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East End Neighborhood Association


Records, 1966-2001

 

MSS 187

 

            Boise’s East End is one of the city’s oldest residential neighborhoods.  In 1891, businessman and banker C. W. Moore built a three story home with ten bedrooms on Warm Springs Avenue.  Soon, other Boise prosperous citizens moved nearby, building fine homes and mansions, many of them heated by the natural hot water of the area.  These homes remain today as evidence of city’s architectural heritage.  More modest homes north of Warm Springs Avenue are examples of the traditional cottage and bungalow-style homes built in the early 1900s.  As the twentieth century progressed, new streets were platted and new homes were built, both north and south of the avenue.  Today the East End is considered to be that neighborhood situated along Warm Springs Avenue from its beginning at Avenue B (where it connects to Main and Idaho streets, at St. Luke's Medical Center) all the way out to Table Rock.

 

            In 1979, the East End Neighborhood Association was created in response to proposed construction of 24 town houses within this long-established area.  The united homeowners designed an East End Neighborhood Plan to retain the “single family neighborhood.”  Focusing on more than residential development, the plan proposed recommendations for transportation, schools, parks, water use, etc., in order to preserve “an efficient system of public and private facilities.”  The group was incorporated in 1983 and remains active.   This collection addresses the continual challenges to the association’s plan throughout the 1980s and 1990s as it attempted to maintain the character of the East End.  

 

            In 2001, Betty Foster, former president of the East End Neighborhood Association, donated her association papers to Boise State University’s Special Collections.  Jay King gave additional documents from his term as a member of the association’s board.  The collection includes minutes, correspondence, publications, studies,  and newspaper articles.  Much of the material is concerned with proposals to build homes on Castle Rock rim above the established East End neighborhood.

 

                                                Collection Number: MSS 187
                                                Inclusive dates:  1966-2001
                                                Collection size: ca 5 ft. in 9 boxes
                                                Processed by Mary Carter Hepworth, 2001-2002

 


 

Group One: Papers donated by Betty Foster

 

            Betty Foster and her husband John moved to Boise’s East End in 1958, living in the same home for more than 40 years.  After her retirement as North Junior High School’s librarian, Foster became involved in local political issues.  In response to a proposed housing development that would change the character of the neighborhood by introducing  town houses, Foster initiated the formation of a East End Neighborhood Association in 1979.  The association’s biggest single struggle was in the 1990s against residential development on Castle Rock rim above the neighborhood.  Foster contacted the Idaho Historical Society, the Ada County Highway District, and Boise City Council while working towards a resolution of the issue. After four years of meetings, the association, the developers, the city, and the Shoshone-Paiute tribes (who considered Castle Rock to be a sacred site) reached an agreement.  The developer agreed to sell fifty acres of land, on the rim and immediately below it, to the city to preserve the integrity of Castle Rock itself; the rest of the rim would be developed with new homes.  The city of Boise committed $500,000 toward the purchase of the land; the association needed to raise an additional $75,000.  Foster, with her fellow East End citizens, spoke to community groups, sent out mailers, sold memorabilia, and sponsored ice cream socials and garage sales to raise the additional funds to “Save Castle Rock.” For her work, Foster was designated in 1997 as Local Hero by the Idaho Statesman newspaper.

 

            The papers donated by Betty Foster are divided into four series:

 

                        Series I:  General files of the East End Neighborhood Association
                        Series II: Castle Rock land development
                        Series III: Southeast Transportation Corridor and other traffic issues
                        Series IV: Boise City neighborhood issues

 


 

 

Series I: General Files

 

            This series documents the formation and activities of the East End Neighborhood Association.  In 1983, a group of seventy residents created a “unified statement of shared concerns” pertaining to increased growth in the area.  The Neighborhood Plan and Policy Guide, Folders 11 and 12, would be the platform for group’s future grassroots activism.  The association board's  responses to new housing developments are located in the minutes found in  Folders 14 through 28.

