Bloomington talks cannabis tonight?

By:  Diane Benjamin The City of Bloomington is holding a Committee of the Whole meeting tonight.  On the Agenda: The last time appointments to Boards and Commission were discussed it got contentious.  Renner wanted an appointment many on the Council objected to.  The entire process was tabled until tonight for more discussion. Video Gaming licenses […]

Can you hear sucking sounds from the BCPA?

By:  Diane Benjamin That would be – sucking up your tax dollars! June event reports:    http://www.cityblm.org/government/advanced-components/documents/-folder-1702 Read the Executive Director’s Comments.  Some shows were Free Free Free!  How did the “free” Gothic at Midnight show have revenues of exactly $10,000? Bloomington is now pretending to be Normal where people have to be lured downtown […]

Bloomington Council Can’t Make Decisions

By:  Diane Benjamin Absent last night:  Jenn Carrillo and Jeff Crabill. Tari Renner claimed he is homeless because pipes broke in his house.  I wonder if he will be paying the likely high water bill?  I hope he didn’t opt out of the insurance that will cover part of the cost.  He was back from […]

At least Bloomington is honest now

By:  Diane Benjamin I think Tari mentioned Mboka would be conducting Monday’s meeting, maybe he extended his taxpayer funded trip to Hawaii. Unless something gets pulled from the consent agenda, the meeting will be really short.  As of now nothing is mentioned under “Regular Agenda”. There is an interesting item on the Consent Agenda:  Using […]