In 2011, Lauren Poe serves on the City Commission and voted for the $3 Billion GREC Biomass generator Power Purchase Agreement . In 2017, the tree-burning generator was purchased by the City in order to save money by shutting it down. In fact, GRU was not in need of more electric generation at the time Poe voted to purchase the boon-doggle.
Oath of Office as Mayor
“I, Lauren Poe, do solemnly swear that I will support, honor, protect and defend the Constitution and Government of the United States and of the State of Florida; that I am duly qualified to hold office under the Constitution of the State and under the Charter of the City of Gainesville; and that I will well and faithfully perform the duties of Mayor on which I am now about the enter.” (Video)
Gainesville’s Controversial Mayor, Lauren Poe has broken his oath of office. Poe failed to protect the US Constitution when he unilaterally endorsed a globalist agenda to subvert the US Constitution. Poe declared his own personal foreign policy in direct opposition to a sitting President with sole constitutional authority to determine the foreign policy of the United States. (Oath Video)
Without authority, Mayor Poe has pledged to uphold the goals enshrined in the so-called Paris Agreement. Poe’s name appears on a list of 405 Climate Mayors in various US Cities who also stand in violation of the US Constitution.
Poe’s subversive commitment violates Article 1, Section 10 of the United States Constitution which prohibits state governments specifically, and metropolitan governments within states by extension, from entering “into any treaty, alliance, or confederation.”
Article I, Section 10, limits the power of the states. States may not enter into a treaty with a foreign nation; that power is given to the president, with the advice and consent of two-thirds of the Senate present. States cannot make their own money, nor can they grant any title of nobility.
As is Congress, states are prohibited from passing laws that assign guilt to a specific person or group without court proceedings (bills of attainder), that make something illegal retroactively(ex post facto laws) or that interfere with legal contracts.
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“Constitutional law experts around the country have stated that such declarations are in direct violation of Article 1, Section 10 of the Constitution of the United States.”
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“In an increasingly urban world, the major resilience challenges of this century – job creation, poverty reduction, climate change, environmental sustainability, community development and social inclusion – will be won or lost in cities.”