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Any additional comments or questions are still appreciated.

I should think they could raise the main library and put a parking lot under it so we could park and see the greenbelt from the new facility.

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Hello Margaret, we evaluated underground parking and unfortunately, that option is cost prohibitive compared to keeping some accessible surface parking and purchasing parking from the neighboring development.

How about above-ground parking, i.e. incorporating parking into the actual design of the building. And if the fire means less cars, you can convert any horizontal parking floors intovadditional library... Read more...

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I remain concerned about the arrangements for disabled parking. Even the inadequate amount of on-site parking loojs far enough away from the main entrance that we who are mobility-impaired but not in wheelchairs... Read more...

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Hello April, we understand your concern. Creating adequate and accessible parking for this project is a key priority. To accommodate the design goal of 300 spaces, the City of Boise is keeping 30-40 accessible... Read more...

Is there a design for the public to review and consider (including costs) that does incorporate onsite parking (not near Biomark or the Foothills School site, but truly onsite) so that we can see what... Read more...

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No. Our $543,000 bought us one conceptual design from Safdie, who has now been hired with a $11.1 million+ contract to proceed with that one design. The plus is for the future events center, which is now... Read more...

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Library Meeting Minutes and City Council Work Sessions in 2017 show $40 million based on a combination remodel and addition to the existing structure, which would expand current space, and add space for... Read more...

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So important to distinguish budget vs true cost. And extremely alarming at this point in the process to still not see any semblance of projected increases to personnel, maintenance, operations - additional... Read more...

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Dear City of Boise: I appreciate your response. It doesn't address my concerns. Can you see seniors with walkers coming from a block it two away? It may be the closest parking, but by the time you've come... Read more...

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