Blooming Grove operates under a General Law, Type A, form of city government.

  • It seats six elected officials on the City Council with two-year rotating terms.
  • The City’s operation and maintenance are funded by two separate accounts – the General Fund and the Revenue Fund.
  • Income for its General Fund comes from property tax, sales tax, franchise tax, and fines.
  • Revenue Fund income is from fees for water, sewer, sanitation and other utility-related fees.
  • The fiscal year runs from October 1st through September 30th.
  • Public hearings on the budget and property tax rate are usually held in late August or early September.