Possible illegal use of public funds to Keplers
Original post made by old timer on Dec 22, 2012
Taking the $1000 grant to Keplers as an example, there is surely something amiss when the City takes public funds to subsidize a private business,such as Keplers. Surely this must be illegal. Who on council or staff is driving such an initiative?
It has been obvious for some years, that MP's $2.6 million contribution to help fund the Performing Arts Center was a huge mistake. Now this council is trying to put "lipstick on this pig".
on Dec 22, 2012 at 12:17 pm
"Possible illegal use"
"Possible" nonsensical post, by a "possibly" bitter old scrooge, "possibly" with nothing better to do.
Using such exact language as "possible", "surely", "something", "must be", and "trying".
on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:22 am
The grants have not yet been awarded - that was the Parks and Rec Commission's responsibility, and they did not have a quorum at their last meeting. Kepler's has been split into a for-profit bookstore and a nonprofit lecture and events arm; they applied for a grant for the nonprofit side. See this week's Almanac for more details.