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City and BEDC Apply for Federal Funds to Establish Trades District Technology Center

With support from the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission, the City of Bloomington, together with the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC), submitted an application on Monday, September 28 for federal funds to support the establishment of a technology center in the downtown Trades District, the city’s Certified Technology Park (CTP). 

Local “CDFI Friendly Bloomington” Model Gains National Exposure

Mayor John Hamilton will participate in a national panel discussion on Wednesday, September 30 about the CDFI Friendly Strategy he pioneered in Bloomington that is being adapted and adopted by other communities around the country.

Mayor Hamilton Appoints Scott Robinson Director of Planning and Transportation

Mayor John Hamilton has appointed Scott Robinson director of the City of Bloomington Department of Planning and Transportation, pending approval by the City’s Plan Commission at its next meeting, scheduled for October 12.

High-School Students Invited to Participate in Third Annual Teen Roundtable

The City of Bloomington Commission on the Status of Children and Youth (CSCY) invites high school-aged students to participate in the Third Annual Teen Roundtable.

Projects Update: Downtown Alley Activation, Garage Progress, Sidewalk Enhancements

The City of Bloomington continues to advance infrastructure projects that enhance economic vitality, environmental sustainability, safety, transportation, and quality of life.

About Bloomington


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


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.