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BCNA General Association Meeting 10-09-2018

BCNA General Association Meeting Tuesday, October 09-2018
at The High Road, 6:45pm 700 Dawson Road

Hello–Next Tuesday, October 9, the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association meeting will begin at 6:45 pm sharp.  The High Road will be open by 6:30 so don’t hesitate to come early. We will start at 6:45 without delay because the first item on the agenda is a forum of candidates to represent our neighborhood in the City Council for 2019 through 2023. Candidates will discuss their campaigns and answer questions on topics such as CodeNext & its proposed changes to the permitting process for the Warren Wildlife Gallery.

Full agenda is:
–6:45: Candidate Forum
–7:45: Introductions & Finish Sign-In
–7:55: Treasurer’s Report
–8:00: Upcoming BCNA election discussion (volunteers needed!)
–8:05: Parks Committee update, including vote on matching grants                    for parks Improvements. More information HERE
–8:15: Zoning Committee update
–8:20: Discussion and potential vote on adopting BCNA position                         regarding Proposition J (public vote on CodeNext)
–8:30: Adjourn

Looking forward to seeing you there. Thank you–Jesse, BCNA Prez.

All the News that Fits-October 2018

Bouldin Bulletin for October 2018
Hot off the press is the October Bouldin Bulletin.
The same good stuff you might have read while drinking a cup of coffee —but in digital form.
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, current and archives are available at http://www.bouldincreek.org/association/bulletin/

Upcoming Events, Traffic and ACL Information

Barricades will be in place at Dawson and Bouldin-passes needed.
ACL info:
Austin City Limits Festival / Oct 5 – Oct 7
http://www.austintexas.gov/event/austin-city-limits-festival-oct-5- oct-7
Austin City Limits Festival / Oct 12 – Oct 14
http://www.austintexas.gov/event/austin-city-limits-festival-oct-12-oct-14

Events for the rest of the year
http://www.austintexas.gov/department/events/1807

                               

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

The Bouldin Bulletin is now archived HERE, thanks to Rob Clayton for his time and scripts! http://www.bouldincreek.org/association/bulletin/

                                  Local News
Palmer Heavy Traffic October 2018 HERE
http://www.bouldincreek.org/wp-content/uploads/ PalmerHeavyTraffic_Oct2018.pdf

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:
LONG CENTER
http://thelongcenter.org/events/
PALMER AUDITORIUM
https://www.palmereventscenter.com/events/2018/10/

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.
http://www.austinmonthly.com/AM/September-2018/Golden-Years/

Also Austin-in-25-objects                                    http://www.austinmonthly.com/AM/September-2017/Austin-in-25-Objects/

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 Steering Committee 10-01-2018

BCNA Steering Committee Monday, October 01, 2018

6:45–review prior meeting minutes
6:50–communications update
6:55–parks update
7:00–traffic safety parking update
7:05–zoning update
–Vote on Green Pastures recommendation?
7:20–Vote on recommendation to support Prop J
7:35–October Candidate forum planning
8:00–sector updates
8:05–Adjourn

at The High Road, 6:45pm 700 Dawson Road

Note: BCNA General Association Meeting 10-09-2018
at The High Road, 6:45pm 700 Dawson Road
Agenda to include forum for Council Member Candidates for District 9
Upcoming BCNA elections in December. Other issues forthcoming.

 

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 )

Agenda:

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
Agenda:
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