Posts tagged City Budget
The Verdict is in on Bloomington's Trash Collection Fees

Some Bloomington residents will see their garbage fees increase beginning this spring.Aldermen voted 6-3 Monday night to enact a $4.00 monthly fee increase for the 65-gallon and 95-gallon carts starting May 1, 2018. There will be no change this year for the 35-gallon carts, but fees for all three cart sizes will be subject to a 3% continual annual increase beginning next year.

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Bloomington Town Hall Addresses Fiscal Budget Concerns

In a town hall meeting hosted by Alderman Sage, Alderman Black, and Alderwoman Schmidt at the BCPA on Tuesday January 9th, the aldermen presented a short presentation on the 2019 budget deficit of $2.9 million. The cause of the budget gap is operational costs, which do not include new staff requests, capital repair for existing facilities or new bond projects.

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