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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS 

Updated December 1, 2017

 

Valley Regional Transit: Stuff the Bus

Saturday, December 2

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

The goal of Stuff the Bus is to fill ValleyRide buses with new, unwrapped toys (or gift cards) for children of all ages. The Salvation Army will distribute the items to families in need throughout the community in time for Christmas.

 

 Valley Regional Transit will provide the buses and drivers, and VRT and ValleyRide staff will 

 assist dozens of volunteers from the Salvation Army at the collectionsites. At the end of the 

 event, the toys will be bagged up and transported by bus to Salvation Army distribution 

 centers in Boise and Nampa.

 

The ValleyRide buses will be parked near the main entrances of the seven Fred Meyer stores in the 

 Treasure Valley:

 

  • 5230 Franklin Road on the Boise Bench
  • 3527 S. Federal Way in southeast Boise
  • 10751 W. Overland Road in southwest Boise
  • 5425 W. Chinden Blvd. in Garden City
  • 1850 E. Fairview Ave. in Meridian
  • 1400 W. Chinden Blvd. in Eagle
  • 50 2nd Street South in Nampa

 

In the 18 years Valley Regional Transit has participated in Stuff the Bus, more than 110,000 toys 

 have been donated.

 

Contact Information:

Mark Carnopis
Community Relations Manager

Valley Regional Transit
700 NE 2nd St.   Ste. 100
Meridian, ID  83642

(P) 208-258-2702

(Cell) 208-860-9811
(F) 208-846-8564




 

Boise Public Works Department: Leaf Collection

Due to the incredible amount of leaves and compostable material being set out across Boise, there have been some delays in collection. Additional trucks and routes have been brought in to help. If your leaf bags or compost cart have been missed, please keep them out, as crews are working hard to get them collected as soon as possible. Please note, collection may occur in the evenings.

 

For any questions, please contact curbit@cityofboise.org or (208) 345-1266.

 

Thank you for your patience and participation.




ACHD: Roadways to Bikeways Master Plan

ACHD is updating the 2009 Roadways to Bikeways Bike Master Plan.  The plan originally identified opportunities to enhance and expand the existing on-street bycycle network. It's time for an update!

 

We also have an interactive commenting map where we are seeking input on the regional bike network: Are there certain routes that are missing from the map that would improve regional connectivity? Are there routes shown that could be improved or modified? Let us know by commenting on the map. Links below:


http://www.achdidaho.org/Projects/proj_roadways-to-bikeways-master-plan-update.aspx/

 

Online commenting map can be found at 

http://maps.kittelson.com/R2BUpdate

 

Online comment sheet can be found at

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6X6FNFD


 



Boise City Department of Arts & History

The Fettuccine Forum Presents: 

Writing Idaho Through the New Deal

 

Please join us for the Fettuccine Forum on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 for Dr. Jenny Davidson’s exploration of the literary products of the New Deal in Idaho.


Thursday, December 7, 2017
Doors open at 5:30 PM
Presentation begins at 6:00 PM
City Council Chambers, Boise City Hall


The Fettuccine Forum is produced by the Boise City Department of Arts & History. Support from the Office of the Mayor and Boise State Public Radio all make the Forum possible. Lively and informal, the series invites the public to interact with politicians, artists, historians, activists, advocates and professionals in an effort to promote good citizenship and responsible growth through education.

 

About the Boise City Dept. of Arts & History
The mission of the Department of Arts & History is to enhance Boise by providing leadership, advocacy, education, services, and support for arts and history in order for people to create, engage and connect with the community. More information: www.boiseartsandhistory.org

 



Contact information

Julie Klocke, President

 

Collister Neighborhood Association
president@collistercna.org
Phone: 208-387-1887

 

Next CNA meeting

To be announced