The Chamber of Commerce does not condemn the idea of metering more spots downtown but says the city should move forward slowly with its parking plans.
The Bloomington City Council accepted the deer task force's recommendations but it could be a year before it puts any of them to a vote.
Despite a city council vote of 4-2 for the ban, some residents say they are not pleased.
The city council approved Monday the annexation of land on the southeast side of the city.
The Columbus ordinance is stricter than the state smoking ban that provides exemptions for bars, taverns and private clubs.
Some members of the group 'BUCK UP' say the large deer population is not necessarily a bad thing.
Members of the task force say the specifics of their recommendation will be made public if and when City Council approves.
The roundabout at Sare and Rogers roads cost nearly $2.5 million and was completed four days ahead of schedule.
City leaders are expecting a "suprisingly strong" 2013 budget.
Property owner David Jacobs will now have to conform the designs of his future home to guidelines set forth by the Historic Preservation Commission.