The Bloomington City Council voted 5-4 against the re-introduction of legislative reform Wednesday night but agreed changes could be made.
This is the second time the proposal has been introduced, but the new version has fewer mandates than the first.
New city government officials took office this weekend. Columbus, Greenwood, and Mitchell all have new mayors this week.
A candidate has proposed an initiative that he thinks will help communication between the council and its constituents.
Indiana University senior lecturer announced that he plans to run for Bloomington's Fifth District City Council seat.