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November 2018 News

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

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

City Encourages Applicants to Boards and Commissions

Applications are being sought to fill spaces on the Arts Commission, the Redevelopment Commission, the Board of Zoning Appeals, and a number of others.
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City Commission on the Status of Women Seeks Nominations for Annual Awards

Although nominations are accepted on a rolling basis, the deadline for nominations for the 2019 awards is January 18, 2019.

Bloomington Human Rights Commission Seeks Human Rights Award Nominations

The BHRC welcomes nominations demonstrating success in ensuring rights to equal access to housing, employment or education, in ensuring equal access to community life for people with disabilities and nominations of people or organizations who have done exemplary work and advocacy in increasing civility and tolerance in our community.

Next Round of Public Meetings On Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) November 27 and 28

Those attending will have the opportunity to ask questions of and share concerns with the consultant team, led by Clarion Associates, and City staff.
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City of Bloomington Utilities Announces Fire Hydrant Maintenance for Week of November 26

Customers may experience fluctuations in pressure and/or discoloration of their water during hydrant maintenance.
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City of Bloomington Utilities Announces Fire Hydrant Maintenance for Week of November 19

Customers may experience fluctuations in pressure and/or discoloration of their water during hydrant maintenance.
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City Offers Free On-Street Parking Over Thanksgiving Weekend and in Garages Saturdays in December

Deer Herd Reduction at Griffy Lake Nature Preserve Rescheduled for Fall 2019

Although more than 20 deer hunters indicated interest in the Griffy Lake hunt, White Buffalo, Inc. determined that more hunters would be needed to remove enough deer to meet the department's goals.
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Bird, Lime Sign Agreement Regulating E-Scooter Operations in Bloomington

Signed November 14 by both Bird and Lime, the interim operating agreement will serve as the single regulating document for any e-scooter rental company doing business in the City of Bloomington until such time as municipal ordinance is passed.
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City of Bloomington Announces New Way for Residents to Weigh In on Local Issues

The topic for the first set of six questions is rentable electric scooter usage in Bloomington.
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City of Bloomington Utilities Announces Fire Hydrant Maintenance for Week of November 12

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

CBU Requests Customers Conserve Water Following Main Break

Crews have been working through the night to isolate the break and repair the pipeline.  The break has resulted in reduced water pressure for customers around the city.

Water Main Break May Result in Low Water Pressure This Morning

City of Bloomington Utilities reports a significant water transmission main break at 17th and Jackson Streets.

City of Bloomington Named One of Nation’s Top Ten 2018 Digital Cities Survey Winners

Now in its 18th year, the annual survey recognizes cities using technology to tackle social challenges, enhance cybersecurity, improve transparency, and facilitate access to public data and interaction with municipal services.
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City Implements Enforcement of Scooter Use, Seeks Interim Operating Agreement with Bird and Lime

Grant Will Expand Youth Yoga, Inspire Outdoor Adventures

The "Youth and Adolescent Physical Activity" (YAPA) Grant is funded by the Indiana State Department of Health Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity.

City of Bloomington Releases First Community Sustainability Action Plan

This plan represents the first formal sustainability planning effort for the City, and gives the community an opportunity to strengthen existing sustainability efforts, identify and communicate goals that are both actionable and measurable, and establish a mechanism for annual progress reports.  

City Wins Bids To Host National Girls’ Softball Tournaments in 2019, 2020

Together, the City’s Parks Department and Visit Bloomington have hosted softball tournaments in Bloomington since 1992.

City of Bloomington Utilities Issues Sanitary Sewer Overflow Advisory

The significant amount of rainfall received since Wednesday, October 31, is believed to be a significant contributor to this SSO.