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24th Annual Bouldin Creek Cleaning - March 7

24th Annual Bouldin Creek Cleaning – March 7

We will hold our 24th Annual Creek Cleaning next Saturday, March 7, from 8:30 am to 12:30 p.m. It might not feel like this right now, but it will be a balmy 60 degrees. Meeting place is the entrance to Nicholas Dawson Park on the corner of South 1st and W....
Palmer/Long Center Heavy Traffic Times for February 2015

Palmer/Long Center Heavy Traffic Times for February 2015

Date Day Venue Event Type Times Attendance Traffic flow Info 2/1/15 Sun LC Opera: Romeo & Juliet Performance 3p-6p 2400 Hard Start 2/3/15 Tue PEC CoA African American Heritage Show 11:30p-1p 1500 Hard Start 2/6/15 Fri LC Austin Symphony Orchestra Performance 8p-10p 2400 Hard Start 2/7/15 Sat PEC Rodeo Austin...
BCNA Neighborhood General Association Meeting is tonight at 6:45 PM

BCNA Neighborhood General Association Meeting is tonight at 6:45 PM

We will meet at The High Road, 700 Dawson Road. We will cover many topics, including the election of zone representatives for Brown and Lavender Zones. See the agenda for the meeting in our previous post, as well as on our Facebook page.
Warren Wildlife Museum Opens - read a statement from the property manager

Warren Wildlife Museum Opens – read a statement from the property manager

On Tuesday, January 19th, BCNA President Kevin Lewis spoke with Jesse Ramel, the property manager of 1401 Bouldin Ave. to discuss questions about the property. Kevin asked him to send a statement for the neighborhood introducing himself and describing the owner’s plans and intentions for the property. That statement is...
Add your input to the Lone Star Regional Rail Project

Add your input to the Lone Star Regional Rail Project

Public input on the Lone Star Regional Rail Project is being accepted now through this website. Please use this comment form to submit your input. Additional opportunities for public comment will be available through public meetings and other channels for the duration of the project. LONE STAR REGIONAL RAIL PROJECT...
Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge Planned for Mopac at Barton Creek

Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge Planned for Mopac at Barton Creek

Here is some useful information on the proposed bicycle-pedestrian bridge over Barton Creek.  The summary below is from the austintexas.gov website: In order to address traffic congestion in the MoPac corridor, the City and State are partnering on the MoPac Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge Project. The project includes 3 phases totaling...
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Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association General Meeting AGENDA for February 10, 2015

BCNA General Association Meeting Time and Date: February 10, 2015, 6:45pm Location: The High Road, 700 Dawson Rd. Times are approximate 6:45-7:00pm Welcome and Introductions 7:00-7:05 Announcements • BCNA upcoming Happy Hour Friday, Feb. 27 — El Mercado • New City Council — Policy Discussions viewable online • Annual creek cleanup – West Bouldin Creek,...

Austin on List of Start-Up Friendly Cities

Tim Sprinkle, author of the new book Screw the Valley: A Coast-to-Coast Tour of America’s New Tech Startup Culture named Austin as one of the top cities friendly to Start-up businesses. Read about Austin and the other 6 cities on the list in the article by Inc. (http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/forget-silicon-valley-7-better-cities-for-startups.html?cid=sf01002)
Black's BBQ and Smoke in Bouldin covered by KXAN

Black’s BBQ and Smoke in Bouldin covered by KXAN

Time Warner News did this story about the smoke coming from Black’s BBQ affecting residents on the north end of the ‘hood. Bouldin neighbors were thoughtful and clear in describing their concerns. Our BCNA President Kevin Lewis also responded on behalf of BCNA. Black’s people declined to comment for the story. http://austin.twcnews.com/content/news/333810/south-austin-residents-have-beef-with-barbecue-joint/ The most-affected neighbors...
Give your input to the S. Lamar Blvd Corridor Study

Give your input to the S. Lamar Blvd Corridor Study

The City of Austin Transportation Department is conducting a study of transportation issues on South Lamar Blvd. This kicked off with an open house at Zilker Elementary Dec. 10. Citizens have the opportunity to give their input through TWO online surveys.  The surveys will only be open until Friday, Jan. 9. Below are several links to information on...
See the Award Winning Film 'Speaking In Tongues' at Becker Elementary on 1/10/15

See the Award Winning Film ‘Speaking In Tongues’ at Becker Elementary on 1/10/15

Please come see this great film this Saturday at Becker Elementary! Screening of award-winning Speaking in Tongues movie about dual language at Becker Elementary School and School Tours / Se dará la película premiada Speaking in Tongues sobre lenguaje dual y Visítas Guíadas en La Escuela Primaria Becker. Tours of Becker before and after. On Saturday,...
Street Sweeping in Bouldin Creek is 12/16 to 12/23 & 1/5 to 1/13

Street Sweeping in Bouldin Creek is 12/16 to 12/23 & 1/5 to 1/13

The City of Austin will conduct street sweeping in the section of Bouldin Creek west of S 1st from 12/16 to 12/23. Bouldin Creek east of S. 1st St. will be swept 1/5 to 1/22.  The sweeper machines operate Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The City of Austin asks that you avoid...

12/9/2014 BCNA General Association Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the BCNA General Association Meeting Date: December 9, 2014, 6:45pm Location: The High Road, 700 Dawson Rd.   6:45-7:00pm   Welcome and Introductions Kevin welcomed the group and then turned the meeting over to Catie Mohin. Manuel Jimenez, Chief Deputy Constable for Travis County addressed the group and gave us his contact information. 7:00-7:05         Announcements No...

BCNA General Association Meeting Agenda for 12/9/2014

Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association General Meeting AGENDA December 9, 2014, 6:45pm Location:         The High Road, 700 Dawson Rd. 6:45-7:00pm   Welcome and Introductions 7:00-7:05         Announcements No BCNA Happy Hour last Friday of December. Next one is Jan. 30 Runoff Election Day Dec. 16, early voting now through Dec. 12 — Mayor, AISD, ACC Becker Elementary...

2014 BCNA ELECTION SLATE – Candidate Statements

2014 BCNA Election Slate Candidate Statements President – 2 candidates Kevin Lewis I’m Kevin Lewis, and I am running for re-election as BCNA President because we live in a great place and I like working with my neighbors to keep it that way. I’m an Austin native and first moved to South Austin in 1991....

BCNA General Association meeting and Officer Elections Tuesday Dec 9 – by Ingrid Weigand

The Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association will hold its annual officers election at the next General Association Meeting on Tuesday, December 9. We are a volunteer organization and depend on those neighbors who are willing to donate time and energy to make sure our interests are represented at City boards and commissions, at the Austin Neighborhood Council and in front of the Austin City Council. Our officers and committees deal with zoning issues,...

GA Meeting Minutes from August 12th, 2014

Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association General Meeting 8/12/2014   6:45 PM         Welcome, intros 6:58 PM         Announcements 7:00 PM         Special Event Residential Parking Permits­ – Special parking permits for the 25 event days to protect Bouldin Creek from event based parking. City will implement “attention getting fines” along with flip down no parking signs with parking...

BCNA Steering Committee Minutes September 8, 2014

9/8/2014,  Steering Committee Meeting,  The High Road on Dawson Kevin Lewis, Catie Mohin, Ronnie Dittmar, Sue Bornstein, Vicki Knipp, Paula Kothmann, Ellen Gibbs, Will Burkhardt   6:35 PM The High Road & JLN Development agreement – info on proposed condo & new lodge development.   Ronnie Dittmar feels that even though letter of intent was...