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  • Updated: May 29 -
    The City of Bloomington is imposing a curfew from 9 p.m. Friday, May 29 to 6 a.m. Saturday, May 30, and again from 8 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday.
  • Updated: May 29 -
    On behalf of myself and the Bloomington Police Department, I want to express my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Mr. George Floyd
  • Updated: May 29 -
    A message from the Police Department to community members regarding public safety.
  • Updated: May 29 -
    Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 1, 2020, 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers Room at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431, or by electronic means a provided by State Law to consider the following matter: Applicant:  City of Bloomington,  Case # PL2019-237, City Code Amendments to modify districts and standards for the Bluff Protection Overlay Districts; rezone multiple properties along the Minnesota River Valley Bluff by applying or removing the Bluff Protection Overlay District. City Hall is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public meetings will be held electronically.
  • Updated: May 28 -
    This week I watched with shock and horror the senseless death of George Floyd on Monday night in Minneapolis.
  • Updated: May 28 -
    Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 11, 2020, 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers Room at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, or by electronic means as provided by State Law, to consider the following matter: Applicant:  IA Interior Architects,  Case # PL2020-78, zoning text amendment to allow banks without drive-throughs as a permitted use in the C-3 and C-5 Zoning Districts, thereby amending Chapter 21 of the City Code. Due to the dynamic and unprecedented situation with COVID-19, the status of the Planning Commission meeting may change. Please check www.blm.mn/planning for updates prior to the meeting.
  • Updated: May 28 -
    Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 11, 2020, 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers Room at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, or by electronic means as provided by State Law, to consider the following matter: Applicant:  Bloomington Hotel Venture and Two Appletree LLC,  Case # PL2020-83, preliminary and final development plan for a 328 unit multi-phase, mixed use development and variances from Bluff Protection setback and tree replacement requirements located at 3701 American Boulevard East, 6 Appletree Square and 8101 36th Avenue South. Due to the dynamic and unprecedented situation with COVID-19, the status of the Planning Commission meeting may change. Please check www.blm.mn/planning for updates prior to the meeting.
  • Updated: May 28 -
    The Bloomington City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431 or by electronic means as permitted by State Law, to consider an interim ordinance authorizing a study and placing a moratorium on the development of self storage facilities city-wide.
  • Updated: May 28 -
    The Bloomington City Council will hold a meeting on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431 or via electronic means as permitted by State Law to consider a Substantial Amendment to the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plan
  • Updated: May 28 -
    The Bloomington City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431 or via electronic means as permitted by State Law to consider an Ordinance amending Chapter 5, Article III, Section 5.21 of the Bloomington City Code, revising parks rules regarding intoxicating liquor, removing outdated permitting requirements, and the use of diving equipment and floatation devices.

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