 

Box   1: General Files

 

Folder  1         Area History, nd
Folder  2         Historic Houses of Boise’s Warm Springs Avenue Area, 1975,1980
Folder  3         Washington Square “Town Houses,” 1980-1981
Folder  4         East End Neighborhood Plan: Format, 1981
Folder  5         East End Neighborhood Plan: Draft, 1981
Folder  6         East End Neighborhood Plan: Planning Committee, 1981
Folder  7         Idaho Code: Municipal Corporation; Chapter 17, Local Improvement District Code, nd
Folder  8         Quarry View Park, 1982-1983
Folder  9         East End Neighborhood Association: Articles of Incorporation, 1983
Folder 10        East End Neighborhood Association: Certificate of Incorporation, nd
Folder 11        East End Neighborhood Association: By Laws, 1983,1996
Folder 12        East End Policy Guide, 1986-1987
Folder 13        Castle Rock Neighborhood Membership, 1990

Folder 14        East End Neighborhood Association: Agenda, 12/13/1990
Folder 15        East End Neighborhood Association: Agendas and Minutes, 1991
Folder 16        East End Neighborhood Association: Agendas and Minutes, 1992
Folder 17        East End Neighborhood Association: Agendas and Minutes, 1993
Folder 18        East End Neighborhood Association: Agendas and Minutes, 1994
Folder 19        East End Neighborhood Association: Agendas and Minutes, 1995
Folder 20        East End Neighborhood Association: Agendas and Minutes, 1996
Folder 21        East End Neighborhood Association: Yard Sale, September, 1996
Folder 22        East End Neighborhood Association: Treasurer’s Report, 1996-1997
Folder 23        East End Neighborhood Association: Agendas and Minutes, 1997
Folder 24        East End Neighborhood Association: Correspondence, 1997
Folder 25        East End Neighborhood Association: Annual Meeting and Survey, 1997
Folder 26        East End Neighborhood Association: Agendas and Meeting, 1998
Folder 27        East End Neighborhood Association: Agenda and Minutes, 1999-2000
Folder 28        East End Neighborhood Association: Miscellaneous News Clippings, 1994-1997
Folder 29        East End Neighborhood Association: News Clippings, 2001
Folder 30        Negatives and Contact Sheets, nd

 


 

 

Series II: Castle Rock Land Development

 

            The Castle Rock development controversy lasted for more than twenty years.  Series II documents the multitude of questions pertaining to the proposal to build the Morningside Heights housing development on the rim above Castle Rock and on land immediately below it. Schools, and architectural design in the neighborhood became almost secondary matters to the citizenry compared to the complex geological, hydrological, and historical questions surrounding the Castle Rock development.  The area had, in the past, been identified as a Native American burial site and sacred ground.  Deliberations over the proposed development resulted in several professional reports, public hearings, and legal actions that can be traced through the series.  The papers are arranged chronologically, documenting the issue as it unfolded.

 

Box   2:  Castle Rock Land Development

 

