Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Financial information

The Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce is an organization that is exempt from Income Tax 501c6 and therefore files tax form 990.

They list their primary purpose : To assist and promote the businesses of Dearborn County

Information below is from 2006 which was filed Aug 6, 2007. This information is part of what was requested to review at Tuesday Commissioner meeting before signing their contract and giving them $25,000 from Commissioners and $50,000 from Redevelopment Commission- the same as last year. Note the government contributions are listed as $13,000. Perhaps the direct public support line contains the rest. The itemized expenses of this organization appear reasonable.

Total revenue: $382,286

Gross receipts: $411,522

Direct Public support: $124,614

Membership dues: $118,312

Net Assets End of Year: $479,139

Expenses: $271,609 (Program services $144,738 + Management and general $126,874)

Gov’t contributions: $13,000

Compensation of Director: $93,679

Benefits of Director: $2,799 (pension)

Salary other staff: $43,004

Benefits staff: $7,177

Interest on savings and temporary cash investments: $55,007

Savings: 0

Cash- Non-interest bearing: $361,452

99 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is Dave Enzweiler a life long county resident like Mike Rozow and Jim West ?

cc said...

No- Dave moved here because he thought it was a good place to live and raise a family. He works outside the county.
Rozow and West came here for "WORK." Rozow does not live in the county or even the state.
West "lives" in Bright- but his family is still in Georgia.

Anonymous said...

Once you put down roots in a place, raise your family there and become friends with those living there, you are less likely to see such a place as just another "ripe" resource to be exploited for a buck!!!

Anonymous said...

$97,00 is too much to pay Rozow for his services.

Anonymous said...

"$97,00 is too much to pay Rozow for his services."

I guess there is money to be made setting up farmers to sell their land at rural prices in order for Chamber members can cash in significantly with their, what should be "public" information that the land will soon be rezoned!

Anonymous said...

If he's paid with private funds- they can pay whatever they think he's worth.
Why is the TAXPAYER funding the Chamber?

Anonymous said...

Why is the TAXPAYER funding the Chamber?

Because they do so much for the public! Sarcasm off

jb said...

This group has enough money to make it on their own now. Plug in DCEDI and Chamber and get rid of the PUBLIC's money. Then they can meet in secret all they want.

Anonymous said...

"This group has enough money to make it on their own now. Plug in DCEDI and Chamber and get rid of the PUBLIC's money. Then they can meet in secret all they want."

Yeah...a rare thought of "uncommon common sencse"!

Anonymous said...

Yeah...a rare thought of "uncommon COMMON SENSE"!

Anonymous said...

"This group has enough money to make it on their own now."

It is just so much fun for the taxpayer to fund those very same lobbying groups to further lobby for more of your tax dollars!!!

Anonymous said...

Enter the boogey man.

Anonymous said...

Funny!

"Boogey men" do not exist!

Sadly, our local thieving DCEDI/realtor/developer/banker/shyster thugs are not just a product of myths and bad dreams !

More the product of bad, thieving genes!

Anonymous said...

"Then they can meet in secret all they want."

Since they are meeting secretly to "effort" ways of stealing our money, maybe they think it is only fair that they use some of our money, up front, to fund such meetings!

The overhead for public scamming must be astronomical!

Anonymous said...

So can we be expecting the finacial information on Chris Muller. I would guess that it would look something like this:

Private donations:

Ralph Thompson==$1000
Mark Hall==$1000
Allowance from her husband==$1000
Cliff Eibeck==$1000
Alan Freemond==$1000

Anonymous said...

Jealousy will get you nowhere!

Anonymous said...

Jealousy will get you nowhere!

Anonymous said...

Chris Mueller, is self-funding!

And that is just beyond the understanding of your limited brain housing group!

When Chris sends out letters forcing others to supplement her income, then you can call her a "sister" in your "coven of crooked creeps and crooks!"

Anonymous said...

So, can we be expecting the financial information on our more notorious crooked realtor/developers. I would guess that it would look something like this::


“NOTHING WORTH NOTING AT THIS PRESENT TIME.

WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF CHISELING OUR WAY INTO THE SAVINGS OF THE CITIZENS OF DEARBORN COUNTY, VIA FORCED HOOK-UP LETTERS, AND RIGGING ELECTIONS TO FILL PUBLIC OFFICES WITH OUR SYCOPHANTIC AND UNCTUOUS OPERATIVES, IN ORDER TO BETTER TAP AND/OR HARVEST THE “RIPE” FOR THE TAKING, DEARBORN COUNTY TAXPAYER!”

Anonymous said...

Chris Mueller: Is no Benning, Fox or Hughes!

