Mar 222017
 
Dave Seaman:  "Architect" of the "Home Rule Sales Tax" that increased your overall tax burden.

Dave Seaman’s multiple campaign mailers are meant to boast that he single-handedly is responsible for “No Village Property Tax Increase for 3 Straight Years.”  This little snippet is far from the truth.  He doesn’t remind us that he was the “architect” of the “Home Rule Sales Tax” that was implemented on July 1, 2014 specifically

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Mar 222017
 
Judge Denies Village's "Motion to Dismiss"

Yesterday, Judge Thomas Allen denied the Village’s request to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks an order directing Ed Zabrocki, Pat Rea, Dave Seaman, Gregory Hannon, Brian Maher, Thomas Staunton, Patricia Leoni and T.J. Grady to refund to the Village taxpayer funds used for political purposes.  Taxpayer funds were used to purchase tickets to parties, events,

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 Posted by at 8:56 am
Mar 072017
 

Over the years there have been many complaints about FOIA production.  Based on embarrassing disclosures shortly after the passage of the amended statute in 2010, Clerk Rea has taken an approach making it difficult and, at times, impossible to receive requested information.  There is a real need for true transparency in Tinley Park government.  Read…Number

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 Posted by at 10:48 pm
Mar 072017
 
Ethics Complaint filed

On Saturday, March 4, 2017 a complaint was filed by a village resident with the Clerk alleging that Acting Mayor David Seaman violated the Village “Ethics Ordinance” by divulging confidential information to residents about pending litigation that had been discussed at closed “executive session.”  Further, the complaint requested that an investigation look into whether village

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 Posted by at 10:17 pm
Feb 222017
 
EVERYTHING SPINS POLITICAL - EPISODE TWO

Voters should be getting tired of decades of purposeful misrepresentations and meaningless campaign promises.  Example:  From “the problem” was “a small batch of faulty [] meters” that were replaced “before they were able to cause any issues on anyone’s bill” to “smart water meters regularly overcharge residents” and will cost $7.9 million to replace them

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 Posted by at 8:43 am