Folder  1         Idaho Code: Protection of Graves, nd
Folder  2         National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
Folder  3         Idaho Historical Society Reference Series #92: Shoshone Indian Nation And The Treaty of Fort Boise, 1974
Folder  4         Behrman Brothers / Idaho Historical Society: Correspondence, 1976-1978
Folder  5         Behrman Brothers: Resubmitted Request, 1978
Folder  6         Morningside Heights Subdivision: Document Chronology, 1990-1993
Folder  7         Behrman Brothers: Property Sale to C/R Properties (J.R. Tullis), 1990
Folder  8         Reminiscences: East End Residents; Concerning Grave Sites, 1990
Folder  9         Reminiscences: Shoshone Paiute Tribes; Statements Concerning Grave Sites, 1990
Folder 10        East End Neighborhood Association Negotiation Goals, 1990
Folder 11        Boise City: Hydrology Report, 1990
Folder 12        Boise School District, 1990
Folder 13        “Native American Graves Protection and Reparation Act”, 1990
Folder 14        Correspondence: Idaho State Historical Society/ William Snyder, 1990
Folder 15        Morningside Heights Partnership: Conditional Use Plan Proposal, March 1990
Folder 16        “East End Residents”: News Release, April 1990
Folder 17        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Wetlands Evaluation, April1990-May 1990
Folder 18        Boise City Planning and Zoning, May 1990
Folder 19        Ada County Highway District, June 1990
Folder 20        Morningside Heights Partnership: Application for Appeal, June 1990
Folder 21        Boise City Planning and Zoning, June 1990
Folder 22        Boise City Community Planning and Development: Protection of Graves Act, June 1990
Folder 23        Idaho Historical Society: Grave Site Protection, June 1990
Folder 24        Shoshone – Bannock Tribes, June 1990
Folder 25        News Coverage: Shoshone – Bannock Tribes; News Clippings, July 1990
Folder 26        City Council, July 1990 – August 1990
Folder 27        Morningside Heights Partnership: Previous Owner Peter D. Quarles; Grave Site Location Comments, August, 1990
Folder 28        Boise City Planning and Zoning: Appeal CV-43-90, August, 1990
Folder 29        East End Residents Flyers, August, 1990
Folder 30        Warm Springs Geothermal Area, August 1990
Folder 31        Boise City Council: Meeting, August 28,1990; Transcript, August 1990
Folder 32        East End Neighborhood Association: Issue Information, September 1990
Folder 33        Boise City Council; Decision; CU-43-90, Lot 67, September 1990
Folder 34        Morningside Heights Partnership: Modifications CU-43-90, September 1990
Folder 35        Boise City Council: Statement; Mike Wetherell, September 18, 1990
Folder 36        Boise City Council: CU-43-90 / Appeals Decision, September 20, 1990
Folder 37        Newspaper Coverage (Clippings), September 1990
Folder 38        Idaho State Senate: Graves Act Modifications, October 1990
Folder 39        News Coverage (News Clippings), October 1990
Folder 40        Morningside Heights Partnership: Petition For Judicial Review, November 1990
Folder 41        East End Neighborhood Association: Committee Minutes, December 1990
Folder 42        Boise City Planning and Development; William D. Collins, December 1990
Folder 43        Morningside Heights Partnership v. City of Boise, December 27, 1990

 

Box   3:  Castle Rock Land Development

 

Folder  1         Archaeological Study of Castle Rock Subdivision; Roderick Sprague, 1991
Folder  2         Boise School District, 1991
Folder  3         Morningside Heights Partnership: State Road Easement, Quarry Land, 1991
Folder  4         News Coverage (News Clippings), 1991
Folder  5         East End Neighborhood Association: Committee Minutes, “Burial Site Protection Act,” January 1991
Folder  6         Announcement: Inter-Tribal Blessing, February 1991
Folder  7         East End Neighborhood Association: Committee Minutes, March 1991
Folder  8         Morningside Heights Partnership: Tort Claims, March 1991
Folder  9         Morningside Heights Partnership: Request For Determination Of Compliance, March 1991-April 1991
Folder 10        Morningside Heights Partnership: Land Donation Withdrawal, April 1991
Folder 11        Correspondence: Indian Descendants of Boise Valley, April 1991
Folder 12        Morningside Heights Partnership: Request for Extension, May 1991
Folder 13        Boise Park System: Quarry View Park, May 1991
Folder 14        Morningside Heights vs. Boise City: Status Conference; Notes, May 1991
Folder 15        Morningside Heights Partnership: Compliance For CU-43-90 Appeals, May 1991
Folder 16        Reminiscences: Mary McLaughlin Reink, July 24, 1991
Folder 17        Idaho Political Almanac: “Castle Rock”, 1992
Folder 18        East End Neighborhood Association: Corporate Fundraising Folder, 1992
Folder 19        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Hydrology Report, 1992
Folder 20        Ada County Highway, 1992
Folder 21        Morningside Heights Partnership: Conditional Use Extension, 1992
Folder 22        Morningside Heights Partnership: Geologic Site Testing, 1992
Folder 23        Morningside Heights Partnership vs. Boise City, 1992
Folder 24        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Easement, 1992
Folder 25        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Soil and Geo-technical Evaluation, 1992
Folder 26        Shoshone – Bannock Purchase, 1992
Folder 27        Morningside Heights Partnership: Stipulation For Order, January 1992
Folder 28        Boise City Council: Transcript; Morningside Heights Conditional Use, February 1992
Folder 29        State Land Board: Findings; Morningside Heights Partnership East End Neighborhood Association, February 1992
Folder 30        Correspondence: Boise Heritage Preservation Committee, March 1992
Folder 31        Native America Gathering: Quarry View Park, May 1992
Folder 32        Shoshone – Bannock Tribe: Archaeological Survey, June 1992
Folder 33        Boise City Planning and Zoning: Minutes, June 7, 1993
Folder 34        Community Activities, September 29, 1992
Folder 35        East End Neighborhood Association: Internal Review of Geo-technical Evaluation, October 1992
Folder 36        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Landslides and Faulting Report, November 1992
Folder 37        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Easements, November 1992
Folder 38        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Status of Conditions, December 1992
Folder 39        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Geo-technical Report, December 1992
Folder 40        News Clippings, 1992
Folder 41        Boise: The City and It’s People by Clay Morgan; Excerpts, 1993
Folder 42        Shoshone – Paiute Tribes: Opposition To Morningside Heights Development, 1993
Folder 43        Boise City Planning and Zoning Hearing, January 1993
Folder 44        Morningside Heights Subdivision: “Severe” Stormy Drainage Requirement, January 1993
Folder 45        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Geologist Response to Public Hearing, February 1993
Folder 46        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Site Testing, February 1993
Folder 47        Boise City Engineer: “Castle Rock” Decision, February 1993
Folder 48        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Grading Plan, February 1993
Folder 49        Morningside Heights Partnership: Modification Application, March 1993 – April 1993

