By: Diane Benjamin The City of Bloomington has the following Enterprise Funds: Water, Solid Waste, Sewer, Coliseum, Stormwater Management, & Golf/Parking. Enterprise Funds were established to break even – meaning citizens pay for the services they use. It’s not working out that way. http://www.cityblm.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=9336 Page 52: These numbers are the actual Net Cash reported for […]
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By: Diane Benjamin The October City Manager’s report is now on-line: http://www.cityblm.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=9452 Miller Park Zoo Revenue from admissions was up 13.3% for the current fiscal year. Last year, the revenue from admissions broke the all-time record for the Zoo in a fiscal year. This represents the fourth consecutive year the all-time attendance revenue record was […]
If today your aren’t thankful, and you don’t believe in the blessings bestowed on this great nation . . . . Stand in front of a mirror and ask yourself: What does everybody else understand that I don’t? Repeat until you figure it out. . Meanwhile, thanks readers. I am grateful. Diane . . . […]
By: Diane Benjamin The video from the November 11th accident that totaled the Stanford Police Car has been received under the Freedom of Information Act. I have the video starting right before the car hit a tree in the road, start it at the beginning if you want to see more driving. Turn the sound […]
By: Diane Benjamin Source: http://tinyurl.com/pnx86vs Yesterday I posted Normal and Bloomington Stats. Even with McLean County added, you still don’t have all the information. There are many other levels of government also levying taxes – like townships.