ROBERT A KROBOTH

1118 W Grace Av

Spokane WA 99205-3444

1995 November 21

George R Nethercutt, Congressman

Longworth House Office Bg # 1527

Washington DC 20515-4705

Thank you for your letter regarding low-income housing.

I want to see community development funds eliminated completely from the federal budget. So do a lot of other people.

That economic law of supply and demand cannot be controlled by government. When government tries to intercede, the opposite of the desired effect will always be the aftermath. Government is not helping low-income people. It is hindering them by over taxation and bidding up the price of low-priced housing.

Community Development gives away money to private nonprofit corporations without demanding copies of their IRS Form 990. How much are these people taking out for salaries and perquisites? At least, change the rules regarding this.

This is federal grant money that our grandchildren will have to pay back. When will this child molestation stop?

The sole purpose of HUD, Community Development and many other government programs is to provide jobs for government employees who are not qualified for the private enterprise sector.

Robert A Kroboth

 

 

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ROBERT A KROBOTH

1118 W Grace Av

Spokane WA 99205-3444

1998 April 28

George R Nethercutt, Congressman

Longworth House Office Bg # 1527

Washington DC 20515-4705

I phoned your Spokane office this morning and spoke with Nancy. I wanted the address of a specific government agency. She phoned your DC office; and when I phoned back, she gave me the name of another agency that I should write to and that they would forward my letter appropriately.

Now, I just do not operate in this manner. If the first agency does not like my letter, they will not forward it.

Nancy said that I had not been honest and up front with them, letting them know what I wanted to contact the agency about.

Your office here acts like the KGB. It is none of their business what I want to contact a particular agency about. It also reflects badly upon you as a member of congress. As a member of congress, you are supposed to represent and serve all constituents. I phoned your DC office requesting that you phone me back. You did not.

If you cannot eliminate these undesirables from your Spokane office, you can expect to be eliminated from office yourself.

Robert A Kroboth

 

 

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ROBERT A KROBOTH

1118 W Grace Av

Spokane WA 99205-3444

2000 March 6

Rodney E Slater, Secretary

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

400 7th St SW

Washington DC 20590-0001

On or about 1999 August 2, the City of Spokane, Washington purchased property in conjunction with a street project for $165,000.00.

For the tax year 1999, the said property was assessed at $78,200.00.

For the tax year 2000, the said property was assessed at $99,200.00.

This tax assessment increase of $21,000.00 amounts to an increase of 26.85%. The owner of the property could have appealed the assessment.

On 1999 August 2, I spoke with Spokane County Chief Deputy Assessor John Sweetman. He assured me that the 1999 tax assessment of $78,200.00 was the fair market value for the property.

There is no way that the owner could sell the property for $100,000.00 because of all of the vehicle traffic that transverses on that street. But, suppose he could. The city does not want to go through condemnation proceedings, so offer him an extra $20,000.00 or even $25,000.00, but not an extra $65,000.00.

Spokane City staff Real Estate Manager Dennis Beringer, (509) 625-6155, says that an appraiser for the Washington State Department of Transportation appraised the property at $165,000.00 and that is the amount that they offered.

Robert A Kroboth

 

 

John Sweetman, Chief Deputy Assessor

Spokane County Courthouse

1116 W Broadway Av  jsweetman@spokanecounty.org

Spokane WA 99260-0010  (509) 477-3696 ext 112

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