|Loveland's Independent News Source
|Realtors Fear Cliff Johnson
and daughter have a clear
conflict of interest
Speaking on the condition of
anonymity, one source informed
LovelandPolitics that Leah Johnson's
"over-the-top" endorsement of the
"287 Corridor Plan" which will greatly
improve the access and value of
commercial real estate along 287 is
Cliff Johnson, Leah's father who is
aledged to be causing so much turmoil
for realtors who failed to endorse his
daughter, owns the former "Penton
Media Building" in the Orchard's
Shoppng Center on 29th and 287.
Leah Johnson will be an heir to her
father's commercial real estate fortune
in Loveland. By pushing public
spending plans that will benefit her
father's commercial real estate
holdings, at least one active member
of the Loveland Chamber of
Commerce told LovelandPolitics he
finds the connection more than
He claimed a number of "insiders" feel
Cliff Johnson's over the top
"intimidation" of anyone not supporting
his daughter isn't only a matter of
family pride but also family finance.
He also speculated that the broker's
who voted unanimously to endorse
Buddy Meyers did so out of a greater
concern that Leah's campaign appears
to be focused on issues they feel may
involve a conflict of interest.
|Candidate's Angry Father Haunts
Realtors For Not Endorsing Daughter
|Sertoma Also Torn-Up
Loveland's Sertoma Club, where Cliff
Johnson is a longtime member, hosted
Leah Johnson to speak about her
candidacy for Loveland's City Council
last summer on the insistence of her
father Cliff Johnson.
Since Sertoma is not a political
organization, some members felt it
would be appropriate to give equal
time to her opponent Buddy Meyers.
The conflict was finally settled when
members report Cliff Johnson failed to
keep Meyer's out of a meeting.
According to club members, they were
upset Cliff Johnson expected his role
with the organization would translate
into exclusive access for his daughter
and not her opponent.