Griffy Lake will be closed to boating for two days while herbicides are applied to control for Eurasian watermilfoil.
The street and sidewalk concrete paving conspiracy took more than $800,000 from the city coffers.
Two new hires to the Bloomington Parks Department will help study and fight both invasive vegetation and species.
Griffy Lake Nature Preserve in Bloomington was closed Monday in preparation of the upcoming deer kill.
The Bloomington City Council approved the use of $1 million to update 14 of Bloomington's public parks.
Bloomington is preparing to remove enough dirt from Griffy Lake to fill more than two Olympic-sized swimming pools.
City officials held the last public input meeting for the switchyard park Tuesday.
Beer will be sold for between $2.00 to $2.50 a can and projected revenues for the course will be between $18,000 to $36,000 a year.
Other concepts for the park include a dog park, a splash pad, basketball courts, bocce ball courts, wooded walking trails, and community gardens.
Bloomington's mayor says he doesn't envision a law outlawing protests like the Occupy Bloomington movement. But one city council hopeful says he's support one.