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EXTRA ( OVER $35 MILLION DOLLARS PUT INTO BATES MILL EXIT STRATEGY SINCE 2004: *Racketeering: definition; is the act of offering of a dishonest service to solve a problem that would not otherwise exist without the enterprise offering the services. Investigation required ?

15 Jun

For, some years; I have watched the City of Lewiston, Maine Municipal Government with advise of the hired City Attorney negotiating without option of an exit clause for the City of Lewiston, Maine; pump, millions of Taxpayer’s money into the Bates Mil Complex.

Gives a $360 thousand dollar park; that, was built at Federal taxpayer’s expense .

City of Lewiston, Maine, City hired Attorney; allow, City to enter a Parking Lot Association; where, the city only had two (2) votes and the other three (3) votes were allegedly controlled by the developer.

2004 – City of Lewiston, Maine Bates Mill Exit Strategy, transferred Bates Mill to Developer it hired to operate; with, $27 million dollars. And, in the agreement promised to build three (3) parking garages and pay for assembling parking spots.

Then, issues a letter of option and then extension agreement to developer to the Bates Mill Number #5 complex without proper notification of any others might want to be an interested party.

Then, the City of Lewiston, Maine assumes an agreement to take control of a worthless; 1.5 mile canal adjacent to parts of the Bates Mill Complex needing millions of dollars of restoration for the bottom and sides leek, wood work timbers are rotting in place, concrete is showing ware and medal strapping is rusting in place.

Androscoggin Bank Colisee; Lewiston, Maine: $9 million invested in renovations.   Sold for $1.2 million, new owner given 5 years before 1st payment due to City of Lewiston, Maine.  After, 5 year new owner ask for extension before 1st. payment; made, with owner behind in property taxes by $27,000.00. The City of Lewiston, Maine approved the request and resumed some control -of the facility that it was selling.

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No, inference; to, Lewiston, Maine’s, City Administration Officials participating in RACKETEERING ?

NOTE:  There are several Mills in Lewiston, Maine such as the following: Bleachy at corner of Adam  (Willow) Avenue and Liston, Street, Lewiston, Maine, Continental Mill, Cedar and Oxford Street and the Martins warehouse mill on Lisbon Street across from Adam Avenue in Lewiston, Maine.These mills are being neglected by the City of Lewiston, Maine or owner do not wish help.

SOULE4MAYOR2017: LEWISTON, MAINE WITH A NEW FUTURE GLANCE. Click, on anything red.

13 Jun

*BUILDINGS and DWELLINGS:

1. Over 179 building, 600 dwelling and apartment units (Now, a property taxable loss to the city; that, business and residents must make up in the city budget.) have been demolished either by City (Mostly) or private land owners in the Past 32 years. This does not include the transfer of the Bates Mill Complex with $27 million dollars, 3 parking garages, and cost of refurbishing of 300 parking space and on going heating of the mill by the City of Lewiston, Maine.

55% of all housing units as of 2013 are structures containing two or more units and as of 2013 there were 70 condemned residential structures in the City.

As, of 2013 the breakdown of housing types are as follow:

43.3% Single-family Detached homes.
1.6% Attached Homes.
41.1% 2 to 9 unites.
10.3 10 or more units.
3.7% Mobile Homes.

These figure maybe off by up to 2 percent as of 2016.

*SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS: (Was talking to Code enforcement and he stated to me that it was a good thing building and apartments holding units were being torn down as it would lead to not having to build more schools.)

Student, totals are projected to be as of 2017 5,752 with an increase until year 2021 this in part due to reproductive habits of some newer immigrants and welfare. Plus, non sexual education of new immigrants and religious belief as contraceptives were to we Christians as dictated by the Holy Sea.

This increase in the last few years has created a significant increase in the tax rate for elderly property owner’s through the expansion of schools and the construction of a new K1 to K8 which will be over budget by my speculations. This do to unforeseen property procurement and demolition costs.

It is my speculation that 47 new classrooms are need in the next 10 years. This with associated teachers and support staff.

