Geist Annual July 4th Fireworks Show Canceled

Fishers, Ind. – Today, City of Fishers officials announced the cancelation of the July 4th Geist fireworks show due to coronavirus and public health concerns. The City of Fishers reminds residents to practice safe deployment of fireworks for residential or private use. The following is recommended from the National Safety Council: Never allow young children to handle fireworks Never use …

Annual July 4th Fireworks Show at Geist Announces Blast Location

Fireworks to be shot from floating barge just south of previous “Blast on the Bridge” events June 15, 2020 – GEIST RESERVOIR, IN – City of Fishers officials announced that the blast location of this year’s July 4th fireworks show will be from a floating barge just south of the small island in the Geist Marina. Due to social distancing …

Annual July 4th Fireworks Show at Geist Still “On” – Moving to South End of Reservoir

Geist Lake Coalition relinquishes the annual fireworks show to the City of Fishers as part of plan to pave the way for the Geist Conservancy District. GEIST RESERVOIR, IN – City of Fishers officials and the Geist Lake Coalition board of directors announced today changes to the annual “Geist Blast on the Bridge” fireworks show at Geist Reservoir scheduled for July 4th. Due to social distancing guidelines, the fireworks …

Boating Hazards

As boating season kicks into high gear, the Geist Lake Coalition wishes everyone a fun and safe summer. We have experienced a considerable amount of rain in the past week, leading to large amounts of debris making their way into the reservoir. Some hazards are visible while others hide below the surface. Please be vigilant when boating, especially on this …

2020 Lake Treatment Program

Here are a few updates we’d like to pass along from the Geist Lake Coalition board and the Geist Conservancy District Steering Committee. We hope to be communicating with you more often on legal updates and our lake treatment program in coming months. If you have neighbors not receiving our email communications, please “forward” to them and invite them to sign-up at GeistConservancy.com. …

Geist Lake Coalition Announces Leadership Changes

Long-Time President and Co-Founder Brian Hall Steps Down, New President and Director of Aquatic Weed & Algae Treatment Announced April 9, 2020 – GEIST RESERVOIR, IN – The Geist Lake Coalition board of directors announced today that long-time President Brian Hall has stepped down from his leadership role, naming Cory Peter as the new President and Keith Matthews as Secretary …

Geist Conservancy District Formation Passes Another Major Milestone

Passage of Senate Bill 430 Paves the Way for an Operating Agreement with Citizens Energy, Institutes Tax Caps, User Fees Limits, and Removal of Eminent Domain March 5, 2020 – GEIST RESERVOIR, IN – Organizers for the Geist Conservancy District announced today the successful passage of SB 430 in the Indiana State Senate and House which amends the current Indiana …

Residents File Petition in Hamilton County to Create Geist Conservancy District

Media Contact: Tom Britt, 317-496-3599 tom@townepost.com Proposed Special Taxing District Will Have the Most Freeholders of Any Conservancy District in the State of Indiana. November 22, 2019 – Fishers, IN – Organizers representing freeholders from 40 neighborhoods around Geist Reservoir submitted a petition for the establishment of the Geist Conservancy. District to the Hamilton County Superior Court today accompanied by …

Fair Distribution of Financial Investment

Under the proposed Geist Conservancy District, all stakeholders that receive benefit from our area’s greatest resource share the financial investment necessary to preserve it equally: District homeowners, those with deeded or rental docks, and recreational users.  For homeowners in the District, their investment rate is based on the net assessed value of their home – just as property taxes are …

LARE Grant Funding

Historically, the Geist Lake Coalition has worked with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on various reservoir clean up and weed control projects through the State’s LARE (Lake & River Enhancement) grant program. According to Brian Hall, President of the Geist Lake Coalition, they have applied for and received moneys numerous times over the last 15 years for various …