 

Box   4:  Castle Rock Land Development

 

Folder  1         Morningside Heights Subdivision: Final Engineering Summary, April 1993
Folder  2         Boise School District, April 1993 – August 1993
Folder  3         Shoshone, Bannock and Paiute Tribes: “Castle Rock Briefing Paper”, May 1993
Folder  4         Idaho State Historical Society: Old Penitentiary Historical Site Easement,  May 1993
Folder  5         Morningside Heights Subdivision: Anthropological Report, May 1993
Folder  6         Boise City Planning and Zoning Commission: “Castle Rock” Modification, June 1993
Folder  7         Correspondence: Cecil Andrus, June 18, 1993
Folder  8         Idaho State Legislature: Protection of Graves Act Legal Review, July 1993
Folder  9         Morningside Heights Subdivision: Emergency Access, September 1993
Folder 10        Boise City Planning and Zoning: Public Hearing, September 7, 1993
Folder 11        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Home Height Survey, October 1993
Folder 12        Friends of “Castle Rock,” December 1993
Folder 13        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Existing Landslide Repair, December 1993
Folder 14        Castle Rock Modification: Work Session, September 1, 1993
Folder 15        East End Neighborhood Association: “Save Castle Rock” Fliers, December 9, 1993
Folder 16        News Coverage (News Clippings), 1993
Folder 17        Morningside Heights Development: Geologic Aspects / Walter Snyder, 1994
Folder 18        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Site Testing Opposition Photographic Evidence, 1994
Folder 19        East End Neighborhood Association: Friends of Castle Rock; Fundraising, 1994
Folder 20        Public Information Flyers, 1994
Folder 21        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions, March 1994
Folder 22        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Final Plat, April 11, 1994
Folder 23        Morningside Heights Partnership: Settlement Agreement, Third Amendment, June 1994
Folder 24        East End Neighborhood Association: Liberty Parade, Award, July 4, 1994
Folder 25        Morningside Heights Partnership: Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions; Recorded, October 11, 1994
Folder 26        News Coverage (News Clippings), 1994
Folder 27        East End Neighborhood Association: Minutes (Pertaining to “Castle Rock”), 1995
Folder 28        East End Neighborhood Association: Castle Rock Land Acquisition; Fund Raising, 1995
Folder 29        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Grading Plan, 1995
Folder 30        East End Neighborhood Association – Idaho Historic Preservation Council Award, April 17, 1995
Folder 31        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Grading Permit Conditions, May 1995
Folder 32        Castle Rock Stabilization Project, May 7, 1995
Folder 33        East End Neighborhood Association: Boise City Historic Preservation; Award, May 17, 1995
Folder 34        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Guidelines, August 1995
Folder 35        East End Neighborhood Association: Castle Rock Reserve; Request for Master Plan, October 1995
Folder 36        Boise City Purchase: Morningside Heights Subdivision; Lot 1B, 1994 – 1999
Folder 37        News Coverage (News Clippings), 1995

