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Mission A professional, productive, learning organization that builds and renews the community by providing quality services at an affordable price. Values Bloomington is a community that people seek out as a place to live, conduct business and recreate. We have achieved this status by creating vibrant, safe, welcoming neighborhoods and by working together with our neighbors to promote the fun and vitality of community life. •We choose to shape the future rather than reacting to a changing environment. •We provide our children with the educational opportunities to succeed and lead Bloomington into the future; •We support the efforts of our business community, ensuring the availability of quality jobs, goods and services. •We are stewards of our environment, promoting sustainability of our many resources and the creation of inviting public spaces. •We strive to preserve and enhance neighborhood vitality while promoting a strong balanced local economy.
Founded in 1858, Bloomington is located in southern Hennepin Countyand is bounded by Interstate 494 to the north, Highway 169 to the west and the Minnesota River to the south and east. The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport is directly north of the city. Light rail transit connects the South Loop District, which contains the Mall of America, to the airport and downtown Minneapolis.
Bloomington is home to more than 85,000 residents and 90,000 jobs. Major industries include retail and entertainment, hotel and restaurant, health maintenance and computer manufacturing.
The City of Bloomington is a council-manager form of government with full-time staff of more than 500. Fiscally, the City maintains the highest triple A bond ratings from three ratings agencies: Standard & Poor's, Moody's, and Fitch. The main campus is located at the corner of 98th Street and West Old Shakopee Road.
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