How is an application lost?

By:  Diane Benjamin Bloomington City Council last night: See 12:17. A 30 year employee of the Illinois State Police spoke at Public Comment,  He applied for the Police Chief position.  His application was submitted on time and he received a confirmation email saying his application was received.  He followed up with Nicole Albertson, head of […]

Liquor License Denied to Park Pantry

By:  Diane Benjamin By a vote of 5-4 the Liquor License recommended by Tari Renner’s Liquor Commission was denied. 4 members of the council supported the license:  Scott Black, Jamie Mathy, Julie Emig, and Jeff Crawbill.  Reasons given were to support a large investment on the west side and a review of the license after […]

Bloomington Council Can’t Make Decisions

By:  Diane Benjamin Absent last night:  Jenn Carrillo and Jeff Crabill. Tari Renner claimed he is homeless because pipes broke in his house.  I wonder if he will be paying the likely high water bill?  I hope he didn’t opt out of the insurance that will cover part of the cost.  He was back from […]

Miscellaneous

By:  Diane Benjamin Homeland Security has not issued a valid retainer for Jose Rodriguez.  They knew when they sent one signed by an immigration officer instead of a judge it wasn’t valid in Illinois because former REPUBLICAN Governor Rauner signed the Trust Act. I looked up who voted to make Illinois a sanctuary State, none […]