But, she seems to have found the formula for removing such from public office!

Soon, she will be working on removing them from the patronage jobs, which near-do-wells have set up for them, in thanks for their public service, against the public’s interests!

Anonymous said...

Jeff Hughes financial information:


"Cant rite now! I be busy busy busy callens the peoples for Masta West!”


"Day's never finished... Masta's gots me working, someday Masta's gonna sat me free!"

Anonymous said...

Allowance from her husband==$1000

Because of Mueller's educational background and work experience, if something happened to her husband, God forbid, she would not find her self destitute!

Unlike many of our "public" officials, if they should find themselves voted out of office without any backup politcal charity jobs!!!

Anonymous said...

"...then you can call her a "sister" in your "coven of crooked creeps and crooks!"

And I can envision the head "witch" of such local "coven!"

May this person never be permitted to represent the interests of this fine, ethical and moral county!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

May this person never be permitted to represent the interests of this fine, ethical and moral county!!!!!!!!

Let this witch just represent to her clients that she has "connections" in Dearborn County Government!

As her clients' proposed projects go down in flames!

Anonymous said...

Mark Hall==$1000

Mark doesn't seem to be one to be bought off by development interests and their associated belly crawling simple celled followers!

I can see why some may feel threatened by his presense in county workings!

Anonymous said...

"Rozow and West came here for "WORK." Rozow does not live in the county or even the state.
West "lives" in Bright- but his family is still in Georgia."


Well after these two wreck havoc on this County...these very same two can settle back into "their" own communities...with nobody the wiser!!!

Anonymous said...

You are the only one that thinks where people live has something to do with something.

What the hell does it matter where they live?

Why do you have such selfish hate towards people?

There is no reasoning with idiots like you.

Anonymous said...

Does Rozow pay Dearborn County property taxes? Or even Indiana income tax?

Is West sending money to his family out of state like many others at the Western Union line at the grocery store?

It does matter. All the talk about jobs jobs jobs and these guys are taking jobs from Dearborn County graduates.

Anonymous said...

What the hell does it matter where they live?

Well, precious, it was your side, after you decided to run Linkmeyer, who stressed...really stressed...his ability to not get out of Dearborn County as somehow a badge of recognition as a propronent against that awful transplant, Ralph Thompson!

Ralph Thompson who so loved this area, that he decided to pull up all his roots to move here!

Remember...dingleberry?

Dingleberry?

Remember?

Linkmeyer the Dearborn County "Lifer?"

Dingleberry?

Anonymous said...

"What the hell does it matter where they live?"

So, Dr. Rahe is talking out of his lower regions, as he proclaims to lament that too many of our youngsters have to leave this County to find work...as you...the anti-Rahe, proclaim the opposite???

Anonymous said...

"There is no reasoning with idiots like you."

Tell that to those “idiots” who do not see the "reason" why they must pay for the sewers of your comrades, while these self-same “idiots” are on functioning septic systems!

Please explain the "reasons" to these “idiots,” and the rest of us, that such "reasons" are not based in and upon your insatiable greed?

Reason with us all!

Anonymous said...

"Why do you have such selfish hate towards people?"

Like the "hate" directed towards those who "actually" participated in the Comprehensive Planning Process?

The "hate" against those who, in point of fact, showed up and worked so very hard?

The "hate" against those who were not on the payroll of your sponsors and benefactors?

Most times "hate" is just a throw away verb!

In your case...it is an all encompassing noun that depicts your very being!

Anonymous said...

You are the only one that thinks where people live has something to do with something.

Then, let this community be a most beautiful and peaceful "bedroom" community as its residents "blissfully" journey off to their jobs out of this county!

So, we are all happy, right?

Anonymous said...

I see the boogey man is getting to you.

Anonymous said...

I see the boogey man is getting to you.

If only our realtor/developers would not view the honest, hard-working citizens of this County as "boogey men!"

They are just plain old folks who do not want their children's savings to be targeted for exploitation by a few neanderthal, dipshits, who think we all owe them a part of our savings to assure them their fleeting position amongst the freaks of the DCEDI!

But, what can we do?

Unless we just send our children's savings to these folks...they will always piss and moan how life is just not fair to them!

Fehrman Realty, must be hotspot for pissing and moaning this year!

Too many kids...too little payroll to go around!

Anonymous said...

I I see the boogey man is getting to you.

To whom may you be speaking?

Those of us who may personify a "load of crap," as this week's Journal points out...

...or the rest of us who do our best to vote out our local "loads of crap?”

That is, when our local “loads of crap” party leaders acknowledge our votes!!!

