Marion County Alliance of Neighborhood Associations


McANA serves Neighborhood Organizations throughout Indianapolis and Marion County.  Founded in 1990, we try to faithfully voice the concerns and aspirations of residents in how Indianapolis grows and how it is governed.   Through this website, we hope to communicate with our members and the entire community.  We welcome your comments and suggestions on how to better provide you with the information you need to make your Neighborhood a better place to live.

Council Proposal 250, which, if implemented, would allow digital billboards in Marion County, returns to hearing before the Metropolitan & Economic Development Committee on January 26 - 5:30 pm, room 260 City County Building.

Contact your District Councillor and the members of the MEDC with your opinions.  Bulk email address (cut and paste into the "To:" line of your email program) :,

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Find out what changes to our zoning ordinances are being proposed: IndyRezone

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Join the Indiana Tree Alliance and take a quick look around their new website:  From there you can get the latest news, make quick work of contacting your Legislators about the matter (write a letter, save a tree campaign), and make a donation to the cause.

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*McANA Members Meeting --  


January 17, 9 am to 11 am -

AT THIS MEETING, YOU WILL HEAR CRITICAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THE PENDING CITY COUNTY PROPOSAL 250 TO ALLOW DIGITIAL BILLBOARDS IN MARION COUNTY . This proposal is moving quickly and a strong neighborhood presence is critical to the outcome.



LANCE BOEHMER - INDYGO - Proposed Route Changes in conjunction with the opening of the Transit Center


TRENT HAHN - Bose Public Affairs Group - Representing the billboard industry and Proposal 250 to allow digital billboards in Marion County

DAVID HITTLE (NESCO) and MARJORIE KIENLE (HUNI) - Neighborhood Coalition to address Proposal 250 and whether to permit digital billboards in Marion County

(IT IS ANTICPATED THAT MCANA WILL TAKE A POSITION ON PROPOSAL 250 following the presentation and discussion.)


Please remember to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the food pantry at North United Methodist

Let your City County Councillors and Mayor's Neighborhood Liaison's know how much we appreciate Channel 16 covering the MCANA meetings

*McANA Board Meeting --  Wednesday, Februay 4 -- 6:30 pm -- North United Methodist Church (38th & Meridian)
The Board meets quarterly. 

***If you have a topic you would like to see addressed at one of our Members Meetings, please send the idea along to Cathy Burton ( , McANA's President.

For a list of Officers, Directors and Committee Chairmen, click here.

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