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by OmahaFan
Wed May 24, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink
Replies: 22
Views: 633

Re: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink

I figured they were soured grapes. I'm glad to hear the US swim trials are happy with Omaha. Hopefully it continues to be that way!
by OmahaFan
Wed May 24, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Turner Park East
Replies: 77
Views: 5928

Re: Turner Park East

I like the rendering's with the office building and the propose Street car. It would be nice to see that area get built up. I worked security down there and well when I was working there in 2010ish it attracted some unique people then again I think it was the liquor store across the street from the ...
by OmahaFan
Wed May 24, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink
Replies: 22
Views: 633

Re: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink

So I was just curious how many cities have held the US Swim Trails the longest. I couldn't find any info but what I did find was some pretty darn interesting comment's people were making about Omaha and the Swim trials. They were complaining that Omaha didn't have enough hotel rooms to the fact we d...
by OmahaFan
Wed May 24, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I'm reading this stuff about a new library downtown and well quite honestly that will only attract the homeless people and make the area undesirable. heck look at the Downtown library right now it's homeless central and there is some pretty darn sketchy people who visit that area. Personally I think...
by OmahaFan
Fri May 19, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million
Replies: 12
Views: 404

Re: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million

Well if you give Millard the Entire OPS school District you get more taxing authority therefor more income would be coming in. Income that could be use to improve the OPS education system of course Millard would face significant shortcoming's during probably the first 2 years of actually operating s...
by OmahaFan
Fri May 19, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Re: Streetlight replacement with LED's

Well there is currently LED lights on the bridge by the Zoo heading into Iowa. I think Council Bluff's will be stringing them across there section of the Highway due to the major construction project regarding the Highway. I know recently that the City of Omaha wanted to replace the Street light sig...
by OmahaFan
Fri May 19, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Streetlight replacement with LED's
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Streetlight replacement with LED's

I was wondering what's everyone opinion if Omaha started to replace the Street light's we currently have with LED's?
by OmahaFan
Fri May 19, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: In 2018, the US Census will be redefining CSA and MSA areas...

Lincoln better get annexing to make it bigger for us we have done our part! Btw why hasn't Lincoln annexed as liberally as Omaha has? There's a problem there.
by OmahaFan
Fri May 19, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million
Replies: 12
Views: 404

Re: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million

Well if it bring's in more people and families I'd say go for it! A healthy Elkhorn school district is great for Omaha because it creates a highly educated future and worker's for Omaha which allow's company's looking for such talent to locate here and tap into it! If only Omaha public schools could...
by OmahaFan
Fri May 19, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 780
Views: 85419

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

The continue improvement to Eppley is great for Omaha and the surrounding area's. If this growth continue's on this pace we might be seeing another addition within 4 years. Looking at the comment's on here it's really getting me excited. You know it would be nice if they offered public transportatio...
by OmahaFan
Wed May 17, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million
Replies: 12
Views: 404

Re: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million

Question what is the difference between a Class A school and a Class B school? Is there positives to being a Class A school compared to a Class B school? I son't know from the sound's of the article in the OWH they might want to be a Class A school system. Who know's? Either way it's great to see El...
by OmahaFan
Wed May 17, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million
Replies: 12
Views: 404

Re: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million

I'm wondering what the current capacity is at the New Elkhorn South High school and the Original High school. Building a brand new third one seem's a bit premature then again Elkhorn is growing plus new development's are sprouting up non stop it seem's like. Idk if people living out there in the Elk...
by OmahaFan
Wed May 17, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million
Replies: 12
Views: 404

Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million

Why is Elkhorn needing a $130 Million bond issue? I just thought they built a couple of new schools within the past year!
by OmahaFan
Wed May 17, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Future Annexation
Replies: 11
Views: 792

Re: Future Annexation

Sorry for not responding sooner! I agree with most of what people are saying on here about Omaha's future annexation plans. It's truly amazing how the city of Omaha has grown since 1989 when I was born. I've lived in West Omaha and I've personally seen the growth out west. It truly is a sight to beh...
by OmahaFan
Fri May 12, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Future Annexation
Replies: 11
Views: 792

Re: Future Annexation

Does anyone know which SID's have there debt currently within range that would make the city comfortable annexing them? Now this is a more out there idea but worth thinking about. Is it possible that one of the package's would be the annexing of Waterloo Nebraska near Elkhorn since Omaha is right ne...
by OmahaFan
Fri May 12, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: Future Annexation
Replies: 11
Views: 792

Future Annexation

Does anyone know if Mayor Sothert has planned out her Annexation package for this year or the next? I'm assuming it will be the remaining pockets that exist in Omaha after that though where else would she be able to Annex before the 2020 Census?
by OmahaFan
Wed May 10, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Speaking of National politics and the Democratic party as a whole. I have to agree with you it was like the entire Democratic party was just gutted by Clinton not winning. They have no single leader to rally behind and there issues they run on are not really appealing to anyone except for there prog...
by OmahaFan
Wed May 10, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I'm really excited that Stothert got re-elected as our Mayor. She clearly has a proven track record and the citizen's of Omaha agree. There's some work to do because Mello got a good amount of the vote. Also regarding the voting I'm really dismayed at the number of people who voted in the general el...
by OmahaFan
Mon May 01, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: M's Pub Explosion and Fire
Replies: 267
Views: 16085

Re: M's Pub Explosion and Fire

Amazing work with matching the surrounding building's and make it look like it was before the fire. It's a Updated 2017 building with the exterior of the building built in the early 1900's! I bet they added more space to it as well! Looks amazing!
by OmahaFan
Mon May 01, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials - CLink
Replies: 22
Views: 633

Re: 2020 US Olympic Swim Trials

Truly a amazing day for the City of Omaha to host such a amazing event! It show's that Omaha is becoming a player in swimming Nationally. Hopefully we can maybe tack on 2024 after 2020 is finished? One can only hope! Great job Omaha! Proud to live here! Maybe Omaha can pitch itself has the permanent...
by OmahaFan
Mon May 01, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I'm really happy that the OWH endorsed and support's Mayor Sothert in her re election campaign. She is what the city need's! Fully support her and encourage other's to show their support as well! She's a good Mayor.
by OmahaFan
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??
Replies: 20
Views: 506

Re: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??

