How Can Bobby Mills Justify His Candidacy For Maine House Of Representatives?

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Bobby Mills, former City of Biddeford Councilor, is a candidate for Maine State House of Representatives (district 12) in the 2018 election.
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On 9-1-17 Bobby Mills, former City of Biddeford Councilor, filed as a candidate for the office of York County Register of Deeds in the 2018 election.

On 9-2-17 The Journal Tribune reports “Mills withdraws from county race. Bob Mills, who had registered in June his intent to be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for York County Registry of Deeds, said on Thursday night that he has withdrawn citing a new career path that he said would leave little time for a political career as well.”

Date Withdrawn: 9/1/2017

How can Bobby Mills justify his qualifications, trustworthiness, honesty and public trust for position as State Representative with a background such as his?

Is Biddeford City Councilor, Bob Mills, Controlling Local Government Rule Over HUD Grants?

Mills talks a good piece, but you can’t change the stripes on a tiger.

City of Biddeford Neighbors React To Heroin Arrest Near School

If his neighbors were aware of this activity, wouldn’t you think Bob Mills would also be aware? And taken immediate action as a sitting city councilor?

Read more HERE.

DRAIN THE SWAMP…..DO NOT REPLENISH IT

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Published in: on October 27, 2017 at 3:50 pm  Leave a Comment  

Will HUD Control Local Government Rule Over Development?

Courtesy of Tom Tom DeWeese, American Policy Center

“The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule is federal enforcement of Sustainable Development Smart Growth Cities. Until now there was at least a pretense that Smart Growth development was a local process. That, of course, is what the American Planning Association (APA), Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) and your city council have assured citizens. Now, through the revelation of AFFH, it is clear that such development is a top-down dictatorship, overseen by the department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Announced July 16, 2015 by HUD Secretary Julian Castro, the excuse for the 377 page ruling is to promote and assure discrimination and achieve balanced and integrated living patterns for all citizens. To achieve that goal, AFFH is specifically designed to move people out of rural areas into mega cities and tightly control who may stay in reduced suburbs. Exactly as we’ve been warning about Smart Growth policy.

To achieve its goals, AFFH requires agencies and communities that apply for HUD grants to detail income levels, religion, color, and national origin of every single person living in every neighborhood of the community. They will then determine any imbalances and, if necessary, force a massive shift of people into such neighborhoods to achieve the desired balance. This is nothing less than social engineering!

Worse, the AFFH rule will effectively eliminate local government rule over development. Where once there was at least the pretense of local communities making their own decisions and could spend the HUD grants as they determined best for their communities, now, under AFFH, HUD will control those decisions to its satisfaction.” Read more HERE.

Protection of Private Property Rights
Testimony by Tom DeWeese, click here.

Related: Is Biddeford City Councilor, Bob Mills, Controlling Local Government Rule Over HUD Grants? Click HERE.

Published in: on January 25, 2016 at 4:31 pm  Leave a Comment  

Is Biddeford City Councilor, Bob Mills, Controlling Local Government Rule Over HUD Grants?

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Bob Mills is a member of the Biddeford City Council. Holding such a position could become self-serving or “buddy friendly”. However, he is not unique. There are many of his like among other local, county and state elected officials.

Mills, as Business Manager of Mainely Realty, LLC and owner, Tim Q. Ly, have many questions to answer.

When a request to review all documents in the Biddeford Commmity Development Office pertaining to CDBG grants and Tim Q. Ly, including financial statements of matching HUD funds awarded to Mr. Ly and/or Mainely Realty LLC, was denied by Linda Hardacker, a request was made to Councilor Mills for his help in obtaining these documents. He refused stating “this comes under the Privacy Act.” Who is he protecting or helping?

(Over the years many state officials were hand delivered/mailed many documents proving official corruption on Maine, most specifically involving officials within the City of Biddeford.)

On August 16, 2011 a Freedom of Access Act request was sent to Councilor Bob Mills and and Linda Hardacker, City of Biddeford HUD Office Coordinator.

Documents were received, but nowhere near the amount of “boxes/files” allegedly held in Hardarcker’s office. One interesting piece of documentation – in between documents – was a personal note between two employees relating to the concern with giving Mr. Ly money in his hands. Was this deliberately inserted with the documents or was it a mistake? Don’t know…but it’s fantastic evidence!

Mills talks a good piece, but you can’t change the stripes on a tiger. Keep an eye on his right hand!

Published in: on January 25, 2016 at 4:29 pm  Comments (1)  

Why Is It When Things Get “Hot” In Biddeford….City Managers Get “Cold” Feet?

Bruce Benway

PPh reports “The Biddeford City Council is expected to vote Tuesday to appoint a new city manager. John Bubier is stepping down after leading the city for a decade. Bubier will continue to work part time for the city on economic development projects.

The Personnel Committee – composed of city councilors John McCurry, Roger Hurtubise, Michael Ready and Stephen St. Cyr – reviewed the resumes of applicants and conducted six interviews with prospective managers, Casavant said.

Casavant did not know how many people applied for the position, but said many applicants lacked the city manager experience the council was seeking.

Read more HERE.

Bubier “will continue to work part time for the city on economic development projects”….as in Biddeford Commmity Development Office? He had a duty to look into the operations of the City of Biddeford HUD Office Coordinator, Linda Hardacker. View more HERE.

There has been a smell in the HUD office and the Tax Assessors Office that needs “fumigating” before he leaves office.

Something to ponder…

Bruce E. Benway, city manager, Biddeford, ME, 1994–2003. When things got hot, he resigned his position and became town manager, Killingly, CT, 2004–14.

Norwichbulletin reports “Killingly town manager, Bruce Benway, to resign. Read more HERE.

Killingly town manager to retire, view HERE.

Mr. Benway recently became a senior consultant with MRI and is currently on assignment as the Interim Town Manager in Berwick ME. Read more HERE.

Is this a “shoe in” for Benway to come back….like Attorney Harry Center?

Are the chickens coming home to roost?

Related: Biddeford (ME) Police Department Exposed! Click here.

June 30, 2015

PPH reports “Biddeford council hires James Bennett as city manager. In a unanimous vote, the council hired James Bennett to replace John Bubier, who is stepping down after leading the city for the past decade. Bubier will continue to work 30 hours per week for the city on economic development projects.

A Lisbon native, Bennett was first elected as a selectman in Lisbon at age 21. Bubier, the outgoing Biddeford manager, was the town manager in Lisbon at the time and encouraged Bennett to pursue a career in municipal management.

Bennett was town manager in Old Orchard Beach from 1990 to 1997 before leaving to become city administrator in Westbrook for five years. He served as city administrator in Lewiston from 2002 to 2009. He has been city manager in Presque Isle since 2010.

He begins Aug. 17 and will be paid at an annual rate of $117,000 for his first six months on the job and at a rate of $121,000 a year thereafter. As city manager, Bubier was paid $128,000 a year. He will earn $75,000 a year in his newly created job in economic development.” Read more HERE.

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Still keep an eye out for the bad “eggs.” They know somebody too!

Published in: on June 29, 2015 at 9:40 pm  Leave a Comment  

Justice Nancy Mills Disqualifies Entire York County District Attorney’s Office From Prosecuting A Domestic Violence Case

PPH reports “A judge has disqualified the entire York County District Attorney’s Office from prosecuting a contentious domestic violence case, and also ruled that Eliot police officers may be cross-examined by the defense, resurrecting allegations that a majority of them routinely falsified patrol reports.

Justice Nancy Mills issued the rulings last week in the criminal case against Paul Olsen of Eliot, finding that Assistant District Attorney Thomas Miscio knowingly intercepted confidential documents written by Olsen’s attorney that contained the defense’s trial plans and read them without informing the court of the breach as he is required to do.

Mills learned of Miscio’s actions on May 4, the day before the 34-year-old Olsen was due to stand trial for allegedly assaulting and raping his former girlfriend at her home in Eliot in 2012. Mills immediately called off the trial, and said in her follow-up order Thursday that either the Maine Attorney General’s Office or another district attorney’s office will have to take over prosecuting the case.

“In this case, the state’s attorney should have known the information in the documents was privileged,” Mills wrote in the five-page ruling. “The disclosure of the information cannot be undone.” Read more HERE.

WMTW8 reports “Judge rules prosecutor saw privileged defense information in Paul Olsen case. “The state’s attorney’s reading the information was not inadvertent,” Mills wrote. “The disclosure of the information cannot be undone.”

Mills also issued another decision in the case, ruling that Olsen’s defense team could ask members of the Eliot Police Department if they have ever lied about their whereabouts while on duty.

“The defendant may inquire on cross-examination about the alleged misconduct by Eliot Police Department officers,” Mills wrote.
View report HERE.

Why wouldn’t the same ruling be consistent with a related case? (Now former) York County D.A. Mark Lawrence was in possession of confidential information/documentation relative to a “scheme” devised by Biddeford city officials, Police Chief Roger Beaupre and others. It was believed that D.A. Lawrence would investigate, indict and prosecute where the evidence demanded. D.A. Lawrence jumped the fence and prosecuted Lafortune with her evidence in his hands. Lafortune’s attorney was not allowed to present evidence, nor witnesses.

LAWRENCE, MARK D.A. LETTER JUNE 6, 2003.

Behind the Black Robes: Failed Justice, Author Barbara C. Johnson, click here.

FOIA-Judge David Kennedy, click here.

Judge David Kennedy, FOIA reply, click here.  Attorney General Janet Mills did not reply…she “passed the buck.”

Players in this case are the same ones in “Biddeford (ME) Police Department Exposed!” Click here.

There is more going on with the City of Biddeford than meets the eye!

City of Biddeford Neighbors React To Heroin Arrest Near School

WMTW News8 reports” One neighbor sees drug deals go down in broad daylight.”

View report HERE.

View more HERE.

“The drug use is getting outrageous in the area” states this one neighbor.

Did they take this issue to their City Councilor Bob Mills who lives in the area?

If his neighbors were aware of this activity, wouldn’t you think Bob Mills would also be aware?

If this has been going on for quite awhile, wouldn’t you think this arrest would have happened before Friday?

Published in: on April 24, 2015 at 2:57 pm  Leave a Comment  

City Councilor Bradley Cote’s Midmeeting Resignation Shocks Biddeford Council

PPH reports “Claiming frustration with the way decisions were made, ‘without facts and data,’ Bradley Cote walks out.

When Biddeford City Councilor Bradley Cote calmly announced his resignation, put on his jacket and walked out of council chambers Tuesday night in the middle of a council meeting, the looks on the faces of his fellow board members said it all.

“I did not see that coming. I don’t think anyone saw that coming,” said Mayor Alan Casavant. “If you looked closely, my jaw was probably on my desk.”’

“Some people look at it like I’m quitting, but I don’t really feel that way,” he said. “I don’t feel comfortable making decisions without facts and data. They’ll need to find someone else do to that.

Casavant said he will try to find a replacement who can learn the ropes quickly as the council prepares to tackle the municipal budget.

“My objective is to find someone who will mesh with this council…”

Read more HERE.

Kudos to Bradley Cote for standing on principle and not falling prey to the old adage of ” what a web we weave, when we first practice to deceive”,   like some his fellow colleagues are doing. (Some of Grattelo’s cronies are back on the council.) Biddeford City Councilors have ruined the lives of people in that community making decisions  ‘without facts and data.’

Mayor Alan Casavant states “I did not see that coming. I don’t think anyone saw that coming. If you looked closely, my jaw was probably on my desk.”

Why would your jaw drop, Mayor Casavant, when you already know how the City of Biddeford operates? This is no surprise to you…you knew Biddeford’s “operations” long before you became mayor! Your jaw dropped when you were presented documented evidence of official corruption taking place in Biddeford (and the state) when you were a state representative. You were “gung-ho” on taking action and changed your mind…for some reason! You chose to look the other way. By doing so, your silence becomes part of the corruption.

As Mayor Casavant appears “in shock” to the public, he is very well aware of the “inner-workings” of the City of Biddeford and the “players.” He, and some officials, have managed to “pull the wool” over the eyes of members in the community who buy into the BS. Maybe one day they will wake up!

Mayor Casavant “will try to find a replacement who can “learn the ropes” quickly and who will mesh with this council.” Quite revealing!

What kind of beings sit in these elected positions?  Their actions are a public scandal!

A few examples:

City of Biddeford Election, click here.

Background of City Councilor, Bob Mills.

Biddeford City Counselor Bob Mills and HUD Behind The Curtain, click here.

Official corruption behind closed doors, click here.

BIDDEFORD, I’LL SEE YOU IN COURT! Click here.

As the swill turns……

 

Published in: on February 21, 2015 at 6:15 pm  Comments (9)  

HUDs Big Lie…City of Biddeford’s Big Lie

Courtesy of Judson Witham

View video HERE.

I’m not going away either!

Related:  Biddeford City Counselor Bob Mills and HUD Behind The Curtain, click here.

