Normal for Monday night

By:  Diane Benjamin https://normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3477 PDF page 15:  https://normal.org/DocumentCenter/View/15625/CAFR19-FINAL-DOC $610 for this?  The financial statements were released before they received the 2019 certificate, so they re-used the one from 2018: Bloomington paid her $3000 too:  https://blnnews.com/2019/11/07/bloomingtons-monday-payments/ Purpose? Redistributing your money: Not much exciting on the agenda, maybe a few tears about property taxes not going up.  […]

Update to NEXT Week’s meetings

By:  Diane Benjamin The December 2nd joint meeting of the Bloomington and Normal Councils to print money for a sports complex has been cancelled.  Evidently they found out that is illegal. Actually Bloomington has little interest in funding a $43 million project guaranteed to lose money and Normal can’t do it alone.  Why a meeting […]

Trolls Live Scores, attendance dismal

By:  Diane Benjamin Unlike the BCPA who think event reports aren’t important, VenuWorks posts theirs.  This proves the difference between a company that can be fired and City employees who know nobody cares if they do their job.  The BCPA hasn’t posted any event reports since the last time I FOID’d them.  Thanks for the […]

FOIA Lawsuit filed

Remember when the Edgar County Watchdogs spoke to the Council concerning a police officer who suddenly “quit”?  He is now working for the County.  Since his departure facts were buried, I wonder what he told them? We know there is more to the story.  Numerous emails were redacted – too many to comply with the […]