Its that time again folks. You are invited to join your neighbors on a cleanup walk around our neighborhood this Saturday, June 23rd, from 10am to noon. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Meet up at the basement entrance of the McDoel Baptist Church (1008 S. Rogers) at 10 AM. Let's clean this place up! See you there.
GOOD NEWS!! On June 20 the Bloomington City Council approved Neighborhood Solutions' proposal for the new B-Line Station which will be located on Morton Street between Dodds Street and Allen Street. According to the website the development will encompass 12 single family home sites, two 1000-1100 sq. ft. condos, three 510-525 sq. ft. micro-condos and four 2 bedroom apartments above 3100 sq. ft of commercial spaces, which may include a restaurant. McDoel Gardens resident Matt Press is a part of Neighborhood Solutions and was responsible for the hugely popular South Dunn Street addition in the Bryan Park neighborhood. For more detailed information about the project please visit the Neighborhood Solutions website here.
City of Bloomington Public Works Director Susie Johnson will speak at the next neighborhood association meeting. She will discuss current projects dealing with and affecting McDoel Gardens as well as answering questions from neighbors. This is a great opportunity for residents to bring concerns to the city's attention. Come join the discussion on June 7 at 6:30pm at the McDoel Baptist Church, 1008 S. Rogers Street. Please use lower west entrance.
The City of Bloomington is holding it's annual Blooming Neighborhood Awards and Celebration even on Saturday, June 2 at the Showers Plaza Farmer's Market from 9am til noon. McDoel Gardens neighborhood will receive an award for efforts over the past year to make McDoel Gardens an even better place to live and work. Congratulations to all the residents of our neighborhood and our neighborhood association.
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The McDoel Gardens Neighborhood Association meets the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the basement of the McDoel Baptist Church. The church is located on Rogers Street, between Dixie and Allen; enter the basement from the alley behind the church.
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