By: Diane Benjamin
Meaning it is already a done deal, the Council will hear a presentation on expanding the library: http://bloomingtonil.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=1&ID=1095&Inline=True
I bet you didn’t know expanding the library will great a prosperous downtown – just like the Coliseum, the BCPA, resurfacing the roads, Wayfinding signs, the Visitor’s Center, and planters did.
Long time readers know the library doesn’t want to expand for books. They want programs, likely funded by taxpayers, to get people to come. See “appropriate leisure and recreational opportunities”. They aren’t talking about browsing books.
Businesses are failing, people have lost their jobs, but nobody at the City of Bloomington has been affected. Forward!
2 council initiatives are also on the agenda. The Council will decide whether to pursue them.
I doubt this one limits interaction with ICE if crimes are committed by someone here illegally, but we will find out.
Is rent still not being paid too? Everybody needs to provide service for free?