By: Diane Benjamin
Tonight’s meeting is delayed because at 7:00 there is a tree lighting ceremony on the circle. THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER. The meeting is still at 7:30.
A few choice payments tonight:
This is the Florida guy who tells Normal how to operate:
Who else contributes and what is the money used for?
The Council will discuss how cannabis will be regulated. There won’t be any cannabis tourism in Normal:
Normal will be saving money on interest after refinancing 2 bonds:
The question that won’t be answered is why Commerce Bank is offering interest rates this low.
Nobody else wants to borrow money?
The Town will vote to implement “electronic citations” tonight:
This will make writing tickets easier. Does that mean more tickets since officers will have more time?
This item was obtained under FOIA by a reader:
This proves the Town of Normal doesn’t follow their purchasing policy. The question was asked by Stan Nord, the answer in yellow is by Pam Reece.
See “Ethics” on PDF page 4 http://www.normal.org/DocumentCenter/View/12829/2017-Purchasing-Policy-Manual-x?bidId=
See “Authority to Purchase” on PDF page 6. The mayor isn’t a department head, $4,000 went to a personal friend. He violated both ethics and authority. More proof laws and policy don’t matter to government.