Bloomington: 2/24/2020

By:  Diane Benjamin Bills and Payroll:  https://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=23995 Agenda:  https://bloomingtonil.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=1&ID=1059&Inline=True Congrats taxpayers!  No employees are receiving Sick Leave Buy Back payments this time to spike their pensions.  Don’t get excited though, you will be paying again: See PDF page 89 of the agenda. Denise Balagna will be receiving an extra $205.78 per month Joyce McKeon will […]

As Seen on Facebook – Bernie supporters

By:  Diane Benjamin None of the below is even possible, but Bernie Sanders supporters are working hard to win the nomination. Why does this matter? Look closer. Bloomington elected 2 people who think the above is possible. Congrats Bloomington.  Aldermen Carrillo and Crabill are active socialists. The other 7 Council members need to stand united […]

Bloomington Council “hears” budget details

By:  Diane Benjamin The Bloomington City Council meets tonight at 6:00, Normal meets at 7:00. Bloomington tonight:    https://bloomingtonil.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=1&ID=1055&Inline=True PDF page 19 Who decides what the “right” fit is and why does their opinion matter? I hope nobody still believes the Council does the budget.  See PDF page 21: The Council gets 10 MINUTES to […]