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Bloomington Mayor Proposes Ban On Downtown Chain Stores

Last updated on Wednesday, September 30, 2009

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) - Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan along with a city committee are reviewing the Mayor’s proposed ban on chain stores throughout the downtown Bloomington area.

Mayor Mark Kruzan wants to limit chain businesses from building around the courthouse square and along Kirkwood Avenue near the Indiana University campus.

Kruzan told the 10 members of the Formula Business Ordinance Group on Monday that he hoped for a balanced proposal he could present to the city planning commission.

The committee will likely meet within the next few months.

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