More problems for Bill Thomas

By:  Diane Benjamin Today I received the documents showing Bill Thomas and his wife “gifting” Union Hall to the Atlanta Library.  See them here:   Union Hall Gift Deed There are a couple of problems though.  The documents claim the address is 114 Arch Street, the Logan County Assessor’s office has it located at 120 Arch […]

Tari’s buddies

By:  Diane Benjamin With all the heat Tari Renner has been feeling now for months, was last night’s packed chamber wanting a “Welcoming Ordinance” his way to get some love? Or was it a way to divide people based on ideology?  Is the real goal to unravel the threads of a civilized society by turning […]

The rumor is . . .

People who don’t care about laws are going to pack the Council chamber tonight to demand a welcoming ordinance! It doesn’t matter that Rauner already declared Illinois a sanctuary state.  Nothing is ever good enough for the people who want America destroyed. Congrats Bloomington! Now we know why the law says felons can’t serve on […]

BRICK streets + parking

By:  Diane Benjamin Couple more things on tonight’s agenda: 1) The parking ordinance downtown will be modified to keep City employees from just moving their car every couple of hours in the Government Center lot so they get free parking. 2) A brand new Brick Street Master plan will be adopted including: The next Council […]

$910,155.73 – but one question unanswered

By:  Diane Benjamin Another item on the agenda tonight is spending $910,155.73 for new automated parking equipment at 3 garages:  Market, Lincoln & Pepsi Ice Center The Pepsi Ice Center garage is in its 11th year of operation and the Downtown Task Force wants to tear down the Market Street garage, but those are just minor details. […]