Bloomington city council’s OK of $324K for new sidewalks comes with discussion of additional funding sources

This year’s annual approval of the city council’s sidewalk committee report came at last Wednesday’s city council meeting. The report included $324,000 in funding for six different projects. The half dozen projects included: two sidewalk construction projects, two sidewalk design projects, and two traffic calming or crosswalk projects.

The sidewalk committee’s report was based on its meetings last year.

The approval was not controversial, passing 9–0. But it did generate a bit of discussion about other funding sources for new sidewalks, besides the money that was approved last week. The $324,000 total came from the city’s alternative transportation fund (ATF). Continue reading “Bloomington city council’s OK of $324K for new sidewalks comes with discussion of additional funding sources”