We assume everyone knows about the Marathon tomorrow, but just in case..it will close S Congress and S.1st for several hours to car traffic. Plan ahead.
The 2019 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K will fill Austin’s streets with more than 20,000 runners on Feb 17, 2019.
Neighborhood Plan Contact Team Meets Feb. 9, 4:30 PM
The Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team (BCNPCT) will hold its annual meeting Saturday, February 9 at the High Road, 700 Dawson Rd., at 4:30 PM. As a bit of background: -Neighborhood plan contact teams are separate from neighborhood associations. -Their sole purview is stewardship of the neighborhood plan. -They operate under city-dictated bylaws, elections, meetings, notification, and reporting. -All BCNPCT meetings are open to the public and anyone who resides in or owns a business or property in the neighborhood plan area may participate on the contact team.
You can read more about Plan Contact Team responsibilities and processes at: http://austintexas.gov/department/neighborhood-plan-contact-teams
The Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Plan has been amended several times since its 2002 adoption. Amendment requires city application and notification. No amendments are scheduled for this meeting.
The February 9 meeting agenda will include officer elections, a review of the team bylaws, and review and vote on a couple of optional planning resources the team has traditionally not opted for: You can read about them at: http://austintexas.gov/department/front-yard-parking http://austintexas.gov/department/mobile-food-establishments
Bouldin Bulletin for February-March 2019
Hot off the press is the February-March Bouldin Bulletin.
The same good stuff you might have read while drinking a cup of coffee —but in digital form.
Thanks to John Shobe, our Publisher and Rob Clayton our web admin.,for bringing us into a new world of digital publishing – a potentially more mobile-friendly, color, version of the Bouldin Bulletin, current and archives are available HERE:
EVENTS DOWN THE HILL Palmer Heavy Traffic February 2019 HERE
Whether you’re interested in avoiding traffic, parking issues, or strolling to a good time, here are the websites to discover the goings-on of which to be aware:
BCNA Meeting Schedules: BCNA General Association Meeting: 2ndTuesday, every other month BCNA Steering Committee Meeting: 1st Monday, each month BCNA Zoning Committee Meeting: 3rd Monday each month Meetings at The High Road, 6:45pm 700 Dawson Road, Unless otherwise note
A little Austin history from John T. Davis.
“How The 1970s Defined Austin”
A cool article about Austin.
By John T. Davis
Published: August 30, 2018 Austin Monthly
Longtime Austinites are particularly fond of their former sleepy college town’s history, and no decade represents a happier time—the happiest, some would say—than the freewheeling, youth-driven ’70s. Austin has always been a progressive city, but this decade formed the bedrock for where we are today. We explain why.
Also Austin-in-25-objects http://www.austinmonthly.com/AM/September-2017/Austin-in-25-Objects/