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Minutes of the July 18, 2017 NWSNA Meeting Present: Carol Gulyas, Sandi Clothier, Olivia Dorfman, Cheryl Sweeney, Vernon Sweeney, Bill Baus, Michelle Henderson – Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) – Sandi Clothier reported on the Council of Neighborhood Association’s (CONA’s) concerns with the … Continue reading
JOIN YOUR NEIGHBORS THIS SUNDAY, June 11th, 2017 NOON-5PM HELP PAINT THE 7TH ST. TRAFFIC CALMERS!! Murals are to be painted on the three concrete circles surrounding planters on 7th St. and Waldron, Oak, and Pine Streets. This artwork is part … Continue reading
NWSNA Meeting April 18, 2017 Present: Carol Gulyas, Sandi Clothier, Sophia Hauserman, Olivia Dorfman, Cheryl Sweeney, Vernon Sweeney, Alan Balkema, Monica Dignam, Sean Starowitz, Emily Wilson, Christina Smith – Traffic Calmer Murals – Sean Starowitz, Assistant Director of Economic Development for the … Continue reading
Historic home in Bloomington’s Near West Side available for year-long lease starting August 1, 2017. Elegant, spacious (1700 sq. ft.) two-bedroom/one bath home in desirable location just blocks from courthouse square, B-line trail, farmers’ market; 20-minute walk to campus. This … Continue reading
NWSNA Meeting February 21, 2017 Present: Carol Gulyas, Sandi Clothier, Olivia Dorfman, Bill Baus, Cheryl Sweeney, Vernon Sweeney – Sanitation – Sandi Clothier, a member of the city’s sanitation committee, reported that the committee has finished its plan for the … Continue reading
The Monroe County Energy Challenge, an organization that helps our community reduce energy use in order to improve quality of life, minimize environmental impact and save money, will be hosting an event to distribute free LED light bulbs and weatherization kits (an $80 value) … Continue reading
The Redevelopment Commission and the City of Bloomington cordially invite residents to an Open House on January 30th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the atrium at City Hall, 401 North Morton Street. The event will be an informal … Continue reading
NWSNA Meeting January 17, 2017 Present: Sandi Clothier (presiding); Peter Dorfman (acting as Secretary); Board Members Bill Baus; David Ferrand; Alan Balkeman – Traffic – The City has responded to a year-old complaint about traffic volumes and speeds in the neighborhood, as well as line of … Continue reading
NWSNA Meeting November 15, 2016 Present: Carol Gulyas, President; Sophia Hauserman, Treasurer; Olivia Dorfman, Secretary; Board Members Cheryl Sweeney, Vernon Sweeney, Bill Baus; David Gulyas, Peter Dorfman – Treasurer’s Report – Our present balance is $377.43; a check in the amount of … Continue reading