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Snow Emergency – January 18, 2019

UPDATE: As of noon on January 19 the snow emergency declaration has been canceled. Streets are now open for business as usual.

Mayor Wiegand declared a snow emergency.

Mayor Wiegand declared a snow emergency for the City of Bloomfield effective on January 18, 2019, at 8:00 pm.

All vehicles shall be removed from city streets and right aways until 48 hours after the end of the snowfall.

Please see the city snow emergency ordinance for details.

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Hotel/Motel Tax Grant Applications Available

The City of Bloomfield is accepting funding requests for the Hotel/Motel tax
disbursements. This year, $33,120 will be allocated to tourism, economic development and recreation. Following city policy, $8,280 (25%) will be available for both tourism and economic development and a total of $16,560 or 50% will go to recreation.

Applications for Hotel/Motel funding requests are available at City Hall. Completed applications should be submitted to Bloomfield City Hall, 111 W Franklin Street by 4 pm on February 4th.

Funds will be awarded at the regular council meeting on February 21st.

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Pipeline Safety Survey

Pipeline Safety Surveys were mailed to the city’s natural gas customers around December 28, 2018. They came in an envelope like the one below.

Pipeline Safety Survey envelope

In the envelope is a brochure with important safety information and a blue survey form. Please read the brochure and complete the survey card. When complete, drop the card in the mail. No postage is necessary.

If you prefer, you can complete the survey online. Each card has a unique webcode. Look at the survey card for your instructions.

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Meter Upgrades

The City of Bloomfield is working to upgrade electric, gas, and water meters in homes and businesses now through spring 2019. Electric meters will be changed out starting after the first of the year, and a brief interruption in service can be expected at the time of installation. The City has contracted with Utiliuse, whose technicians will be working in your neighborhood and around your home to replace your existing meters. If necessary, a Utiliuse representative will contact you to schedule an appointment in person or by leaving contact information on your door.