Mayor Hamilton shares new revenue proposal with Bloomington City Council

BLOOMINGTON – Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton has shared a proposal with the Bloomington City Council outlining the need for new revenue.  

Mayor John Hamilton

On Wednesday, council members received a memorandum detailing the need for an increase in the Monroe County Local Income Tax (LIT) and the issuance of two $5 million general obligations (G.O.) bonds on a five-year cycle. The memo and supporting documents are available online at

For more information about the proposal visit The website includes information shared with City Council, a short video message from Mayor Hamilton, Frequently Asked Questions, and opportunities to provide feedback directly via a public poll and other methods.