The right video is below!
By: Diane Benjamin
I enjoy hearing the train whistle load and clear on the Normal Council videos. I guess when you take federal money for a new train station, then decide to put the Town offices and Council chambers above it, they deserve have the meetings interrupted by trains.
Three great citizens spoke at the beginning of the tax hearing: Doug Fansler, Craig Stimpert, and Marc Tiritlli.
Of course the council ignored their comments and voted to raise property taxes anyway. After you listen to the three speakers, fast forward to around 30:00 to hear how the Council justified raising your taxes. I could recap each council person, but you really need to hear it in their own words. I guarantee you will hear every reason regurgitated that makes citizens not trust their elected officials. Of course the vote was unanimous.
Just hit play below: