotel parking, and Randall Kaplan and Kathy Manning's new hotel parking, and the parking across the street from Randall and Greg Dillon's hotel and the News and Record property, which Greg Dillon has a contract on.

Guess who stands to profit from the building of the performing arts center?