By: Diane Benjamin Follow-up to this story: https://wordpress.com/post/blnnews.com/67411 That story has pic from last Friday of brush that was scheduled to be picked up last Tuesday. This pic is from yesterday, the brush is still there – 8 days after it was supposed to be picked up. It has to be in the street to […]
By: Diane Benjamin Just for fun, watch a Bloomington Council meeting without the sound. Observe what the people who aren’t talking are doing. Some of the facial expressions are priceless. The speakers do some entertaining things too – like this: (just two examples, there are more) Think Jenn and the Mayor are a little cozy? […]
By: Diane Benjamin Jenn Carrillo still had her illegal gay pride flag in front of her. Being divisive is why she ran for Council. Keep the popcorn ready. it’s only a matter of time before she makes a fool of herself again.. The can’t miss speech at Public Comment last night came from Gary Lambert. […]
By: Diane Benjamin Original story: https://blnnews.com/2019/05/23/the-lake-bloomington-fire/ I filed this FOIA request for additional information on the Lake Bloomington fire: Below are answers to two of the three questions: Four months after the fire the City has received zero from insurance. I believe they have bought everything they plan to replace except the building. I have […]
By: Diane Benjamin For May 2019 the BCPA has only posted one report: http://www.cityblm.org/government/advanced-components/documents/-folder-1702 More proof government isn’t capable of “entertainment”. The poor are forced to subsidize losers at both the BCPA and the Coliseum. When is the Council going to figure it out?
By: Diane Benjamin I’ve never understood why so many locals think their garbage would never be picked up if it was privatized. Most of those who don’t agree are transplants who came from towns where garbage was privatized. Most are appalled they have to pay the government monopoly to get garbage picked up. Competition always […]
By: Diane Benjamin http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=21989 Issac Thorne will be at the Bloomington Committee of the Whole meeting Monday too. He won’t stick around long since he has to be in Normal at 7:00. Again, there is nothing on the agenda to allow a vote to reject the Connect Transit budget. Tari’s “Armageddon” claims were just fear […]