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Upcoming City Council Meetings

July 26, 2021 City Council regular business meeting

This meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at Bloomington Civic Plaza. Some members of the City Council may participate electronically as permitted by law. For this meeting, at least one council member will be participating electronically at 2105 West 143rd Street, Burnsville, MN 55306; this location is open and accessible to the public. Members of the public may attend in person or watch/listen electronically.

To watch or listen to the meeting

  • Attend the meeting in person 
  • BTV (Comcast channels 859 or 14)
  • Watch online at blm.mn/btv-live or the City's YouTube channel blm.mn/youtube
  • By phone: 1-415-655-0001, access code 177 483 1936. A mobile phone is recommended to avoid long-distance charges

To provide public comment:

There are three ways to comment or testify during the public comment period or a public hearing.

In Person at the meeting
  • Beginning June 14th, City Council meetings will be held via a hybrid of virtual and in-person options. If you wish to provide public comment or testimony during a public hearing, please wait for the Mayor to open the public comment or public hearing, approach the podium, add your name and contact information to the clipboard, and begin speaking.
Phone in during the meeting
  • Dial phone number 1-866-873-0999, conference ID 8360929, prior the start of the item you wish to speak on.
  • Provide the operator with the item number and name listed on the agenda. You will be placed on hold and your line muted until it is your turn to comment or testify. 
Contacting the Council Secretary prior to the meeting
  • Call 952-563-4695 or email councilsecretary@bloomingtonmmn.gov.
  • Voicemail and emails must be received by 2 p.m. on the day of the City Council meeting
  • Include the item number and name listed on the agenda.
  • Include your name, phone number and address when leaving a voicemail or email. 
  • Please indicate if you also plan to attend in person or call in during the meeting to provide live comment or testimony.

Meeting agenda and documents are available at blm.mn/meetings

Adopted in 1960, the City Charter provides for a Council-Manager form of government. The City Council, which includes an elected mayor and six other elected Councilmembers, exercises the legislative power of the City of Bloomington and determines all City policies.

The City Council appoints a professional City manager, who is responsible to the Council for the administration of all City business. The Council also appoints people to various advisory boards and commissions.

City Council meetings and minutes

Council Minute

The Mayor provides a summary of each meeting through the Council Minute video series