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|402 Property Purchased By City In 2007
Campaign Issue in 2011 - As Sewers Cross
|From: Jenn Lamont <email@example.com>
RE: Loveland City Council Election Scandal
In an email that follows find two documents. You may obtain
your own copies from the Larimer County Clerk and
Recorder's office to authenticate. The first document
"Statement of Authority" shows Dave Clark and Chauncey
Taylor as Manager and Partner in Candlelight Properties,
LLC. The LLC documents on file with the State show Dave
Clark as an owner.
The second document "Deed of Trust" shows a loan was
received by Candlelight Properties, LLC on Sep 29, 2009 in
the amount of $200,000. The loan was from the
Paul Ehrlich Revocable Trust.
Dave Clark was on the Loveland City Council that voted to
purchase property from Paul Ehrlich for the amount of $6.5
Dave voted for that purchase. The City of Loveland still
owns the property and is unsuccessfully trying to sell it.
Dave Clark left City Council in early 2009, prior to receiving
Neither Dave Clark nor Chauncey Taylor have claimed this
creditor on their applications for City Council candidacy. It is
possible the loan is paid, so within the letter of the law, they
have complied with the candidacy submission requirements.
It is equally possible the loan is not paid off. Either Dave
Clark knew Paul Ehrlich very well prior to the $6.5 million
purchase (in which case he should have recused himself) or
Mr. Ehrlich has found a way to express his thanks for Dave's
support. This loan was subordinate to the original deed of
Trust, making it essentially an unsecured loan. I am a fiscal
conservative, and I know these two appear to be some of the
strongest candidates from that point of view. But this looks
very bad, and will be an interesting test for LovelandPolitics.
Also, I mailed copies of this to Gutierrez and Trenary before
the "debate". The fact they didn't even mention it shows how
little debate is going on, and how much they possibly have to
This was found on Larimer County Public Records, searching