To report potholes you can contact the Public Works department by:
- Email: email@example.com, or
- Phone: 434-2225
You can view a Map of Registered Sex Offenders in Bloomington, Illinois. Click on pins on the map to see more information about nearby registered sex offenders (name, address, crime, etc.).
The Bloomington Public Library Bookmobile makes stops in Old Farm Lakes once every three weeks, on Mondays from 7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the intersection of Old Farm Road and Windmill Road. Check out the Bookmobile Schedule on the Bloomington Public Library website for more information.
The loan period for all items checked out from the Bookmobile is three weeks.
The majority of residents in the Old Farm Lakes subdivision are in Ward 3, Precinct 25 and vote at:
The remainder of residents in Ward 8, Precinct 33, vote at:
Most of the OFL subdivision is in Ward 3, Precinct 25. About 95% of the OFL subdivision is in Ward 3, except for residents on Weathervane Court, Hayloft Road, and Cumbria Drive which are in Ward 8, Precinct 33.
Most of Ward 3 is north of Oakland Avenue and east of Hershey Road and Airport Road. OFL, along with the neighboring subdivisions of: Old Farm Gardens, Waterford Estates and White Eagle; is somewhat isolated from the rest of Ward 3. Reference the City of Bloomington Ward Map and Ward Map with Precincts for more information.
A listing of our current City Aldermen is available on the City of Bloomington website.
City of Bloomington Public Works crews make their weekly visit to Old Farm Lakes on Tuesdays.
Additional information is available in the Garbage Collection and Recycling Collection sections of solid waste page on City of Bloomington Public Works website.
The City of Bloomington ordinance on open fire regulations can be found here. This includes:
A. Within the City limits of Bloomington, no person shall burn any garbage, solid waste, commercial solid waste, yard waste, household waste, junk, refuse, rubbish, construction waste, hazardous waste, buildings, or structures.
B. The use of outdoor grills and barbecues for cooking is permitted.
C. Recreational fires shall be allowed in approved containers or fire pits.
D. Recreational fire shall be defined as an outdoor fire whose purpose is for pleasure, religious, ceremonial, cooking, warmth or similar purposes.
E. Bonfires may be allowed only for officially sponsored activities of civic, educational and religious organizations. Bonfires are not approved for the general public.
F. The Fire Chief/Police Chief or their designee may prohibit any type of burning that becomes a nuisance based on complaints of irritation of eyes or breathing of others, when the atmospheric conditions or local conditions make such fire hazardous and may order the extinguishment of any fire which creates or adds to a hazardous or objectionable situation.
BONFIRE – A large outdoor utilized for ceremonial purposes, as an expression of public joy and exultation, or for amusement.
FIRE PIT – A pit dug into the ground or made from stones, masonry, etc., that rests on the ground, for keeping a fire used for recreation or cooking.
PUBLIC WAY – A public street, sidewalk, alley or bike trail.
RECREATIONAL FIRE – A small outdoor fire whose purpose is for pleasure, viewing, religious, ceremonial, cooking, warmth or similar purposes using only seasoned dry firewood or commercially available charcoal briquettes.
RUBBISH – Items such as paper, plastic, rubber, food products, metal, glass and combustible liquids.
STRUCTURE – A building, garage, house or shed attached to the ground that consists of a roof and may have walls.
YARD WASTE – Vegetative matter resulting from landscaping and yard maintenance operations and includes materials such as tree and shrub trimmings, vegetables, flowers, leaves, grass clippings, trees and tree stumps.
H. Penalty. Any person, firm or corporation violating any provisions of this section shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $500 for each offense; and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during which a violation occurs or continues.
[Ord. No. 2010-46]