Zoom could be over

By: Diane Benjamin Chris Koos announced last night the next meeting could be back to in person. Zoom was way more fun except for public comments that couldn’t connect and the “Can you hear me?” chorus. Stan Nord pulled several items from the Omnibus agenda. One was the bills. Koos didn’t want to hear about […]

Robustelli wrong, Scritchlow right!

By:  Diane Benjamin This week the McLean County Land Use committee rejected forcing people to recycle.  An amendment was brought to the committee by newly appointed member Ryan Scritchlow.  Even though Board member Carlo Robustelli is not a member of the Land Use Committee, it didn’t stop him from making this comment on Facebook: Carlo, […]

Budgeted consultants

By:  Diane Benjamin Below are some consulting items I’ve found in the 2017 Detailed Budget:  FY 2017 Budget Detail There are others in Water Admin and Engineering that I didn’t post.  Some items do require consultants. ________________________ ANNUAL COUNCIL RETREAT FACILITATOR SERVICES – $25,000.00 DEPARTMENT HEAD RETREAT FACILITATOR SERVICES – $12,000.00 LYNN MONTEI ASSOCIATES – […]