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May 29, 2017

 

The new trash pickup system will utilize trucks with mechanized arms.

Bloomington Prepares For Trash Service Overhaul With New Bins

Instead of buying trash stickers for bins or bags, residents will pay a monthly fee for trash with their water bill.

May 25, 2017

 

Planning and Transportation Department Engineer Andrew Cibor presents proposed changes to City Council.

Bloomington City Council Hears Proposal To Change Bike Laws

The proposed change that council debated most was the provision that would allow cyclists to use public sidewalks.

May 24, 2017

 

Bradford pear trees line a street in Bloomington.

DNR Encourages Public Not To Plant Bradford Pear Trees

The state Department of Natural Resources says the trees may be popular for landscaping, tree but they're also an invasive species that can spread.

May 17, 2017

 

U.S. Congressman Todd Rokita’s legislation, the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act, would restrict the number of schools able to provide free lunch to any and all students.

MCCSC Officially Adopts Controversial School Lunch Debt Policy

The school corporation had already been practicing the policy but didn't have it in writing.

May 16, 2017

 

A bicyclist using a multi-use path in Bloomington.

Bloomington City Council To Consider Allowing Bikes On Sidewalks

City officials say the proposed changes would improve safety and bring the municipal code in line with the city’s mission.

May 5, 2017

 

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New Law Will Deregulate Hair Braiding

Starting July 1, hair braiders will no longer be required to have a cosmetology license.

April 20, 2017

 

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Bloomington City Council Votes To Regulate E-Cigarettes

Bloomington City Council voted Wednesday to amend the current city smoking ordinance to include e-cigarettes.

March 30, 2017

 

City Council Members voted to remove zone 6 (northeast) from the annexation plan.

Bloomington City Council Removes 1 Of 9 Zones From Annexation Plan

93 percent of the residents in zone six signed a petition to block annexation. The remaining eight zones are moving forward.

March 23, 2017

 

Bloomington Trash Bins

Bloomington Council Approves Sweeping Changes To Trash Collection

The changes shift the city toward a more automated collection system, using trucks with a mechanized arm for collecting carts.

March 21, 2017

 

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Monroe Co. Residents Come With Questions To Annexation Meeting

County and city residents can give their input about the Bloomington annexation plan at open house meetings each day this week.

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