The average utilities customer could pay an additional $250 in 2012 when all proposed increases are considered.
The homeless population in Marion County appears the largest it's been in four years.
The rising budget is largely due to a new expansion of its Lake Monroe Water Treatment plant.
The old Monroe Oil building is along a section of the B-Line trail set to open this year.
When the recession deepened in 2009, peak power usage plummeted by 12%. That trend should reverse itself this season.
A 15 percent increase should show up on Bloomington residents' water bills within the next 90 days.