It’s My Parks Day with Special Event

Hello neighbors
It’s My Parks Day is on March 7th and this year Bouldin is pairing our 29th annual Bouldin Creek cleaning with a community art project by Austin artist, Gigi Miller, the local artist who was selected by the City of Austin’s Art in Public Places program to create a sculpture for Ricky Guerrero Park.
The clean-up kicks off at 8:30am at Ricky Guerrero Park with coffee and some breakfast snacks. From there we shall spread out to various locations along the creeks. Please bring gloves and be prepared to get muddy; wear long pants, long-sleeved shirts and sturdy shoes. We’ll supply trash bags.

At 11:30am we return to Ricky Guerrero Park for lunch from local vendors. From 11:30am-2:00pm we will have a community art presentation with artist Gigi Miller.

Gigi Miller (http://www.gigimiller.com) is the local artist who was selected by the City of Austin’s Art in Public Places program to create a sculpture for Ricky Guerrero Park. She spoke at our last General Assembly meeting in February about two possible designs for sculptures for the park. Over the coming weeks, she is asking for community feedback on which design the residents of Bouldin would prefer to see implemented, pending AIPP Panel approval. Gigi created two working design models for the neighborhood to vote on. They are fun, interactive, and take the history of Austin, Bouldin, and Ricky Guerrero into account.

The beauty of Gigi’s designs is that they are collaborative. Community members will be invited on March 7th (11:30am-2pm) to come to Ricky Guerrero Park to make ceramic tiles that will incorporated into the finished work. Your tile will be seen on the sculpture for decades to come, so please come and participate in this community event. We’ll also be voting on which design you like best. If you are unable to attend the event but still want to provide feedback, please email Gigi at art4rickygpark@gmail.com

Please bring out your family for the activities. Come for the clean-up, stay for lunch and fun activities. Or if you can’t make the clean-up, please bring out your family for the activities and to participate in the tile making. There will be more details to come on this event in the next weeks. Check out Tile Party Flier HERE

Below are models of proposed project: Note that bottom 2 images are same model-2 different views-front and back.

All the News that Fits February 2020

Hello neighbors, a lot going on in Austin in the fall. We try to inform folks of events impacting the ‘hood. We also try and update events/happenings from our neighbors.
Missing something, let us know. Thanks

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. HERE:
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

Parks Notice:
It’s My Park Day Spring 2020
The big day is almost here! It’s My Park Day Spring 2020 is Saturday, March 7th. We can’t wait for our favorite city-wide volunteer day in Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces. Information HERE
Here in the neighborhood:
29th Annual Creek Cleaning, March 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am We are pairing our 29th annual Bouldin Creek cleaning with a community art project presentation by Austin artist, Gigi Miller to take place at Ricky Guerrero Park. More Information coming under Parks Events.

EVENTS DOWN THE HILL
Palmer Heavy Traffic February 2020 HERE

Whether you’re interested in avoiding traffic, parking issues, or strolling to a good time, here are the websites to discover the goings and on of which to be aware:
LONG CENTER
http://thelongcenter.org/events/
PALMER AUDITORIUM
https://www.palmereventscenter.com/events/

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 6:45pm
The High Road, 700 Dawson Road

General Association meeting 02-11-2020

General Association meeting 02-11-2020

Hello neighbors–The next general membership meeting of the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association will be next Tuesday, February 11, beginning at 6:45 pm at the High Road on Dawson, 700 Dawson. Here is the currently envisioned agenda:
Hope to see you all there, thanks!–Jesse, BCNA Prez

Meeting Agenda
6:45-50–Introductions
6:50-6:55–Election for Lavender Zone representative
6:55-7:00–Vote to confirm Jeff Seiden as BCNA rep to South Central Waterfront Advisory Board and update on South Central Waterfront Plan (or lack thereof)
7:00-05–Parks Update (It’s My Park Day will be March 7)
7:05-15–Ricky Guerrero Art Project Presentation by GiGi Miller
7:15-7:30–Land Development Code Rewrite Update by Nicole Golden (Communications and Outreach Coordinator Council Member Kathie Tovo, District 9) and group discussion
7:30-adjourn–Local primary candidate “open mic”

