Julie Hile’s contract

By: Diane Benjamin Normal paid the McLean County Regional Planning Commission $54,000 as their last meeting:  https://blnnews.com/2020/06/13/normals-asininity/ I previously wrote about Julie Hile’s involvement with the MCRPC here:  https://blnnews.com/2020/05/21/progressive-julie-hile/ I received a copy of the contract Hile signed with the MCRPC.  See it here:  Vision_Zero_Contract-HG-20190619_(Final_Executed)_redacted Excerpts: The contract was sign in July of 2019, so […]

Normal’s asininity

By:  Diane Benjamin http://normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3660 The Town of Normal is going together with the County, Bloomington, and BNWRD to fund hazardous waste collection days through the Ecology Action Center. PDF page 61: This is common sense since citizens expect nobody associated with the Town to profit off this contract.  Too bad it didn’t apply to this: […]

Attacking the poor in Normal

By:  Diane Benjamin http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2996 Tonight Normal may prove government destroys affordable housing. On the agenda is mandatory recycling for all multi-family housing.  Non-compliance fines are $100 per day!  Who MUST recycle: Attacking the poor is so easy when ideology rules over common sense.  Affordable housing will become even less affordable.  Where is the League of […]

Normal’s (Funny)Business Tuesday

By:  Diane Benjamin Tuesday night the Normal Council will accept the audited financial statements.  Once again, required disclosures are not included  See page 82:  http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2708. The Government Accounting Standards Board issued a statement in June of 2015 requiring the disclosure of future liabilities for post-employment benefits (healthcare).  Since the financial statements being released are as […]

Normal: Paying to Manipulated You

Below is a list of the top 50 people paid by the Town of Normal in 2010.  Go to OpenTheBooks.com is you want to see names.  Medium HOUSEHOLD income in McLean County 2006-2010 was $57,642.  http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/17/17113.html 2010    Town Of Normal         $156,585.31 2010    Town Of Normal         $134,396.06 2010    Town Of Normal         $122,905.14 2010   […]

Chris Koos and Kevin McCarthy

Attn: Everybody who applied to fill the seat of Jason Chambers on the Normal City Council You never had a chance of being selected.  Kevin McCarthy got the job because he fully supports Chris Koos and the “Sustainability” agenda the built Uptown Normal. Below is a billing sheet from the Hile Group – Kevin McCarthy […]

Your Personal Property Rights, Hile Group, and the Town of Normal

If you haven’t watched this video – TAKE the TIME NOW.  Start at 33:51 and watch until the end. The video is a presentation by Julie Hile, hired by YOUR local government, with one purpose:  Get the agenda of government funded and implemented by controlling the conversation. This video talks specifically about people in Bloomington-Normal […]


A mere two weeks ago CITYWATCH dropped the Hile Bombshell – an expose’ that revealed a multi-levelled, multi-layered and multi-year plan that exploited two entire communities, slanted objectives, and distorted the process in which to get there. What was essentially a confession of sorts, no less an admission of facts, local consultant/facilitator, Julie Hile of the Hile Group, disclosed […]

You’ve been Duped Bloomington – Local Main Street Task Facilitator Julie Hile Tells All

It comes to no surprise to those of us “in the shadows“, as we have been tagged. To those of us “in the know”.  Those of us who have been involved in this Main Street/Form Based Code debate with local government from the beginning have known all along something was amiss. And those of us in the know have been well […]