Boards To Discuss Downtown Catalyst Project At January Joint Meeting | WGLT

Boards To Discuss Downtown Catalyst Project At January Joint Meeting

Dec 15, 2017

The Bloomington City Council will talk about the controversial downtown catalyst project with the Bloomington Public Library and Connect Transit boards next month.

An email from Mayor Tari Renner to aldermen indicates there will be a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16, to discuss the potential transfer center, parking deck and new library at the location of the current Market Street parking deck.

Some aldermen oppose the idea, saying the council has already issued its opinion to expand the library at its current location next to City Hall. With one dissenting vote, the Downtown Task Force recommended exploration of the concept. Some task force members said the idea came from other planning documents and is not a new proposal.

The council will talk about the other downtown task force suggestions at its meeting on Monday.

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