Glad somebody pointed out the Omaha/Lincoln proximity to counter the "Springs/Pueblo = same size as Omaha" argument. Some dude tried to bring commuter statistics into the fray. But come on. I walk out of my house in La Vista, I can literally be standing in the Haymarket 40 minutes later. ...
by OmahaFan
Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??
Replies: 20
Views: 506

Re: So, Omaha is a less desirable city compared to.. Colorado Springs??

MadMartin8 wrote:Proverbial dick measuring contests between city development nerds ranks up there on the 'weirdest things on the internet' list.



I'd have to agree. ROTFL :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by OmahaFan
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 877
Views: 87111

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Regarding the land I understand that they did get the land where the Old ballpark was at and made it into a parking lot which they needed to do Kinda wish they invested that land into a Parking garage so you would have more land to expand on. Heck they could have built a 7 to 5 story car garage.
by OmahaFan
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

So the front page of the World Herald today had a guy on it all riled up about the bad street in front of his house. That alone has to be worth a few votes for Mello on election day. The newspaper is supposedly neutral but since when have papers not been sticking their noses in elections. I wonder ...
by OmahaFan
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Last night Jean Stothert spoke at a Mode Shift Omaha meeting and this is what a friend wrote about it: Last night Mode Shift Omaha hosted Jean Stothert for our monthly member meeting. Apparently she had her staff call ahead and speak with the head of the UNO CEC center about some protest she was sc...
by OmahaFan
Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 877
Views: 87111

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

I think this is great for the Omaha Zoo! I can't wait to see it completed. Truly amazing what they are doing with the zoo! Would be nice if they could give the zoo more land to expand on. I bet if you gave them a bigger land piece they could way more thing's with it!
by OmahaFan
Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Note to the ethically challenged- If you are selling or promoting or even using a robo-dialer you pretty much are a low life scum bag. Back in those days a competing agency did take Mort up on an in-house demo of one of those machines. (I was told this first hand by someone at that agency.) This wa...
by OmahaFan
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Guess what I found on youtube! Apparently he's famous for his unique Robocalls! Apparently this Robo call was due to a incident at a Golden Corral in Omaha regarding lost keys? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKlf0Sz_BV4 The one on 72nd only had about 10-14 people in it at 12 noon last week. It was...
by OmahaFan
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Looking at the property he own's he has got some nice tree's on his land. I noticed most of the dots are just Tree's no flat big piece's of land. I wonder how much he paid for those lands? I wonder if he's the reason why there is no road connecting to the neighborhood? Mort Sullivan seems like a int...
by OmahaFan
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Coyote wrote:Most Sullivan owns a few lots on the NW corner of 13th and I-80. None of them are adjoining and he is asking ridiculous prices for. He has some grandiose dreams about that area...



Didn't know he owned land there. How long ago has he owned it?
by OmahaFan
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Holland's Greenspace
Replies: 566
Views: 31996

Re: Holland's Greenspace

Wait till Mort Sullivan hear's about this! haha

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by OmahaFan
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

All signs seem to point to Mort. When you said "auto call" I knew it had to be Mort. (The first time I crossed paths with Mort, I was working for an ad agency and he was trying to sell us robo-dialers. This was decades ago.) Looking at the web site, if you didn't know it was Mort, you did...
by OmahaFan
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Guess what I found on youtube! Apparently he's famous for his unique Robocalls! Apparently this Robo call was due to a incident at a Golden Corral in Omaha regarding lost keys?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKlf0Sz_BV4
by OmahaFan
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I was reading the comment's and this Mort Sullivan guy is quite funny! I was reading his website for both Taylor Royal and Jean Stothert. Old Mort looks to be ticked off at the Mayor for some half baked idea that he had and apparently she didn't like it so now he's all bent out of shape! Oh Mort you...
by OmahaFan
Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Speaking of campaign adds, gotta love the latest one from Mello...the one where he appears to liken any form of streetcar support to the pipe dreams of an eight year old, the one where he says he is going to fix all the roads first and that exorbitant sums of tax payer money have already been waste...
by OmahaFan
Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I was reading these comment's critical of Mayor Sothert. She has done more for this city then any other Mayor has. I'm glad she is my Mayor and I support her 100%. I'm voting for her because of what she brings to the table not her personality. I could care less about her personality. If she can get...
by OmahaFan
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

I was reading these comment's critical of Mayor Sothert. She has done more for this city then any other Mayor has. I'm glad she is my Mayor and I support her 100%. I'm voting for her because of what she brings to the table not her personality. I could care less about her personality. If she can get ...
by OmahaFan
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 92
Views: 3834

Re: Facebook Data Center

I'm excited to see that Facebook is investing in the Omaha Metro area. We have Great data center's already in the Metro area. We have 3 Google data center's, Yahoo, Travelers , Tier Point , First Data, Scott's (UNO) and now Facebook! If we can keep enticing companies to build their data center's in ...
by OmahaFan
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 307
Views: 8678

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Personally Taylor's idea's are little too much for Omaha right now. Sound's like a nice guy and I respect his vision of Omaha but we don't have the ability as of right now to attract that type of talent to Omaha and keep it here. We are a city of 500,000 resident's we would need a city of a Million ...

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