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City Reports Twenty New COVID-19 Cases

Twenty City workers have reported positive results of COVID-19 laboratory tests since the January 6 update, including four Parks & Recreation (Parks) employees, three Bloomington Police Department (BPD) employees, four Utilities (CBU) employees, one City Hall employee, three Bloomington Fire Department (BFD) employees, three Bloomington Transit (BT) employees, and two employees of the Department of Public Works (DPW). 

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City Parks Department Accepting Applications for Vendor Spaces at 2022 Summer Art Fairs

Submit an application online by Feb. 25 for full consideration.

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City Invites Public to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Birthday Celebration

The City of Bloomington invites the community to the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration, Monday, January 17 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater*. The event will include remarks by Deputy Mayor Don Griffin, members of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Commission, and others starting at 7 p.m. 

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City Reports Fourteen New COVID-19 Cases

Fourteen City workers have reported positive results of COVID-19 laboratory tests since the December 30 update, including two Parks & Recreation (Parks) employees, one Bloomington Police Department (BPD) employee, two Utilities (CBU) employees, two City Hall employees, three Bloomington Fire Department (BFD) employees, two Bloomington Housing Authority (BHA) employees, and two employees of the Department of Public Works (DPW). 

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Cold Weather Safety and Resources

In anticipation of the extreme cold temperatures over the next few days, the City of Bloomington advises residents for their safety to avoid prolonged outdoor exposure, and to check on elderly family members and neighbors often to assure their safety.  

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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.

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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.