Commissioner Joey Williams

Commissioner Joey Williams promises not to cost taxpayers a standalone special election

The clock is ticking on when Dayton City Commissioner Joey Williams can resign, without causing a special election. Word is that the responsibilities of his new job as president of Key Bank, raising kids, and having his wife working far away are demanding. If Williams was to resign- there has to be a special election, Read More

The reality of “a publicity stunt”- Esrati puts nets on rims

Tom Archdeacon should have written this story a few weeks ago. The story would have shared the history of Dayton street basketball, and the sorry shape of our community’s parks would have been the focus. Instead, it became a political piece, and I was interviewed again. Two pictures, front of the local section, and Commissioner Read More

Dayton City Commissioner Joey Williams switches jobs

Commissioner Williams who has moved through the ranks of several local banks up to the top local job at JP Morgan Chase has a new job. Joey Williams has been Market Manager of Commercial banking and President, Chase in West Ohio of JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, since February 9, 2007. Mr. Williams also serves Read More

How much is a Dayton City Commissioner overpaid?

Kettering recently put a charter change on their ballot (something Daytonians would find nearly impossible because the charter requires a percentage of registered voters instead of a percentage of voters in the last election) and cut their council members salary in half. Well folks, I’ve got news for you- cut Dayton City Commissioners salary in Read More

You know times are tough when bank presidents have banking problems

There are the bankers on Wall Street who carry home cash in a wheelbarrow, without ever having to sign on a line for anything. They run the bank into the ground, get multimillion-dollar bonuses- get bailed out by the taxpayers and then “retire” with a big fat golden parachute and a pension for life. Then Read More

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