Anonymous said...

To show that I'm not "selfish", I've made out my shopping list for Christmas.

Jim West--1 way ticket back to Georgia.

Mike Rozow--pair of new pink tap dancing shoes.

John Maxwell--box of Rid-X and 1 year subscription to "Making It On My Own"

Chuck Andres--2 yr. subscription to "Grinder Pump Monthly"

John Rahe--Stephen King's new novel "Develope or Die"

Jeff Hughes--a new nail bag with an enormous hole in it, so he stays busy picking up nails and has no time to be a politician (and a rolodex).

Rick Fox--a new turtle neck sweater to cover the hickeys from Liz Morris

Bryan Messmore--a Rubiks cube, to give him something to do

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Brian Messmore, coupled with a DCEDI supplied "Rubik's Cube" can of cover-all spray paint, would figure out a way to make every face of such "Cube" the color that Jim West demands this week!

Anonymous said...

Stephen King on John Rahe:

"THAT IS ONE SCARY DUDE!"

Anonymous said...

Mike Rozow:

"I MAY HAVE BEEN WEARING PINK, BUT I WAS NOT DANCING!"

Anonymous said...

John Maxwell:

"ACTUALLY, I WAS TRYING TO DO THE TAXPAYER...MY WAY!"

Anonymous said...

Chuck Andres:

"I THOUGHT IT WAS AGREED THAT THE RESIDENTS SURROUNDING ST. LEON WOULD FOOT THE BILL FOR MY LIFETIME SUBSCRIPTION TO 'GRINDER PUMP MONTHLY?'"

Anonymous said...

Jim West:

"I ALREADY UP-GRADED TO FIRST CLASS ON THE DEARBORN COUNTY TAXPAYER'S TAB!"

Anonymous said...

Rick Fox and Liz Morris:

"MAY WE SUGGEST JUGS AND JUGS OF CLOROX APPLIED WHERE AND WHEN WE VACATE OUR LITTLE HICKEY FEST TAXPAYER NECK BRUISING?"

Anonymous said...

Development’s foremost criterion while interviewing a candidate for their political shill:

”HOW FAST CAN YOU LOAD UP OUR POCKETS BEFORE THE VOTERS GET WISE WHICH PRECIPITATES OUR NEED TO DUMP YOU FOR ANOTHER POLITICAL SHILL???”

Anonymous said...

Poor Vera was dumped while in the process of loading up Development's trunks with taxpayer goodies!

Jeff and Rick are in the preliminary process of being dumped as they fork-lift pallets of taxpayer goodies into Development's cargo ships!

Anonymous said...

Prediction:

Watch for Brett Fehrman's new found fondness for septic systems when he embraces and endorses their use for Gabbard Estates...

...when it becomes abundantly clear that the taxpayers will not be subsidizing his sewers!

Anonymous said...

Septic systems are only "killers" when they surround farms purchased by scheming realtor/developers who think they have enough political "pull" to have those serviced by such "killer" septic tanks, forced to connect to and subsidize the sewers of these same scheming realtor/developers.


Scheming realtor/developers

Scheming realtor/developers

Nobody believes the lies of our

Scheming realtor/developers

Anonymous said...

I heard that High Ridge is still dumping raw sewage into Hogan's Creek?

How can that be?

With Rodney already getting his sewers and the Board making plans to take over other sewer districts, one would have thought High Ridge was fixed long ago.

Considering that High Ridge was the "only" objective actually tasked to the DCRSD to date!

High Ridge must be just some sort of bureaucratic oversight!

Now that the County Council has refocused the Board's attention, I am sure that High Ridge will be the DCRSD's first priority!

Unless the DCRSD, somehow disappears!

Anonymous said...

"Now that the County Council has refocused the Board's attention...!"

Ensweiler, certainly gets "testy," when he is "refocused!"

Anonymous said...

This bastard board of the dcrsd, yet another gluttonous beast that benning, fox, hughes and other dishonest political rabble have unleashed on the rest of us!

Anonymous said...

"Now that the County Council has refocused the Board's attention...!"

Ensweiler, certainly gets "testy," when he is "refocused!"


I'm certain that Dave, after the second council refusal, "sees the light". He's smart enough to not let it happen a third time. He's a smart person that WAS being led. The lead dog's obviousness, at the last council meeting, was evident!

Anonymous said...

The children of the Board just cannot wrap their minds around the concept that it may not be a good idea to use their political influence to "force" others to finance their "personal" interests!!!

Anonymous said...

The lead dog, has turned into a thieving ankle biter!

Ticks jump off in revulsion from that lead dog!

