Property owner David Jacobs will now have to conform the designs of his future home to guidelines set forth by the Historic Preservation Commission.
Other concepts for the park include a dog park, a splash pad, basketball courts, bocce ball courts, wooded walking trails, and community gardens.
The redistricting resolution excludes the 3,200 inmates in Terre Haute's federal prison.
The proposal now goes to Mayor Ballard's desk for approval.
The Bloomington City Council voted Wednesday to designate the Burns' home as historic.
Ellettsville officials could be putting the discussion on hold until a decision is made on the statewide smoking ban.
The owners of a historic home in Bloomington want to move it and build student housing on the lot.
Money intended to fund a sports complex in Columbus is being directed to other city projects.
New city government officials took office this weekend. Columbus, Greenwood, and Mitchell all have new mayors this week.
The previous land owners Miller and Company and Columbus Downtown, Inc. will be held accountable for some of the cleanup costs.