Bloomington: City Accepting Applications to Serve on City’s Boards and Commissions

~ The City of Bloomington is now accepting applications from community members who would like to serve on one of the many City boards or commissions. Mayor John Hamilton is responsible for appointing members to the Board of Park Commissioners, Board of Public Safety, City of Bloomington Capital Improvement (CBCI), Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs, Community Advisory on Public Safety Commission, Commission on the Status of Women, CDBG Funding Citizens Advisory Committee, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Commission, Environmental Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Monroe County Capital Improvement Board, Parking Commission, Redevelopment Commission, Urban Enterprise Association and Utilities Service Board.

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Applicants must meet certain criteria for each board or commission and must be appointed by either the Bloomington Common Council or Mayor John Hamilton. Most boards and commissions require city residency but there are some exceptions.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend a meeting of the board or commission they are interested in before applying. Meeting schedules can be found at the links provided above and all meetings are open to the public.

The application is available online at and more information about each board or commission can be found at the same link including mission statements, membership requirements and term lengths.

The City of Bloomington is committed to providing opportunities for community members to get involved in local government and encourages all interested parties to apply for a position on one of these boards or commissions.

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