Why Bloomington can’t fix the roads

By:  Diane Benjamin The financial statements for Bloomington’s year ended 4/30/19 are finally being presented at Council Monday night:  https://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=23337 The chart below shows the long term debt.   Why can’t the roads be fixed?  Because retired employees need paid.  OPEB is Other Post Employment Benefits.  Look closely at these numbers! PDF page 31 This chart […]

Bloomington Regular Agenda

By:  Diane Benjamin At 1:221:45 the Bloomington Council finally got to the regular agenda. First was hiring a consultant to update the historical preservation plan.  The City Planner claimed this group is going to do extensive public outreach.  (Bring it On Bloomington flopped, but the results of that public outreach are golden  https://blnnews.com/2014/09/19/bring-it-on-bloomington-flops/) One thing […]