Ricky Guerrero Neighborhood Park improvements

Ricky Guerrero Neighborhood Park improvements

Neighbors,

Planning for Ricky G improvements have been in the works for over two years. Yesterday, the City sent out the notification below; our Parks Committee will get more details from the project manager and share them.
Thanks,
Ingrid Weigand
BCNA Parks Committee
512-663-4632

Ricky Guerrero Neighborhood Park will be closing for renovations beginning Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The park areas containing the restroom facility, play equipment, picnic tables and grills will be closed during the renovation period. When completed, Ricky Guerrero Neighborhood Park will have new ADA compliant sidewalks, picnic tables and grills, benches, rain gardens, infrastructure for drainage control, and an improved restroom facility compliant with current ADA standards. Improvements to the playgrounds will also include a pre-school play structure which will provide a more accessible, enjoyable and inclusive play area for the community. The renovations at Ricky Guerrero Neighborhood Park are anticipated to be completed by early summer 2019.

BCNA General Membership Election 2018

Hello neighbors–BCNA General Membership meeting was held on December 11,
at The High Road on Dawson (700 Dawson Rd.) and also held it’s annual Officer and Sector Representative elections.
Neighborhood members were elected to the following positions:

New Officers
President:
Jesse Moore
jtmoore624@yahoo.com

Vice President – Neighborhood Issues:
Melynda Nuss
mellynuss@yahoo.com

Vice President – External Affairs:
Paul Strange
strange20@msn.com

Communications Director:
Pierre Nguyen
pierre.nguyen@maritime.edu

Treasurer:
Jeff Seiden
jeff@techbizdev.com

Secretary:
Ari Gernaat
agernaat@gmail.com

Sector Representatives:
The Green Zone:
Candidate not registered as BCNA Member.
Election needs to be held in February
N/S borders: Oltorf to south side Mary
E/W borders: Railroad tracks to west side of South First
Nick Sargologos
nicholas.sargologos@nxp.com

The Lavender Zone:
Oltorf to Johanna
South First to S. Congress
Kate Francis
kmfrancis@gmail.com

The Blue Zone
Mary to Monroe
Railroad tracks to South First
Ryan Gullahorn
ryan@gullahorn.com

The Yellow Zone
Johanna to South of the Deaf School
South First to S. Congress
Elizabeth Howard
callmetiboo@icloud.com

The Pink Zone
Monroe to Gibson between Railroad tracks to South First and
Gibson to Christopher between S. 5th & South First
Scottee Downing
scottee.downing@gmail.com

The Orange Zone
Gibson to Christopher between RR tracks & S.5th and
Christopher to BSR between RR track and Bouldin
Sue Mercado Vincent
sue@mercadovincent.com

The Brown Zone
Copeland to BSR
S. 2nd to South First
Stephanie Scholten
stephanielscholten@gmail.com

Committees & Appointments not Elected:
(These need to be confirmed at the next
Steering committee meeting.)
Zoning – Paul Strange
Parks – Ingrid Weigand
Traffic –Thom Parker

BCNA General Membership Meeting Dec. 11

Hello neighbors–Here is the agenda for our December 11 BCNA General Membership meeting.
at The High Road on Dawson (700 Dawson Rd.):

–6:45 to 6:55–introductions
–6:55 to 7:25–elections
–7:25 to 7:35–Parks Committee update, including discussion &             vote on resolution supporting additional trails and trans-railroad connectivity for West Bouldin  Creek Greenbelt
–7:35 to 7:40–vote on annual contribution to our gracious host,            The   High Road on Dawson
–7:40 to 7:45–Traffic, Safety, & Parking Committee update
–7:45 to 7:55–Zoning Committee update, including brief update on Green Pastures
–7:55 to 8:10–Presentation on upcoming park & playscape                       improvements at Butler Park
–8:10–adjourn
Hope to see you all there, thanks!–Jesse, BCNA Prez

Neighbors,

BCNA will hold annual Officer and Sector Representative elections on Tuesday, December 11,
at the General Association Meeting.

We published most candidate statements in the BCNA newsletter that you should have received by now.
However, some neighbors have announced their candidacy since then, so I am re-sending all statements.
With 13 positions on the ballot, that makes for a lot of reading.
I am therefore breaking them down into several e-mails:

President,
Director of Communications
VP Neighborhood Issues and VP External Affairs
Treasurer, Secretary
Green & Lavender Sector Reps
Blue & Yellow Sector Reps
Pink & Brown Sector Reps
Orange Sector – STILL NEED CANDIDATE

Thanks,
Ingrid Weigand
Member, BCNA Elections Committee

It’s My Park Day celebration in the West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt 11-03-2018

It’s My Park Day celebration in the West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt

Neighbors,

Thank you to everyone who attended the West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt Open House on Saturday, November 3. We had a very good turn out – about 40 people, including several Zilker residents, explored the trails, looked at the new signage and got updates on future plans to improve the Post Oak Street Trailhead.

A thanks to Matt Coldwell for our new WBCGB sign ! View HERE

Take a look for yourself: https://flic.kr/s/aHskHKo4vi

Many thanks to those of you who helped clear the trails and pick up trash before the event and especially the BCNA Parks Committee members who created and installed our temporary signage.

The trails on the greenbelt will only stay open and weed-free if they are used – so take yourselves, your kids and your (leashed, please) pets for a walk, look for wildlife & native plants and enjoy this marvelous green space in the middle of our neighborhood

If you see anything that needs attention, please e-mails parkscommittee@bouldincreek.org

Thanks,

Ingrid Weigand
BCNA Parks Committee
512-663-4632