Proponents for city of St. George call opposition flyers fraudulent

Proponents for city of St. George call opposition flyers fraudulent


IT’S HOW THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE PROPOSED CITY OF SAINT GEORGE DESCRIBE PAPERS MAILED FROM PEOPLE AGAINST THE EFFORT. NBC LOCAL 33’S KELLY ANNE BEILE EXPLAINS WHY SOME SAY IT’S MISLEADING. 3 ANDREW MURRELL/ ATTORNEY SPOKESMAN, CITY OF ST. GEORGE 16.03.11.29 “it’s a four page mailer – i think its misleading on its best day, i think its fraudulent.” PEOPLE LIVING IN THE PROPOSED SAINT GEORGE AREA ARE OPENING THEIR MAILBOXES TO FIND A LARGE FLYER SPEAKING OUT AGAINST AN INCORPORATED CITY. OPEN IT UP…AND THE FIRST SENTENCE READS: THE PROMOTERS OF ST. GEORGE CLAIM $4 MILLION WOULD PROVIDE POLICE PROTECTION FOR A CITY THAT WOULD HAVE 86,000+ RESIDENTS. ATTORNEY-SPOKESMAN FOR THE CITY OF SAINT GEORGE — ANDREW MURRELL SAYS NOT SO FAST.16.06.12.26 “four million dollars is above and beyond what we are already paying for sheriff’s protection in the city of saint george”PROPERTY OWNERS PAY A ‘SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT’ MILLAGE TO THE PARISH. IF VOTERS OF ST. GEORGE CHOOSE TO INCORPORATE — MURRELL SAYS THAT MONEY WOULD CONTINUE TO FLOW THRU THE PARISH FOR SHERIFF’S SERVICES.16.05.36.04 “…Our budget at stgeorgelouisiana.com provides an additional four million that can be earmarked for additional patrols or additional resources”THE FLYER COMPARES SAINT GEORGE TO A NEIGHBORING AREA …SAYING:THE EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SHERIFF CURRENTLY HAS A COST OF OVER $12 MILLION IN THE CITY OF CENTRAL THAT ONLY HAS 28,984 RESIDENTS. BATON ROUGE BUSSINESSMAN RICHARD LIPSEY’S GROUP “PUT LOUISIANA FIRST” IS BEHIND THE FLYER …WHICH ALSO STATES: “BY LAW “ST. GEORGE” WOULD HAVE TO CREATE A NEW JOB OF “ST. GEORGE” CHIEF OF POLICE WHICH WOULD HAVE TO BE PAID FOR BY RESIDENTS.” MURRELL SAYS THATS MISLEADING AS WELL.16.08.23.02 “…Central pays their police chief 12 dollars an hour. I hope we can afford 12 dollars an hour for our police chief” THE FLYER ALSO CLAIMS THAT RESIDENTS WOULD HAVE TO COVER EXPENSES FOR A NEW SAINT GEORGE 3 CITY HALL.16.07.23.07 “why do we need a city hall? …we already have a location for city government lined up…it doesn’t cost a dime and it doesn’t require building anything – this is just misleading information.”STANDS BEHIND THE FLYER — IN A EXCLUSIVELY TO OUR STATION LIPSEY SAYS:the Put Louisiana First Flyer 100%, except for proof reading where we mistakenly pick up the wrong number for the Central population.. insert the correct number makes the 3 QUESTIONS ANSWERED AT A FORUM STARTING AT SEVEN AT THE MAIN LIBRARY. ONE BATON ROUGE WILL HAVE ITS OWN FORUM ON SEPTEMBER 26TH. 3 AND DON’T FORGET ALL THREE CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR WILL APPEAR RIGHT HERE ON YOUR LOCAL ELECTION HEADQUARTERS.WE ARE HOSTING THE FIRST

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