Zoning changes aren’t going away

By:  Diane Benjamin The proposed zoning changes will be before the Bloomington City Council soon.  Everybody claims it isn’t form based code which takes away your right to do with your property what is in your best interest. This is a link to what is proposed:  http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=20438 It 246 pages of gibberish you will only […]


By:  Diane Benjamin The Bloomington Planning Commission just passed the new Zoning Ordinance.  The City council will fall right in line and pass it too. You will no longer have the right to do with your property what you want.  Congrats Bloomington! https://blnnews.com/2018/12/17/proposed-zoning-may-crush-you/ Progressives want to run your life,  they will have the law to […]

Bloomington is getting Form Based Code

By:  Diane Benjamin The City of Bloomington has been trying to pass Form Based Code for years.  Normal already has it.  Everything looks the same, especially the student housing.  Individualism isn’t allowed.  Almost every building is retail on the bottom with apartment above, whether there is a need for retail or not.  One Uptown Circle […]

Fox Creek gets new golf carts tonight

By:  Diane Benjamin http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=20879 Prairie Vista got new golf carts almost a year ago for $155,753.80:     https://blnnews.com/2018/02/27/bloomington-council-festivities/ Tonight the Den gets them, and it appears the money isn’t coming from the Enterprise Fund profits.  The Prairie Vista purchase didn’t either.  Remember golf is supposed to balance because it’s in an Enterprise Fund.  The documentation […]