Anonymous said...

Poor John!

Not only is he pissed that the Council will not let him steal from our neighbors here...

...he is beyond pissed at those lowly bastards up in St. Leon, who refuse to roll over and play dead so he and his dishonest buddy/thugs can force them to subsidize his development!

Keep a thief from thieving and these are the kind of outbursts that always follow!!!

Anonymous said...

Keep a thief from thieving and these are the kind of outbursts that always follow!!!

As Vera waddles up to John and whispers:

"IF IS WAS STILL IN POWER, I WOULD LET YOU STEAL FROM WHOMEVER YOU WISH, JOHN!

IF I WAS STILL IN POWER!"

Anonymous said...

IS = I

However, Vera would feel more than comfortable with playing the "it depends on what the meaning of is, is" game of political posturing when caught in a lie!

Such as:

"THE DCRSD IS ABOUT HELPING PEOPLE, NOT DEVELOPMENT!"

Anonymous said...

Benning was a commissioner when she belched that doozy out in support of the formation of Development's DCRSD.

Where is she today?

Anonymous said...

"Where is she today?"

She is working for the dcrsd. She is taking meeting notes. Have you seen any of her work? I hear she likes her job so well that she would work for nothing. Nothing would be considered a deserving salary. A $20 meeting tape recorder would be an improvement.

Anonymous said...

Let not one home and property owner be spared from being forced to contribute to the wellbeing of Vera’s Masters!

Thrown out of office, she oozed fluently into the slime of the DCRSD!

And yet, High Ridge continues to dump raw sewage into Hogan’s Creek!

Oh, the work-product of petty scoundrels!

Anonymous said...

High Ridge will be fixed, but first profitable returns have to be realized by Fehrman and Maxwell, as those profits already gifted to Dennerline!

Anonymous said...

Yeah, we would not want Brett and John's "public" service go unrewarded!

Anonymous said...

Does Benning, Fox or Hughes have anything to offer their masters, other than offerings produced by their political sleaze?

Will Fox and Hughes be thrown aside, like Benning, to a meaningless position, still paid by the citizens they so easily cheated and yet not one dime from their “partners” in all things Development related and Development enriched?

Anonymous said...

Remember Charlie...

...before he became "The Tax Dollar Fairy?"

Charlie!

You will always be welcomed back into the fold from those you so strayed...

...just toss asunder your "Fairy Wings!"

Anonymous said...

"No- Dave moved here because he thought it was a good place to live and raise a family. He works outside the county."

Is he working across the river, taking up the "slack" caused by Rozow, working here in Dearborn County?

Or, is he filling that void left in Georgia, caused by West, up here, "carpetbagging" in our neck of the woods?

Anonymous said...

Do people such as Rozow and West really come from "anywhere?"

Or are they more akin to Gypsy "watered-down" blacktoppers?

Anonymous said...

What will hearken the beginning of the end of this "Blog?"

When Bob Ewbank offers, and Chris Mueller accepts, his pro-bono counsel!

Anonymous said...

LOL!!!

Talk is indeed cheap!!!

But, "pro-bono" talk, can be most costly!!!

Anonymous said...

"Pro-bono" work from Lisa Lehner would require a re-re-re-mortgage on the family farm, of all those "benefiting" from her "charitable" legal advice!

Anonymous said...

"Pro-bono" work from Lisa Lehner would require a re-re-re-mortgage on the family farm, of all those "benefiting" from her "charitable" legal advice!"

Lehner has to pay Parvin Price. No "pro-bono from him.
I wonder what price Price is charging Tucker for his legal advice. Guess we should ask John. He should know.

Anonymous said...

It is "L" Parvin Price!!!!!!!

As in, where the "L" did all that VRUC money go!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

It is just simply amazing how so many low-life shysters can mine so much money from so many decent folks in this once decent County, who have not the resources to hire other equally low-life shysters to fend off these self-same low-life shysters' greedy attacks!

Law Schools must not need indoor plumbing...they produce no more waste than they are able to graduate!

Anonymous said...

Think of the relief that must have been occasioned by the graduating (passing)of Ewbank and Lehner!

Two absolute and unqualified "pipe benders," finally exploding into our waterways!

Anonymous said...

"She (Benning) is working for the dcrsd. She is taking meeting notes."

Spell checking, for those who listen to their dictionary "On Tape," as they travel between McDonalds and Burger King, can be extremely time consuming!

ash said...

Benning is working what are you doing besides spreading bad words
and evil will against thy neighbor.

Anonymous said...

"Evil," thy name is "Forced Hook-ups" of thy neighbor for the benefit of the forsaken Masters of this County’s reprobates!

