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Diann Kirby

Community Services Director

Community based strategic planning


Bloomington. Tomorrow. Together. is a community based strategic planning initiative that connects City representatives and residents to shape the future of Bloomington.

City representatives will work with community members at every stage of the process:

  • Understanding who and what Bloomington is
  • Forming a unifying mission statement and strategic objectives
  • Action-planning priorities for implementation
  • Identifying measurements for success

This plan will be effective for five years and reviewed annually.

Data book

Published in December 2021, the data book contains the following sections:

  • Key strategic planning dates
  • Community Café summary report
  • History of Bloomington
  • Bloomington by the Numbers: The Data Story
  • Bloomington City government
  • Customers, stakeholders and partners
  • City comparisons
  • 2021 National Community Survey results
  • 2017-2020 City of Bloomington Strategic Plan
  • Key plans and initiatives

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Media Release: Bloomington Begins Strategic Planning Process with the Community

The City of Bloomington is initiating a strategic planning effort that will involve the community in planning Bloomington’s future. The initiative “Bloomington. Tomorrow. Together.” asks residents to volunteer to help design a strategic plan. City representatives will work in partnership with members of the community at every stage of the process, from the initial stages of understanding who and what Bloomington is; through creation of a mission statement and strategic objectives; to planning the priorities for implementation; to identifying the measurements for success.

Data Book