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BLAST FROM THE PAST: If elected mayor of Lewiston, Maine in 7 November 2017. ” —————————————————————We, will be asking Lewiston Department Heads to decrease their Municipal; city and School Budget by Zero to 3 percent. Either, break even or DECREASE. And, we will seek to have City Budget for following fiscal year begin earlier.

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1.   Establish constables to aid the Lewiston, Maine Police Department.  The Lewiston  Police receive 49 thousand complaints to investigate a year.  And, must police over 200; alleged, known prostitutes in the area.

2. Establishment of a Police Commissioner to oversee the Lewiston, Maine Police Department . Reasoning: Peoples complaining against a Lewiston Police Officer should not have to address the issue with the police station that the officer works for; so, the department can investigate it’s own.

3. Over 100 building have been demolished by the City of Lewiston, Maine.  If the city control the property I would suggest to the City Council that this property be give to individual (one Piece per person.) if individual will pay taxes that were levied at time of city coming into control of property.  New owner would have no mortgage and no interest on loan. Thus, could invest in fixing uo building and restoring to taxable city revenue.

This would also inspire staying in and settling  in Lewiston .  Thus, could build houses more readily through lending organizations.

4. Lewiston / Auburn Maine Consolidation Charter Committee ?  Lets “Vote No”.

5. Investigate Opt out of Lewiston, Maine Public School System; with, that portion of the School Budget monies that would have been spent on your child in voucher form.  So you the parent can us Voucher (s) at Parochial / private schools and this may decrease the need for, “MORE SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION”.

6. Creative Job by investigating outside the box thinking in a partial part time employment economy by the following example.  (Example:  Upon retirement of Lewiston Superintendent Salary $138 thousand would divide salary by 3 an hire three qualified individuals to share responsibilities.

7.  Take a look; at, not-for-profits and their exemptions as to city of Lewiston, Maine for the 32 to 34 percent of Lewiston Resident Taxpayers and Lewiston businesses who are paying all the taxes in Lewiston, Maine .

8.  Reallocation of Federally Funded Programs like Community Development Block Grant money to facilitate more programs.
9.  Create a Lewiston, Maine City Lotto drawn once a week?  Estimated: Population of Lewiston, Maine; 36 thousand.

10. Have the City Administrator state in public as to how much money is available. As, the City has been keeping secret accounts . . . . . . . . . !
11. City shall stop hiding information on Lewiston City Council Agenda through wording of the City Agenda’s.

VOTE “No” 12 May 2018 at Longley School on Birch Street to a 10 million increase to taxes in Lewiston, Maine.  And, any other State Bonds and City Bonds.