July 23 General Meeting Agenda

The Executive Committee of the Barton Hills Neighborhood Association invites you to our next Association meeting to be held at St. Mark’s Church on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 – please see the agenda below for details.

BARTON HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
MEMBERSHIP MEETING

July 23, 2019
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall

6:00 Social Hour, dinner from Torchy’s Tacos, $10

7:00 Call to Order

7:05 Approval of January Meeting Minutes

7:10 Treasurer’s Report

7:12 Committee Reports

7:20 Presentation of Angela Richter, Executive Director of Save Barton Creek; including remarks from Abel Porras, City of Austin and Christy Muse of Shield Ranch

7:40 Keith Babberney, City of Austin Certified Arborist to discuss Oak Wilt and Neighborhood Assessment

8:10 Adjourn

 

Greetings Barton Hills,

Please come out on the 4th of July morning to participate in the Barton Hills 4th of July Parade and after party. Family, friends and visitors are certainly welcome!!!

We will be assembling at the Barton Hills Market at 8:30am. The parade will begin at 9am, with the Travis County Precinct 3 Constables providing our escort.  Our procession led by Austin Fire Department Station 11 fire truck, and we will conclude at Barton Hills Elementary for the after party.

Our parade marshal this year will be Barton Hills resident Melissa Hawthorne

Our great Greenbelt Guardians will be marching in the procession. Girl Scouts – Daisy Troop 42118 will be in the parade.

We encourage everyone to wear their Red White and Blue!!!!

We will be having a contest for the kids! There will be prizes for the TOP 3 decorated Bicycles and TOP 3 Wagons/Carts!!!

This year we will also have prizes for the top Most Patriotic Neighbors.

Last but not least, do you have a dog that likes to dress up??? We will have a prize for the MOST PATRIOTIC POOCH!!!!

If you have a classic car or fancy Harley motorcycle we welcome you to join the procession.

If you want to make a float please do!

* Of note, this is a family event and we are not allowing commercial advertising on vehicles or floats. If you want to be a sponsor please contact officers@bartonhills.org

After parade party will be held at Barton Hills Elementary. Please see all the details below:

Barton Hills 2019 4th of July Parade

8:30am – Assemble at Barton Hills Market for parade march
9:00am – Parade Begins

Travis County Precinct 3 Constables escort

Parade will be led by Austin Fire Department Station 11
Melissa Hawthorne, Barton Hills resident, will be Parade Marshal
Parade will include:

  • Girl Scouts – Daisy Troop 42118
  • Greenbelt Guardians
  • Classic Cars
  • All of our great neighbors wearing their Red White and Blue
  • All the neighborhood kids with their decorated bicycles and wagons
  • All the patriotic pooches and puppies

Parade After Party at Barton Hills Elementary:

  • Star Spangled Banner sung by BH resident Laurie Mechler
  • Watermelon and Cookies
 
Blues on the Green 2019 Logo

The annual “Blues on the Green” concert series at Zilker Park is underway. This event has a significant impact upon our neighborhood, so you may want to review the information below provided by the City of Austin and plan your travel accordingly.

Additional information can be found at the Blues on the Green web site.

EVENT DATES/SCHEDULE

  • Dates: May 22, June 12, July 17, & August 7
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

CONTACT LINE FOR COMPLAINTS – PARKING

  • Phone number for parking violations: 311

This event does not charge a fee for public participation.

Online Resources

PARK PERMITS:  Amplified Sound:  Amplified sound has been permitted at this event from:  6 pm – 10 pm

PARK ACCESS: In Use – no fences, no barriers, significant portion of the park reserved/impacted by the event.  Includes increased pedestrian and vehicular activity.

IMPACTS and ALTERNATIVE PARK USE AREAS:

  • Suggested Alternative Park Use Areas:  Vic Mathias Shores Middle lawn, Shores off leash area, Festival Beach
  • Due to the number of participants on site, and the nature of the activities, access to park areas, parking lots, waterway and/or docks are impacted during event hours.
  • In addition, event set up activities occur in advance such as infrastructure delivery and includes a significant amount of traffic in the park.    

STREET CLOSURES, TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING:

  • The event will significantly affect area traffic conditions and public recreational use of the park during event hours. 
  • Street closures occur nightly at approximately 9 pm to assist with safe exiting of attendees.
  • Street Closures and Impacts:  Road closures and/or lane reductions are associated with this event, and may precede actual event start times for logistical purposes. Street closure information:  http://www.austintexas.gov/citystage.  
  • Neighborhood NO PARKING restrictions are IN EFFECT!  Signed “no parking areas” are actively enforced on event day(s).  See no parking areas at:  http://www.austintexas.gov/citystage.

ALERTS!

  • PARKING ALERT – Parking on the grass/on unauthorized park grounds is a $250 parking fine  during special events.
  • VENDING ALERT – Illegal vending/commercial activity Class C Misdemeanor minimum $200 fine.
  • Glass, Styrofoam and Smoking are prohibited in all parks.  In addition, the event organizer may restrict additional items on site.
  • For additional event information and all inquiries please visit the event website for additional information, schedule and exact timing, parking, item restrictions, registration and contact information.

ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS:

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