Flashback 2014, what we don’t see anymore

By:  Diane Benjamin I was searching my site for one name mentioned in this 2014 story, sorry no hints. Maybe you too have forgotten how bad the PCard spending was in 2014.  Happily we don’t see this excessive eating at your expense anymore, just occasionally now. Relive the “free lunch” Tari used to claim didn’t […]

Pre-meeting food fest and more

By:  Diane Benjamin Tonight’s festivities of the Bloomington City Council start with feeding themselves.  3 meetings are scheduled so the main event at 7:00 doesn’t waste time discussing the issues.  It’s much easier to pass the new tax levy when the discussion already took place earlier. Meeting #1 – Executive Session (secret meeting) The City […]

Monday’s spending your bucks:

By:  Diane Benjamin (Wait a little longer for the stories referenced yesterday) From Bills and Payroll for 6/27/16:  http://www.cityblm.org/index.aspx?page=242&parent=9535   More Consultants: http://www.biddle.com/ _________________ Legal:   _________________ This is the same consultant used to evaluate David Hales:  https://blnnews.com/2016/06/22/bloomington-another-consultant/ _________________ Media: Now: Eating and traveling at your expense: City Council Expenses Station 220 Inc $ 30.47 […]

October’s eating at your expense!

By:  Diane Benjamin It’s amazing the Council still feels entitled to feed themselves and call it business.  http://www.cityblm.org/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=9418  Page 91 City Council Exp Maggie Miley $ 32.97 Business lunch for Mayor, N. Finlen & A. Quick City Council Exp Hansen Center $ 18.97 Business lunch for Mayor & J. Zeunick City Council Exp Avanti Italian […]