Hollandale / Targee Bikeway

An ACHD representative will be discussing the Hollandale / Targee bikeway concept study today at the SWACA February meeting. SCNA members, and anyone else interested, are invited to attend.

The bikeway will connect Locust Grove to Entertainment Ave.
Topic: SWACA February Meeting
Time: Feb 16, 2022 06:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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5121 Gowen (Indian Lakes) Rezone hearing deferred(?)

The airport wants to rezone the property east of Indian Lakes from A2 (permanent open space) to M1D (light industrial). The matter was heard at the P&Z January meeting. After some good questions from South Cole and from a couple of the commissioners, the airport requested and was granted a deferral until February 14 to improve the request.

A large number of people were in attendance to testify in opposition to the rezone. Only a couple were allowed to testify, the others were told to come back in February

Last week the airport requested another deferral until March 14. Such deferrals are routinely granted, and so it is unlikely the P&Z will hear citizen testimony at the February meeting.

This should be simple, but I have some concerns.

I came across the deferral request while looking for other information on the city’s documents page.

https://permits.cityofboise.org/CitizenAccess/Cap/GlobalSearchResults.aspx?QueryText=car21-00037

I tried to contact the city, I was promised a response from the planner and was sent to voice mail. I never heard back.

The status is listed as “deferral requested”, not “deferred”. It is still on the agenda for February. I am sure the discussion will go “That has been deferred”, “OK go home and come back next month”.

AFAIK, no effort was made to contact the many people who signed up to testify in February, or the many who sent emails. Apparently the city feels that it is ok to waste another evening of concerned citizens time without allowing testimony.

If you plan on attending Monday’s meeting to testify (or even to just listen), I encourage you to try to contact the city on Monday and get confirmation that the item is deferred. (Perhaps you will have better luck getting a response.)

8710 Pleasant Valley Rd Annex and Rezone

The property is 80 acres on the east side of Pleasant Valley, between Gowen and Hollilynn. The proposal is to annex and rezone the property to light industrial (M1D).

The Boise Planning and Zoning commission will hear the matter on February 7 at 6:00PM.

How to attend: https://www.cityofboise.org/events/pds/2022/february/planning-and-zoning-commission/

Details at car21-00042

8373 W Victory Rezone

This is a high density project adjacent to three schools.

Layton Construction wants to rezone 15 acres from A1 (open land) to R3D/DA (43 units/acre). The developer is proposing 301 units on the property. The property is on the south side of Victory, immediately north of West Junior High and west of the Boise School District offices.

The Boise Planning and Zoning commission will hear the matter on February 7 at 6:00PM.

How to attend: https://www.cityofboise.org/events/pds/2022/february/planning-and-zoning-commission/

Details at car21-00038