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January 2018 News Releases

Local Women to be Honored in March at Women’s History Month Events

The recipients were selected by a subcommittee of the City of Bloomington’s Commission on the Status of Women.

Annual Report on Public Safety Presented Tuesday

The event will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Bloomington Police Department, 220 East Third Street. The public is invited to attend.

City to Host Event Thursday to Provide Updates on Safety, Civility, Justice Initiatives

City of Bloomington to Host Kick-off for the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Update

The UDO is the primary source of land use regulations for the City of Bloomington, including both zoning and subdivision control ordinances.

City and Council of Neighborhood Associations to Host Neighborhood Workshop

This event, which was rescheduled for February 3 after a mid-January weather event, is free and open to the public.

Bloomington Transit Celebrates Rosa Parks’ Birthday with Program and Free Ride Day

Bloomington Transit invites the public to join in a celebration of Rosa Parks’ 105th birthday as part of Bloomington’s Black History Month and Bicentennial Celebrations.

Approval Sought to Reset Rate of City’s Cumulative Capital Development Fund

The CCD is used to fund much needed maintenance and installation of City sidewalks, streets, and trails.

The Flu Season is Widespread: Here’s How to Protect Yourself and Your Family from Influenza

Flu activity typically peaks between December and February and can last as late as May.

Nicole Griffin Receives 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award

The annual award is given to a person who has made significant contributions in the areas of race relations, justice, and human rights.

City Accepting Nominations for “Be More” Volunteer Awards

Ten awards will be chosen from a variety of categories, although not all categories receive an award each year. Nominations will be accepted through February 2.

Black History Month Essay Contest Deadline Extended

The City of Bloomington’s Black History Month Planning Committee has extended the deadline for the 2018 Black History Month Essay Contest to Wednesday, January 24.

Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs 2018 Monthly Meeting Schedule

The Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs works to identify and research the issues which impact the Hispanic and Latino populations in Bloomington.

Black History Month Kickoff Will Highlight Significance of Protest in the Black Experience

From Protest to Progress: Unmasking the Movement represents the importance of revisiting the past in order to stride forward.

City Reminds Residents to Keep Sidewalks and Ramps Clear of Snow

City Seeks Applicants to Serve on Environmental Resources Advisory Council

Two people are needed to serve two-year terms on the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Environmental Resources Advisory Council. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

RFQ for Bloomington Bicentennial Community Song

Deer Herd Reduction at Griffy Lake Nature Preserve Completed for Season

Plant and seedling tree monitoring at nature preserve will continue in order to evaluate the impact of the deer cull.

Commission on the Status of Women Seeks Nominations for Yearly Awards

City to Purchase Current Hospital Site from IU Health

Upon opening the new IU Health Regional Academic Health Center, IU Health will transfer the property and other nearby parcels to the City for its development in the community’s interest.

IU Health Hospital/City of Bloomington to Discuss Land Reuse

City and Council of Neighborhood Associations to Host Neighborhood Workshop

Learn more about topics such as neighborhood grants, code enforcement, historic preservation, and more at this free event for the public.