Jim Karch Bloomington’s Free Bulk Waste Collection Returns For Fall By Eric Stock • Sep 24, 2018 Ralph Weisheit / WGLT Bloomington's new twice-a-year free bulk waste collection makes its fall debut next week. Bloomington Seeks To Open Convenience Center To Charities By Eric Stock • Jul 30, 2018 Eric Stock / WGLT Bloomington's Public Works Department wants to make the city's newly renamed Citizen Convenience Center convenient for local charities too. Bloomington's Bulk Waste Grace Period Set To Expire By Eric Stock • Jul 27, 2018 Ralph Weisheit / WGLT Bloomington is about to end its grade period for bulk waste collection. City Boosts Crews For Last Free Bulk Pickup Until October By Ryan Denham • May 1, 2018 Carleigh Gray / WGLT The City of Bloomington is beefing up its Public Works crews this week as it tries to clear curbs from the last free bulk-waste pickup until October. Road Work To Address Pothole Craters On Clinton And Center Streets By Charlie Schlenker • Apr 4, 2018 Staff / WGLT Some of the worst road surfaces in Bloomington-Normal will get badly needed repairs this month, according to Bloomington's Public Works director. Raised Median To Limit Turns (And Hopefully Accidents) On Frontage Road By Student Reporter Dania De La Hoya • Feb 16, 2018 Google Earth The City of Bloomington is taking measures to reduce the number of accidents at Frontage Road and Fairway Drive. Renner 'Hugely Skeptical' Of Privatizing Garbage Collection In Bloomington By Student Reporter Baylee Steelman, Charlie Schlenker & Ryan Denham • Jan 23, 2018 Staff / WGLT UPDATED 2:45 p.m. | Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner said Tuesday he was “hugely skeptical” of privatizing garbage collection, a move some aldermen think would help close the city’s looming $3 million budget deficit. Bloomington Residents Will Pay More For Sewers Starting Next Year By Student Reporter Baylee Steelman • Sep 26, 2017 Colleen Reynolds / WGLT Most Bloomington homeowners will see a $6.06 increase in their monthly utility bills starting next May. Bloomington Aldermen Signal Support For Larger One-Time Sewer Fee Hike By Student Reporter Baylee Steelman • Sep 19, 2017 A majority of Bloomington aldermen say they favor increasing storm and sanitary sewer rates all at once next year instead of spreading the hikes over several years.