Monroe County is dedicating $250,000 to create a long-term plan for how it will develop land in the two miles surrounding Bloomington.
The County hopes to fund future projects from revenue accrued from solar panels and other conservation efforts.
Director of Bloomington's IT Department Rick Dietz was selected to fill the District 4 County Council seat.
The option would reduce the total number of precincts open on Election Day.
Monroe County Democratic Party Chairman Rick Dietz is pushing for longer polling hours in advance of November's election.
The Election Board split 2-to-1 on a contentious proposition to create additional voting sites on IU's campus and around Monroe County.
Monroe County Democratic leaders held a rally Monday to urge Republican leadership to change its stance on satellite voting in advance of November’s election.
Bloomington is one of more than 1,200 communities nationwide to apply for a competition run by internet giant Google.