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closed #166936

Other

2401-2999 S Weimer Rd, Bloomington, Indiana, 47403

Case Date:
12/30/2018

The recently removed Wapahani lake has produced a new washout problem; and I’m also concerned that a similar problem is going to happen to the remaining lake of the old twin lakes of years past. I’m not sure why people think removing a large body of water is the best answer for alleviating water issues. Anyway, before I digress further. I know the city/county are well aware that something permanent will need to be done. My hopes are that a well thought out plan will be considered

closed #167821

Trails

708 E Crestline DR

Case Date:
3/18/2019

I’ve been using the trails mainly Clear Creek for several years. I’m a bike rider plus walking. The Clear Creek trail seems to be ignored a lot in the last year or so. In the past couple of weeks we have had strong winds, some trees have blown down. The trees were removed in a timely fashion but the small limbs and debris from t/he clean up was left untouched. One area north of That Road and just north of the water fountain gravel and dirt continues to wash out onto the trail but nothing is ever done to resolve the problem. Walking is not as bad as biking but biking can be a real hassle. The trail gets so bad sometimes that I go to Karst Farm even though it’s not as convenient. It seems a lot is being spent to develop the area south of Grimes and Clear Creek gets ignored. I see maintenance workers driving up and down the trail and they even sit and talk a lot but no one ever gets out of the vehicle to improve the trail when only a few minutes could make a big difference. Thanks for your time.

closed #168071

Parks & Playgrounds

Reverend Ernest D Butler Park

Case Date:
4/11/2019

This morning at Rev. Butler park the push button of the water fountain by the bathroom was stuck and water had been flowing for what had looked like a long time. I was able to unlodge the button but I'm worried that it could happen again.

closed #168175

Parks & Playgrounds

3800-3898 N Old in-37, Bloomington, Indiana, 47408

Case Date:
4/18/2019

The Ferguson Dog Park has low lying areas in all three parts of it. It floods and there is standing water for days after a rain. Just needs a little dirt and some grass seed.

closed #168303

Parks & Playgrounds

1015-1069 E 10th St, Bloomington, Indiana, 47405

Case Date:
4/28/2019

The culvert just next to 2680 S Wexley Road (latitude 39.1399, longitude -86.5131) needs cleaning. During rain several weeks ago, the water almost came to our door. It seems that this culver is neglected all the time; when they revised the culverts several years ago, this one was omitted. Often we do not see any flow, just standing water around it.

closed #168354

Other

401-499 N Morton St, Bloomington, Indiana, 47404

Case Date:
5/1/2019

The fountain drain in front of city hall appears clogged. Gross dirty water is filling the spiral end of the fountain, where the drain is.

closed #168678

Parks & Playgrounds

4010-4598 N Stone Mill Rd, Bloomington, Indiana, 47408

Case Date:
5/26/2019

At Ferguson Dog Park there are a couple large mud pits. I and others have noticed there are dogs using the bathroom in these pits and i'm worried dogs will get sick. Not to mention how dirty they get. A lot of water is being wasted cleaning all the dogs. Is there a way these pits could get filled in? I would also like to thank you all for maintaining the dog park. We absolutely love going there and do so four times a week.

closed #168748

Parks & Playgrounds

1005 Thomson Park Dr, Bloomington, Indiana, 47403

Case Date:
5/31/2019

Lock is gone and kids are turning on water

closed #168848

Parks & Playgrounds

47408, Bloomington, Indiana

Case Date:
6/8/2019

The water at Ferguson dog park has been shut off. This is a pretty big problem because dog owners have been taking their dogs here to exercise them expecting that the water will be on to hydrate their dogs. There's no sign or explanation about why the water is off or when it will be back on.

closed #169661

Other

2832 S Atlee ST

Case Date:
8/2/2019

Thanks to the City’s recent quick action of cutting City’s dead tree in front of our house, now it looks much better. Here we just want to give City some advise in choosing the new tree plant location. It seems to us that the dead tree stump must be removed completely in order to replace a new one in the spot, due to the underground gas and water pipelines heavily laid around the tree stump, which makes it very difficult for you to chose another new plant location. We learnt this from the opposite newly house built situation. There were so many red flags around the dead tree stump. So in order to prevent from touching those gas line and cause the gas explosion, City must do it very carefully . Thank you very much for your prompt attention.