Tim Loper

Filed under: — tkm March 3, 2006 @ 23:0 pm

1st Ward Councilperson Tim Loper’s Term ended on 5-9-06 due to controversy over his living address.

posted by tkm 1-15-08
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This page will provide documents that prove Tim Loper should not be allowed to hold his position on Council as representative for the First Ward.

5-22-06 The Link below will take you to a letter delivered to M. Kuhn from Dr. Forrey expressing his concern with the legality of the November 2005 Election.

CLICK: Letter To: M. Kuhn From: Dr. Forrey

posted by tkm 5-30-06
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5-9-06 The Link below is the letter of resignation from Timothy W. Loper Sr.

CLICK: To read resignation letter

posted by tkm 5-30-06
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This is the house, picture taken on 5-1-06 by tkm, in which Mr. Loper states he lives.

The apartment documented as Loper’s residency has no running water, no electric and no bathroom facilities.

posted by tkm 5-2-06
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5-1-06 Bob Mollette’s Council Letter of Request For Witnesses at the May 15, 2006 Public Hearing on election and qualification of Mr. Tim Loper, 1st Ward Council member.

CLICK: Mollette Memo #06-039

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4-28-06 David Kuhn letter to Council trying to justify Loper’s right to stay as 1st Ward Representative

CLICK: Kuhn Letter to Council

posted by tkm 5-1-06
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4-20-06 Mark Kuhn letter of response to Dr. Forrey

CLICK: Read Letter

posted by tkm 5-1-06
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4-14-06 Letter written questioning the legality of the November 2005 Election 1st Ward Council seat.

CLICK: Dr. Forrey letter written to Mark Kuhn, County Prosecutor

posted by tkm 5-1-06
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4-10-06 Watch the video below to see how Loper tries to weasel out of the lies he has been telling to underhandedly maintain his seat on council.

CLICK: Interview with Tim Loper

posted by tkm 4-18-06
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4-10-06 “Regular City Countil Meeting:

CLICK: Loper exits City Council meeting taking his new found friend Mohr with him!!!!!!

Mohr deliberately left the council meeting choosing not to represent his constituents.

posted by tkm 4-10-06
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4-7-06 PDT Article by Jeff Barron

CLICK: Loper can keep seat during appeal

posted by tkm 5-3-06
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4-7-06 PDT Article by Jeff Barron

CLICK: Loper May not resign after all

posted by tkm 5-1-06
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4-5-06 CLICK: Board of Election Hearing–Loper testimony

4-5-06 CLICK: Board of Election Hearing–Kuhn witness

4-5-06 CLICK: Board of Election Hearing–Decision

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4-4-06 PDT Article by Jeff Barron

CLICK: Election board to hear challenge on Loper

posted by tkm 5-3-06
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3-28-06 Provided is an audio clip from the normal Board of Elections Meeting

CLICK: Board of Election normal Meeting

posted by tkm 4-4-06
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3-14-06 This is a copy of a letter that was delivered to the Scioto County Board of Elections, Steven Mowery, on 3-14-06.

CLICK: Challenge to the residence of Timothy & Theresa Loper

posted by tkm 3-14-06
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2-28-06 Portsmouth Daily Times Article

CLICK: Solicitor says Loper can keep seat

posted by tkm 2-28-06
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10-18-05 Memo from the Solicitor Kuhn, in response to Daub’s letter of 10-7-05.

CLICK:  10-18-05 Kuhn Memo 

posted by tkm 3-5-07
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10-7-05 Letter written by Harald Daub, directed to Council, challenging the residency of 1st Ward Councilperson Tim Loper.

CLICK: 10-7-05 Harald Daub Challange

posted by tkm 3-6-06
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CLICK:  3-3-05 Docket Sheet–Wells Fargo Bank. 

CLICK:  2006-ohio-966

CLICK:  Leach-v-White-1979

CLICK:  Grimshaw-v-Atkins-1978

PORTSMOUTH CITY CHARTER

SECTION 3. POWERS, ELECTION, TERM, VACANCIES.
Except as otherwise provided in this Charter, all legislative powers of the City shall be vested in a Council consisting of one member nominated and elected from each ward in said City. The terms of the members of Council shall be for four years in Wards 1, 3 and 5, beginning on the first Monday in January, 1986, and for four years in Wards 2, 4 and 6, beginning on the first Monday in January, 1988. The members elected in Wards 2, 4 and 6 for the term beginning on the first Monday in January , 1986, shall serve for a term of two years. If a vacancy occurs in the Council, except as the result of a recall election, some eligible person from the ward in which the vacancy occurs, shall be chosen within thirty (30) days by a majority vote of the remaining members of Council to fill the unexpired term. If , however, the remaining members of Council fail to fill such vacancy within said thirty (30) days, said vacancy shall be filled by a committee consisting of the President of Council, or in case the office of the President of Council be vacant, the Vice-President, the City Auditor and the City Solicitor, who shall certify their selection to the City Clerk.

Each member of Council elected, or appointed, from a ward shall have resided in said ward not less than six (6) months, and each member of Council elected from a ward shall have been for at least five (5) years immediately preceding his election, and during the term of his office shall continue to be, a resident of the City of Portsmouth, Ohio. Any member of Council elected from a ward shall forfeit his office if he removes from said ward, and then Council shall at once fill the vacancy for the unexpired term. Each member of Council, either elected or appointed shall have the qualifications of an elector of the City. He shall not hold any other public office, position, or employment except that of notary public or member of the State militia or the reserve of the United States armed forces while not on active duty. For the first election of members of Council after the adoption of this amendment, the wards of the City existing January 1, 1986 shall remain unchanged until the first Monday in January, 1988. Thereafter, the Council may re-divide the City into wards upon the basis of its population in the manner provided by general law, provided that such re-division shall not abridge the term of any member of Council elected or appointed thereto, nor shall any person be chosen a member of Council in divided or newly created wards except he be nominated and elected as provided herein. (Amended 11-5-85.)

posted by tkm 3-6-06
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Ohio Revised Codes (ORC)

CLICK: TITLE XXXV–ELECTIONS

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