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Consideration of the Transportation Plan, an amendment to the City's Comprehensive Plan

In early 2018, the Common Council approved the City's Comprehensive Plan, the community's guiding land use document.  The proposed Transportation Plan will amend the Comprehensive Plan.  The Plan Commission issued a positive recommendation of the Plan and certified the Plan to the Common Council on 10 December 2018.  The proposed Transportation Plan, including appendices can be accessed here (and by clicking on the image to the right).

The Schedule for Council consideration of the Plan is as follows:

Wednesday, 23 January 23, 2019, 6:3p

  • Executive Summary
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: State of Transportation in Bloomington
    (Portions of Appendix, where applicable)
  • View Powerpoint Presentation
  • View the Meeting Video
     

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 6:3p

  • Chapter 3: Street Network and Classifications
    (Portions of Appendix, where applicable)
  • View Powerpoint Presentation
  • View the Meeting Video
     

Wednesday, 06 February 2019, 6:3p

  • Chapter 4: Recommended Projects
  • Chapter 5: Next Steps for Key Recommendations
  • Chapter 6: Conclusion
    (Portions of Appendix, where applicable)
  • View Powerpoint Presentation
  • View the Meeting Video
     

Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Initial deadline for Council Members to sponsor amendments (by contacting the Planning and Transportation staff and Council Office).


Friday, 29 March 2019, Noon, Council Library
Council Work Session to discuss amendments, the prospect of other amendments, and how to proceed with further deliberation.


Friday, 12 April 2019
Release of sponsored amendments in the Council Office.
> Please find the first round of sponsored amendments linked here. 


Monday, 29 April 2019, Noon
Deadline for the public to submit amendments to the Council Office via email at council@bloomington.in.gov. (The public is encouraged to submit amendments and to do so well before the above deadline.  See Amendments below).


Friday, 10 May 2019, Noon, Council Library
Council Work Session to review amendments and also the deadline for Council members to sponsor additional amendments


Friday, 17 May 2019
Release of weekly Council Legislative Packet containing amendments


Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 6:3p, Council Chambers
Council Special Session to further consider Resolution 19-01 and the Transportation Plan.  Further deliberations may be necessary and, if so, the Council anticipates using the following Wednesday evenings at its usual meeting time to conclude its work on this legislation. 

 

Proposing Amendments to the Transportation Plan

Sponsorship. Amendments must be sponsored by Council members.  While members of the public may not propose amendments directly, they may request that a Councilmember do so.  Requests for Councilmember sponsorship may either be sent to council@bloomington.in.gov or sent directly to a Councilmember (individual e-mail addresses can be found here: https://bloomington.in.gov/council)

In Writing.  All amendments must be in written form and must be on a form provided by the Council Office. The form is posted here.

Deadline.  The deadline for amendments is as above.  Amendments should be submitted directly to Council staff by Councilmembers. Members of the public who wish to have a Councilmember sponsor an amendment should contact the Council or Councilmember as soon as practicable.