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August 2017 News

Retirement Community Officials Respond to Wastewater Release

Officials from the Meadowood Retirement Community in Bloomington have remediated the situation after an undetermined amount of wastewater was recently released into the watershed from a source on the retirement community’s property.

City Releases Timeline For Transition to Modernized Sanitation Plan

The City of Bloomington’s Sanitation Division has released a timeline for the transition into its modernized sanitation plan from the existing waste and recycling removal model.

City Advises Sanitation Customers to Anticipate Trash Sticker Needs

The City of Bloomington Sanitation Division’s modernized sanitation plan will soon eliminate the need for households to purchase yellow trash stickers and green yard waste stickers to receive sanitation services.

Sanitation Crews Will Work Regular Schedule On Monday

While City offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday, September 4, City of Bloomington Sanitation services will operate on their normal schedule.

City Sanitation Crews Will Work Regular Schedule on Monday

While City offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday, September 4, City of Bloomington Sanitation services will operate on their normal schedule.

City Commission on the Status of Women Seeks Nominations for Yearly Awards

The City of Bloomington Commission on the Status of Women is seeking nominees for the 2018 Woman of the Year, Emerging Leader and the Toby Strout Lifetime Contribution awards.

City Hosts Public Workshop to Gather Input for 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

The Bloomington/Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization (BMCMPO) is hosting a public workshop to gather input for the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) on Thursday, September 14 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Monroe County Public Library.

Mayor Hamilton Signs "We Are With Dreamers" Letter

Mayor Hamilton has signed the “We Are With Dreamers” letter in a show of solidarity with other elected officials who support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

9/11 Ceremony Planned at Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus will host a 9/11 remembrance event on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9 a.m., in coordination with the City of Bloomington and Bloomington Metropolitan Fire Fighters Union Local 586.

City Greenhouse Emissions Fall 13%

The latest emissions inventory indicates that the Bloomington community lowered its greenhouse emissions by 13% between 2006 and 2016.

CBU Director Vic Kelson to Host Farmers' Market Saturday

The public is invited to join City of Bloomington Utilities Director Vic Kelson at “Mayor at the Market” in front of Showers Plaza from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 26.

Updated City Code Improves Safety for Pedestrians and Bicyclists

City Council’s recent code updates to Title 15, the municipal text that regulates vehicles and other traffic, will improve safety and increase legal protections for pedestrians, bicyclists, skateboarders, and other vulnerable road users.

Celebrate the Monroe Water Treatment Plant and 50 Years of Reliable Drinking Water

City of Bloomington Utilities is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Monroe Water Treatment Plant with trucks, interactive exhibits, and freebies at the Farmers Market on September 16th.

Message From Mayor Hamilton Denouncing Hate, Extremism and Bigotry

Today I’m joining over 200 mayors around the country in a Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism, and Bigotry.

City's CFRD Joins The Comedy Attic to Benefit Foster Home Children

Comedian Tiffany Haddish will perform August 24-26 at The Comedy Attic to benefit local foster home children with a suitcase and luggage collection drive organized by the City’s Community and Family Resources department. 

Mary Catherine Carmichael to Host Farmers' Market Saturday

Please join the Director of Communications, Mary Catherine Carmichael, as she hosts "Mayor at the Market" Saturday.

Mayor Introduces 2018 Budget Priorities

The mayor’s priorities include economic health, public safety, affordable housing, and efficient and transparent operations.

City Announces Hearing Schedule for 2018 Budget

Budget process with departmental hearings in front of Common Council from Aug. 14-Aug. 17 at 6pm.

City of Bloomington Officials File Water Rate Increase

Today the City of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) filed an updated rate tariff with the Indiana Utilities Regulatory Commission (IURC).

Mayor to Host Farmers' Market Saturday

Please join Mayor John Hamilton as he hosts "Mayor at the Market" Saturday.

Commission on the Status of Black Males to Join with National Initiative

Plans to welcome Arlington Heights Elementary School students on the first day of school, Wednesday, August 9.

Public Invited to Meet with City Officials in August

Bloomington residents will have opportunities to interact with Mayor & department leaders at Farmers Market.