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The Bloomington City Council has a new look this year. Four first-time council members were elected and took office Jan. 1.
Newly elected council member, Shruti Rana, announced that she is stepping down from the council after revealing and moving out of state due to a new position. Other Democrats have expressed interest in her seat and one will be picked in a party caucus.
The new council members will have many issues to resolve, including the relocation of the police department, annexation and property costs, the expansion of the convention center and the location of the new jail site.
This week on Noon Edition, we will speak with newly elected council members Isak Asare, Hopi Stosberg and Sydney Zulich about their first term and what they have planned for the upcoming year.
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Hopi Stosberg — Council District 3 Representative
Isak Asare — At-Large City Council Member
Sydney Zulich — District 6 Representative