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June 2018 News Releases

City of Bloomington Utilities Issues Sanitary Sewer Overflow Advisory

Summer Construction Season Continues with Paving Projects and Street Improvements

The City allocated $561,000 for the purchase of asphalt in the 2018 budget, and over 13,000 tons of asphalt are being used to complete this year’s paving projects.

Deadline Extended: Bicentennial Arts Contest Will Celebrate Diversity and Young Artists

The contest is open to any school-aged youth who lives in Monroe County.

Mayor Hamilton to Perform in Play and Host Farmers’ Market Saturday

Dimension Mill Forges Partnership with Cowork in Preparation for Fall Launch


City Celebrates Bicentennial with Annual Fourth of July Parade and B-town Boom

Newly Appointed Food and Beverage Commissioners to Meet June 25

Bloomington Fire Department Launches “Close Before You Doze” Campaign

The simple act of closing your door could be the difference between your living or dying in the event of a fire in your home.

Bloomington Arts Commission’s 2018 Arts Project Grants & Reception


Director of Planning and Transportation to Host "Mayor at the Market" Saturday


City of Bloomington and Indiana University Partner to Launch Dockless Bike Sharing Service


City of Bloomington Utilities Announces New Assistant Director of Environmental Programs

Bicentennial Arts Contest Will Celebrate Diversity and Young Artists


Bloomington Remains Committed to Net Neutrality in Face of FCC Repeal

Short-term Moratorium Proposal Dropped

After exploring substance use disorder treatment options together, representatives from the City Council, administration and community partners chose not to put forth a short-term moratorium ordinance proposal for new substance use disorder treatment facilities at this time.

Bloomington One of First Communities to Release Open Data On Hate and Bias Crime

Fifty-four agencies have accepted a national law enforcement challenge to release open data on hate and bias-motivated crime, making the data more accessible to communities

CBU Temporarily Changes Work Day Schedule for Employees

The alternate schedule will be in effect until both the Country Club bridge and South Central sewer interceptor project at Grimes Lane are complete.

City of Bloomington Launches New Composting Pilot for City Hall

The City will provide the public with a report of its findings at the end of the pilot period.

Director of Human Resources Caroline Shaw to Host Farmers’ Market Saturday

Shaw will be available to meet and discuss employment opportunities with the city.

City of Bloomington Utilities Announces New Assistant Director of Transmission and Distribution

Prince has been in the water industry for 19 years, most recently as Assistant Superintendent of CBU’s Meter Services.

Traffic Mitigating Measures May Taper as Tapp Road Opening Eases Congestion Along West Third Street

Depending on the degree to which the clearing of this major east-west artery reduces the burden on West Third Street, the City of Bloomington’s measures to mitigate congestion along that route may be reduced in scope as the week progresses.

City Proposes Temporary Hold on New Rehab Facilities

The ordinance was drafted after multiple meetings with representatives from a variety of for-profit and non-profit addiction treatment centers in Bloomington.