It would be wise to think that; if, it were not for the demolition of multi-unit building Lewiston, Maine would be in server municipal financial trouble and maybe at that in the future.

*LEWISTON, MAINE ROADS/Water Distribution Lines/SIDEWALKS/Parking Garages/BRIDGES/Landfill:

188 mile of roads.
146 miles of H2O distribution Lines.
86 miles of sidewalks.
5 Parking structures.
8 Bridges.
1 Landfill which I anticipate will need to be replaced in a little more than 10 years.

*SOULE4MAYR2017: NEW PRIORITIZE ECONOMIC VITALITY PLAN:FOR THE FUTURE.

1. Invest Wisely.
2. Emphasize the Heart of Lewiston.
3. Rethink Lewiston’s Suburban Gateways.
4. Capture a Greater hare of Major Retailers and Employers.
5. Make Lewiston a Hub for Artisan Industry.
6. Build Lewiston’s Creative Economy. (Translates to; Range of economic professions in active Lewiston.)
7. Partner, with Educational Institutions and Local Manufactures to Build a Skilled Labor Force.
8. Strive to become Self-Sufficient. This to me mean doing business with local town businesses peoples when meaningful value can be achieved.
9. Reforming the Cities General Assistance Policy. This to me means adding an individual to corporate full employment by the City of Lewiston’s paying the Employer for a period of time to educate the individual General Assistance person to learn the Job Requirements.

* STRONG SMALL BUSINESS AGENDA:

A. Support Local Partnerships / Incubators.

B. Start an Annual Partnership / Incubator Conference.

C. Open a Co-Working Office.

D. Promote, Grassroots Initiatives through the Federal Community Development Block Grant Funding.

*SOULE4MAYOR2017 POLICIES & PROGRAMS:

Initiate, a Downtown Development Revolving Fund or Infrastructure Bank or Union with credit unions / Banks.

Create, a Business Improvement District.

Set up a Tax Increment Financing District for the Downtown area.

Pursue Revitalization Loans or Grants from around the world.

Expand or create, search for a new Lewiston Economic Growth Plan with input from local businesses, out of state and overseas nations.

* * ALL, THIS WHILE INSTRUCTING: Lewiston’s Municipal government not to exceed Lewiston 12018 budget expenditures this goes to pay raises and Teacher-yearly-Step-Raises of 3% for each year they are with the School System. This 3% percent is on top of last years 3% increase and 3% on each salary they go a year earlier plus medical and extras.

Maine Financial System, is an up side down Egyptian Pyramid; getting ready to collapse on it’s self. Remember, Maine population is decreasing and the people living here will sooner or later be taxed to rebellion or drastic cuts will have to be made to social services (roads, bridges, water items.) The average age of a Mainer is 43 years of age . . . . . and increasing.

But than again,all U need to B happy; is-a-safe-place-to-sleep, meal-a-day and your- health. Fore, all else is an extra.

THE RED SCARE=Senator Joseph McCarthy Hearings (1950’s) R=2 The Senate Intelligence Hearings. * * * * * * * * * * * * The media of the United States of America has become as a rabid “DOG” biting on the leg of lady Liberty; to, a creation of destruction. Click, on anything red.

11 Jun

The Jewish controlled media of this nation have become as a rabid “DOG” ankle bitter; biting, and holding on to the leg of lady Liberty !

I turned 64 years old in March 2017.

I am hearing and seeing large crowds of liberal protesters gathering at town hall meeting for Media coverage and in front of government buildings asking government employees (Comey) to aid them in regards to their agenda and subvert the will of democracy.

In other words they want to use your paid government or ex employees employees (Comey) against us.  They want to take the democracy out of the peoples hand what was legal won through lie and through media pressure.

They want to take away your liberties to pursue their agenda, dreams and live their lives over you.  And, then want to enslave you the taxpayer’s of the United States of America to provide free medical care, open boarder migration, free college education to illegals and allow illegals to vote in our elections.

They also want to force people to pay what ever salary that they demand with no regards to the effect on the infirm and elderly of this nation.

