Bloomington Common Council to Meet on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

(BLOOMINGTON) – The Bloomington Common Council will meet on Thursday, October 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers in the Showers Building at 401 North Morton Street.

This meeting is a Special Session regarding the adoption of the City Budget for 2020 and is on a Thursday as opposed to our regular Wednesday meetings.

After the agenda below is the schedule for Common Council consideration of Ordinance 19-24 which repeals and replaces the entire text of Title 20 of the Bloomington Municipal Code Entitled “Unified Development Ordinance”.

To view the schedule of upcoming meetings of the Council and the City’s boards and commissions, consult the Calendar on the City’s website.

Agenda of Bloomington Common Council Agenda:

SPECIAL SESSION

I. ROLL CALL
II. LEGISLATION FOR SECOND READING

  1. Ordinance 19-20 An Ordinance Fixing the Salaries of Officers of the Police and Fire Departments for
    the City of Bloomington, Indiana, for the Year 2020

Committee Recommendation Do Pass: 1 – 0 – 7

  1. Ordinance 19-21 An Ordinance Fixing the Salaries of Appointed Officers, Non-Union and
    A.F.S.C.M.E. Employees for All the Departments of the City of Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, for
    the Year 2020

Committee Recommendation Do Pass: 2 – 2 – 4

  1. Ordinance 19-22 To Fix the Salaries of All Elected City Officials for the City of Bloomington for the
    Year 2020

Committee Recommendation Do Pass: 8 – 0 – 0

  1. Appropriation Ordinance 19-05 An Ordinance for Appropriations and Tax Rates (Establishing 2020
    Civil City Budget for the City of Bloomington)

Committee Recommendation Do Pass: 1 – 1 – 6

  1. Appropriation Ordinance 19-06 An Ordinance Adopting a Budget for the Operation, Maintenance,
    Debt Service and Capital Improvements for the Water and Wastewater Utility Departments of the City of
    Bloomington, Indiana for the Year 2020

Committee Recommendation Do Pass: 8 – 0 – 0

  1. Appropriation Ordinance 19-07 Appropriations and Tax Rates for Bloomington Transportation
    Corporation for 2020

Committee Recommendation Do Pass: 8 – 0 – 0

III. COUNCIL SCHEDULE
IV. ADJOURNMENT

Schedule for Common Council Consideration of Ordinance 19-24 which Repeals and Replaces the Entire Text of Title 20 of the Bloomington the Municipal Code Entitled “Unified Development Ordinance”

Meetings will be held in the Council Chambers (Room 115, Showers City Hall, 401 North Morton Street) and start at 6 p.m.

This schedule may be revised by the action of the Council. Along with any statutory requirements, the opportunity for public comment will be provided on each chapter and amendment.

Introduction to the Unified Development Ordinance

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – Chapter 1 (Ordinance Foundation) and Chapter 2 (Zoning Districts)
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 – Chapter 3 (Use Regulations)
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – Chapter 4 (Development Standards & Incentives) and Chapter 5 (Subdivision Regulations)
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 – Chapter 6 (Administration & Procedures) and Chapter 7 (Definitions) and Consideration of Written Objections per I.C. 36-7-4- 606(c)(3)

First Deadline for Submittal of Amendments by Council Members is Monday, November 4, 2019, at noon – for all but technical amendments with a narrow scope.

Consideration of Amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Second Deadline for Submittal of Amendments by Council Members
Monday, November 25, 2019, at noon – intended for technical amendments with a narrow scope (Further deadlines may be adopted by the Council)

Announcement of Further Consideration of the Unified Development Ordinance Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. – Unless the Common Council has already done so, the Council may use its Regular Session on this date to announce its intention to further consider the UDO and approve a revised schedule for consideration of the UDO.

Further Consideration of Amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Further Consideration of Written Objections and Action on Adoption of the Unified Development Ordinance Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at 6 p.m. – The Common Council will hear further written objections and is scheduled to take final action on the UDO during that evening’s Regular Session.

Notes Time of Meetings: One meeting is scheduled to be held at a time other than 6 p.m. That meeting will start at 6:30 pm and is the Regular Session of the Council scheduled for Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

Revision of Schedule: The Council may, if necessary, revise this schedule of meetings, which constitutes a hearing on the consideration of the UDO. These revisions may be decided at these meetings or any Regular or Special Session of the Council, or by call of the Council President.

Further Information: For further information regarding the formal notice, meeting procedures, subsequent revisions to schedule, and the substance of the UDO and any amendments, please visit the Council website.

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