COMMUNITY NEWS

OPEN BRUSH DAYS ANNOUNCED

Effective immediately, we are asking residents to drop off your brush to be burned ONLY on Tuesdays or Thursdays at the Wastewater plant location. Between 8am-4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays only, residents are able to drop off brush to be burned at the Wastewater Plant. There is signage at the plant to tell you where it should be placed. Please do not place your brush on an already burning pile.

Splash Pad Campaign begins July 2, 2020

You can send a check payable to the Town of Arcadia (please note "Splash Pad" in the memo) to PO Box 578, Arcadia, IN 46030.

You can also donate online at www.patronicity.com/ArcadiaSplashPad


Arcadia is partnering with the State of Indiana for a Creating Places crowd funding campaign to raise money this July & August for a new splash pad in downtown. Our goal is $20,000, to be matched by Creating Places, for a total of $40,000. Donations of any amount are welcome.

Help Arcadia raise $ now for a Splash Pad in 2021

The Town of Arcadia is working to “beat the heat” to offer residents and visitors a free, family-friendly alternative for recreation and fun in the summer months. In partnership with the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority and Patronicity’s CreatINg Places crowd funding grant program, the town will launch a fundraising campaign in July for a future downtown splash pad.

We’re planning on having restrooms and a pocket park nearby to help families enjoy an entire morning, afternoon, or day of fun.

We want to raise $20,000 through this campaign. If we reach this goal Creating Place will match that amount with an additional $20,000 for a total of $40,000!

Our campaign will officially kick off July 2 with the opening of Arcadia’s Farmers Market. We will have postcards available with details about how to donate and information on our website and social media.

More information to follow once the campaign has officially begun...

In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email grantsavenue@gmail.com.

ROAD CLOSURE - JUNE 12, 2020

From 11:45am – 12:30pm MAIN STREET will be closed from the railroad tracks to Washington Street.

From 11am – 7pm SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET will be closed.

The Remnant to open this Friday, 6/12/20

Awesome new coffee shop and third-space in town opening this Friday at noon!

Free WiFi, workspace, conference room, play areas, special needs sensory rooms, weddings, seminars.

Remnant proceeds go to continuing to make Arcadia great. All are welcome!

Please welcome the Remnant to town and stop by!

TRASH DAY TO BE CHANGED TO THURSDAY'S BEGINNING IN JULY

Effective 7/1/20, CGS will be picking up trash on Thursday's instead of Wednesday's. The first Thursday trash date is July 2, 2020.



2020 FARMERS MARKET APPLICATIONS

NOTES FROM THE MARKET: All are welcome to be a vendor, it's FREE. You will need to be approved before you can vend. As long as you sell the following: produce that you grow, food that you make, handmade crafts that you create, art that you make, boutique items and vintage items. We do not allow mass produced items, junk, garage sale items as we are not a flea market.

**DOWNLOAD VENDOR APPLICATION BELOW**

Please email the completed application to arcadiainfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

You will get an email with further information.

ArcadiaFarmersMarket_2020VendorForm.pdf

KONA ICE TRUCK COMING TO ARCADIA TOWN HALL ON SUNDAY, MAY 24

The Kona Ice truck will be parked at the Town Hall on Sunday, May 24th from 3-5pm! See picture for prices.

5/14/20 - THANK YOU

We would like to publicly say 'Thank you' to John Phifer for his 40 years of employment with the Town of Arcadia. We wish you the best in your future endeavors!

5/02/20 - DUMPSTER DAY UPDATE

The dumpsters are reaching maximum capacity. They will be available until noon today. At noon, the gates to the dumpster will be closed.

3/24/20 - NOTICE REGARDING TRASH SERVICE

CGS (the Town’s trash disposal service) has reached out to us assuring their trash pickup service will continue during the COVID-19 crisis with a few small changes to consider the health and safety of their drivers and employees.

1. Effective today, all residents should have all their trash & recycle items in the appropriate trash tote to help minimize our driver’s exposure. Do not leave any items beside your totes.

2. Bulk item pick up has been suspended until further notice.

Thank you for your cooperation. We will inform you as soon as bulk pickup is available again.

Effective March 17, 2020

Arcadia Town Hall Closed

Effective March 17, 2020, the Arcadia Town Hall will be closed to the public and all meetings that had been scheduled are off “until further notice” to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 “coronavirus.”