Anonymous said...

"and evil will against thy neighbor"

Maybe you have not been paying attention to what benning and dcrsd are still trying to do to all "our" and "thy's" neighbor?

Or do you want to continue on with the lie that they are working for our "benefit?"

Anonymous said...

"bad words"

sticks and stones

"bad acts"

as are the actions of the DCRSD

painful to the bone and to the soul

Anonymous said...

Please folks...let those doing bad if not appalling feats in this County…alone…with their inner thoughts...let them profess to be invisible...let them feign…it is "just business"...Vito Corleone style...

...if it allows them to fog their minds as to their acts…and how those acts are burdening your friends…neighbors…and your loving families.

We would not want…

...our County’s casualties...

…to taint the parades....

…celebrating...

..."Growth" and "Development!

Anonymous said...

Or do you want to continue on with the lie that they are working for our "benefit?"

Nobody ever believed such twaddle!

It was all a “wink,” a “nod,” a desperate “please let it be true, that my son, my daughter, could not possibly be so sordid, so squalid, in their ethics and morals, to be involved in such wantonness!”

But, we ALL no better, don’t we!

Anonymous said...

"Benning is working what are you doing besides..."

Ducking and bobbing her onslaughts to our savings?

Anonymous said...

"Nobody ever believed such twaddle!"

I'm still waiting to see how the "STATE" will step in to force the DCRSD to force the rest of us to subsidize Brett's sewers!

Wasn't that the line and lie being fed us a while back?

Anonymous said...

Yep!

Don't blame the dcrsd!

Our complaints need to be directed to the state, who is forcing the good boys at the dcrsd to do this to the rest of us!

But for the state, the good boys at the dcrsd would not even consider sending out letters to force us all on their sewers!

Anonymous said...

Liars!

Liars!

Liars!

Dissolve the DCRSD!

Anonymous said...

...just toss asunder your "Fairy Wings!"

John Maxwell:

"DON'T YOU BE TAKEN OFF THEM THERE WINGS, CHARLIE!

DON'T YOU DARE BE TAKEN OFF THEM THERE WINGS!"

Anonymous said...

"Benning is working what are you doing besides..."

If you call being paid for three days a week to wander around the Administration Building campaigning for Hughes working.

Anonymous said...

I will have you know, that Vera does not "wander" around the admin. bldg!

According to all the nice ladies who work there, she "waddles" with a most self-important, comical and smug lumbering gait!

Anonymous said...

"Oh God...here comes old Vera again!!!"

Believe me, been there, witnessed that!!!

Just who does she think she is!!!

Anonymous said...

80-some posts...probably 4 posters.

Haven't seen "comma-poster" lately though, but "exclamation point poster" and "quote poster" have been quite active!

Anonymous said...

Probably 4 posters.

If only there were only 4 crooks you associate yourself with.

Tell us all, how much do you want from us?

What will it cost us for you to slip back to your back alley extractions for profit business?

Anonymous said...

Well, Princess?

How about it.

Set your price, up front, not in some letter to my parents, or my parents' parents.

What will it cost us all for you to be satisfied and just go away?

Anonymous said...

A price?

A price?

Hourly?

Or in bulk?

A price?

If it permits you to be more comfortable, pretend you are leaning into a car window, negotiating, one on one.

A price?

Anonymous said...

Probably 4 posters.

How many Council members did it take to blow your latest scheme out of the water?

Honest people suck...

...don't they?

Anonymous said...

LOL!

Wait till she experiences the number of new commissioners next year who are not going to salivate for her when she rings her little bell.

Anonymous said...

She's a tough little girl.

She will post her "hard-nosed" reply somewhere, 10 threads back on this blog.

Anonymous said...

She will post her "hard-nosed" reply somewhere, 10 threads back on this blog.

I doubt it.

She'll just lean over and whisper into her now imaginary ear of her infamous, female commissioner vessel!

Anonymous said...

"Probably 4 posters."

Since you seem to be a fan of math, how many votes did it take to oust Benning?

Now, how about demonstrating some "Edgar Cayce" style math and tell us how much both Fox and Hughes will lose by?

Anonymous said...

"Probably 4 posters."

Now...back into your hole...claws extended...and have good night's sleep and gill filtering.

Anonymous said...

I see our little lass has decided against giving her price upfront!

I presume the scam, the swindle and the dodge is simply too attractive for her to give up!

I suppose, for some, the rush of sending out those “forced hook-up letters” and ruining lives…is just too exhilarating and stimulating to give up!

I heard the mother of this little lass, has saved her entire childhood collection of “wingless” flies!