Ah . . Public Comment

By:  Diane Benjamin Normal Town Council last night: First to speak was Craig Stimpert. (4:27) The topic was pensions funding and the constant raising of property taxes to fund them.  Craig called this Town practice unsustainable.  The Town uses property taxes because they refuse to make pension funding part of the budget.   He called out […]

Normal: Emails you need to see

By:  Diane Benjamin All of these emails were received by FOIA. Remember when the Trustees job was described by Chris Koos, Pam Reece, and others as “Policy Only”? Those comments were made to Stan Nord in regards to his questioning spending.  He was told that wasn’t his job. Evidently the job of a Trustee is […]

Chemberly: Wrong again

By:  Diane Benjamin Last night’s Normal Town Council meeting lasted close to 4 hours.  It started with a conga line of Uptown supporters, most (if not all) connected to government.  2 objectors to the Fiala payoff were conveniently placed at the end of Public Comment.  It started at 8:00 if you want to watch. On […]