Minutes HERE as available

BCNA Meeting Schedules:
BCNA General Association Meetings:
2ndTuesday, every other month
BCNA Steering Committee Meetings:
1st Monday, each month
BCNA Zoning Committee Meetings:
3rd Monday each month
Meetings at 6:45pm
The High Road, 700 Dawson Road

BCNA Steering Committee Meeting

Hello neighbors, a lot going on in Austin in the fall. We try to inform folks of events impacting the ‘hood. We also try and update events/happenings from our neighbors.
Missing something, let us know. Thanks

Steering Committee Meeting 02-03-2020

Hello neighbors–The Steering Committee Meeting of the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association will be next Monday February 03,
beginning at 6:45 pm at the High Road on Dawson, 700 Dawson Rd.

SC meeting agenda
6:45-50–Review minutes (Matt)
6:50-55–Record keeping policy (Matt)
6:55-7:00–Mural for Ricky Guerrero Park (Kate)
7:00-05–Neighborhood map (Kate)
7:05-15–LDC discussion (Jesse)
7:15-20–RPP update & median project update (Jesse)
7:20-30—budget (Ronnie)
7:35-40–elections (Lavender Zone, SCWAB)
7:40-50–Communications:
–newsletter translation (Jody)
–meeting signs & coasters (Jody)
7:50-8:00—GA Meeting planning (Jesse)

Tentative GA Meeting Agenda on February 11
6:45-50–Introductions
6:50-7:00–elections (Lavender Zone, SCWAB)
7:00-10—budget presentation & vote
7:10-20—Parks Update (RG Mural, other projects?)
7:20-30–LDC update & discussion
7:30-adjourn: Candidate open mic

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 6:45pm The High Road, 700 Dawson Rd

All the News that Fits January 2020

Hello neighbors, a lot going on in Austin in the spring.  We try to inform folks of events impacting the ‘hood.  We also try and update events/happenings from our neighbors.
Missing something, let us know. Thanks

Neighbors,
Now is a good time to remove Nandina and cats claw from the West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt. Both are clearly visible and poison ivy is not abundant yet.
We’ll try a different method this time – instead of digging out invasives, we’ll cut them back to the ground, hoping that if we do this for a couple of years, they’ll give up 🙂
We’ll also take off the bright red berries from Nandina – a very good job for children – and dispose of them separately.
Please join us for an hour or two next Saturday, January 25, starting at 9 am. Meeting place will be the entrance at 1200 South 6th Street.
Bring scissors or clippers as well as work gloves. Remember to wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts to protect against p.i.
We can make quite a difference with even10-15 people.
Thanks,
Ingrid Weigand
BCNA Parks Committee
512-663-4632

BCNA Officer Elections – December 10, 2019

The Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association held its annual officer’s election at the General Association Meeting on Tuesday, December 10. 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 with Austin City Council. Our Job descriptions in the BCNA Bylaws HERE /

So a big Thank You to our newest volunteers:

President:Jesse Moore

Vice PresidentNeighborhood Issues: Kate Francis

Vice President External Affairs: Paul Strange

Communications Director: Mimi Martinez McKay

Treasurer: Ronnie Dittmar

Secretary: Matt Coldwell

Sector Representatives

The Green Sector: Nick Sargologos, Back-up: Melynda Nuss

The Lavender Sector:  (Robert Cantu is current candidate)

The Blue Sector: Angelika Sauer

The Yellow Sector: Jeff Seiden, Back-up : Jody Zemel,

The Pink Sector: Scottee Downing

The Orange Sector : Sue Mercado Vincent

The Brown Sector: Stephanie Scholten

Hopefully a good year and perhaps decade for our small planet/nation, state, city and Bouldin Neighborhood!

EVENTS DOWN THE HILL

Palmer Heavy Traffic January 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:

LONG CENTER http://thelongcenter.org/events/

PALMER AUDITORIUM https://www.palmereventscenter.com/events/

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