February BTNA Meeting (2/9) will feature speaker from the IMA!

The February meeting of the Butler Tarkington Neighborhood Association will be held on Monday, February 9, 2015 starting at 6:30pm at the MLK Community Center. All neighbors are welcome and encouraged to attend!

A special guest on the agenda will be a representative from the IMA. We’d encourage all neighbors to attend and voice their opinions on the recent changes the IMA announced (admission fee increase as well as closing the neighborhood entrance at 42nd & Michigan). We look forward to a large crowd and constructive discussion!

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The “Great Indy Clean Up” in Butler Tarkington – April 4th

 

 

 

 

 

Neighbors — Please mark your calendars NOW for the “Great Indy Clean Up” in the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood which will be held on Saturday, April 4. BTNA will once again be  working with Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis and Butler University.

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Butler Bulldog Jog Run/Walk on March 28th

The 3.5 Mile Walk/Run & 1 Mile Dog Walk is on March 28 this year and begins at 9 am. However, preparation and festivities will begin at 7 am – which is pertinent information for our community! The registration link, as well as more information about the race, can be found on the Bulldog Jog Website: www.butler.edu/bulldog-jog.

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Butler University – New Student Housing

Butler University has released plans for a proposed new student housing building to be located on the current Irwin Library surface parking lot (see photos below). Butler University has announced upcoming public meetings to discuss the proposed new student housing building. The dates are:

  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014:  6:00pm-7:30pm (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014: 7:15am-8:30am (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014:  6:00pm-7:30pm (Health Recreation Center-Conference Room)
  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014:  7:15am-8:30am (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014:  7:15am-8:30am (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014:  6:00pm-7:30pm (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)

For more information, please visit www.butler.edu.

The Butler-Tarkington Neighborhood Association (BTNA) is accepting public comment on the proposed new student housing building. Please forward comments in writing via mail or email by Friday, September 5, 2014 at 5:00pm. 

Butler University previously presented on the proposed student housing building at the BTNA August monthly meeting on August 11. At the BTNA September, the BTNA Board will vote at the BTNA September monthly meeting on September 8 whether to support or oppose the garage. There will be NO public comments taken at the September 8 meeting as there are other neighborhood items on the agenda to discuss.

To comment via mail:

Butler-Tarkington Neighborhood Association
Attn:  Ted Feeney
PO Box 88234
Indianapolis, IN 46208

To comment via email:  (Please use “Butler University Student Housing Comments” in the subject line of the email.)

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Public Meetings for Butler Parking Garage and Continued Conversations

Butler University has announced a series of upcoming public meetings to discuss the proposed parking garage as well as create an open forum for conversation with neighbors about additional upcoming projects. The dates, times and locations of meetings are listed below. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to share your comments, concerns and perhaps even kudos.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014: 6:30pm-8:00pm (Schrott Center)
Thursday, July 31, 2014: 7:15am-8:30am (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)
Tuesday, August 26, 2014: 6:00pm-7:30pm (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)
Wednesday, August 27, 2014: 7:15am-8:30am (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)
Tuesday, September 23, 2014: 6:00pm-7:30pm (Health Recreation Center-Conference Room)
Wednesday, September 24, 2014: 7:15am-8:30am (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)
Wednesday, October 29, 2014: 7:15am-8:30am (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)
Thursday, October 30, 2014: 6:00pm-7:30pm (Health Recreation Center- Conference Room)

The Butler-Tarkington Neighborhood Association (BTNA) is also accepting public comment on the parking garage. Please forward comments in writing via mail or email by Sunday, August 10, 2014.

The BTNA Board will vote at the BTNA August meeting on August 11 whether to support or oppose the garage. There will be NO public comment at the August 11 meeting as there are other neighborhood items on the agenda to discuss.

To comment via mail:
Butler-Tarkington Neighborhood Association
PO Box 88234
Indianapolis, IN 46208

To comment via email:

Please use “Butler University Parking Garage Comments” in the subject line of the email.

As always, we appreciate your support and engagement!

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BTNA’s May Meeting will be held on Monday, May 12 @ 6:30pm!

Butler Tarkington Neighborhood Association’s May Meeting will be held on Monday, May 12th at 6:30pm on the Butler University campus (Atherton Union, Room 326).

Parking for the meeting will be in Irwin Library parking lot. Please enter campus off of 46th Street as Sunset Avenue is already in the process of being shut down for construction.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend!

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