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  • Updated: March 26 -
    Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 9, 2020, 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers Room at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431, to consider the following matter: Applicant:  Linda Lange,  Case # PL2020-31, variances to reduce the side yard setback from 10 feet to 9.4 feet and to increase the building height along a side yard from 24 feet to 26 feet for a home addition located at 9125 Kell Avenue. 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: March 26 -
    Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 9, 2020, 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers Room at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431, to consider the following matter: Applicant:  Andrew Dibble and Aspen Lending LLC,  Case # PL2020-38, type III preliminary and final plat to subdivide one lot into three lots located at 2915 Overlook Drive. 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: March 26 -
    Notice is hereby given that the Bloomington Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 9, 2020, 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers Room at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431, to consider the following matter: Applicant:  LSREF4 Bison, LLC,  Case # PL2020-40, zoning text amendment to allow an additional wall sign in lieu of a freestanding sign amending Chapter 19 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: March 25 -
    The mayor's video address on YouTube and written statement regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Updated: March 24 -
    With coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) now confirmed in Minnesota, it’s a good time to review ways you can protect yourself from sickness and the stress that comes with uncertainty. 
  • Updated: March 24 -
    As of Friday, March 20, all City facilities are closed to the public until further notice. Some services may be accessed by appointment.
  • Updated: March 24 -
    Maybe you’ve noticed new road construction around the airport?
  • Updated: March 23 -
    A recreational fire is an outdoor fire used for cooking, warming or ceremonial purposes.
  • Updated: March 23 -
    Stay informed about what’s happening in your city with the Community Crime Map.
  • Updated: March 23 -
    Whether you’re an owner or tenant, taking pride in your home or business helps keep property values high and the integrity of neighborhoods and commercial business districts intact.

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