Bloomington Police say 44-year-old Robert B. Sears is charged with two counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and one count of child solicitation.
The new quartermaster system included in the contract means firefighters no longer have to buy and maintain their own protective gear.
A recent review discovered Bloomington is not eligible for "the fluctuating workweek" method of overtime payment and has adjusted its system.
Firefighters will be able to prepare for potentially dangerous situations before they even arrive on the scene.
The Bloomington fire department is upgrading equipment to fight fires; the U.S. Court of Appeals will hear a challenge to the Waters of the US rule.
In all more than 40 firefighters and all the trucks from the Bloomington Fire Department were dispatched to the building.