Neighborhood Grant Survey--Your Ideas Needed!
Yes, another survey: The Collister Neighborhood Association is preparing to submit our grant request to the City for funding of neighborhood projects for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. We want to hear your ideas! Follow the link to take the survey: https://bit.ly/2FjJrNE
- Cannot be on private property
- Must benefit all neighborhood residents
- Cannot be used for mowing lawns, purchase of alcohol, or personal use.
The program funds small projects and capital projects aimed at helping enrich the lives of residents, enhancing the identity and quality of life in the neighborhood and encouraging a strong sense of community. For example, funds can be used for upgrading or adding parks, sidewalks, pathways, public art, street lighting, signage, developing historical interpretive displays, and more!
More information, including past projects approved for funding, can be seen at the following link: https://energize.cityofboise.org/toolkit/nip/
Scarecrow Contest Winners Announced
The Collister Neighborhood Association board members wish to thank all the participants of the first annual Neighborhood Scarecrow contest. Your scarecrows were all so wonderful and it was very difficult to pick only one first place winner in every category.
We wish to thank Edwards Greenhouse for sponsoring the contest!
In the residential category, the first place winner is "Life in Collister Neighborhood Lately" at 4707 W Castlebar, followed by second place "A Fall Day at Home" at 3413 Red Oak Drive and third place "Camp Hundt-kin" at 4503 W Magnolia St.
In the business category, the first place winner is the Tree-Hugger by Treeworks at 4463 W Bloom Street.
In the community category, the first place winner is "Collin the Mighty Learner" created by Mrs. Mallet's 1st grade class at Collister Elementary.
Thank you all again for your participation! Your scarecrows truly were remarkable and livened up our neighborhood. We hope your creations will encourage even more neighbors to enter next year.
We will have a map of all the scarecrows on our www.collisterscarecrow.org Hope you enjoy them all!
Suzanne Stone, Secretary Collister Neighborhood Association
Thriftway Home Center
36th Street Garden Center
Library! at Collister
And the Picnic Committee: Debbie Bloom, Suzanne Stone, Sarah Taylor, Barney Skogerson, Julie Klocke
Do you feel lights, sidewalks, and other safety features on your street are important? Do you find value having historic markers and public art in your neighborhood? Are you interested in receiving information about property developments and upcoming traffic projects? Then you understand some of the benefits of an active neighborhood association.
Registered neighborhood associations in Boise like the Collister Neighborhood Association:
• Receive notification of development applications.
• Receive extra time for testimony at public hearings such as Boise City Council or Ada County Highway District meetings.
• Can apply for funding through Boise City’s Neighborhood Reinvestment Grant (NRG) process.
Over the years the Collister Neighborhood Association has received grants for a variety of projects including the installations of a street light, trail markers, public art, and a bus stop shelter. We’ve also received funding for website maintenance, neighborhood signs, and a pedestrian access bridge over a canal.
An active association requires participation, but not necessarily a large time commitment. Currently all officers are elected for one-year terms. The time afforded is nominal, but the impact to the neighborhood is considerable. Other participation opportunities include researching grant applications, planning the annual picnic, and providing feedback
to officers and local legislators at association meetings.
The Collister Neighborhood is a great place to live, but it takes your active participation to keep it that way!
The full version of the Collister Neighborhood Plan can be viewed at
Collister Neighborhood boundaries are
North: Boise City Area of Impact
South: State/Taft Streets
East: 36th Street
West: Pierce Park Lane
Collister divides the east and west quadrants. Catalpa is the north and south boundary for quadrants east of Collister, and John's Landing is the north and south boundary for quadrants west of Collister. Although its location is within these boundaries, Quail Ridge has its own neighborhood association. View a map of our boundaries at http://collistercna.org/pdfs/CNAmap.pdf
Art Sculpture in Catalpa Park Collister Elementary School
Cynthia Mann Elementary School
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