More on Normal last Monday

By: Diane Benjamin Want to know why taxpayers have to pay $51,290 to make Uptown Circle ADA compliant? Somebody filed a complaint with the Illinois Attorney General who investigated and told Normal it doesn’t comply. Evidently that person did not approach the Town first. The biggest item is adding a handrail, but the ramp is […]

Remember Normal’s Energy Audit?

By:  Diane Benjamin This story is from April 21, 2020: The story proves Normal’s claim of being environmentally friendly is false.  To be labeled an Energy Star building it must be rated at least 75, 11 Uptown on rated 43.  The rating is based on energy consumption as compared to other like buildings.  That […]

Normal last night – Part 1

By:  Diane Benjamin The Town held a Liquor Commission meeting that went way over time allotted.  The regular meeting started 1/2 hour late. 35:40 – one public comment by Ron Ulmer.  His comments were on recycling and contract employees being required to wear masks 38:00 Pam Reece reviewed some items on the Omnibus Agenda. Stan […]