By: Diane Benjamin Stan is running for the Normal Town Council. Meet him tonight! He actually wants to hear from you, unlike the current Council.
By: Diane Benjamin http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3156 Explanation needed: Understand now why the Chamber endorses who they endorse? More employee benefits at your expense:: Rivian! Is the first floor still empty? Did anybody report how many bikes are actually used? Consult on what? Does anybody else pay dues? Ever see a report? Remember Bloomington’s Downtown Association that dissolved? Paying […]
By: Diane Benjamin Monday night the Normal Town Council will vote to themselves raises. They won’t take effect until May 1st. Anybody not up for election will be voting for themselves if they win reelection in two years, which is silly to pay at different rates. Those elected in April get the raise. Even weirder, […]
Press Release November 18, 2018 Stan Nord to run for Normal Town Council Stan Nord is pleased to announce his candidacy for Normal Town Council in the consolidated election on April 2nd, 2019. He has prepared the necessary filings and is excited to start the campaign process. He looks forward to presenting his views on […]
I’m not capable of extensive reading and writing thanks to the concussion. I have no idea when I will be or if I will ever feel like doing it again. If you want to see what Normal is up to Monday night, here’s the link: http://www.normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3107 I was appalled to hear the success of schools […]
By: Diane Benjamin At the last meeting of the Normal Town Council citizens showed up to protest the latest development plan for Uptown: https://blnnews.com/2018/10/16/normal-citizens-showed-up-no-minds-changed/ Two speakers decried the plan to destroy more historic buildings. The Council didn’t care and passed the plan anyway. There is now a petition on-line to save the mural: https://www.change.org/p/town-of-normal-city-council-save-the-mural-save-our-money It […]
By: Diane Benjamin Proving yet again the plan must be followed in Normal, the Bush development was approved for yet another building in Uptown. It doesn’t matter the building across the street has a vacant ground floor and empty apartments upstairs. The agreement for the building doesn’t require the use of local labor. One speaker […]