😷City of Toledo is Turning Off Our Water🚱

Here we sit ..

We’re in the middle of a worsening pandemic..

It’s a struggle to get residents to pay their lot rents..

But..

We’re working hard at turning this humble mobile home park around!

We fixed the water leaks as requested by the city..

We’ve cleaned up the park remarkably since taking over management a little over a year ago! The park was almost literally wall to wall trash. Now it’s a beautiful place to live.

Because we’ve been giving away almost all our homes then only charging a minimal $300/month lot rent we’ve been able to house many who would’ve otherwise been homeless. We’re offering those down on their luck the opportunity of home ownership, stability and a caring community.

Our park is quiet and safe. Our kids can ride their bikes and play outside without worry.

But…

We’ve fallen behind on the water bill.

When I took over as manager there were some serious water leaks.. so many. One at a time we fixed these. Then we began to walk the park looking for more. All we found we fixed as quickly as possible.

We can begin paying on the water bill, we simply don’t have $10,000 as a down payment.

Still, even after all of this..

The City of Toledo plans to shut off our water on February 2, 2021.

One of our residents told me he was told, by Lucas County Health Department officials that the water would be turned off on February 2nd then that gentleman would go around and board up all the trailers that day..

Wow, really? 🙄

Creekside Village MHP has:

** 11 children (including 1 in autism highschool) and a 1 month old baby.

** senior citizens

** children on SSD

** adults on SSD

We are in a seriously worsening pandemic. How can it possibly be legal to shut off the water to homes right now?!

Creekside Village Mobile Home Park (419) 944-3402 https://maps.app.goo.gl/Uj5pK6XsVP38Q2rz5

15 responses to “😷City of Toledo is Turning Off Our Water🚱”

  1. What about starting a community fund raising page like “Go Fund Me”? I know it might be too late. Can you write to the paper? Even with all on your plate? 🙋‍♀️🐝

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    1. Bee, we have a go fund me.. I think we’re up to $15 (last I heard)
      Just sent this post to 2 local news stations..
      Praying a lot
      This is our home.
      Most of us will be homeless if the city is successful in shutting us down and putting us out. 🤔🥺

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      1. Could you give me the link to your Go Fund Me so I can advertise for it? Will also reblog your post. If I have the link I can add it 🙋‍♀️🐝

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          1. Brilliant. Thanks 🙋‍♀️🐝

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            1. Thank you.. our residents so need this place to stay open.. they need security, peace and a place to be and live 🤗

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              1. I know. That’s why I share it. And a candle is on for you 🕯🙋‍♀️🐝

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                1. 🕯️thank you, dear friend

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  2. I’d love to see all gardens here local wild edibles. To see so many gardens our residents eat well year-round. To have a playground for the small kids. To have a volleyball net for whomever feels like a game.
    So far we seem to be turning into a bit of an art colony as so many are into the arts here.
    I’m hoping we can have an art fair by the end of summer with locals showing up to do sidewalk chalk drawings throughout the park.
    We just need to chance to stay open and continue filling out vacant homes with families in need.

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  3. There also seems to be a possibility on Facebook 🙋‍♀️🐝

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  4. I saw your post on Bee’s blog. I’ve shared and I’m praying!!

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    1. Thank you so much.. I can’t believe they’d do this.. we’re not voluntarily moving so we’ll see what they do next.. I’ve shared it with local news stations too, so hopefully they’ll help 🙏🙏

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  5. What a horrible situation. Have you spoken with the city? I would go to the local tv station and reach out to them. This is a failure of city government. Light a fire under them! Publicity is key. I’ve shared and tweeted. I pray this works out for you. <3

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    1. Yes, I’ve gone to 2 tv stations here and shared all over..
      Thank you for the prayers 🙏

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