By: Diane Benjamin
Thursday the Planning Commission will hear from citizens about One Normal Plaza. This Commission is made up of unelected citizens that are appointed by Chris Koos.
See who is on the Board here: https://normal.org/401/Planning-Commission
Also note: NO email addresses or phone numbers are on this site for citizens to contact them! They supposedly work for you and are your voice on issues that affect your life, but you aren’t allowed to contact them without attending a meeting.
Town Planner Mercy Davidson’s name is on the requested zoning changes in One Normal Plaza. Since she has an email address, some comments have been sent to her to give to the Planning Commission, she has refused to forward them.
Remember when Kathleen Lorenz made a huge deal about keeping the Planning Commission business separate from the Council? She was upset Stan Nord got involved with the area citizens of ONP (at their request) and thought he violated the separation. Lorenz said nothing when Chemberly Cummings did last night. Sound like she needs to recuse herself if this issue comes to Council: