Normal: LAST WORDS on the $1000 Memorial

By:  Diane Benjamin

See this previous story:

It does appear to be a memorial as requested in the obituary of the lady who died.  She wasn’t local and I haven’t found any connection to Normal.

Since the documents say this expense will be reimbursed by MICA, I filed one last FOIA.  It was paid back to Normal:



The dates work, but why Normal wrote a check and was then reimbursed by Municipal Cooperative Insurance Company (MICA) is still a mystery.  It appears they are a liability insurance company.

I did find this story from 2009 written by a Watchdog questioning his city’s use of their services:

Just interesting, I’m done with this check!

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