first_imgWe hope that today’s “IS IT TRUE” will provoke honest and open dialogue concerning issues that we, as responsible citizens of this community, need to address in a rational and responsible way?IS IT TRUE last week we were told that the office building that housed the Jacobville Neighborhood Association on North Main Street is now vacant and is on the market to be sold by Woodruff Commercial Realty?  …wasn’t it a couple years ago that the Jacobville Neighborhood Association promoted the $18 million dollar street, bike path and sidewalk renovation project on North Main street?  …didn’t this organization state if the city agrees to do this project it would attract many new businesses to locate on North Main street?  …we wonder where did the Jacobville Neighborhood Association move their office?IS IT TRUE we are hearing that the Mayor is quietly considering building a new $28 million Aqua Center at Garvin Park?  …we are told that once this facility is built the Mayor may also be entertaining the idea of offering the Evansville YMCA an opportunity to manage this new facility?IS IT TRUE that “100 Men, Who Cook” raised $226,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Evansville over the weekend? …over 1,000 people attended this annual event that was put on by local chefs, volunteers, donors and supporters attended this worthy community event? …that employees at Old National Bank did a phenomenal job in planning this event?IS IT TRUE we would like to give five (5) cheers to the “!00 Men, Who Cook” for doing a  phenomenal job in help raising a whopping $226,000 for the young men and women who participate in the character building programs offered by the Evansville Boys and Girls Club of Evansville? … we would like to give special thanks to Boys and Girls Club President, Ben Shoulders, Ron Ryan, Executive Director, and the entire Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors for doing a first-class job in also helping to promote this outstanding community event?IS IT TRUE we are pleased to hear that the Vanderburgh County Commissioners recently passed a resolution stating they opposed INDOT’s draft of the Lloyd Expressway Corridor Management Plan and the U.S. Highway 41 Corridor Plan?IS IT TRUE that the Evansville City Council did exactly as the City-County Observer predicted and voted to plunk down $2.7 million taxpayer dollars to move the LST from Marina Pointe to the old casino boat site? …we are surprised that only one (1) City Council member questioned whos going to pay to dismantle the LST dock once the boat leaves Marina Pointe? … we commended Missy Mosby for voting “no” on this issue until someone answers her question concerning the costs in dismantling the old LST boat dock at Marine Pointe?  …as of today, Ms. Mosby hasn’t received an answer to the question concerning whos going to pay to dismantle the LST dock once the boat leaves Marina Pointe?IS IT TRUE we are told that D’Angelo Tayor will be running as a 2nd Ward candidate in next years Democratic primary? …he recently announced that he will be having a political fundraiser on Sept 1, 2018?IS IT TRUE we are told that Natalie Robertson Rascher the Director of Talent and Human Resources for the Kemper CPA Group LLP will be running for the 2nd Ward City Council seat as a Republican in next years city election?IS IT TRUE we are hearing that the current Director of the City of Evansville Buiding Inspector office will be retiring soon and intends to run for the At-Large City Council seat as a Republican?IS IT TRUE that the Vanderburgh County Democratic party posted the following message on their website today?  …they posted: TRUMP PROTEST.  Be a part of History, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM -North end of the corner of MLK and Locust St, across from the Old National Events Plaza?Todays“Readers Poll” question is: Do you feel when President Trump endorses Mike Braun for the US Senate it will enhance his chances of being elected?Please take time and read our articles entitled “STATEHOUSE Files, CHANNEL 44 NEWS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, READERS POLL, BIRTHDAYS, HOT JOBS” and “LOCAL SPORTS”.  You now are able to subscribe to get the CCO daily.If you would like to advertise on the CCO please contact us [email protected]: City-County Observer Comment Policy.  Be kind to people. No personal attacks or harassment will not be tolerated and shall be removed from our site.We understand that sometimes people don’t always agree and discussions may become a little heated.  The use of offensive language, insults against commenters will not be tolerated and will be removed from our site FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more