It is rather interesting to us that Mr. Killian believes that he should run for city council in Ward 10 of Minneapolis considering that it is highly ethically questionable that he do so. Moreover, as stakeholders in this community we feel that allowing questionable ethics to spread can not be tolerated.
The first part of the ethical question is the matter that we believe he bought a home at 3310 Nicollet ave in late 2009 by using the "First Time Home Buyer Credit". After the wards were redrawn, Mr. Killian moved sometime in the summer of 2012 in order to cross into the only district he thought he had a chance of winning. In doing so, we believe Mr. Killian did not live for 3 years as primary residence of his FTHBC obligation. Furthermore, if, say again "IF", Mr. Killian did sell his home on Nicollet did he offer to give back the credit? Are we saying that we want you to attempt to be our council person since you can manipulate rules to your own benefit? OR has he not sold the house? Simply put - who really owns the home on Bryant Ave. that is Mr. Killian's address to run for ward 10?
Additionally, we feel that moving solely, SOLEY, to run is poor standing to be a council person. Also, on what platform does Mr. Killian envision that he run on in ward 10? Property taxes, out door patios and happy hours? Mr. Killian, as already stated, uses the system to benefit himself and has almost no formal education in matters of public policy, economics, nor statistics. Additionally, it must be mentioned that Mr. Killian has many citations as an adult due to drunken behavior. Furthermore, Mr. Killian's social media pages are loaded with pictures of him with drink in hand as well as pictures of Happy Hour signs. This is the individual propriety owners want to choose to oversee their interests? A "wanna be" groupie acting out his life like the college boy he never was?
In summary, the related ethical questions are if Mr. Killian will, or did, return the credit we believe he took in buying his first home less than 3 years ago. Secondly, is it really ethical to move only in order to attempt to get elected? Is that not carpetbagging? Third, who really owns the home Mr. Killian resides in and how was that made possible? Finally, how does an individual who is nothing more than an administrative aide with a history of selfish as well as immature tendencies believe he is qualified to run for the city council where decisions way above his experience need to be made?