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 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 Connect Transit appeared at both City Council meetings last night. Isaac Thorne, General Manager, didn’t hang around the Bloomington meeting for long. He rushed off needlessly to Normal since he wasn’t on the agenda until after public comment and regular business. He could have answered more questions from the Bloomington Council. The […]
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 Start on page 69 Same procedure as the previous article, if you missed it read it first. You won’t want to miss how much Barry Reilly spends on coffee: https://blnnews.com/2019/06/13/district-87-how-about-some-current-spending/ See what was received by FOIA for this month: 04-2019 Buying local doesn’t apply to District 87. Some of these charges do […]
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 […]