Mayor Richard Thomas Weekly Report — May 18, 2019

TAX THREAT: FEDS DEMAND $3 MILLION BACK FROM PREVIOUS ADMIN “UNDOCUMENTED LOANS”

WHAT’S WRONG WITH MOUNT VERNON’S MONEY?

Dear Mount Vernon:

When I became Mayor in 2016, I was confronted by real threats to our fiscal future. They ranged from broken sewers, illegal dumping at Memorial Field, and millions in missing federal grant dollars.

Blowing the whistle on missing millions and revealing real political corruption has come at a dear price to my life. As we soldier forward, I need you to know that we will keep the faith and fight with all we got to defend the people of Mount Vernon. There is no reason for the people to pay the federal government $3,000,000 back because previous administrations failed to follow federal rules and their cronies who got the money are now ghost!

This translates into a 6% tax hike that the people will pay on just this batch of the previous administration’s “undocumented loans” at 1% with no payback until 2046. There is another $10 million outstanding that we must deal with soon.

I will continue to fight for what’s right and do my best to collect the missing millions from the cronies of the previous administration. It is a shame that the Deep State and Deep City Council are working in cahoots to conceal this truth; however, the reality is the people’s money was stolen and their secrets are no longer secret. Their only motive is to attempt to de-legitimize me; so that when doubts are raised about them and their role in covering up the “Missing Millions” you don’t know who to believe. Believe the facts, because it is the truth. And I, as Mayor, am trying to prevent this tax bomb from blowing up on us.

READ THE FULL MESSAGE ON THE MISSING MILLIONS HERE

Memorial Field Update

Despite my requests for special meetings, the City Council chose to not make themselves available, and the Comptroller simply did not show up in City Hall. As of 9:45 AM the Comptroller’s Office was literally closed!!!

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Out of Gas — Fuel Bill Not Paid, Again!

Mayor followed ALL steps to get this bill paid. True Threat to Public Safety!

Call the Comptroller to Sign & Send the Check(s)!

UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS IS HERE!!!

UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS KICKS OFF WITH MOUNT VERNON NIGHT SOUL TRAIN!!

Mayor Thomas vs. WBLS’ Shaila

Who won?

You be the judge!

Post Your Vote in the Comments!

Mayor Thomas and the Mount Vernon Police Department Hosted the 2019 Police Memorial Day Awards Ceremony, Celebrating the Brave Men and Women Who Protect and Serve Our Community Every Day.

Saturdays with Shah

#MountVernonMountVernon It is once again time to #cleanmv! This Saturday we will be tackling 1st St between 4th Ave and 10th Ave. Meet us there at 10am!

Transportation is available on the Stevens Ave side of City Hall at 9:30am. Parking is also available in Lot #1 behind City Hall. If transportation or parking is not needed, please meet us on 1st St and 4th Ave at 10am.

BREAKING NEWS: Comptroller Leaves the City at a Financial Standstill

Comptroller Unilaterally Removes Mayor and Council President as Signatories on City’s Bank Accounts

OZ Actor Chuck Zito Learns About Mount Vernon’s Impact on our Nation’s History

Mayor Richard Thomas gives actor Chuck Zito from the show Oz and his family some history on the City of Mount Vernon. #1MountVernon #tbt

Mount Vernon Rising a Huge Success, Highlighting MV!

Hundreds of people came to Mount Vernon City Hall plaza Tuesday night to see performances by the UniverSoul Circus, Force MD’s and The Mount Vernon Performing and Visual Arts Magnet Program Choir as part of the debut Mount Vernon Rising, a promotional film celebrating Mount Vernon’s future.

Duct Tape Principal Brady! Fundraiser

Congrats to The Pennington School and MVCSD on the duct-tape your principal to the Wall fundraiser for the Leukemia Society Benefiting one our elementary school kids who is battling cancer.

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Mayor Thomas Demands Montefiore Upgrade Mount Vernon Hospital in the Wake of Recent Tragedies

Our hearts are broken with the tragic traffic accident involving one of our elementary school children who just wanted to travel and play…

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