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 http://www.austinmonthly.com/AM/September-2017/Austin-in-25-Objects/
The Bouldin Bulletin is now archived HERE, thanks to Rob Clayton for his time and scripts! http://www.bouldincreek.org/association/bulletin/
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. http://www.austintexas.gov/2018bond
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 http://austintexas.gov/department/10-one
CITY MANAGER INVITES COMMUNITY FEEDBACK ON EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENTS
Information HERE http://www.austintexas.gov/news/city-manager-invites-community-feedback-executive-recruitments
Palmer Heavy Traffic September 2018 HERE
EVENTS DOWN THE HILL
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 noted.