Upcoming Indy Rezone Meetings

Below is a press Release from Indy Rezone soliciting input from residents. A number of us from Urban Indy have attended these meetings, and they are very worthwhile. Remember, this is our city, and you have a voice.

INDIANAPOLIS – Have you ever wondered why some neighborhoods are better at attracting residents and businesses than others?   Are there changes that we should make today that would improve the connections between neighborhoods and the places where people work and shop?  How should the City balance the need for economic development and job creation with drinking water protection, stormwater management and flood protection?  Zoning and development regulations impact your world every day; the Indy Rezone team needs your input about how we should change! Share what’s working and what is not and any ideas, suggestions or comments about how Indy should development in the future of finite resources.

Join your neighbors, employers, city officials, and technical experts at the first set of public listening sessions.  After a brief introduction to the project, we will ask for your input on a series of questions meant to foster meaningful dialogue between residents, business owners, community leaders and decision makers about how to make Indianapolis more sustainable, livable and adaptable. Join us at one of the following sessions or visit us online:

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2012
  • North Central High School (Washington Twp), Cafeteria (1801 East 86th Street) enter Doors 1, 2 & 4.  Served by IndyGo Route 185:00PM – 8:00PM
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • University of Indianapolis (Perry Twp), Schwitzer Student Center (1400 E Hanna Avenue) from Hanna Ave go north on Campus Drive. Served by IndyGo Routes 22 and 315:00PM – 8:00PM

Indy Rezone, the latest effort to realize Mayor Ballard’s goal to make Indianapolis one of the most sustainable cities in the Midwest, aims to update local ordinances, and development regulations to improve Indy residents’ quality of life. Public listening sessions are just one of the many ways that citizens can express how they would like their communities to look and function in the future. Everyone is invited to participate in-person and on-line, now and throughout the entire process. More Information can be found on the Project Website: http://indyrezone.org

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