More BNWRD

By:  Diane Benjamin This won’t be the last story, stay tuned. BNWRD is the Bloomington Normal Water Reclamation District.  Whatever you flush they process.  Homes connected to the sanitary sewer system should be charged on the water bill AND on the property tax bill.  This is the same principle as Bloomington billing you for water […]

Bloomington council last night

By:  Diane Benjamin Public comment only had two people, one was a member of the Connect Transit Working Group.  See her comments at 13:30.  She was excited about the upcoming report.  It will be interesting to see how many members agree with her.  Those who don’t agree need to issue their own report.  She mentioned […]

Update: How many non-citizens got driver’s licenses?

See below, I received additional information at 3:30pm By:  Diane Benjamin Received by FOIA: How many of these 298,025 people were not fluent in English?  Remember, the DMV is not allowed to ask about citizenship.    https://blnnews.com/2020/01/19/dmv-isnt-allowed-to-ask-about-citizenship/ Automatic Voter Registration means everybody is asked if they want to register to vote.  How many said yes […]

BCPA posts another event report!

By:  Diane Benjamin Source:  https://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=23753 Looks impressive, RIGHT? Not so fast, see below. The artist fees are blank again! (see previous stories) https://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=23691 Obviously this show lost money just like most of the others.   See the event as promoted here:  https://www.artsblooming.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/10963/710?curdate=12-13-2019&curm=12&cury=2019