By: Diane Benjamin Tonight the Town of Normal will attempt to seize power there is no need for: https://blnnews.com/2020/03/22/normal-emergency-meeting-monday/ Mayor Koos and Pam Reece want broad powers to respond however they see fit when no emergency exists locally. See this story from earlier today: https://blnnews.com/2020/03/23/just-the-facts-china-corona-virus/ Worse, the Town of Normal doesn’t want citizens present. Public […]
By: Diane Benjamin At last Monday’s meeting of the Normal Town Council Chris Koos tried to justify the Town buying a bike from his business to present to retiring Trustee Jeff Fritzen. The bike was in addition to the lavish party the Town threw for him. https://blnnews.com/2020/03/03/more-on-fritzens-retirement/ Koos claimed he sold the bike to the […]
By: Diane Benjamin Two citizens mentioned the gift to Jeff Fritzen during public comment tonight. Koos didn’t like being challenged so he decided to respond. He claims he overlooked submitting the bill, that explains a lot mayor especially below market leases. Koos also claimed he sold it to the Town at cost. Koos claimed no […]
By: Diane Benjamin In case you forgot, see this story: https://blnnews.com/2020/02/01/fake-news-wglt-2/ WGLT did a story attacking Stan Nord using a letter City Manager Pam Reece sent to Stan Nord. WGLT couldn’t possibly have obtained it by FOIA. That letter was leaked to them, yes folks your government is either anti-business or willing to destroy anyone […]
By: Diane Benjamin The Mayor decided to post on Facebook yesterday: I guarantee he isn’t suddenly MAGA and voting for Trump. Two of the responses are perfect: Koos did have a couple of supporters: I will let the guy that helped win WWII respond for me: . . . . . . .
By: Diane Benjamin Chris Koos posted this on Facebook: Other than bad grammer, this statement proves he is clueless. He has not been paying attention to citizens because he doesn’t want to! Facts Chris: 1 Uptown Circle is a failure because of the ridiculous lease your previous Council approved to get the building built 1 […]
By: Diane Benjamin Would anybody be surprised if there was? We do live in Illinois after all! WGLT did a story yesterday about Stan Nord’s property on W. College. First you need to know this: Below are payments to WGLT from Normal taxpayers while one of WGLT’s employees was a trustee: (RC McBride) Why did […]