By: Diane Benjamin With virtually nothing on the agenda Normal might be back to a short meeting. I don’t expect that trend to continue unless they are completely out of money and just not telling anyone. Monday would be a great time for off-agenda Public Comment – lots of them! Koos has the time to […]
By: Diane Benjamin The email was included in the latest FOIA from Normal. This email is about the bike share program. Evidently Town policy is: If we think you need it we will force you to subsidize it!
By: Diane Benjamin Normal decided they had to spend tax dollars for a bike share program: https://blnnews.com/2017/05/24/run-over-by-democracy/ Instead of allowing Zagster to set up their own program, if there is even a demand for bike sharing, the Town once again usurped capitalism. How is bike sharing done in the most liberal city in Texas – […]
By: Diane Benjamin http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3262 Where radicals go to meet twice a year, the cost of conferences isn’t included: Special clothing required? What got appraised and for what purpose? Below are payments made to developers for one of Normal’s 5 TIF districts. The available information is a year old, we won’t have current info for many […]
By: Diane Benjamin The silent majority who just want government to leave them alone are being stomped by the local boots of government. They stayed home yet again for the local elections. Evidently their destruction is the only remedy for narcolepsy. Stay asleep, that’s what they want (and your money). This is what Democracy looks […]
By: Diane Benjamin Bills for approval tonight: http://normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2509 This is for the Big Group going to DC to beg for money: The media gets paid: Bikes: Normal paid Connect $32 for their employee’s rides + this subsidy: Video for Uptown, events? I have no idea, but it’s a frequent expense. Elections matter – this expense […]