By: Diane Benjamin
Agenda and Bills: http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2821
If you want to know why local government isn’t run for citizens, check out where they go to learn how to do their job.
NLC is National League of Cities: http://citysummit.nlc.org/schedule/schedule-by-day/
One Voice is the biggest fleece of all! Big group goes to Washington DC to beg for money when they could have met all their representatives right here in town. THOUSANDS wasted for a government vacation.
Have you received your Christmas Gift card yet? Didn’t think so.
Starting on page 66 – new building restrictions in Uptown. Here’s a sample:
The Council will also talk about refinancing a $10,000,000 bond from 2008. Even though the current balance is $9,500,000, the documents say they can refinance back to $10,000,000. Are they trying to borrow another $500,000?
In 9 years they’ve only paid $500,000? I wonder if anybody will ask how much interest has been paid in those 9 years?