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August 2018 News Releases

City of Bloomington Utilities Announces Fire Hydrant Maintenance for Week of September 3

Customers may experience fluctuations in pressure and/or discoloration of their water during hydrant maintenance.

Mayor Hamilton Invites Residents To Join Him on the Path to Heart Health

Hamilton will host the city's first "Move with the Mayor Challenge," a month-long series of walks designed to put residents on the path to a healthier heart.

City of Bloomington Utilities Issues Sanitary Sewer Overflow Advisory

The incident occurred between 8 p.m. and 9:40 p.m on Monday, August 27.

“Fast Forward Bloomington” Series Continues with Virtual Reality Program

The program will take place from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Monroe County Public Library (303 E. Kirkwood) Auditorium.

City of Bloomington Utilities Announces Fire Hydrant Maintenance for Week of August 27

Customers may experience fluctuations in pressure and/or discoloration of their water during hydrant maintenance.

Bloomington Transit to Offer Free Electric Bus Rides Tuesday

The Proterra battery-powered model is one of several comparable vehicles being considered for purchase by the Bloomington transit system.

City of Bloomington Officials Report July 2018 Disinfection Byproduct Levels

Concentrations of disinfection byproducts are lower than those recorded the previous month.

City of Bloomington Utilities Announces Fire Hydrant Maintenance for Week of August 20

INDOT Announces I-69 Section 5 Delays Impacting IU Move-In Week and Beyond

Construction related to the completion of I-69 Section 5 will continue to pose challenges for motorists in and around Bloomington through the remaining months of 2018, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT).

Stop and StART Program Invites Artists to Transform Traffic Boxes

Proposals must be received on September 7 by 5 p.m. Artists chosen will be notified by September 28 and projects must be completed by the end of 2018. 

Director of Economic and Sustainable Development to Host “Mayor at the Market” Saturday

Crowley will be available from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on the steps in front of City Hall.

City Task Force Shares Progress Toward Expanding Affordability

Looking forward, the mayor and his team outlined several current and new efforts.

Hoosier to Hoosier Sale Seeks Volunteers For Signature Sustainability Event August 18

Last year, H2H attracted over 2,300 shoppers and diverted an estimated 80 tons of waste from the landfill.

Courageous Connections Offers Workshop and Forum to Promote Community Dialogue

This project has been designed to facilitate meaningful dialogue for communities through an exploration of shared humanity despite cultural, social, and political differences.

City of Bloomington Utilities Announces Fire Hydrant Maintenance for Week of August 6

Customers may experience fluctuations in pressure and/or discoloration of their water during hydrant maintenance.

Bloomington Police Department Attains National Law Enforcement Accreditation

The CALEA award follows a multi-year self-assessment phase and a site-based assessment of community engagement, policy, procedures, equipment and facilities by CALEA assessors.

Mayor Hamilton to Host Farmers’ Market and Participate in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Saturday

Immediately following “Mayor at the Market” will be a short program on the steps of City Hall honoring August 4 as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Awareness Day in Bloomington.