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City of Bloomington, Indiana

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The Commission works to educate the public concerning the goals and methods of historic preservation. Nine volunteer local commissioners, all local residents experienced in historic preservation, are appointed by the mayor. They are assisted by a staff member from the city Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development.

Statutory Authority: BMC 2.16

 

Upcoming Events

It Starts Here BCT Event

Charles Marohn, president of Strong Towns, a national nonprofit working to strengthen financial resilience in America’s towns and cities, will be presenting to the public on Thursday, August 3rd.

At 7 PM, Mr. Marohn will give a lecture titled “It Starts Here”, at the historic Buskirk-Chumley Theater at 114 E. Kirkwood Ave. He will be doing a book sale and signing before the lecture starting at 6 PM. This presentation will showcase Strong Towns’ innovative approach to community growth, which focuses on how a community can grow stronger by making small, incremental investments over time, both at the government and citizen level. Mr. Marohn will also open the floor for discussion with attendees. Public officials and local change-advocates are especially invited to attend.

About Strong Towns:
Strong Towns is a national media organization whose mission is to advocate for a model of development that allows America's cities, towns and neighborhoods to grow financially strong and resilient. Strong Towns began in 2008 as a blog written by Charles Marohn. Today, it is a nonprofit publishing daily content by dozens of contributors, sharing weekly podcasts and giving presentations around the US and Canada. Strong Towns reaches an audience of more than 25,000 viewers and listeners per month, and has over 1500 members. Learn more at http://www.strongtowns.org

Members

Leslie Abshier

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Mayor
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2019-12-31

Flavia Burrell

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Mayor
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2019-12-31

Jeannine Butler

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Mayor
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2017-12-31

Duncan Campbell

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Common Council
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2019-12-31

Sam DeSollar

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Mayor
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2019-12-31

Jeff Goldin

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Mayor
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2018-12-31

Marjorie Hudgins

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Common Council
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2019-12-31

Deb Hutton

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Common Council
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2017-12-31

Kelsey Maas

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Mayor
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2017-12-31

Derek Richey

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Common Council
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2019-12-31

Lee Sandweiss

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Mayor
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2018-12-31

John Saunders

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Mayor
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2017-12-31

Chris Sturbaum

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Mayor
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2018-12-31