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Video Update: State of the City Recap

Join Mayor John Hamilton and Deputy Mayor Mary Catherine Carmichael as they discuss the State of the City event held on February 23 at the Waldron Arts Center.


Mayor Hamilton's eighth State of the City Address featured three main sections: reflecting on the last seven years of accomplishments and thanking staff, priorities, and projects still to come in 2023, and imagining Bloomington in 2030 and the opportunities/challenges ahead.


Since 2016, the Hamilton Administration, in collaboration with City Council and the community, has helped coordinate an unprecedented series of advancements in Bloomington and has been noted or awarded for various city strengths. Visit for a list of selected accomplishments. 


Access Mayor Hamilton's entire State of the City remarks, slide presentation, and a video of the complete program provided by CATS at:


Access today's video transcript at:



Each week, Mayor Hamilton, Deputy Mayor Carmichael, and other city employees provide video updates on recent news and key initiatives. Access all of the weekly video updates at