 

Box   5:  Castle Rock Land Development

 

Folder  1         Castle Rock/ Eagle Rock Reserve: Management Meetings, 1996
Folder  2         Legal Services Account, January 1996
Folder  3         Boise City: Morningside Heights Subdivision, Purchase; Parcel 15, January 1996
Folder  4         East End Neighborhood Association: “Thank You” Flyers, February 1996
Folder  5         Morningside Heights Partnership: Memorandum of Understanding; Draft, July 1996
Folder  6         Boise Parks and Recreation: Castle Rock Re-vegetation, July 1996
Folder  7         East End Neighborhood Association: Castle Rock Trail; Questions, July 1996
Folder  8         Morningside Heights Partnership: Memorandum of Understanding; Revisions, July 1996
Folder  9         Morningside Heights Partnership: Memorandum of Understanding; Revisions, August 1996
Folder 10        East End Neighborhood Association: Comments on Morningside Heights Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding, August 1996
Folder 11        Morningside Heights Partnership: Memorandum of Understanding, Revisions, September 1996
Folder 12        East End Neighborhood Association: Comments on Morningside Heights Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding, September 1996
Folder 13        Shoshone – Bannock Tribe: Comments on Morningside Heights Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding, October 1996
Folder 14        Morningside Heights Memorandum of Understanding, October 1996
Folder 15        Boise Parks and Recreation: Morningside Heights Partnership, Agreement, October 1996
Folder 16        News Coverage (News Clippings), 1996
Folder 17        East End Neighborhood Association: Morningside Heights Subdivision; Dwelling Construction Concerns, 1997
Folder 18        Morningside Heights Subdivision: Home Owners Agreement, 1997
Folder 19        News Coverage (News Clippings), 1997
Folder 20        East End Neighborhood Association: Morningside Heights Subdivision Modifications, 1998
Folder 21        Betty Foster, March 1998
Folder 22        Boise City Planning and Zoning: Morningside Heights Subdivision, Public Hearing, June 1, 1998
Folder 23        Boise City Planning and Zoning, March 8, 1999
Folder 24        Boise City: Morningside Heights Subdivision, Vacation of Lots, August 1998
Folder 25        News Coverage (News Clippings), 1998
Folder 26        Photo History, 1961 – 1998

 


 

 

Series III: Southeast Transportation Corridor and other traffic issues

           
            The building of  new housing developments in Boise’s East End resulted in increased traffic on historic Warm Springs Avenue during the 1970s and 80s.  Prospects for development beyond the East End, in the Barber Valley, raised the likelihood of even more traffic accessing downtown via Warm Springs Avenue. Residents of the area lobbied Boise City and Ada County to establish alternative transportation routes to relieve congestion.  Records kept by the East End Neighborhood Association contain several transportation studies and plans for Boise area.  The Foothills Loop plan proposed diverting traffic off of Warm Springs by creating roads encircling Boise on the north, through the Foothills.  The East End Neighborhood Association actively worked with other neighborhood groups instead for the construction of two new Boise River bridges to divert east-west traffic via a route through Southeast Boise.  Much of Series III traces the development of the Southeast Transportation Corridor plan, which led to the building of ParkCenter Boulevard in Southeast Boise and the eventual construction of the West ParkCenter Bridge (opened 2001) and East ParkCenter Bridge (opened 2009) over the Boise River.

 

Box 5: Boise City traffic issues

 

Folder 27        Boise City traffic issues: Broadway Avenue, between River and Myrtle, 1994, 1998
Folder 28        Boise City traffic issues: Foothills Loop Road (North End), 1995, 1997
Folder 29        Boise City traffic issues: Foothills Transportation Plan, 1993, 1997 – 1998
Folder 30        Boise City traffic issues: Northern Ada County Transportation Plan, 1996
Folder 31        Boise City traffic issues: Reserve Street, 1998
Folder 32        Boise City traffic issues: Southeast Area Circulation Study, 1996 – 1997
Folder 33        Boise City traffic issues: Traffic Rounds, nd
Folder 34        Boise City traffic issues: Transportation Improvement Program, nd
Folder 35        Boise City traffic i ssues: Clippings, 1996 – 1997

