Skip to main content

News & Events

City of Bloomington Utilities Issues Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Southwest Bloomington

City of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) has repaired water main damage on South Old State Road 37. Many customers of CBU and Southern Monroe Water Authority were temporarily disconnected from water service on Tuesday afternoon while crews repaired the break.

State of the Urban Forest Report Shows Surge in Number, Health, Diversity of City Trees

A recent inventory of the City of Bloomington’s public tree population reveals significant increases in the number, health, and diversity of our trees along City streets, in rights-of-way, and within public parks. 

Public Input Sought for B-Line Extension Project; Infrastructure Improvements Update

The City of Bloomington Planning & Transportation Department is hosting a public meeting to discuss a project to extend the B-Line Trail on Wednesday, September 18 at 6 p.m. in the atrium of City Hall (401 North Morton St.). 

Indiana University Woman to Receive Prestigious 2019 Indiana Torchbearer Award

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Brandi Smith, Senior Assistant Director at the Career Development Center on IU Bloomington’s campus will receive one of seven Torchbearer Awards at a ceremony at the Indiana Historical Society, 450 West Ohio Street in Indianapolis. 

Fire Hydrant Maintenance Continues During Week of September 16th

City of Bloomington Utilities is conducting fire hydrant maintenance this week within an area bounded as follows:

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.