- During the overnight hours of June 7th, an unknown suspect(s) made entry into an occupied residence in Northwest Bloomington and stole property.
- The City of Bloomington is asking residents to participate in the National Citizen Survey. The survey is designed to provide a baseline of how the city government is serving residents, gauge perceptions of the community, and make comparisons with peer cities.
- Join us for free summer home improvement seminars on using smart home tech (June 11) and making smart energy investments (August 6).
- The City is exploring a partnership with PGA REACH MN to bring new life to the game of golf at Hyland Greens Golf and Learning Center and the region.
- To better serve the community and meet the needs of the Fire Department, the City is building a new Fire Station 3 at 2301 86th Street East. The existing Station 3 is 50 years old and no longer meets the needs of the community or the Department. The new station will allow for adequate equipment storage, address health and safety issues for firefighters and be more energy efficient.
- On April 17, the City Council and Port Authority approved a Development Services Agreement (DSA) for the proposed 335,000 square foot water park in the South Loop District that would be built adjacent and attached to Mall of America. The $10.1 million contract would be a shared expense between the co-developers of the project, a Triple 5 Corporation affiliate (25%) and the Bloomington Port Authority (75%).
- At 10:17 a.m., the Bloomington Police responded to the South East Court at Mall of America on a report of a child falling from the third floor. While responding, officers received additional information that indicated the child may have been pushed or thrown from the third floor. Officers and witnesses located an injured five-year-old child on the first floor. The child was treated at the scene and then transported by ambulance to the hospital with life threatening injuries.
- Starting in mid-April, the Park Maintenance Division, Fire Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will begin their third season of working together through prescribed burning to restore native prairies, wetlands and park landscapes within the City of Bloomington.
- An Earth Day and sustainability presentation is coming to City Hall. The Bloomington Sustainability Commission and League of Women Voters Bloomington are hosting “Climate Action: Simple Steps to Leave a Better World for Your Children” on Tuesday, April 30.