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SNA Board Meeting Minutes, January 2016

January 24, 2016 in Association Meetings

The minutes for the Sunset Neighborhood Association Board Meeting on January 12, 2016 is available at the following link:

January 2016 Board Meeting Minutes (Draft)

This a draft and subject to updates.

The updated Articles of Association and Bylaws are available at these links:

Articles of Association Jan 2016
BYLAWS Jan 2016

SNA Board Meeting Agenda, January 2016

January 11, 2016 in Association Meetings

January 12, 2016

Lowell Elementary School – Library
1507 North 28th Street
Boise, ID 83703

6:30 – 6:35 Review and approval of minutes from prior meeting

6:35 – 6:45 Introduction of new attendees

6:45 – 7:00 Review and vote on Updated Bylaw and Articles of Association

7:00 – 7:30 City Notices

7:30 – 8:00 New Business

Sunset Neighborhood Association Meeting Notes, June 11, 2015

July 4, 2015 in Association Meetings

Shane Lowe, president, welcomed the small group to the meeting (at our new meeting spot);and introduced Ronnie Marler, Westbench Association president.  The two men spent a short time sharing own-area experiences.

Old Business:
The Garden, on 36th St.

Webpage:  input from Rick Castle; webpage name,  Rick will look into setting up a subset page on Facebook for group. continues to be a huge asset, a great place for communicating upcoming and future news.

Scheduled Event:

National Night Out, August 4, 5:30- 8 pm; the hope is to have lots of attendance and participation at Sunset Park.  Shane has invited council people and the mayor; will be setting up booths; need designated people to escort and show guests around the park; introducing them to others.  Please let Shane know; this is important.

Freer Organics:  a local business; starting composting canine waste at the trailheads, as well as other business.

SNA Sign Post Designators:  the city will give grant money for artist and his/her design on chosen signs.

New Business:

Neighborhood Plan:  go on ACHD’s and The Planning and Zoning Board’s webpages and see what the future plans are for our area; and Boise in general.  With this knowledge, you can attend their meetings when/where they’re making the decisions.  You can also scan page.

Memorial walk/fountain:  at Camel’s Back park, donated the equipment and necessary maintenance. Shane would like to see one in Sunset; need sponsor(s); the YMCA funded Safe Routes to School, for school children, safer walking streets.

Lowell Pool: this is its last year as has been determined to be unsafe; and will be demolished; future spot has not been chosen; close to Sunset Park would be advantageous.

Roadway Maintenance:  collector roadways, traffic calming devices, crosswalks, etc.  ACHD is the webpage to learn information about this area.  If you want your alleyway paved, call them at 387-6321.

  • Next Meeting will be (the third Thursday, as Shane is unavailable for the second), September 17, 2015

Sunset Neighborhood Association Meeting, March 19, 2015

July 4, 2015 in Association Meetings

Shane Lowe, president, welcomed the small group of us to the meeting;

Reflection/History:  a little about its history

Old Business:
Our neighborhood garden, located at the Christian Retirement Center on 36th St, a good place to volunteer your time.

Directions for applying for grants, for new sidewalks, i.e., the social media group that’s growing every day,  a great forum for reaching neighbors, and learning about up-to-date information, such as burglaries, dogs missing. As heard in the news’ reports recently, the Valley is becoming more dangerous, with the need of citizens to be more vigilant and alert.

Events yet to schedule:
1.  National Night Out-in August
2.  Neighborhood Yard Sale
3.  Poop pickup (On one morning, Shane participated in one, helping the city keep the area, including Sunset Park, clean).

Next Scheduled Meetings (all Thursday nights) are:
June 11, September 17, and December 10.

Committee Updates:
SNA saving account balance of $330.

New Business:
Suggestion boxes, placed around the neighborhood.

Local Neighborhood Businesses:
36th Bistro
Red Betty’s Hair House
Boise Naturopath
Nail Salon
North End Grooming
Freer Organics, co-owner Autumn Freer
Kam Photography
Dog walking business
Music lessons and music entertainers

Recycling (Freer Organics):  the business, using an organic recycling process, recycles all
food wastes; uses enzymes to spray to kill toxic mold in crawl spaces; and some other related

Neighborhood Sign Post Designators

  • Next meeting will be June 11, 2015

Sunset Neighborhood Association Meeting June 14, 2012

June 22, 2012 in Association Meetings

Thanks to Louis and Sandra Nadelson, Jason and John (plus Rick and I) for attending the June 14th Sunset Neighborhood meeting.
Items thought worthy and discussed among us:
1) A neighborhood party will be scheduled (after learning options from Boise City Rec) on either the Friday night of the 2nd or 3rd week of September
2) Talking to Parks & Rec about installing a bulletin board in 32rd Park
3) The process with ACHD to put in traffic-calming devices to slow traffic on 32nd and Taft Streets
4) Set annual neighborhood yard sale on 2nd week of June starting in 2013
5) Affect of 30th Street extension
6) Retail neighbors: Flash, Golden Bees; Big Hands Construction