By: Diane Benjamin The Normal Town Council meeting last night was over TWO hours long. Not because there was heavy discussion of spending, it was tribute night for departing Jeff Fritzen and RC McBride. The election is still stinging the establishment! The are worried about “the plan” and should be. The $100 a month lease […]
By: Diane Benjamin This item is on the consent agenda, meaning unless it gets pulled there won’t be any discussion: http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3274 This is the space the engineering department used before moving to the space in 1 Uptown Circle which costs the Town $35,248.77 a month now (See PDF page 10). Worse, the first floor […]
By: Diane Benjamin Chris Koos must have taken his defeat Tuesday harder than he’s publicly saying. Two new Trustees that have called out the “Plan” to buy people to move Uptown will be seated May 1. Chris claimed he doesn’t take it as a rebuke of Town policies. It was of course, but dictator types […]
By: Diane Benjamin If 10% of voters in Bloomington bother to vote I will be surprised! Turnout is making elections a waste of time. I voted this morning. Eight races were listed – only one had a choice. I leave uncontested races blank since my vote doesn’t matter anyway. Yes, we will end up losing […]
By: Diane Benjamin Campaign signs are illegal to display on Public Property. Isn’t this Public Property? Guess who owns the property connected to this Public Property! Page down . . . . . ⇓ ⇓ ⇓ ⇓ The Mayor of Normal! Of course the signs are for his three chosen candidates: Shields, McBride, and Lorenz.
By: Diane Benjamin I hear David Shields has lots of nice signs around Normal. The citizens of Normal need to know he will support the Koos agenda: https://illinoissunshine.org/committees/friends-of-chris-koos-32789/ If you want to stop the Uptown agenda that is ignoring the rest of Normal, Shields is not the guy who will do that. I […]
No special meeting posted, a demolition permit will likely be issued very soon. Planning to vote now? By: Diane Benjamin Chris Koos seems to have forgotten he does not have overwhelming support from the citizens of Normal: (2017 election results) 12 more votes would have ended the Koos reign of debt and development terror. The […]