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City to Dedicate Aurora Almanac Art Installation at Trades District Garage

The City of Bloomington invites community members to a celebration of the installation of the artwork Aurora Almanac at the Trades District Garage.
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City of Bloomington Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Index for Seventh Consecutive Year

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, in partnership with the Equality Federation, has announced that Bloomington has again been awarded a perfect score on the annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI). Now in its tenth year, the index of 506 cities nationwide uses 49 criteria to evaluate how inclusive a city’s laws, policies, and services are of the LGBTQ+ people who live and work there. Bloomington was one of 110 cities in the U.S. to earn a perfect score this year, up from 94 last year. 
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Installation of Artwork at Fourth Street Garage Begins Monday, Requires Temporary Street Closures

Installation of the Fourth Street Garage’s custom artwork beginning Monday, November 29 will require closure of the eastbound lane of Fourth Street between College Avenue and Walnut Street, and the sidewalk on the south side of the street from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Thursday, December 2. The left, parking lane of Walnut St. and the sidewalk on the west side of the street will be closed (and unavailable for parking) between Third and Fourth Streets from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., December 3 through 17. The closures have been approved by the Board of Public Works.
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Soil Samples Do Not Indicate Actionable Lead Levels after Controlled Burn

Soil samples taken from properties where debris was most heavily dispersed after the November 5 controlled burn do not contain levels of lead exceeding IDEM limits for residential or direct contact exposure.
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City Offers Free On-Street Parking For Thanksgiving Weekend and in City Garages Saturdays in December

The City of Bloomington will offer free parking on the street downtown and in City garages from Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday and to support downtown business activity.  

About Bloomington

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Bloomington is nestled in the rolling hills of southern Indiana and home to 85,000 residents and serves as a home away from home for tens of thousands of Indiana University students and alumni. You'll cherish the city's dynamic energy, spectacular scenery, outdoor activities, world-class educational opportunities, Big Ten sporting events, thriving local businesses, vibrant arts scene and unique shopping and dining experiences. Bloomington's admittedly unique character welcomes all to participate in community building. Our friendly, safe, and inviting environment embrace visitors and ideas from across the globe. We are a city of both dreamers and doers. Whether you come for school, business, pleasure, or would like to make this your home, you are welcome in Bloomington.

Mayor John Hamilton

Mayor Hamilton

A Bloomington native and long-time public servant, John Hamilton was elected the 26th mayor of Bloomington. Mayor Hamilton is committed to building a Bloomington that is more productive, sustainable and equitable for current and future generations.