 

Box  6: Southeast Transportation Corridor

 

Folder  1         Southeast Transportation Corridor: Ada County Highway District; October 30, 1980
Folder  2         Southeast Transportation Corridor: Morrison – Knudsen Company Reaction, 1980
Folder  3         Southeast Transportation Corridor: Railroad Abandonments, 1980
Folder  4         Southeast Transportation Corridor: Morrison – Knudsen Company, 1981
Folder  5         Southeast Transportation Corridor: Proposed Plans; Evaluation, 1982
Folder  6         Southeast Transportation Corridor: Robert Tiedmann; Notes, 1982
Folder  7         Southeast Transportation Corridor: East End Neighborhood, 1982
Folder  8         Southeast Transportation Corridor: Petition, 1982
Folder  9         Southeast Transportation Corridor: Alternative J Plan: Map, 1982
Folder 10        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Ada County Highway Commission resolution, April, 1982
Folder 11        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Ada County Highway District; Testimony, April 8, 1982
Folder 12        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Ada County Highway District; Minutes, April 1982 – May 1982
Folder 13        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Boise City Planning Department, July 1982
Folder 14        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Slides, 1982
Folder 15        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Clippings, 1982 – 1983
Folder 16        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Ada County Highway District, 1983
Folder 17        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Boise City, 1983
Folder 18        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Coalition Opposed To “Alternative J”, 1983
Folder 19        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Report; Social, Economic and Environmental Impacts Associated with the Proposed Southeast Corridor, 1983
Folder 20        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Boise City; Correspondence, 1984
Folder 21        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Ada County Highway District, 1985
Folder 22        Southeast Transportation Corridor: Strawberry Square Townhouse Association, 1986
Folder 23        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Kimberly One and Strawberry Lane, 1994
Folder 24        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Traffic Analysis, 1995
Folder 25        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Committee, 1995
Folder 26        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Environmental and Ecological Presentation Ideas, February 1995
Folder 27        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Citizens’ Advisory Committee, 1995
Folder 28        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Study, 1995
Folder 29        West ParkCenter River Crossing: East End Neighborhood Association; Comments on Draft, December 1995
Folder 30        West ParkCenter River Crossing: US Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service; Alternative Recommendation, 1996
Folder 31        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Correspondence, 1996
Folder 32        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Citizens’ Advisory Committee; Meetings, 1997
Folder 33        West Par Center River Crossing: Ada County Highway District; Map, March 1997
Folder 34        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Citizens’ Advisory Committee, 1998
Folder 35        West ParkCenter River Crossing: Final Phase II Report; Preliminary Design, April 10, 1998  (book)

 


 

Series IV: Boise City Neighborhood Issues

 

            The East End Neighborhood Association united with other Boise citizen groups to have a voice in planning for the growth of their community.   Neighborhood representatives, members of the Boise City Council, the Chamber of Commerce, and others formed the Metro Committee.  The committee worked over 15 years to create the Boise Metropolitan Plan of 1990.  Designed to provide guidelines for development, the Plan was and amended throughout 1990s.  Series IV addresses joint neighborhood concerns such as the impact of the Foothills development, traffic flow, fire and flood prevention, and water usage.  Through the folders of this series, the East End Neighborhood Association’s participation in resolving such questions can be examined.

 

Box  6: Boise City Neighborhood Issues

 

Folder  1         Boise City Policy Plan for the Boise Metropolitan Area, 1978, 1990
Folder  2         Boise City Planning and Zoning Commission, 1995 – 1996
Folder  3         Boise City Neighborhood Reinvestment Program, 1995 – 1998
Folder  4         Boise City: Historic Preservation, 1997
Folder  5         Boise City: Barking Dog Ordinance
Folder  6         Boise City: Volunteer Resources, 1997
Folder  7         Boise City Neighborhood Planning 1997 – 1998
Folder  8         Neighborhood Associations, 1981 – 1987
Folder  9         Joint Neighborhood Issues: Ada County Development Monitoring Report, 1980 – 1989
Folder 10        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Foothills Plan, 1994-1998
Folder 11        Joint Neighborhood Issues: St. Luke’s Expansion, 1994
Folder 12        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Warm Springs Avenue Historic District, 1995
Folder 13        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Waremart [Winco], 1996
Folder 14        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Warm Springs Community Parks, 1996
Folder 15        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Ada City – County Emergency Management, 1996 – 1997
Folder 16        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Harris Ranch, 1996 – 1997
Folder 17        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Peregrine Springs, 1996 – 1998
Folder 18        Joint Neighborhood Issues: 8th Street Wild Fire Timber Recovery, 1997
Folder 19        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Free – Standing Signs, 1997
Folder 20        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Land Use and Development Legislation: House Bill 538 (Kempton Bill), 1997 – 1998
Folder 21        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Wild Horse Ranch, 1997 – 1998
Folder 22        Joint Neighborhood Issues: Hulls Gulch/Camel’s Back Reserve Master Plan, April 1996

 


 

 

Group Two:  Papers of Jay King

 

            As a long time resident of Boise’s East End, Jay King served on the association’s board, 1991-1995.  The controversy surrounding the Castle Rock development dominated the board’s activities during these years.  King, an English professor at Boise State University for more than 25 years, met with engineers and geologists, attended State Land Board and City Council meetings, and studied reports to inform his neighbors of the geologic implications of Morningside Heights subdivision.  Reports, maps newspaper clippings, and photographs compiled by King are included in this series

 

Box   8: Papers of Jay King

 

Folder 1          Behrman Development Proposal; Jay King’s notes
Folder 2          Petition For Support For The Preservation Of Castle Rock, 1990
Folder 3          Castle Rock, various papers, January-March 1990
Folder 4          Castle Rock, various papers, April-May 1990
Folder 5          Castle Rock, various papers, June-December 1990
Folder 6          Castle Rock, various papers, January-May 1991
Folder 7          Castle Rock, various papers, June-December 1991
Folder 8          Castle Rock, various papers, 1992
Folder 9          Castle Rock, various papers, January-July 1993
Folder 10        Castle Rock, various papers, September-December 1993
Folder 11        Castle/ Eagle Rock Settlement Agreement, December 1993
Folder 12        Castle Rock Modification Request, 1998
Folder 13        Castle Rock: Jay King’s working notes, nd

 

Box   9:  Papers of Jay King

 

Folder 1          Preliminary Geologic and Subsurface Soil Investigation; Planned Unit
Development Quarles Property, 1974
Folder 2          Castle Rock: Preliminary Hydrology Report of Castle Rock Subdivision, 1990
Folder 4          Castle Rock: Subsurface Boring and Test Pit Logs: Castle Rock Development, 1992
Folder 5          Castle Rock: Geological Evaluation Report With Comments, 1992
Folder 6          Castle Rock: Hydrology Report for Castle Rock Subdivision, 1992
Folder 7          Castle Rock: Slides and negatives, nd
Folder 8          Castle Rock Development Area “The Valley,” 1990
Folder 9          Castle Rock Development Area “The Valley,” 1992
Folder 10        Castle Rock Development Area [Below Castle Rock], 1990

 

Other issues

 

Folder 11        East End Traffic Study, 1992
Folder 12        Foothills Policy Plan, 1995-1997
Folder 13        Political candidates, 1991
Folder 14        St. Luke’s Hospital Expansion and Parking Plan, 8/3/1994
Folder 15        St. Luke's Hospital: Patio expansion plan
Folder 16        Warm Springs Park: Road Easement, 1946, 1976-1988
Folder 17        Warm Springs Park: Park Request, 1978
Folder 18        Warm Springs Park: Survey, 1982
Folder 19        Hulls Gulch/Warm Springs Park Land Exchange, 1992
Folder 20        Warm Springs Historic District propoasl, 1993
Folder 21        Newspaper Clippings (including Castle Rock), 1990-1991
Folder 22        Newspaper Clippings (including Castle Rock), 1992-1993
Folder 23        Newspaper Clippings (including Castle Rock), 1994-1995
Folder24         Newspaper Clippings (including Castle Rock), nd
Folder 25        Small maps (including Castle Rock)

 

 

 

Oversize Drawer

 

Large maps of the Castle Rock area, 1977-1996

 

 

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