Jamie Mathy | WGLT

Jamie Mathy

Breanna Grow / WGLT

The Bloomington City Council will again consider a proposal for a Welcoming Cities ordinance, nearly three years after a group of council members halted a vote on a similar proposal.

Jamie Mathy raising right hand
Cristian Jaramillo

Bloomington City Council member Jamie Mathy has announced plans to seek a second term on the council next year.

Jamie Mathy
Staff / WGLT

Jamie Mathy said he’s happy to see Bloomington city government close the book on what he calls a self-inflicted “fiasco” — the sick leave buyback program for retiring employees — and he’s hopeful additional changes can produce more savings.

Downtown Bloomington parking spots
Eric Stock / WGLT

Bloomington’s transportation commission plans to examine whether the city should expand parking downtown at the expense of one lane of traffic.