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Mayor Introduces 2018 Budget Priorities

Bloomington, Ind. -  The week-long City budget departmental hearings begin at 6:00 p.m. tonight, August 14, with Mayor Hamilton introducing priorities for the 2018 fiscal year in front of Common Council.  

The mayor’s priorities include economic health, public safety, affordable housing, and efficient and transparent operations. The mayor also will introduce two special projects, funding for the City’s upcoming bicentennial and an investment to support quality child care for low-income families in our community.

For the mayor’s remarks and more info, visit  

Budget Hearings Schedule:

Monday, August 14

Human Resources, Legal, Information and Technology Services, Telecommunications, City Council, City Clerk, Controller, Office of the Mayor

Tuesday, August 15

Police Department, Police Pension, Fire Department, Fire Pension, Public Transit, Utilities

Wednesday, August 16

Bloomington Housing Authority, Housing and Neighborhood Development, Economic and Sustainable Development, Community and Family Resources, Parks and Recreation

Thursday, August 17

Planning and Transportation, Public Works General, Animal Control, Fleet Maintenance, Traffic Control and Streets, Sanitation, Facilities

The public is invited to watch the budget presentations on CATS public access television or in Council Chambers in City Hall, located at 401 N. Morton St.