They have no regards to justice; condemn the police as guilty without trial; and, while demanding justice for themselves when they need it.

They love to call out, “hate speech”; calling anyone who disagrees with them as bigot (s) or homophobic; just, for speaking to a legitimate issue which the media places under a microscope looking for any direction to bastardize the issue (s).

I would also wish to mention; that, most of these liberal groups are financed by your dollars and radical right wing groups.  An, this is accomplished by your government tax dollars through government grands and your donation to other particular organization not-for-profit which than redirects your donation to another cause.

Their diversionary liberal power (s) come from dividing the America truly democratic population of the United States with the media coverage and staging events to gain Media attention while peaceful opposing view individuals abide by the laws of this country and oppose a position by ballot box.

They are spoiled; over educated, manipulative in mature children that do not appreciate the suffering of the generation that came before them or the sacrifices made by the previous generation and who fought for this counties successes.

Foot note:

All U need 2 be happy; is, a safe place to sleep; a meal a day; and, your health to be happy.  For, all else is extra.

LEWISTON, MAINE’S FUTURE FORECAST: LEWISTON, MAINE TO FILE CHAPTER NINE (9) AND RENEGOTIATE ALL RETIREMENT BENEFITS AND SALARIES. Click, on anything red.

9 Jun

IN BRIEF:  Chapter 9 reference to the Bankruptcy Code established in 1937 and established by Congress; that, allows Municipalities to restructure it’s debts.

Like Detroit City; Lewiston, Maine is going to file Chapter (9) Bankruptcy and will renegotiate all union contracts and pension agreements through the arbitration of the United States Federal Courts.

Some of the dept holders / of secured credit – those who have collateral; they can repossess if default occurs will continue to be paid.

Bondholders, who funded various projects; will have to wait for a decision from the United States Federal Bankruptcy Court as to rulings.

(www.huffingtonpost./2013/07/24/Detroit-Bankruptcy-chapter 9_N-3640734.html for more details. )

Lewiston, Maine city side of budget is charging rent to the Lewiston, Maine School System side of the budget for the rent of the Lewiston, Maine Armory at a rate of $70,000.00 a year under an agreement for the New Administered School Academy.

Lewiston, Maine is also; reliant, on the States  procedural for the increasing of it’s School budget through a Voting Referendum; because, it can not meet its budget without exceeding the state base line expenditure increase and must also subside its yearly budget through the allocation of Maine State Revenue Sharing which is decreasing its allotment monies to cities.  And, that is why Lewiston, Maine must vote on the school budget yearly. As, it is relent on the state to subdue it Cities budget and also tapping in to the United States Federal Community Development Grant Funding to finance it’s personnel and City side of the Fiscal yearly budget.

Lewiston, Maine is putting it’s hopes in the consolidation (merger) with Auburn, Maine this November 2017; to, relieve it’s financial problems.  While, Auburn, Maine is on the right path as to cutting all involvement as to joint ventures with Lewiston, Maine of past and also should not consider a consolidating – merger (CONNECT-IT) with Lewiston, Maine.

Planning and Financial Committee Chairperson Mr. REED has on numerous occasions recommended to the Lewiston, Maine City Administrator and City Council that they are treading on dangerous ground and utilizing it’s patch work financial planning.

Remember, that only 31-34 percent of all businesses and residents are paying all the taxes in Lewiston, Maine.   As prescribed to be true by Mr. HEALY the Lewiston tax assessor. (207 513 3000 on recording press “0” live operator will answer.)

And, that Lewiston, Maine is also reliant on the 10 percent overage payment that it gets for running Lewiston’s General Assistance to aid its Fiscal budget.

Aiding in this travesty is that the housing market Valuation has decreased from average $135,000.00 house fall to a low of $93,000.00; this, will eventually cause mass city wide tax revaluation and loss of revenue to the City of Lewiston, Maine.

Thus, Lewiston is on the verge of collapse financially.  Resulting in no new large Box Store s moving to Lewiston, Maine and perhaps why Lewsiton, Maine has lost all of it large retail stores like Sears and others.

