North End Plan
The North End Plan will be a long-term community vision for the North End Neighborhood that will help inform city and neighborhood association decision-making for the next ten years. The plan will help guide change to benefit the community and ensure it reflects community priorities. The plan, which will be reviewed and adopted by City Council, will be the final product resulting from a yearlong public process driven by input from residents, the North End Neighborhood Association, local business, and other stakeholders.
Because neighborhood plans are intended to supplement the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Blueprint Boise, the North End Plan will also guide how citywide goals and priorities are implemented at the neighborhood level.
The City of Boise, in collaboration with the North End Neighborhood Association, local businesses and other stakeholders, spent over a year creating the first draft of the North End Plan.
The City of Boise received comments on the draft neighborhood plan from February 17 to March 19. The city is in the process of incorporating the updates and will present the updated version to the Planning and Zoning Commission at a public hearing in summer 2021. At that time, the Planning and Zoning Commission will have the opportunity to recommend next steps, including an adoption by Boise City Council.
WATCH: Plan Presentation Hosted Via Zoom
Neighbors were invited to attend a live Zoom Presentation on Wednesday, February 17 at 5:30 pm. The project team provided an overview of the planning process, summarized plan concepts and answered questions.
READ: Draft Plan - February 2021
Past Participation Opportunities
Neighborhood Visioning Workshop (Community Workshop and Survey #1)
Neighbors were invited to attend the Neighborhood Visioning Workshop at North Junior High on Tuesday January 14 to learn about the planning process and to participate in activities to help develop the vision for the North End Neighborhood Plan. City staff gave a short presentation about what is a neighborhood plan and next steps for the planning process. The project team estimated over 150 neighbors in attendance.
Neighbors were also encouraged to share their vision for the North End neighborhood via an online survey. The survey was open from December 15, 2019 to January 27, 2020. The project team received 478 responses to the online survey.
Below are links to summary documents for both the workshop and online survey.
Neighborhood Goals & Objectives Workshop (Community Workshop and Survey #2)
On March 12, about 40 neighbors gathered at North Junior High to provide feedback on the draft Goals and the Objectives for the North End Neighborhood Plan. Neighbors also participated in a hands-on facilitated session with City Staff to identify potential projects about housing, transportation, community engagement, and the environment.
An online survey and interactive online map were also available for neighbors to provide feedback during this phase. The survey was open from February 27 to March 31, 2020. The project team received 143 responses to the online survey.
- Draft Goals, Core Values and Objectives
- Meeting Exhibits
- Meeting & Survey Summary
- Survey - All Comments
- Meeting Comments Transcribed
Neighborhood Plan Project Prioritization Survey
We used feedback from the previous community workshops and surveys to develop goals and a list of projects to be included in the plan. In the Project Prioritization Survey, neighbors shared feedback to prioritize those projects.
The survey was open from June 02, 2020 to June 28, 2020. The project team received 521 responses to the survey.
Accompanying the survey were five informational posters located throughout the neighborhood. Each poster served as a way to advertise the survey and provided more information about the plan’s goal areas and projects.
Fall - Winter 2019
Research & Neighborhood Input
Draft Vision & Goals
Identification & Prioritization
|Neighborhood Input on Draft & Final Plan|
About the North End
The North End Neighborhood is the area between State Street & Hill Road from 4th Street to 28th Street. The North End neighborhood is characterized by a varied housing stock, abundant tree canopy, and local commercial and retail. Below details some existing demographic, housing, and transportation data that will shape the development of the plan.
Past Planning Efforts
The previous North End Neighborhood Plan was written in 1981. It gives a snapshot of where our neighborhood has been and where residents hoped it would go. The 1981 Plan will inform the development of this current planning effort.
|Population||10,220||4.4% of overall city population|
|2010 - 2019|
|Housing Units||5,655||5.3% of overall city housing|
|Drive Alone Trips||73%||80%|
Source: 2019 Esri Demographic, Housing & Transportation Data
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