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City Accepting Applications to Serve on the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission

Bloomington, Ind.–The City invites residents to apply for an upcoming vacancy on the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission (RDC). The RDC oversees housing and neighborhood development, investigates opportunities for economic development and redevelopment in the city of Bloomington, and creates economic development areas, areas needing redevelopment, and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts.  


The RDC meets twice a month on Mondays at 5 p.m. in City Hall. RDC members must reside within the City limits during the entire term and be at least 18 years of age. Service requires an estimated commitment of four to five hours per month. Members receive no compensation for serving on the RDC.


More information about the commission is available at


The application is available at After applying, members must be appointed by Mayor John Hamilton.  


Prospective applicants are urged to attend a meeting of the board or commission of their choosing prior to applying. Meeting schedules for each body may be accessed by clicking on the links above. All meetings of the City’s boards and commissions are open to the public. 


Notice is given pursuant to Bloomington Municipal Code 2.02.020.


About Boards and Commissions

There are currently more than 45 boards and commissions that advise the mayor and city council on a vast array of issues. In addition to their advisory function, these bodies may work cooperatively with City departments to contribute to policy, approve resolutions, and fund projects, among other responsibilities. Learn more about all of the different boards and commissions at