city of dayton

Get tax credits, building burns weeks later

update 2 July 2:30 pm – edits in italics and strikethroughs. The headline is wrong. Mea culpa- The building that burned was 101 Bainbridge, not 15 McDonough. The property is owned by the City of Dayton- and is adjacent to Garden Station- which was handed over to Weyland Ventures for nothing. The building that got Read More

When the city of Dayton is the public nuisance

In fact, this is such a brilliant solution to crime that the city actively uses this with bait electronics left in plain sight to entrap car thieves. It’s not right. It’s not the right approach. It’s how losers justify the fact that they can’t do their job- they make excuses; “we don’t have the manpower” Read More

Government of the people, for the people reexamined

It was 2012. I ran for Congress. I made a video about the foreclosure crisis and called on the banks to admit responsibility for the properties they seize and let rot. I didn’t go to the hardest hit parts of the city- I just went a few blocks from my house and office. The house Read More

The cheap bastards in Dayton City Hall

When I first got involved in my second career as an unpaid citizen of Dayton, I found our city to be overly bureaucratic. We had our neighborhood organization, that got things done- and then we had the mysterious “Priority Boards” which were a huge bureaucratic buffer zone between the neighborhood and the City Commission. They Read More

Dreams of selling pot brownies out of City Hall’s building

The City of Dayton is the worst real estate speculator in the region. They also aren’t very honest about what “they” own (I say “they” because it’s the taxpayers that foot the bill). Recently there was an article about a building at 15 McDonough St. behind Garden Station that they owned and leased part of to Read More

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