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We are requesting that the City of Boise acquire the undeveloped N 6th St. Right of Way (ROW) from Brumback/Boise Hills Dr. to Alturas (long strip indicated on photo).
This ROW was ceded by the City of Boise in 1971 to Ada County Highway District (ACHD). The requested ROW is adjacent to the North End Native Plant Preserve (blue square indicated on the photo) which is owned by the City of Boise.
Acquisition of this ROW through ACHD’s amicable vacation process would allow the City of Boise to provide permanent, public pedestrian access along this corridor. It would preserve the site of the bench (currently marked by prayer flags) for permanent public use and would significantly increase the size of the North End Native Plant Preserve.
We urge you to show your support of this effort by signing our Petition (in a Google Sheet).
Thanks! Anne and Alan Hausrath
P.S.: Feel free to include children under 18 as “kid 1”, “kid 2”, etc.
PETITION FOR CITY OF BOISE TO ACQUIRE 6th ST RIGHT OF WAY
We the undersigned support the efforts of the City of Boise to acquire the undeveloped 6th st Right of Way between Alturas and Brumback/Boise Hills Drive for the purpose of securing pedestrian access to the North End Native Plant Preserve. The Reserve was donated by Alan and Anne Hausrath in 2015 and is owned and maintained by the City of Boise as a demonstration native plant garden. Vacation of this Right of Way by ACHD will allow Boise City to work in partnership with the community to allow for improved access to the reserve. It also will assure permanent, public preservation of and access to this strip of land for current and future generations.
The North End Neighborhood Plan is a long-term community vision intended to help guide city and neighborhood association decision-making for the next 10 years.
Throughout 2020, this collaborative process will engage residents, businesses, stakeholders, the city, and the neighborhood association in a variety of activities and conversations to compile a robust report. Your voice is important!
This year’s 41st annual Hyde Park Street Fair is scheduled for Sept. 18-20, 2020, at Camel’s Back Park.
Note: At this time, planning is still underway for this year’s festival. We do recognize that the situation with COVID is fluid and may require significant changes, so we are prepared for that possibility and are monitoring local and state guidelines regularly.
Attention Vendors! Applications are now available and the application deadline has been extended to JUNE 1, 2020.