Murgoitio Park Update

I am sure you have heard by now that the Murgoitio Park annexation, rezone and removal of covenants has been removed from the agenda of the August 9 P&Z meeting.

Here are reports from a couple of news outlets:

For those who were planning on attending, thank you. You can now enjoy your regularly schedule life on that evening.

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Murgoitio Park & Public Testimony

Murgoitio Park Public Comment Due August 5th by 5pm – email

P&Z Hearing on Annexation and Land use Map Amendment – August 9th @ 6pm. (virtual and in person at City Hall – Effective today Masks are required!)

Application Numbers for Planning & Zoning (P&Z) Commission

  1. CAR21–00020 is for the annexation, park address is 3801 S. Cole Road.
  2. CPA21–00002 is for amending the Comprehensive Plan (Blueprint Boise) Land Use Map from “Parks/Open Space” to “Compact Residential” which allows for 6–15 dwelling units per acre.
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Murgoitio Park Annexation and Rezone.

The Boise P&Z will hear an application from Parks and Recreation about the annexation and rezone of Murgoitio Park and the bordering school district property, August 9, at 6:00.

Applicant Description: “Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map Amendment to change the designation to “Mixed Use” for approximately 15 acres located at 8373 W Victory Rd and “Compact” for approximately 157 acres located at 3801 S Cole Rd. Also included is an annexation request for approximately 288 acres, with 4.25 acres with an M-1D (Light Industrial with Design Review) zone and 283.75 acres with an A-1 (Open Lands) zone. “

I am sure everyone has been following this, but just in case you missed it, the city want to scrap long standing plans to develop a park and replace it with high density housing.

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(May 10) Rezone at 1833 S Vinnell Street

The owner would like to split the R-1A property into twp separate R-1B lots. The property is located in the second block of Vinnell south of Overland.

Boise’s Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a  hearing May 10, 2021, 6:00pm on the request. How to attend:

Search car21-00011 at for full details.

Conditional Use Permit for Howard Johnsons

Howard Johnsons hotel is at 8002 W Overland, behind Walmart and Lowes. The request is to convert the hotel rooms into studio apartments.

The current zoning limits hotel stays to 30 days. Search PUS21-00008 at for details.

Boise’s Planning and Zoning Commission will hearing May 3, 2021, 6:00pm on the request. How to attend:

Rezone 2007 S Saturn Way

Rezone from C-1D to C-3D. Search car21-00004 at for details.

The city of Boise P&Z will hold a hearing March 8, 2021, 6:00pm.

The property is west of Costco, and is currently vacant. Planned development includes commercial along Saturn Way with storage condominiums behind.

How to attend:

Flood Hazard Regulations Changes

The city of Boise P&Z will hold a hearing March 1, 2021, 6:00.

Probably only interesting if you have property in a designated flood zone and plan to put electrical equipment in the water.

Search zoa21-00001 at for details.

How to attend: