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All the News that Fits 2017

Parkland Events Task Force update                                                                From Thom Parker-Traffic, Safety and Parking Committee                      (Updated in Bouldin Bulletin August 2017edition)

Special-Event-Parking-Program-update

Draft Event Parking Program  More here
Bouldin Bulletin for August-September 2017

The same good stuff you might have read while drinking a cup of coffee —but in digital form.
Thanks to John Shobe, our new 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
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Bouldin Bulletin is also archived on our server HERE
Headlines:
Mayor Adler to Address BCNA on CodeNEXT at August Meeting and Presidents Message on CodeNEXT                                                             Update on Parkland Events Taskforce (PETF) from Thom Parker

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Palmer Heavy Traffic August 2017 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:
LONG CENTER
http://thelongcenter.org/events/
PALMER AUDITORIUM
https://beta.palmereventscenter.com/calendar/

 

 

CodeNext Information

We will try to keep CodeNEXT information here as it becomes  available.

Current information from neighborhood sources:

http://www.communitynotcommodity.com
http://www.communitynotcommodity.com/codenext-information/

 More information from our neighbors at Zilker Neighborhood:
http://zilkerneighborhood.org/codenext.php
http://zilkerneighborhood.org/z-news-2/

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CodeNEXT Draft Comments to Date

Submitted by Susan Moffat, CAG Appointee May 2, 2017

Read more here:

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Maps and Documents:

Proposed_Zoning_District_9_South-2017-05-09.pdf

ALDC_ZoningMapHandout2017-04-17.pdf

 

 

Special Events RPP Proposal Info-2017-05-12.

BCNA Special Event Parking Proposal 2017-05-12

Affected Neighborhoods Plan

While still in its formative stage, this program is intended to replace the existing barricade system. The objective of Special Event RPP, like the barricades, is to prevent over parking in the neighborhood during special events. It has the additional benefit of keeping Dawson and Bouldin open to all traffic and will be extended to Mary Street which helps address the over parking that was occurring South of the barricades on Gibson Street.

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You can have your Porch, and setbacks too …

Will be interesting to see how this plays out in practice.

http://www.austinmonitor.com/stories/2016/01/planning-commission-oks-porch-change/

The idea is that a house on a corner lot can’t easily have a wrap-around porch because of lot-size limitations, so now the encroachment into the front setback (an encroachment which everyone who’s ever enjoyed a conversation on a shady porch with a neighbor can probably support) can wrap around to the side setback as well, encouraging a more “connected” style of home much like the traditional homes of yore.

Overall this seems like a good thing. But “what defines a porch?” will likely become the question. What do you think?