City of Bloomington, Indiana – John Hamilton, Mayor

Economic Development Commission


Type seated
Year Formed 1983
Statutory Name Economic Development Commission
Website https://bloomington.in.gov/boards/economic-development
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Phone Number 812-349-3418
401 N Morton St Suite 150 Bloomington IN 47404
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PURPOSE: The Bloomington Economic Development Commission (EDC) was created to enhance economic growth within the City of Bloomington. The five commissioners employ a variety of tools to stimulate redevelopment and increased employment, including tax abatements and economic development revenue bonds.


DUTIES: The duties of this commission shall be as follows: (A) Have a responsibility for the financing of economic development facilities and pollution control facilities within the City of Bloomington; (B) Shall have all the powers and authorities set out for such commissions in IC 36-7-12 and shall bear such duties and responsibilities as are therein set out; and, (C) Shall follow such rules and procedures and observe such limitations as are now set out in IC 36-7-12, or as shall be added by future amendments to the Indiana Code.

TIME COMMITMENT: 2 hours per month


Meeting Schedule

The EDC meets on the fourth Friday of each month, with some exceptions for holidays. Regularly scheduled meetings are at Noon in the Hooker Conference Room of City Hall. For further information regarding the EDC please contact the Economic & Sustainable Development Department at 812.349.3418.

Statute Citations




Legal Heather Lacy
Departmental Holly Warren
Departmental Andrea de la Rosa