Iowa Economic Development has a Small Business Utility Disruption Prevention Program for small businesses and non-profits. It is a COVID-19 funding program. Please go to the following link for more information. Applications deadline is October 31, 2020.
City of Bloomfield is seeking candidates for:
- Electric Lineman, Journeyman preferred, but will train
- Streets Laborer
Job descriptions available at City Hall. Applications can be found at www.cityofbloomfield.org.
Hours of work are 6:30am – 3pm, Monday thru Friday. On-call and emergency availability required. Salary is determined by Union contract and is commensurate with experience. Benefits include IPERS, Medical and Dental, Vacation and Sick Time, OT and/or Comp, 9 paid holidays, Union eligible.
Send cover letter, resume and application to City Clerk, City of Bloomfield, 111 W Franklin St., Bloomfield, IA 52537. Applications close 4:00pm October 20th. Successful candidates will be subject to a drug test, physical and POPES testing. Questions may be directed to DPW at 641-208-6119. EOE
This notice is published pursuant to the requirements of Executive Order 11063 on equal opportunity in housing and nondiscrimination in the sale or rental of housing built with federal assistance, and with Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, which prohibits discrimination in the provision of housing because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability or familial status.
The City of Bloomfield, Iowa, advises the public that it will administer its assisted programs and activities relating to housing and community development in a manner to affirmatively further fair housing in the sale or rental of housing, the financing of housing and the provision of brokerage services.
The City of Bloomfield shall assist individuals who believe they have been subject to discrimination in housing through the resources of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission or the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The City of Bloomfield has designated the following office as the contact to coordinate efforts to comply with this policy. Inquires should be directed to:
OFFICE: Area 15 Regional Planning Commission
ADDRESS: 224 E. 2nd St.
CITY/STATE/ZIP: Ottumwa, IA 52501
PHONE NUMBER: 641-684-6551
HOURS: Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Attention Small Businesses: ASSISTANCE FOR IOWA SMALL BUSINESS & NONPROFITS
Governor Reynolds has allocated federal CARES Act funds to assist small businesses and nonprofits economically impacted by COVID-19. The Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Small Business Utility Disruption Prevention Program will provide short-term relief to eligible small businesses and nonprofits that face significant hardship in the payment of utility bills for service provided during the months of disruption to their business. For more information and how to apply, please follow the link provided. If you have any questions please contact Tammy Roberts at 641-664-9654 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline to fill out the U.S. Census is on September 30. Amid the current COVID- 19 pandemic, people are encouraged to respond as soon as
possible online at 2020census.gov. They can also respond by phone or by mail. All responses to the census are kept confidential and are used only to produce statistics.
Here are just a few of the many programs that distribute federal funds based on the Census count:
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Federal Pell Grant Program
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
School Breakfast Program
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Program
Respond as soon as you can. Respond on your own now to avoid a visit from a census taker later this year.
Learn more at 2020census.gov.
Check out this short video about counting college students: 2020 Census: What College Students Need to Know to Be Counted in the Right Place
At the June 18, 2020 city council meeting, the city council will be voting on the amendment of ordinance 18A City Administrator/Clerk by removing all reference to City Clerk.
See links below for the current version (proposed changes are highlighted) and the proposed amended version of ordinance 18A City Administrator/City Clerk.
Ordinance 18A: Current Version (changes are highlighted)
Ordinance 18A: Proposed Revised Version
This report contains important information regarding the water quality in our water system. The water source for Bloomfield is Rathbun Regional Water Association, Inc. RRWA obtained its source water in 2019 from the Chariton River, below Lake Rathbun Dam and directly from Rathbun Lake, both a surface water source.
2019 Water Quality Report for Bloomfield Municipal Water
Below is information regarding garbage collection during COVID-19:
=Waste Management will NOT take anything that does NOT fit in the garbage toter or recycle bin
=ALL. GARBAGE. Has. To. Be. BAGGED.
=ALL CARDBOARD has to be BROKEN DOWN