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April 2018 News Releases

Call for Proposals to Design And Build Gateway in Broadview Neighborhood

Submissions must be received by 5:00 p.m. on June 15th.

City of Bloomington to host second round of public meetings for Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) update

At the meeting, members of the public will have the opportunity to ask questions of and share concerns with the consultant team.

Mary Catherine Carmichael to Host At Farmers’ Market Saturday

Carmichael is looking forward to hearing what’s on residents’ minds and sharing news about current issues and future initiatives in the city.

Solarize 2018 Kicks Off in May

Starting in May, homeowners, businesses and nonprofits in Bloomington and surrounding counties will have another opportunity to install solar panels at favorable rates as part of the third round of the Solarize initiative.

Mayor Hamilton supports IU scientists in objection to proposed repeal of environmental regulation and encourages public engagement

The comment period ends Thursday, April 26 at 11:59 pm. 

Federal program may offer opportunities for favorable tax treatment to Bloomington investors

Three regions within the City of Bloomington and one outside city limits have been submitted by Governor Eric Holcomb to the Secretary of the Treasury for designation as Opportunity Zones. 

Fire Department to Dedicate New Engine with Push-in Ceremony

The event will include refreshments and tours of the new equipment. 

Bloomington Architecture in the Spotlight During Historic Preservation Month

The Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission and the Monroe County Historic Preservation Board of Review are partnering to present two events celebrating 200 years of Bloomington architecture.

ITS Director Rick Dietz to Host at Farmers’ Market Saturday

It's an opportunity to inquire about current IT issues and future initiatives in the City of Bloomington.

Call to Artists: Water-Themed Artwork for City of Bloomington Utilities

The city departments are issuing a request for qualifications (RFQ) for original artwork informed by Bloomington’s unusual water history.

City partners with county to mitigate impact of major summer road projects

Officials from city and county government along with other stakeholders have been working together to coordinate efforts to minimize the impact of several essential improvement projects being completed in Bloomington this spring and summer.

City and county officials to announce coordinated efforts to mitigate anticipated traffic issues

The event will be held in Council Chambers at City Hall on Thursday, April 19 at 10:30 am.

City of Bloomington Utilities Offers Tours of Facilities

Each tour will accommodate a maximum of 20 participants and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

City of Bloomington Utilities Issues Sanitary Sewer Overflow Advisory

CBU has concluded that this SSO was caused by a sewer surcharge, which is an overload of the sewer beyond its design capacity due to inflow and infiltration of water.

Celebrate Bloomington’s Historic Structures During Preservation Month

The City of Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission invites community members to engage with the city’s historic structures in two programs designed to raise awareness about them.

Eastbound Lane of Kirkwood Avenue Reopens

It is unclear what caused the collapse, how long a full repair will take, and when it will start.

Eastbound Lane on West Kirkwood Closed For Repairs

This closure is required in order to repair a culvert that has collapsed.

Bicentennial Arts Contest Will Celebrate Diversity and Young Artists

Submissions from a broad range of artistic genres and mediums will be accepted.

Bloomington Animal Shelter’s Adoption Center Will Be Closed Wednesday, April 11

Phone lines will remain open to take calls and dispatch Animal Control Officers during normal business hours.

Public Invited to Discuss Hiking Trail Development at Griffy Lake

View maps and comment on proposed trail routes April 11 at 4:30 p.m. at Bryan Park.

Bloomington Fire Department Captain Charged with Sexual Misconduct Resigns

The City accepted his letter, in lieu of termination, effective immediately.

Mayor Hamilton to Host Farmers’ Market Saturday

Mayor Hamilton will be available to discuss current issues and projects and future initiatives in the City of Bloomington.

Winners Announced in the Bloomington Human Rights Commission Essay/Art Contest

Bloomington Animal Shelter’s Adoption Center Will Be Closed Thursday, April 5

Phone lines will remain open to take phone calls and dispatch Animal Control Officers during normal business hours.

City of Bloomington Utilities Issues Sanitary Sewer Overflow Advisories

The significant amount of rainfall received in recent days is believed to be the primary contributor to these sanitary sewer overflows.

City Farmers' Market Opens for the 2018 Season April 7

Fresh locally grown farm products and delicious prepared foods are part of the Saturday Market.

Civic Code + Design Challenge

Challenge participants will help refresh the City of Bloomington’s web-based issue reporting tool, and have a chance to win up to $1,000 in prize money courtesy of the City’s Innovation Fund.

Urban Land Institute to Advise the City of Bloomington on Redevelopment Opportunities for Bloomington Hospital Facility and Site

Nationally Renowned Real Estate and Urban Development Experts to Visit City April 8-13.