By: Diane Benjamin
Most people think the job of local government is Police, Fire, Water, Sewers, and Roads.
Look at what Normal’s priorities are based on where they spending money: PDF page 133 http://www.normal.org/DocumentCenter/View/12750
Try to use and elitist accent here. Repeat after me:
Normal spent more on “Culture and Recreation” than they did on roads!
Normal spent more on “Community Development” than they did on roads. I wonder if buying Portillos is in that number.
Why do many voters in Normal sit out elections when the people supposedly representing them aren’t?
Now look under Revenues – Investment Income. They thought they would earn $166,620, instead they earned $35,860. That’s a clear sign that as of 3/31/17 they didn’t have very much in savings.
How are they doing now? It’s a secret.