Published in: on November 29, 2013 at 7:47 pm  Comments (2)  

City of Biddeford and Town of Lisbon Have Something In Common…Official Corruption Behind Closed Doors

Lisbon Reporter reports “Are Lisbon’s Taxpayers’ Getting Fleeced By The Town Manager?”
“The darkest day in the history of Lisbon was when Chief Brooks talked the Town Council into hiring Stephen G. Eldridge as our Town Manager. In 2008, when Mr. Eldridge took over as Town Manager, there was over three (3) million dollars, that’s right, three million dollars in the town’s Undesignated Fund. But if you go to the Annual Audit and look, you will see that the Undesignated Balance is $1,076,332.00 which means the town is SHORT $226,459.00.”
Read more HERE.

Related: click here and here.

The Lisbon Reporter also reported on this, click here.

Re Larry Filmore FOIA, click here.

WHEN WILL THE AMERICAN PEOPLE WAKE UP? THIS IS YOUR MONEY ALSO! Read more, click here.

What kind of beings sit in elected positions?  Their actions are a public scandal!  No Governor in this state has yet taken this bull by the horns. The “behind closed doors” tactics to deprive people of their businesses, livelihoods, property will never generate revenue for this state.

The common thread between the City of Biddeford and Town of Lisbon…is official corruption behind closed doors to steal from the taxpayers!!

Biddeford City Counselor Bob Mills and HUD Behind The Curtain

bob-mills

Bob Mills is a member of the Biddeford City Council. Holding such a position could become self-serving or “buddy friendly”. However, he is not unique. There are many of his like among other local, county and state elected officials.

Mills, as Business Manager of Mainely Realty, LLC and owner, Tim Q. Ly, have many questions to answer.

When a request to review all documents in the Biddeford Commmity Development Office pertaining to CDBG grants and Tim Q. Ly, including financial statements of matching HUD funds awarded to Mr. Ly and/or Mainely Realty LLC, was denied by Linda Hardacker, a request was made to Councilor Mills for his help in obtaining these documents. He refused stating “this comes under the Privacy Act.” Who is he protecting or helping?

(Over the years many state officials were hand delivered/mailed many documents proving official corruption on Maine, most specifically involving officials within the City of Biddeford.)

On August 16, 2011 a Freedom of Access Act request was sent to Councilor Bob Mills and and Linda Hardacker, City of Biddeford HUD Office Coordinator.

Documents were received, but nowhere near the amount of “boxes/files” allegedly held in Hardarcker’s office. One interesting piece of documentation – in between documents – was a personal note between two employees relating to the concern with giving Mr. Ly money in his hands. Was this deliberately inserted with the documents or was it a mistake? Don’t know…but it’s fantastic evidence!

Mills talks a good piece, but you can’t change the stripes on a tiger. Keep an eye on his right hand!

update:

At 6:07 p.m. this FB message was received from Bob Bills:

“I was NEVER Tim Ly’s Business Manager. I managed his properties from 2005-2006. Any FOI request you have ever sent me goes right to the city manager and city attorney.

I didn’t even live in Biddeford when Dion was mayor and yout house was sold for taxes.”
In response to Mills’ message:

He claims he was never Tim Ly’s Business Manager. Mills’ e-mail ties in with the court hearing in an attempt to collect $35,000.

Donna Dion became mayor of Biddeford after James Grattelo, who initiated the “behind closed doors” theft of property. Dion resumed the “activity” and Mills lives in Biddeford. He admits he “managed” Ly’s properties in 2005-2006. Mills is very much involved and in concert with city officials, Attorney Jens Peter Bergen, judges and the Attorney General’s Office.

Source: Biddeford Journal Tribune dated August 3, 2006 reports “Mills’ campaign treasurer, Biddeford attorney Herschel Lerman, said he’s known Mills for about three years.” Therefore, Mills was “in town” in 2003.

Contrary to Mills’ claim that property was “sold for taxes”, there was no sale of property, no auction held as advertised! This maneuver was done “behind closed doors.” A quit claim deed given to Mayor Gratello’s neighbor – Tim Q. Ly. This done in retaliation due to the exposure of the “operations” within city hall and revealed on public access tv.

Regarding a FOIA request, it was sent to Mills, not anyone else in city hall. He must answer the FOIA.

Related, click here.

Published in: on November 12, 2013 at 10:03 pm  Comments (7)  
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