City Council voted this afternoon (Aug. 9) to pass our plan on first reading, but also to delay the public hearing until August 23. While it’s good they passed it on first reading, this means that all of us who were at City Hall had to pack up and go home with our arguments against the Planning Commission changes unheard. We’ll need another car pool to City Hall on August 23, so please put it on your calendars!… Read More
Dear North Shoal Creek Resident,
The Austin City Council will hold a public hearing and vote on our neighborhood plan during their Thursday, August 9 meeting at City Hall. We need NSC residents to show up and support our plan as it was written and approved by both stakeholders and city staff at the end of our planning process (“our version”). This is an important distinction because the plan Council will be voting on includes three changes made by the … Read More
The draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan will be presented to City Council for final approval on August 9th, no earlier than 4:00 PM. The public hearing will be in City Council Chambers at City Hall (301 West 2nd Street, Austin, Texas). The draft plan, with Planning Commission’s recommended changes, is available for review in PDF format (12MB file) on the plan web page. The draft plan is also available for review at the North Village Branch Library. The
PLEASE COME TO A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, TUESDAY, JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY, 3025 CROSSCREEK DR.
The meeting topic is the three changes made by the Planning Commission to the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan:
1) Allow for more accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and duplexes throughout the residential core by changing all single-family residential zoning to SF-3
2) Up-zone Steck Avenue to allow for missing middle housing. Missing … Read More
Online Survey for Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park:
Make your voice heard! Please complete this short, online survey regarding future improvement projects to Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park! This district park services our neighborhood and your feedback will influence project prioritization for years to come! Thank you for your time!
P.S. Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park, more generally known as “Northwest Park” or “Northwest Pool,” is located in the Allandale Neighborhood and is our neighborhood’s closest
Wednesday, July Fourth, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Pillow Elementary School
9:00 a.m.: Gather in the circle drive at the Pillow Elementary School entrance. To be eligible for a prize, register and pick up a number at the Parade Registration Table at Pillow
9:10 a.m.: Brief opening ceremony
9:20 a.m.: The parade begins
10:30 a.m. Raffle winners announced
Be sure to dress in your best patriotic wear.
Prizes Awarded For:
Best bike decoration (adult) Best bike … Read More
On a 10-2 vote, the Austin Planning Commission approved the following changes to our plan at its June 12 meeting:
1) Change zoning along Steck Avenue to allow missing middle housing (missing middle housing includes duplexes, bungalow courts, carriage houses, courtyard apartments, live/work, and small multiplexes)
2) Allow accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and duplexes throughout the neighborhood (currently, both SF-2 and SF-3 single family zoning exist in North Shoal Creek; ADUs and duplexes are allowed only on lots zoned SF-3; … Read More
PLEASE GIVE US A HAND: the volunteer sign up list for our neighborhood July 4th parade and celebration still has several unfilled slots. The unfilled slots include working at the registration table; judging best dressed and other contests; presenting awards; taking down decorations and cleaning up afterwards. Please go to
and sign up for one of the unfilled slots!!! You do not need to be a NSCNA member to volunteer. The more everyone pitches in, the better it’ll be!… Read More
2018 District 7 Budget Talk: Join Council Member Leslie Pool, City Manager Spencer Cronk, and your neighbors throughout District 7 for our Budget Talk! Come share your inputs and learn more about the next City Budget. We want you to help us make decisions by sharing what you would like to see in your community!
Tuesday, June 19th
6:30 to 8:00 PM
Northwest Recreation Center
2913 Northland Dr.
The Budget Talk will be scheduled as shown:
Strategic Outcome Gallery
The Tuesday, June 12 carpool to City Hall described in our Summer Newsletter HAS BEEN CANCELLED and will be rescheduled later this summer once we know when our neighborhood plan will be presented to the Austin City Council. For more info, email development [at] nsca [dot] org.… Read More