City & County Concerns: Places to Go Today

— There’s a hearing on the DeKalb County 2010 proposed budget this evening, and DeKalb County Online has details. Staff are proposing to deficit spend on purpose, and there may be more debt in our future, without our consent. — DeKalb resident John Duerk calls for major reforms of city government in a letter to…

Fire Fighter Open Thread

From Monday’s City Council meeting agenda: 2) RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF DEKALB, ILLINOIS TO EXECUTE A VARIANCE AGREEMENT TO THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH THE DEKALB INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS, LOCAL 1236, AFL-CIO FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1, 2008 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2011. The City and IAFF Local 1236 have…

Letter to County Board Re: Monsanto Enterprise Zone

Dan Kenney has sent the DeKalb County Board a more detailed version of last week’s letter to the editor: August 17, 2009 DeKalb County Board members: Please consider the information below before voting on the Monsanto request for the enterprise zone expansion. The citizens of DeKalb County are counting on a vote that will best…