By: Diane Benjamin Meeting docs: http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/31937 In this story about Bloomington spending: https://blnnews.com/2019/01/26/bloomington-bills-for-monday/ I listed 4 payments to the EDC for $1600 each. It looks like Renner, Buragas, Mathy, and Tyus won the One Voice trip this year to Washington DC. Buragas is leaving the Council April 30th and Tyus is the brand new Assistant […]
By: Diane Benjamin See this previous story: https://blnnews.com/2019/02/07/normals-1000-memorial/ It does appear to be a memorial as requested in the obituary of the lady who died. She wasn’t local and I haven’t found any connection to Normal. Since the documents say this expense will be reimbursed by MICA, I filed one last FOIA. It was paid […]
By: Diane Benjamin Stan is running for the Normal Town Council. Meet him tonight! He actually wants to hear from you, unlike the current Council.
By: Diane Benjamin Evidently the Town of Normal doesn’t understand they can’t use their credit card because it’s convenient – even if the charge is reimbursed. Of course, laws don’t matter in Illinois, more than 1 1/2 years later Tari Renner still hasn’t been charged for misusing his P-Card. Are those Pam Reece’s initials approving […]
No special meeting posted, a demolition permit will likely be issued very soon. Planning to vote now? By: Diane Benjamin Chris Koos seems to have forgotten he does not have overwhelming support from the citizens of Normal: (2017 election results) 12 more votes would have ended the Koos reign of debt and development terror. The […]
By: Diane Benjamin Tonight the Normal Council will be meeting for just a few minutes. The only highlight is selling 2 garbage trucks to the City of Kewanee for $260,000. Normal already bought replacements. It is really tough to keep track of all the Uptown History and how much taxpayers money has been invested, so […]
By: Diane Benjamin I might have to say this once a week until the election: Do Not Vote for 3 people even though the ballot says 3. You are handing people votes who you really don’t want on the Council. Voting for 1, maybe two, gives them a much better chance of winning since Normal […]