A new academic year is underway and this would be a perfect time to begin volunteering as a mentor at one of our partner schools. Instructions for becoming a mentor are provided on this website and in this news update.
Sorry, this is a long article . . . sometimes an issue just doesn’t fit into a soundbite. This is one of them. The article presents the vote results and interpretation, additional information regarding ADUs, and the BHNA’s intentions for improving the proposed ordinance and integrating ADUs within Betton Hills.
The City would like make it easier for homeowners to build/use Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). ADUs are frequently called mother-in-law cottages, caretaker house, etc.
The BHNA is seeking your position on ADUs so we can determine a neighborhood position to present to the city commission. Please read the article, then write your comments on the Betton Hills Facebook Group or email me at email@example.com.
Should a commercial establishment be allowed in a neighborhood? In this case, it’s the Old Willis Dairy, now an event venue. Should it be allowed to continue operations within the neighborhood of Betton Oaks? Recently, the City Commission suggested that a Planned Unit Development (PUD) type of zoning be pursued, a decision that nearby neighborhoods and the Willis’ can consider an example of responsive governance.
Have you been wondering what's going on with the Myers Park pacel? Will it stay park or be developed or both? While the wheel's still in spin, here's an update.
Fundraising successful for "our" sculpture: Full Team Austin!
What are the best ways to prevent a burglary of my car or home? Do we need a neighborhood crimewatch? How does Betton Hills compare with other neighborhoods in terms of home crimes? Learn all about it here.
I’m very happy to report that as of April 5, 2017, Betton Hills residents have contributed $1,075 to ourpurchase of the Proctor sculpture Anybody Home! That’s 40% of our $2,750 goal! Keep it up!
It's time for block parties! If you are interested in hosting a block party with neighbors, BHNA will provide funds to help with the cost.