By: Diane Benjamin
Normal bills for Monday night:
When your property taxes go up Monday:
You will be told the cost of other people’s retirements went up:
The real reason is the debt Normal has incurred building utopia.
Look at all the INTEREST payments below in Monday’s packet. They total $1,628,761.92.
It gets even worse when the interest payments from last June are included: http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2634
Add another $1,481,554.53
As of 3/31/2017 the total debt was $92,320,992. SOURCE
IML is the Illinois Municipal League, an organization who doesn’t feel the need to file tax returns. More information HERE
NLC is the National League of Cities-indoctrination central for learning “progressive” spending.
Looks like more MUMS spending. Add that to $16,225 from this meeting: HERE
I wonder if this is how the Trustees handle their personal finances? Or does this happen because they know spending doesn’t matter when they can slam through tax increases when needed.
Note the Marriott payment of $2,047.59. Since it’s labeled “Planning”, I’m thinking this is the cost for holding the most likely illegal executive session last August. SOURCE Since that meeting took place in August I don’t know why the bill is only being paid now. Maybe they planned some more in secret!