HUNI Annual Meeting

James Whitcomb Riley Home-Education Center - 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

As HUNI celebrates its 30th year advocating for historic neighborhoods in our community, neighborhood representatives will join together on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 for the organization's Annual Meeting. The featured speaker will be Adam Collins, Deputy Mayor of Economic Development for the City of Indianapolis. The meeting will be held from 9:00-11:00 am in the James Whitcomb Riley Home-Education Center, located at 528 Lockerbie Street. At the close of the meeting Neighborhood Reps are encouraged to share upcoming events as well as any concerns facing them in the upcoming year. HUNI was started back in 1985 by Indiana Landmarks to promote, educate and represent the interests of historic neighborhoods.  

Background on Adam Collins

Prior to assuming the role of Deputy Mayor, Collins served as Deputy Director for the Indianapolis Local Public Improvement Bond Bank, where he led the redevelopment efforts at 16 Tech, a state-of-the-art business park designed to meet the needs of those in life sciences and information technology, and assisted in the redevelopment of the former Market Square Arena site into a 28 story mixed use development.

Collins previously served the City of Indianapolis in various roles during his 6-year tenure.  Through his leadership roles at the Department of Code Enforcement, he drafted ordinances and coordinated the City’s role in regulatory activities for Super Bowl XLVI, oversaw a 75 person division responsible for performing over 100,000 inspections annually, and led the City’s non-public safety recovery efforts resulting from the Richmond Hill neighborhood explosion.