Northwest Austin CodeNEXT Open House Monday, Oct. 23 6-8 p.m. Anderson High School

Northwest Austin CodeNEXT Open House Monday, Oct. 23 6-8 p.m. Anderson High School

The CodeNEXT team will share information about CodeNEXT, the rewrite of the City of Austin’s land development code.

You can see the proposed zoning map, speak with code writers about changes to the code and how it affects you, and provide your feedback on the code. CodeNEXT staff will give a short presentation at 6:30 p.m.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information about CodeNEXT or for the full CodeNEXT Open House schedule, please visit austintexas.gov/codenext.

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FREE TREES AVAILABLE FROM TREEFOLKS

FREE TREES AVAILABLE FROM TREEFOLKS

October-March is tree planting season in Austin. While North Shoal Creek’s residential core has a pretty good tree canopy, overall our neighborhood needs more trees. If your yard can use one or more trees, you can probably get free ones from TreeFolks, a local non-profit that partners with the City of Austin to encourage tree planting and care.

There are two ways to get a free tree from TreeFolks:

  1. Sign up for their Tree Delivery service.
  • call TreeFolks at
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NSC COMMUNITY GARDEN FALL FUNDRAISER AND PIE PARTY

NSC COMMUNITY GARDEN FALL FUNDRAISER AND PIE PARTY

Come to our North Shoal Creek Community Garden Fall Fundraiser & Pie Party on Sat. Oct. 28th at 4:00pm at the Community Garden (NW corner of the Pillow Elementary Campus, Crosscreek & Flagstone).  Join your neighbors at this BYOP pie party — bring your own pie (and recipe) to share. There will be scarecrow stuffing, pumpkin painting, and a photo area. $5.00 suggested entry fee; proceeds go to the community garden.

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CAPITAL METRO’S JUNE 2018 SERVICE CHANGES (CONNECTIONS 2025)

CAPITAL METRO’S JUNE 2018 SERVICE CHANGES (CONNECTIONS 2025)

The following information has been received from Capital Metro:

Capital Metro will host a series of public outreach meetings beginning September 25th to introduce Austin to what would be the most significant transformation of its bus network in the agency’s 32-year history. The proposed changes, if approved by the board of directors November 15, would go into effect in June 2018.

The transit agency began preparation for this change in October 2015, when planners initiated work on the Connections 2025 Read More

POP IN MEETING FOR BURNET ROAD CORRIDOR MOBILITY PLAN

POP IN MEETING FOR BURNET ROAD CORRIDOR MOBILITY PLAN

The following information is from a communication from Sara Behunek of the Corridor Program Office

The City of Austin’s 2016 Mobility Bond Corridor Program team will be popping up near your neighborhood to share information about the Corridor Mobility Program and the Corridor Mobility Plan for Burnet Road. We hope you’ll drop by to talk with us about potential improvements, ask questions, take a quick survey, and pick up a cool treat or two!

Date: Tuesday, September 19
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HOSTS NEEDED FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BLOCK PARTIES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

HOSTS NEEDED FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BLOCK PARTIES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is our nation’s premiere crime prevention event. This year, it’s Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, from 7:00-9:00 pm. North Shoal Creek needs neighbors to step forward and host a block party or other related event for your street. The deadline to register your event is 5:00 pm, Friday, Sept. 15th

For info on registering your block party or other type of event online, go to http://www.austintexas.gov/page/national-night-out-registration#overlay-context=user

Registering early increases your chances of having police officers, firefighters, … Read More

NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN DRAFT QUALITY OF LIFE ELEMENT UPDATED

NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN DRAFT QUALITY OF LIFE ELEMENT UPDATED

The City Planning and Zoning Department (PAZ) released the Draft Quality of Life Element (QLE) on June 16, with a deadline of 10 days for comments. Due to the insufficient time for review of the element, plus numerous incorrect and/or objectionable items contained in the draft it was decided that NSCNA should request additional time and submit a revised QLE.

Representatives of NSCNA met with officials from PAZ, other City staff and Council Member Leslie Pool’s staff on July 12 … Read More

17TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE AND CELEBRATION

17TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE AND CELEBRATION

Join us for our annual parade and celebration on Tuesday, July 4th from 9 – 11:30AM at Pillow Elementary School. We’ll be awarding contest prizes, raffle prizes, and there will be food and games for everyone.

  • Gather in the circle drive at the Pillow Elementary School entrance at 9:00AM.
  • There will be a brief opening ceremony at 9:10AM.
  • The parade will begin around 9:20AM.
  • We will be announcing raffle winners at 10:30AM.

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