All the News that Fits-September 2018

Upcoming Events, Traffic and Information

BCNA Special Events Information-2018 HERE

Upcoming Events in BCNA and ZNA-2018 HERE

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                          


The Bouldin Bulletin is now archived HERE, thanks to Rob Clayton for his time and scripts!

                                 City of Austin News
Cesar Chavez pedestrian-protection barriers.
The city will be installing permanent pedestrian-protection barriers on the north side of the hike and bike trail by Cesar Chavez where it passes under Lamar on the north side of the lake. The installation starts Mon. Sept. 10, and is supposed to be finished by Sept.. 24. During construction the trail will be closed and users will be rerouted across Cesar Chavez to the Lance Armstrong Bikeway to pass under Lamar. There may be some daytime closures of an eastbound lane of Cesar Chavez.

The City of Austin has called a bond election for Tuesday, November 6, 2018.                                                                                                            Voters will consider seven bond propositions on a variety of projects and programs, as well as City of Austin council member elections, two proposed amendments to the City Charter, and two proposed citizen-initiated City ordinances. You can view the 2018 Bond Brochure Booklet here.

City Council Candidate Forums
The City of Austin, in partnership with the City’s Ethics Review Commission and the League of Women Voters – Austin Area, will conduct a series of City Council Candidate Forums for the November 2018 Municipal election. Five Council districts and the Mayor will be up for election November 6, 2018.
Forums will consist of brief opening and closing statements from candidates and questions from the League of Women Voters moderator.  candidate forum link

Information HERE

                                  Local News
Palmer Heavy Traffic September 2018 HERE PalmerHeavyTraffic_Sept2018.pdf

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:

Meeting Schedules:
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 noted.

BCNA Zoning Committee Meeting October17, 2018

BCNA Zoning Committee Meeting October17, 2018

The Zoning Committee serves in an advisory role to theSteering Committee and its votes do not bind the BCNA.  All meetings are open to the general membership and public at large. The Zoning Committee will convene in executive session and shall exclude all persons except Committee Members and BCNA Officers from executive session.

Members: Stuart Sampley, Kris Hyatt, Patrick Ousey, Jeff Seiden, Ryan Gullahorn, Gail Armstrong, Paul Strange Jesse Moore                     ( ex officio )


6:45 – Previous Business and Agenda
• Potential ZC Members
• 2001 S. 1st driveway encroachment into the CWQZ
7:00 – Green Pastures ( Greg Porter )
• 901-5 from SF-3 to GR-MU-CO-N update and revision
7:30 – Executive Session



BCNA Steering Committee Meeting September 10, 2018

BCNA Steering Committee Meeting September 10, 2018
at The High Road, 6:45pm 700 Dawson Road
6:45–review prior meeting minutes
6:50–communications update & outreach discussion
7:00–parks update
7:05–traffic safety parking update
7:10–zoning update
no voting, but items to discuss include inquiries to BCNA regarding Green Pastures, 304 W. Milton, and Timber Creek apts
7:25–October meeting planning
–potential council candidate forum & recommendation on Prop J
7:45–sector updates
8:00 or earlier: Adjourn

Minutes when available


BCNA General Association Meeting August 14, 2018

This Coming Tuesday BCNA Meeting
BCNA Meeting on Tuesday

BCNA General Association Meeting August 14, 2018
at The High Road, 6:45pm 700 Dawson Road
Hope to see you there!

Agenda:                                                                                                                             6:45-6:55–Introductions

6:55-7:00–Parks update

7:00-7:10–Sector updates

7:10-7:15–CodeNext update

7:15-7:25–BCNA insurance discussion and vote

7:25-7:45–November bond proposals discussion and potential vote