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Spaulding Ranch Update

Greetings WBNA and Spaulding Ranch neighbors!

 

This year, Boise Parks and Recreation has been working with our partner agencies and stakeholders to begin specific infrastructure planning for the Spaulding Ranch park. These activities include agricultural soils testing, topographic surveying, and irrigation systems design for future agricultural uses.

 

As you may know, the City of Boise recently acquired the house on the northwest corner of Glenwood and Cole (3736 N. Glenwood) at a foreclosure auction. The structure had previously been used as a commercial sober-living facility, but has been vacant for several years.

 

In order to accommodate additional future amenities at the Spaulding Ranch, it is our intent to remove this structure. That is why we are notifying you. The house has been surveyed and cleared of any hazardous materials and the items stored within the structure were found to be of no value to the previous owner(s) or local charity organizations. Once the structure is removed, our team can begin to prepare the site for seeding or sodding next year. Demolition crews are expected to begin razing the site on November 14, 2018. Work is expected to be completed no later than December 1st, 2018.

 

Should you have any questions, comments or concerns about the proposed removal of this structure, please feel free to contact Boise Parks and Recreation at BPR@cityofboise.org and a project manager will be in touch.

 

Boise Parks and Recreation Department
1104 Royal Blvd.
Boise ID 83706
bpr@cityofboise.org

Phone: (208) 608-7600

 

Take the Survey

  •   What does your ideal neighborhood look like? Please share feedback about Boise’s West Bench to help identify future projects and programs in the neighborhood! Whether you are a resident of West Bench Neighborhood Association, have a child who attends school in the neighborhood, or work/own a business in the neighborhood, your feedback is important! Please take our short online survey to share your thoughts: https://bit.ly/2vGRkro
  •   Energize Our Neighborhoods is a community collaboration to help make our neighborhoods unique and desirable. By aligning resources, we can improve livability and make measurable change. Learn more about Energize Our Neighborhoods by visiting www.energizeourneighborhoods.org or calling 208-570-6849.

Energize Our Neighborhoods Fall 2018 Update

Time to pick up the park!

See you Saturday!

10:00 Saturday Morning Mountain View Park

September 21st is Parking day

This looks fun
Keep an eye out on Friday

https://www.idahosmartgrowth.org/parking-day-2018/

Public meeting Mountain View Elementary

Developer is holding a public meeting to preview plans to replace Mountain View Elementary

See notice below

Sep 20th at 6:00 pm at Mt View Elementary

Developer Meeting Notice

September 14th Meeting

WBNA was approached by Citizens for Better Transportation who offered to present their case for a ballot item that would increase vehicle registration fees intended to keep up with growth in Ada County.

WBNA strives to not take sides on political debate. With that said, our guests last night had interesting things to say about the future transportation challenges in Ada County, I feel it is worth our time to educate ourselves.

Citizens for Better Transportation is a group of pedestrian and bicycle safety advocates, ACHD Commissioners, builders, developers, engineers, lawyers and others concerned about the future of Ada County.

http://citizens4bettertransportation.com/

 

Visioning Event Tomorrow September 12th

Neighbors,

We are holding these visioning events with Energize our Neighborhoods to collect the desires of our neighborhood.
This is an important first step on the path to addressing the needs and desires of our slice of Boise on the West Bench.

Please join us Wed, September 12, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

King of Glory Lutheran Church at 3430 N Maple Grove Rd (map)

Picnic shelter update

The poll is complete and you have spoken! Of 88 votes The Chelsea choice has been chosen by 10 votes.

I think this shelter will look great at Fairmont Park for years to come.

Choose our new Shelter for Fairmont Park

Please Vote! Poll closes on Aug 1st

We have 2 options for picnic shelters

  • Chelsea 20 X 24' (56%, 49 Votes)
  • Arch 20' X 21' (44%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 88

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Chelsea 20 X 24 feet

Arch 20 X 21 Feet