INCREASES TO COME .

1.  Water and sewer increases 2017.

2 . City $ mill rates per 1000.00 valuation to                                                   increase.

3.  All city violation penalties fines to increase.

4.  Property taxes to increase.

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Therefore; I, if elected Mayor of Lewiston, Maine in November 2017 will be seeking to freeze Lewiston, Maine Municipal and School budget’s at current levels.  And, will ask the peoples of Lewiston, Maine to aid me in a Lewiston, Maine Peoples Initiative Petition to Freeze all Lewiston, Maine wages and city incurred non contractual agreements.

There, will be put one (1) exception to this rule; and that is “NO” low ranking Police Officer will have their wages frozen. It will be my intent to increase the number of Patrol Officer that were displaced in previous year’s budget by the ever increases to the School budget.

Charles A. Soule: 1973 – Lewiston, Maine Sun Journal Newspaper.

7 Jun

Charles A. Sole of Auburn, Maine will enter Norwich University in the fall as a business administration major, and has further plans, upon completion of his work at Norwich, to enter the Bangor Theological Seminary, to prepare for a career as a minister.

<h3>Charles is a Senior at Edward Little High School, where he served as president of the Senior Class and President of the Student Senate.

He was junior Class President last year.  Active in Organization of Young Republicans, he is the President of the group. In 1972 he was President of the Christian Young Organization of the Sacred Heart Parish Church, Auburn, Maine.

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He, also was a recipient of the 1973; Daughter’s of the American Revolution’s, “Good Citizen’s Award ” for community service and attended, Maine State Boy’s State, at Husson College in Bangor, Maine where he was appointed, Chief Justice of the mock Maine Supreme Court.

Boy State is an enactment of the Maine State government, bring together young adults from all over the State. While, there he was selected to be the Maine Superior Court Chief Justice; for protesting the assemblies not allowing a declared “Independent Party” member to speak.

“YOU”, WILL NEVER BE AMERICAN. BUT, BY IMMIGRATION.”

1 Jun

This article is going on 800 view / likes on LINKEDIN.COM .

Big words from an old small man; by Mr.Charles Arthur Soule, second generation Franco – American Citizen.

You  will never be accepted to any of these countries if you move there; France, Russia, China, Japan, Greece, Poland, Ukraine, Finland and so on; because, they are dominated by a nation racial historic lineage.

But, the only way one becomes an American Citizen; is to migrate.   Like, our ancestry forebears did.

Think about it . . . . . We are perhaps; the, only nation on earth that is defined by the trait of legal immigration and once accepted as a citizen you are entitled to all aspects of citizenship under the laws of the United States of America.

“Immigrant and Refugee Integration” and Policy Development Committee Meeting; of Wednesday, 17 May 2017 at 6 – 8 pm. ” 1″ of “11” Immigrant’s and Refugee Member attended the meeting; one. New citizen do not like to be called Immigrant or Refugee as they are here and do not want to be singled. www.lewistonmaine.gov/index.aspx?NDI=753

17 May

Lewiston, Maine Ward 5; k. clouties (D) talking to get around member’s of the public audience already.

Lewisto, Maine Ward 2; I. Golden, and three (3) other present.

AGENDA: Can not get act together given extension by Mayor to complete bates college involved.

I. Introduction.
II. Updates.
III. Presentation on screen of Second Draft of Final Report.

IV. Next Meeting

At issue, before Final Draft.

1. Healthcare, become active in their “Nation of origin” community.
2. Lewiston, Maine School District involvment
3. Critical of Lewiston, Maine current application to Immigration and Integration
and Policy Development.
4. Pushes, individual advocates over other commercial business.
5. Gets into chronic disease in Immigrant and Refugee Community.
6. Heavy on Not-for-profit advocate input; which, may boarder on self interest.
7. Takes on to much as defining child behavior and problems out of their cultural
norm’s.
16. Does not speak to real numbers. As, to family size or house whole incomes.

REPETITIVE, REPETITIVE, REPETITIVE, REPETITIVE of other Federal and State publication’s / work.