By: Diane Benjamin Below is a screen shot of this link: http://www.cityblm.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=9337 See if you can find the “Trick”. The link is easier to read, but if you click on the picture it gets better.
By: Diane Benjamin Name a problem we face today not caused by government. Bad roads, invasion by illegals, minimal economic growth, flat incomes, high taxes, unfunded liabilities, unfunded mandates. Another endless list. Tari’s mug is in today’s paper saying Springfield has to fix problems caused by local government. If the City never allowed employees to […]
By: Diane Benjamin I guess Bloomington is now just like Washington DC – drop documents late Friday hoping nobody will notice. The financial statements for both the City and the Coliseum are now posted: http://www.cityblm.org/index.aspx?page=21&parent=36 Remember the outrage and concern expressed when the Coliseum reported a loss of almost $500,000 last year? The audited losses […]
By: Diane Benjamin A Work Session was held before the Council meeting. The most remarkable discussion was started by Alderman Fruin. It pertained to employee benefits. Watch his comments starting at 15:30, other people join the conversation, so keep watching. Jim actually stands up for citizens! That’s until he gets to an off-hand comment about […]
By: Diane Benjamin Monday night the City Council approved: Consideration of adopting a Resolution endorsing BN Advantage: A collaborative economic development strategy for the Bloomington-Normal-McLean County Region The Vote was 8-1, Alderman Lower was the NO vote. . BN Advantage is composed of: EDC – Economic Development Council McLean County Chamber of Commerce Bloomington-Normal Convention […]
By: Diane Benjamin I doubt you noticed, but I haven’t written about last Monday’s Council meeting. I still can’t convey the outrage I feel properly, but I will give it a shot. A number of items shocked me, it’s hard to believe the people claiming to represent you didn’t just immigrate from a communist country. […]