The proposed district would designate the Bloomington courthouse square and some surrounding properties — 57 in total — as historic.
The council changes meter enforcement times from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Bloomington City council members discussed an updated version of the proposed ordinances but didn't vote on it.
A special city council meeting was arranged Wednesday to vote on the issue, but the vote was delayed until next year.
Council members passed six amendments to the ordinance that would change how and when food trucks and carts can operate.
Mayor Mark Kruzan refused last week to sign an ordinance that would have allowed sharpshooting in Griffy Nature Preserve.
The Bloomington City Council is considering a proposed resolution that would set stiffer requirements for chain businesses trying to move to the downtown area.
The city council passed the tax anticipation loan with a new three-year repayment plan at Thursday evening's meeting.
The new ordinance is in line with state laws surrounding historic preservation.
Money from newly-installed parking meters in downtown Bloomington will help pay for five part-time and one full-time positions.