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Commanders Forum on April 17th at 6:30 PM

Commander Todd Gage Austin Come join us at our next Commanders Forum on April 17th at 6:30 PM. It will be held at the APD Clinton Hunter South Substation at 404 Ralph Ablanedo Drive. I will provide residents information on crime trends in South Austin we have seen during the first quarter of this year. There will be two guest speakers from Organized Crime as well as Violent Crimes. You will also have an opportunity to meet in groups with your individual district representative officer to get more detailed crime information on your neighborhood as well as being able to bring up crime issues you are seeing. Hope to see you there!
Neighborhood Creek Cleanup April 12th

Neighborhood Creek Cleanup April 12th

Neighbors, Our March Creek Cleaning was rained out – except for a few hardy people who braved the rain and mud – and we have rescheduled for Saturday, April 12. Since Nicholas Dawson Park is pretty clean, we will concentrate on the West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt which is in bad...
First Roundabout has been replanted

First Roundabout has been replanted

The first Bouldin Roundabout has been replanted by the Parks Committee.  The roundabouts need mulch, and Duke (dog-in-charge) is asking for volunteers to pick up Xmas-tree mulch at Zilker Park on Thursday, January 23rd. If you can help,  please contact Catie Mohin, (Duke’s mom) 408-410-6907,  before Thursday morning.  Duke will...
Texasinvasives.org recognizes efforts of The Friends of West Bouldin Greenbelt with "Citizen Scientists of the Month"

Texasinvasives.org recognizes efforts of The Friends of West Bouldin Greenbelt with “Citizen Scientists of the Month”

Texasinvasives.org (fifth item) in their December newsletter recognized the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association and The Friends of West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt as Citizen Scientists of the Month for their persistence and coordinated volunteerism. The groups’ efforts have been employed in an effective program to suppress a heavy infestation of ligustrum,...
Bouldin's Famed Postcard Mural Makeover

Bouldin’s Famed Postcard Mural Makeover

The “Greetings from AUSTIN” postcard at the corner of Annie St. and S. 1st that we all know as a neighborhood landmark has been re-painted to restore the charm of this iconic 78704 gem! Thanks to Bouldin resident, Tim Ziegler, we can see the process captured in this time lapse...
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BCNA GA Meeting Minutes February 2, 2014

BCNA General Assembly Meeting February 2nd, 2014 The High Road 6:52 PM begin meeting with Kevin Lewis opening 6:53 PM Introduction of Andy Brown, candidate for County Judge. 6:57 PM Attendee introductions 7:03 PM Councilman Chris Riley introduced by Kevin Lewis to speak on SoCo parking issues. Background: -    cities are rethinking parking, one of...

BCNA Steering Committee Minutes March 31, 2014 (April’s Meeting)

BCNA Steering Committee Meeting March 31, 2014 The High Road Meeting called to order at 19:09 Present: Sue Bornstein, Ronnie Dittmar, Stuart Hampton, Vicki Knipp, Paula Kothman, KevinLewis, Catie Mohin, Cory Walton,  Ingrid Weigand Suggestion: send out reports prior to meeting, then discuss at Steering Com and do Q&A rather than providing basic information on...

BCNA Steering Committee Minutes March 3, 2014

Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association Steering Committee Meeting March 3, 2014 Location: The High Road on Dawson – 700 Dawson Road (formerly the Elks Lodge) In attendance: Kevin Lewis, Suzie Harriman, VickiKnipp, Ellen Gibbs, Yoni Levin, Sue Bornstein, CatieMohin, RonnieDittmar, Stuart Hampton, Cory Walton, Ingrid Weigand Paula Kothmanjoined at 19:15 Meeting called to order at 19:06...

BCNA Steering Committee Minutes February 2, 2014

BCNA Steering Committee Meeting February 2, 2014 The High Road Attending: Kevin, Ronnie, Suzie, Cory, Chad, Vickie, Brandon + 2 guests (John Bowie, Bill Lay) [No quorum]   7:10PM Zoning – Women from Moore Tate as additional guests. General discussion about lot size and secondary dwelling size.  It is the opinion of the women from...

BCNA General Association Meeting Agenda—April 8 6:45pm

  Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 6:45pm   Location: The High Road on Dawson – 700 Dawson Road (formerly the Elks Lodge)   6:45      Attendee introductions—Kevin Lewis, BCNA President   7:00      Special events policies of City of Austin—City Council Member Kathie Tovo   7:15      Upcoming special events in Town Lake Park/Butler Park—Catie Mohin, BCNA VP -Reggae Fest April...

Heavy Traffic Times – Palmer Events Center and Long Center

Here is the April 2014 chart of expected heavy traffic around the Long and Palmer Centers, obtained from the City of Austin.  The term flow means that participants come and go for the entire length of the event, so heavy traffic is expected continuously for the length of the event, from before the beginning, through the...

Agenda for Feb. 11th BCNA GA Meeting

BCNA General Association Meeting Agenda Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 6:45pm Location: The High Road on Dawson – 700 Dawson Road (formerly the Elks Lodge)   6:45    Attendee introductions (Kevin Lewis) 7:00    New Orange/Pink Zone parking passes (Catie Mohin) 7:03     South Congress vicinity parking (Paula Kothmann and Kevin Lewis) 7:15     Boys and Girls Club property 303...
The Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Plan Online

The Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Plan Online

This is old news but not everyone knows it! Our neighborhood has a neighborhood plan that was worked up by a committed group of neighbors and as a result of a stakeholder process many years ago. It is the document that is referenced in the “-NP” suffix on the land-use designations on lots in our...

BCNA Steering Committee Minutes January 6, 2014

BCNA Steering Committee Meeting January 6, 2014 The High Road Attending: Kevin Lewis, Yoni Levin, Ronnie Dittmar, Sue Bornstein, Vicki Knipp, Paula Kothman, Ellen Gibbs, Stuart Hampton, Suzie Harriman, Ingrid Weigand. Meeting was called to order at 19:13 Zoning a) 304 and 306 W. Milton Sheila Case, real estate agent, Leticia Vasquez, family member presented...

BCNA Steering Committee Minutes from December 2nd, 2013

BCNA Steering Committee Meeting 12-2-2013 Present: Cyndi Collen (left at 7:15 pm), Kevin Lewis (arrived 7:31), Cory Walton (arrived 7 p.m), Stuart Hampton, Ellen Gibbs (7 pm), Vicki Knipp, Suzie Harriman, Catie Mohin, Paula Kothman, Ronnie Dittmar (7 pm), Ingrid Weigand Guests: Yoni Levin, Pink Zone; Bill & Mary Ley, Nan Garza, Brett Smith, all...

Plan for Auditorium Shores heads to a vote

Plan for Auditorium Shores, including smaller dog area, heads to a vote 12/08/13 Austin American-Statesman The Austin parks department’s vision for a new, much smaller off-leash dog area at Auditorium Shores is generating a backlash ahead of two votes scheduled this week on the plan. Currently, dogs are allowed off-leash on all 18 acres of...

BCNA Letter to Austin Parks & Recreation Board

BCNA opposes the proposed design for the Auditorium Shores Parkland Improvement Project because it does not consider the enormous feedback from park users to eliminate a fenced-in dog area.  Additionally, the agreement between the Parks department (PARD), Austin Parks Foundation (APF) and C3 presents (sponsors of the ACL music festival) refers to the parkland at...