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Joni Painter and Tari Renner
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Bloomington City Council members on Monday rejected two of Mayor Tari Renner’s appointments to the city’s transportation commission, amid claims the city should try harder to place applicants on the boards they requested to serve.

Route 9 street sign
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Bloomington’s Public Works director said updates to the proposed Route 9 bike lane plan reduces the number of impacted parking spaces by nearly 200.

U.S. Route 150 and Illinois Route 9 signs
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The City of Bloomington has scheduled a public meeting to gather feedback on a proposal to add bike lanes along Illinois Route 9.

Bulk waste collection
Staff / WGLT

Bloomington's garbage trucks are getting smarter.

Jim Karch
WGLT file photo

Bloomington city officials say they don't know how a fire protection rate increase wasn't billed for 10 years.

Man at sewer
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Bloomington residents will see an additional $1.05 on their monthly water bills as insurance against water leaks.

bulk waste
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Bloomington's new twice-a-year free bulk waste collection makes its fall debut next week.

Bloomington Citizen Convenience Center
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Bloomington's Public Works Department wants to make the city's newly renamed Citizen Convenience Center convenient for local charities too.

bulk waste
Ralph Weisheit / WGLT

Bloomington is about to end its grade period for bulk waste collection.

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.

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.

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The City of Bloomington is taking measures to reduce the number of accidents at Frontage Road and Fairway Drive.

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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.

Colleen Reynolds / WGLT

Most Bloomington homeowners will see a $6.06 increase in their monthly utility bills starting next May.

 Jamie Mathy
Staff / WGLT

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.