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Daily Local News – January 17, 2018

The Indiana legislature is considering two bills that would revise payday lending rules in the state; The Monroe County Plan Commission is changing a zoning ordinance to make proposed trash facilities a conditional use, instead of a permitted use; After resigning from the Indiana Department of Child Services, Mary Beth Bonaventura will be joining the office of Attorney General Curtis …

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Bloomington Plan Commission Approves Downtown Development Limits

The Bloomington Plan Commission voiced its support last night for temporary changes to the city’s Unified Development Ordinance that would limit downtown development. Proposed amendments would change parameters for what’s termed as by-right developments. By-right projects are those that adhere to current zoning code and therefore don’t require Plan Commission review. According to Commission meeting documents, the proposed changes are …

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Daily Local News, December 12, 2017

Indiana University graduate students occupy congressman Trey Hollingsworth’s office; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill intervenes in a federal immigration case in Indianapolis; The Bloomington Plan Commission voices its support for a Unified Development Ordinance that would limit downtown development. FEATURE Perry Clear Creek Fire Department will propose a merger with the Indian Creek Fire Department before the Monroe County Commissioners on December …

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Adding a non-Democrat to the Plan Commission

A Monroe County official says the County is dragging its feet on adding a non-Democrat to the Plan Commission. County Surveyor Kevin Enright, who is also a member of the Commission, said September 16th the delay is QUOTE “inexcusable” UNQUOTE. There has been an open spot on the Board for ten months. Enright asked County attorney David Schilling about the …

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Plan Commission rejects move for Taste of India

The Bloomington Plan Commission rejected a plan Monday to relocate the Taste of India restaurant to a building on East 3rd Street. The project included constructing a new building that would house the restaurant and five apartments. But nearby residents and property owners voiced concern about a lack of parking in the area, which is on the southern edge of …

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