The changes would bring the city's historic designation in line with state standards.
One representative wants to establish a Neighborhood Revitalization Fund that will offer low-interest loans to remodel, rehab or purchase abandoned homes.
For the urban areas, the task force is recommending using a snare device that will alert a biologist when a deer is caught.
Property owner David Jacobs will now have to conform the designs of his future home to guidelines set forth by the Historic Preservation Commission.
No officers were injured in the shooting, but the suspect suffered two gunshot wounds and is in surgery.
The owners of a historic home in Bloomington want to move it and build student housing on the lot.
New city government officials took office this weekend. Columbus, Greenwood, and Mitchell all have new mayors this week.
Restrictions still in place will require residents to obtain a permit from the city to raise chickens, while many neighborhoods prohibit the birds outright.
The debate found the candidates sparring over the best method to grow the city’s economy, and how to clean up neighborhoods.
The Bloomington City Council decided in August to lower the speed limit on neighborhood roads since a federal mandate required signs to be replaced.