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Mayor Hamilton Releases Statement Regarding the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade Ruling

Mayor John Hamilton issues the following statement: “Earlier today a radical conservative majority of the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, pushing women’s reproductive privacy and options to the states.

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City Reports Six New COVID-19 Employee Cases

Six City workers have reported positive results of COVID-19 tests since the June 13 update, including one Utilities (CBU) employee, two Parks and Recreation (Parks) employees, two City Hall employees, and one Bloomington Fire Department (BFD) employee.

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Bloomington Improves Accessibility with More ADA-compliant Curb Ramps; A New Griffy Hiking Trail is Being Constructed; and a Short Length of 17th Street is Closed Through the End of the Month

Numerous infrastructure improvement projects are underway this season to advance community goals, including safety, sustainability, accessibility, equity, economic vitality, and quality of life in Bloomington. The City will provide regular public updates on a range of these improvements as they progress. City departments coordinate with one another, as well as with private developers, to minimize the impact on Bloomington residents and visitors. 

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City Accepting Applications to Serve on City’s Boards and Commissions

The City of Bloomington’s Office of the Mayor is accepting applications from community members who would like to serve on one of the following City’s boards or commissions:

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City Reports Ten New COVID-19 Employee Cases

Ten City workers have reported positive results of COVID-19 tests since the June 9 update, including one Bloomington Transit (BT) employee, five Parks and Recreation (Parks) employees, one City Hall employee, and three Bloomington Police Department (BPD) employees.

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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 Hamilton

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.