PROVIDE INPUT ON THE GOALS & RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BARGERSVILLE’S FUTURE

The Town of Bargersville is in the second phase of the planning process for the Bargersville VISION! 2040 Comprehensive Plan. This phase follows the visioning phase of the process, which included a pop-up booth at the Harvest Moon Festival, public workshop, online survey, online engagement, and focus group meetings. The second public workshop will be held on December 3rd from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Walnut Grove Elementary School (4079 N Rd 500 W, Bargersville, IN) and will present the draft vision statement, overarching goals, and recommendations for the plan. Similar to the visioning workshop, this workshop will also be a family-friendly open house format where participants can attend at any point during the allotted time-frame and stay as long as they are able to.The goal of the open house is to obtain feedback on the presented materials as well as which recommendations for Bargersville should be prioritized.  

The Bargersville Vision! 2040 Comprehensive Plan identifies long-range goals and objectives related to community elements such as land use, transportation, utility infrastructure, economic development, quality of life, housing, parks, and more.Following this public workshop, the plan will be drafted and provided to the public for review and comment. The plan is anticipated to be completed early 2020.

Public Workshop Summary

On Thursday, October 3rd, the Town of Bargersville hosted a public workshop for the Bargersville VISION 2040 Comprehensive Plan. This was the second public meeting held during this first phase of the planning process.

The first opportunity to provide input was held during the Harvest Moon Fall Festival on Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. This meeting was an open house format, held at the White River Township Public Library where attendees could stop by at any point during the allotted time (6:00-8:00 PM).

The workshop included three stations. The first two stations provided information about the planning process and an existing conditions snapshot of Bargersville. Click here for Public Meeting Station 1 & 2 Files.

The final station included several exercises for community members to participate in. These included:

  • a visual preference survey for development types in Bargersville;
  • mapping exercises to identify areas appropriate for certain types of uses; and
  • post-it note exercises where participants could identify their big idea for Bargersville, what they would change about Bargersville, and what they would preserve about Bargersville.

If you missed this opportunity to provide input – please take our online survey and/or send us comments through the Facebook Page or this website. We will also have another public meeting in December.