Office of the Mayor

Welcome to City Hall

Mayor Kruzan Portrait

Bloomington is one of the great places to live. Its unique style and friendly and safe environment are matched by few communities in the nation.

To make Bloomington an even better place to live, I have established four main initiatives:

  1. Community Commerce
    Community Commerce addresses the needs of our local economy - from small business interests, workforce development and advocacy to economic development, jobs and industry. A strong and diverse economy, with an eye toward sustainability and balance, are key to a healthy community.
  2. Community Collaboration
    Community Collaboration can be the best way to further an initiative. Joining forces with groups such as County government, local nonprofits, businesses and educational institutions allows the City and the partnering agencies to maximize their innovation, resources, talents and even dollars.
  3. Community Condition
    Community Condition addresses a broad range of issues often best addressed by municipal government. Issues that impact the human condition, our animals and the community at large include public safety, healthcare, animal care and shelter adoptions, public infrastructure, fitness, affordable housing, education and recidivism. The City works hard to provide programs, amenities and services that result in a safe, healthy community with many opportunities for education and self-betterment.
  4. Community Character
    What sets Bloomington apart from other communities is our unique Community Character. Bloomington is quirky and creative, from our arts and entertainment to our trails, events, architecture, restaurants and shops. As a community, we must safeguard, enhance and celebrate what is special about Bloomington, and as a government, we must protect and promote our uniqueness.

These initiatives are intertwined and interdependent components of Community. And while we're working hard to implement these initiatives, it is you, our citizens, who make Bloomington a terrific place to live. Our 100 police officers, 99 firefighters, free recycling services and more than 1,000 recreational opportunities are all a result of you expressing your community priorities.

Achieving a better Bloomington is a team effort. Contacting me with any questions or concerns is the only way to keep our city thriving. So please feel free to let me know about anything I can do to help you enjoy our city to the fullest.

My goal as your Mayor is to make government work for you.

Thanks for visiting the City of Bloomington web site!

Mark Kruzan, Mayor