As we continue to monitor COVID-19, please visit these trusted agencies for the latest information:
Additionally, here is a resource site from the Chamber of Commerce, CVB, and EDC: www.bnprepared.org
The Essential Business Checklist from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is available here, and an essential business flowchart is available here.
City-related cancellations & other info:
Please see the 5/21/20 bulk and brush update here.
Registration for Bloomington residents for available Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts programs starts today. Non-resident registration starts 5/27/20. The department is adjusting programs to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. Programs are subject to change. You can find more info here.
Please see the 5/15/20 bulk and brush update here.
Bloomington Pools closed for 2020, creating opportunity for O’Neil project; Miller Park 4th of July festivities will not occur http://ow.ly/je0x30qEjwo
Weekly updates will be posted on Thursdays to keep citizens up-to-date on the status of REGULAR brush and bulk collection. These updates are not regarding the free citywide bulk collection that is anticipated to start July 6.
The following areas are projected to have brush and bulk collection from May 7 through May 15. However, as these routes are more dense than other areas, it may take additional time to complete them. If your area is not listed, you may contact Public Works for an estimated collection day. However, future collection dates depend on current progress and are only estimates.
May 7-May 15: Shaded Tuesday Route, Including:
• Broadmoor Subdivision
• Brookridge Subdivision off of Lincoln and Hershey; Crown Court
• Westminster Village
• Bachenheimer Subdivision
• Peirce Subdivision
• Eastgate Subdivision
Solid Waste Program users may also take bulk and brush to the citizen Convenience Center, which is located at 402 S. East Street in Bloomington (south of the Bloomington Public Library) and is open from 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and from 11 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Wednesdays. The facility is closed on Sundays, Mondays, and municipal holidays.
For more information about solid waste collection in the City of Bloomington, visit our website at www.cityblm.org/solidwaste, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Public Works during regular business hours at 309-434-2225.
Summer Parks and Rec Registration for Bloomington residents will be May 20th, non-resident registration will be May 27th. These later registration dates will give staff more time to assess and plan for summer classes, programs, and events due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.