By: Diane Benjamin
Either the media fell asleep during last Monday’s Council meeting or they didn’t report this on purpose. A presentation was made by the Fire Chief – this was included:
Crickets from the media.
Crickets from Renner. Hales was absent, so crickets from him too.
Crickets from the City about NEVER-USED fire station #5 too. Unfortunately it’s on the wrong side of town. It’s now an extremely expensive occasionally used meeting hall.
The Chief reported response times of 15 minutes or more to the area around Normal Community and Eastview Christian. Housing continues to increase in the area. Will it keep increasing?
I wonder if Five Bugles recommended building the last one. I wonder if Five Bugles had any suggestions on what to do with #5.
Where will the money come from when Bike Paths, a downtown hotel, and throwing money at economic development people takes priority.
Maybe you missed this City spending priority from yesterday: