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October 2019 News Releases

Ongoing Efforts to Address Market Issues Involve Mediation from OSU’s Bridge Initiative

While working to ensure both public safety and a welcoming and inclusive environment at the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market, Mayor John Hamilton is simultaneously working to engage our community more generally on concerns about racism, anti-Semitism, and other forms of discrimination.

2018 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report and Climate Vulnerability Reports Announced

Tonight, City of Bloomington Economic and Sustainable Development Director Alex Crowley announced a significant deliverable from the 2018 Sustainability Action Plan with the presentation of the results of the 2018 Greenhouse Gas Inventory report to the public at City Hall.

2019 Teen RoundTable Seeks Participants

The City of Bloomington Commission on the Status of Children and Youth (CSCY) is seeking applications for the 2019 Teen RoundTable. 

Bloomington Fire Department Promotes Planning and Practice During Fire Prevention Week

During this week’s observance of Fire Prevention Week, the City of Bloomington Fire Department (BFD) is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape.

Inaugural Fall Family Bike Fest to Feature Night Ride, Bike Swap, Demos, and Film Screenings

City to Share Bloomington’s 2018 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report

The City of Bloomington will share its 2018 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Report in a public presentation on Tuesday, October 15 at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers (401 North Morton St.). 

City’s King Commission Seeks Nominees for Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award

The City of Bloomington's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration Commission is soliciting nominations for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award.

Centerstone, City of Bloomington, State and Community Partners Break Ground on Affordable Housing Development Kinser Flats

On Tuesday, October 1 at 1:00 p.m., Mayor John Hamilton and Centerstone Indiana CEO Suzanne Koesel will gather with other community and business leaders to break ground for the new Kinser Flats apartment complex to be constructed at 1610 North Kinser Pike. 

Supplementary Water Testing Shows Drinking Water Quality Remains High

Recent testing by City of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) has shown that the lakewater entering the Monroe Water Treatment Plant is free of several compounds that have been detected in other water sources around the country.

Property Owners Encouraged to Apply for Sidewalk Repair Assistance

Property owners in Bloomington are responsible for the repair and maintenance of the sidewalk(s) adjacent to their property, according to the Bloomington Municipal Code (§12.04.010). 

Solarize 2019 Offers Affordable Solar Installation to Homeowners, Businesses, Nonprofits for Fourth Year 

Homeowners, businesses, and nonprofits in Bloomington and Monroe and surrounding counties are encouraged to consider installing solar panels at favorable rates during the fourth season of the Solarize Bloomington Initiative.