History of Sargent Road Association

This is a list of important events in the history of the Sargent Road Association.

 

For a more complete list of events in SRA history and general history of the Mud Creek Valley Area, refer to "Highlights of SRA History".

 

1992

  • Sargent Road Association incorporated.

1994

  • SRA and Oaklandon CDC opposes Shell station at 79th St. / Fall Creek Rd.  Location directly adjacent to Fall Creek & over Aquifer. Petition withdrawn.
  • SRA opposes any filling of the Mud Creek Valley floodplain without impact studies.
  • SRA promotes creation of Wellfield Protection.
  • SRA Mud Creek Corridor Committee becomes independent from SRA.
  • Road safety at 96th St. & Sargent Road first addressed with Town of Fishers.
  • SRA submits recommendations for revision of Rules of Procedure for Board of Zoning Appeals.

1995

  • SRA organizes neighborhood task force as a representative group to participate in the Supplemental Review process.
  • Mud Creek Conservancy (MCC) gains not-for-profit 501(c)3 status as a land trust.
  • The first annual SRA Road Cleanup effort.

1999

  • Wellfield Association names SRA a Wellfield Partner.
  • MCC & SRA with Scout Troop 443 initiate Bluebird Nesting Box project.

2002

  • SRA celebrates its 10th Anniversary.

2005

  • SRA works with DNR, Division of Water, IDEM, Office of Land Quality & Corp of Engineers on illegal dumping & fill along Mud Creek near 96th. St bridge over Mud Creek. SRA averted cutting of trees for ATV trails.

2006

  • SRA forms Litter Busters committee to keep our roads litter free. Members sign-up for specific areas of surveillance.
  • Mud Creek Players, MCC, & SRA hold 1st Ice Cream Social at the Mud Creek Barn.

2007

  • SRA conducts a Fall Tour of Mud Creek Valley, for City Planning Officials and DNR Representatives, highlighting our environmentally sensitive areas.

2010

  • SRA establishes Cemetery Committee to work with the Lawrence Township Cemetery Beautification Project.

2011

  • SRA contracts with web designer to build and maintain organization website.

2012

  • SRA marked its 20th anniversary.  As of this date Mud Creek Conservancy monitors 34 acres of Land Trust Easements donated by property owners in the Mud Creek valley.  SRA continues to observe and report on land use/conservation issues with regard to planning, zoning and drainage within our designated area of service.

2013

  • SRA was presented with the Green Glove Award from Keep Indianapolis Beautiful as the longest Adopt-A Block in the City (3.7 miles).

2014

  • SRA in cooperation with other neighborhood organizations successfully petitioned for the removal of the billboard from the intersection of 79th and Fall Creek Boulevard.

2015

  • Membership polled for interest in safety and speed patrols.  Members voted to increase patrols and SRA offered opportunity to direct fees to these patrols.
  • SRA recruited a record number of 30 litter busters!  Keeping our valley beautiful is a priority!

2016

  • SRA launched the “Summer Series” on the Third Thursday of June, July and August to provide an opportunity to connect with neighbors and learn more about the special people and events surrounding Mud Creek Valley.