To pay your utility bill, please drop off your check, money order or cash in the Drop Box or pay online at www.arcadiaindiana.org.

If you have any questions and would like to contact us, please call the office during office hours or email us.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Town of Arcadia

(317) 984-3512 Office

Tracey.million@arcadia.in.gov

Heather.Souder@arcadia.in.gov

Arcadia's HGTV Hometown Takeover (2020) Video Submission

Town of Arcadia-HGTV Submission.mp4

TEMPERATURES ARE DROPPING. PLEASE TAKE PRECAUTIONS AND PREVENTATIVE MEASURES TO PROTECT YOUR PIPES FROM FREEZING.

Things to do now:

  • Familiarize yourself with areas of your home most susceptible to freezing, such as basements, crawl spaces, unheated rooms and outside walls.

  • Eliminate sources of cold air near water lines by repairing broken windows, insulating walls, closing off crawl spaces and eliminating drafts near doors.

  • Locate your main water shut-off valve. If a pipe freezes or bursts, shut the water off immediately.

  • Protect your pipes and water meter. Wrap exposed pipes with insulation or use electrical heat tracing wire; newspaper or fabric might also work. For outside meters, keep the lid to the meter pit closed tightly and let any snow that falls cover it. Snow acts as insulation, so don't disturb it.

  • Also, clear snow near fire hydrants near your property.

What to do when temperatures are consistently at or below freezing:

  • If you have pipes that are vulnerable to freezing, allow a small trickle of water to run overnight to keep pipes from freezing. The cost of the extra water is low compared to the cost to repair a broken pipe.

  • Open cabinet doors to expose pipes to warmer room temperatures to help keep them from freezing.

When you are away:

  • Have a friend, relative or neighbor regularly check your property to ensure that the heat is working and the pipes have not frozen.

  • Also, a freeze alarm can be purchased for less than $100 and will call a user-selected phone number if the inside temperature drops below 45 degrees.

To all who attended, volunteered and participated...

You made this year's Tree Lighting Ceremony a very special event!

THANK YOU!!!

2019 TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY PICTURES

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ARCADIA UTILITIES ROBOCALL AUTHORIZATION FORM.pdf

Arcadia Utilities is implementing a robocall notification system!

This means when the Town of Arcadia is flushing hydrants, has a water boil order (or boil release), emergency notifications or when our Dumpster Day needs advertised, we will have an automated calling system in place to contact you. Your permission is needed to place your telephone number(s) on our notification system therefore we are unable to automatically enroll you.

To enroll in this service, please fill out an Authorization form or email us and we will place your telephone numbers in our database right away. You may have 1 or 2 phone numbers on file for this notification system but no more than 2 phone numbers per service address.

You can sign up by filling out the form at the Arcadia Utilities office (208 W. Main) OR print the form on this post and mail it in with your water payment OR you can email us at arcadiatownhall@gmail.com.

If you choose to email us, in the email please include your;

1. Name

2. Physical Address

3. Arcadia Utilities Account #

4. 1-2 Phone numbers we will use to contact you (including area code).

Please be sure to have all 4 pieces of information in your email. If you do not have all of the information in your email, we cannot use your email for authorization.

266th & US31 Residents Letter to State Officials.pdf

RESIDENTS CALL TO ACTION

As you may or may not know, the State of Indiana is going to build an Interchange for 276th and US-31. There is a plan to close access to US-31 from 266th Street. The Town of Arcadia is urging its residents to send letters to State Officials requesting them to keep open the access to US-31 from 266th Street.

Attached is a generic letter to rewrite or send as-is.

If you do not have a printer or for those without computer access, copies of this letter have been pre-printed and are available at the Utility office.

Here are the Officials names and addresses to send the letters.

Governor Eric Holcomb

Office of the Governor

Statehouse

Indianapolis, IN 46204-2797


Senator James Buck

200 W. Washington St.

Indianapolis, IN 46204


Representative Tony Cook

200 W. Washington St.

Indianapolis, IN 46204


Representative Susan Brooks

11611 N. Meridian St., Suite 415

Carmel, IN 46032


Senator Mike Braun

115 N. Pennsylvania St.

Indianapolis, IN 46204


Senator Todd Young

46 E. Ohio St., Suite 462

Indianapolis, IN 46204