In response I received two emails from her and neither answered those two questions. Obviously At-Large Trustees represent the Town, not the people who live in it. 5 of the 6 believe everything they are told, no data-driven or analytical thought involved. Trustees are the last defense citizens have against an out-or-control government. Taxpayers deserve to know why they are forced to pay much more for insurance than larger Bloomington and why the Town has a cozy relationship with a vendor. Kathleen evidently doesn’t care.
Pam Reece answered the fire hydrant question at the end of the meeting last night. Remember taxpayers paid over $500,000 to run water lines on top of Bloomington’s down West College, supposedly to “close the loop”. Evidently Normal is expecting a huge fire at Rivian that will require water from both Bloomington and Normal – just hit play to hear Reece:
The entire meeting was slightly less than an hour. I might mention other happenings in another story.
My email exchange with Kathleen after the one above: