Bloomington City Council voted on the 2016 budget Wednesday evening in a special session.
The Bloomington City Council is throwing its support behind a plan to start a needle exchange program in Monroe County.
Incumbent Dave Rollo, who has been a supporter of a controlled deer cull in Bloomington, narrowly won the Democratic nomination for his city council seat.
Griffy Lake Nature Preserve in Bloomington was closed Monday in preparation of the upcoming deer kill.
Advocates protested the impending deer kill at Griffy Lake, which is contracted to start as early as November 15, outside City Hall Wednesday.
Representatives from the Humane Society of the United States argue Griffy Lake Nature Preserve is a feasible site for non-lethal methods of deer reduction.
The group BANIDS has proposed an ordinance that would ban bow hunting within the city limits and place a two year delay on the deer sharpshoot at Griffy Lake.
Two experts from the Humane Society plan to submit to the city of Bloomington nonviolent ways to control the deer population in Griffy Lake Nature Preserve.
Experts from the Humane Society are looking at the feasibility of implementing non-lethal methods to reduce the deer population at Griffy Lake Nature Preserve.
The Bloomington City Council passed an amended ordinance that would allow standardized businesses or "chains" in downtown areas on a conditional basis.