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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Trail East Project

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Development of this parcel was called out in the original Uptown Normal Renewal Plan aimed to revitalize the small Central Business District directly adjacent to the Illinois State University campus.  Major components of the plan include a hotel ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

2040 Comprehensive Plan

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 The Town of Normal Comprehensive Plan is drawing praise within months of its adoption.  The Plan received the Daniel Burnham Award for an Outstanding Comprehensive Plan from the Illinois chapter of the American Planning Association (ILA...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

BN Advantage

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BN Advantage is a strategy to advance the region's vitality and foster  growth by building on McLean County's reputation as an employment and  lifestyle destination.

BN Advantage is a community initiative; we recognize that  Bloo...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Council Meetings

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Council meetings are streamed live on YouTube on the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. Previously recorded meetings are also available for viewing by clicking on the Videos tab.

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

Bicycle Friendly Community

Bicycle Friendly Community Bronze Level Designation Badge

The Town of Normal was recognized in November 2014 by the League of American Bicyclists as a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community, joining more than 325 visionary communities from across the country.

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Connect Transit

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Beginning with horse-drawn coaches and progressing through today’s modern buses, there is a long tradition of public transportation in Bloomington-Normal dating back to the 1800s. However, it was not until the private National City Lines bus company left ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Ecology Action Center

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The Ecology Action Center is a not-for-profit environmental agency with a mission to inspire and assist residents of McLean County, Illinois in creating, strengthening and preserving a healthy environment. The EAC acts as a central resource for environmen...

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