MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED SOCCER STADIUM ON MCKALLA PLACE SET FOR THURSDAY MAY 3 @ 7 PM

MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED SOCCER STADIUM ON MCKALLA PLACE SET FOR THURSDAY MAY 3 @ 7 PM

Here’s a message from the Gracywoods Neighborhood Association. This should be an interesting meeting. Did you know the location is on the east side of Burnet, just south of Braker Lane?

“Subject: Meet the developer for the proposed MLS soccer stadium 5/3 @7p.m.

Join us and let us know what do you think about the proposal to build a new soccer stadium on the City owned land behind Discount Tires on Braker and Burnet Road (near UT’s JJ Pickle and … Read More

AGENDA AND GUIDELINES FOR GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY, MAY 1, 2018, 6:30-8:15 P.M.

AGENDA AND GUIDELINES FOR GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY, MAY 1, 2018, 6:30-8:15 P.M.

Guidelines for a successful meeting: We want to keep the meeting moving forward and to keep everyone interested and engaged.
1. Let’s keep our comments shorter when many people want to speak. It’s courteous and you will hold people’s attention better.
2. After you’ve asked a question, give others an opportunity to ask a question before you ask another.
3. Let’s not talk over each other.
4. Let’s keep side conversations to a minimum.
5. If there’s a lot of … Read More

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 1, 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 1, 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

This is an important meeting; please come. Major topic will be an update on our neighborhood plan which went before the Planning Commission on April 24.  NSCNA membership will need to discuss that hearing and talk about what our association’s next steps should be. Also, we hope to have a short presentation by Barbara McArthur of the Brentwood NA on CodeNEXT Draft 3.

Agenda:

  1. Call to Order / Welcome / Introductions
  2. Approval of minutes of March 6th General Membership
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NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY APRIL 28

NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY APRIL 28

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The location nearest North Shoal Creek Neighborhood seems to be the Travis County Constable Office

Precinct Two, 10409 Burnet Road Site 150, from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

All information and locations can be found at http://bit.ly/travco-takeback or https://takebackday.dea.gov/Read More

CODENEXT PUBLIC HEARINGS

CODENEXT PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Planning Commission, the Zoning and Platting Commission, and the Austin City Council have scheduled four public hearings in upcoming months. The first meeting is next Saturday, April 28.

The public hearings are an opportunity for you to speak to the commissions and City Council about CodeNEXT. The public hearings are required by law in order for the City Council to vote on the ordinance.

Sign up to speak at the public hearings will begin 30 minutes before each meeting.… Read More

ARMA SHRED DAY APRIL 28

ARMA SHRED DAY APRIL 28

Austin ARMA’s 15th Annual Spring Shred Day

When: Saturday, April 28th, 2018
Where: CC Highland Campus (523 E Highland Mall Boulevard)
Time: 8am – 1:30 pm (or until trucks reach capacity and weather permitting)

“In 2017, we shred over 140,000 POUNDS OF PAPER and collected over $11,000 for the local chapter and local charities.

With the awareness of identity theft, it is important to carefully dispose of personal records including financial and medical records. The Austin chapter of ARMA along … Read More

CONGRATULATIONS TO NSCNA, RECIPIENT OF THE SHOAL CREEK CONSERVANCY’S GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARD!

CONGRATULATIONS TO NSCNA, RECIPIENT OF THE SHOAL CREEK CONSERVANCY’S GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARD!

From the Shoal Creek Conservancy’s April 10, 2018 blog:

“In 2018, the Good Neighbor Award goes to the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association for developing the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan, which emphasizes walkability, connectivity, and access to green space.

The purpose of a Neighborhood Plan is to provide an opportunity for community members to shape the future characteristics of a neighborhood where they live, work, or own property.

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Planning Area is a one square-mile

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**Important Reminder** — Garage Sale Map Deadline is Wed. Apr. 18

**Important Reminder** — Garage Sale Map Deadline is Wed. Apr. 18

Our North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Garage Sale is Saturday, April 28. The deadline to sign up so your address will appear on the map of neighborhood garage sales is Wednesday, April 18. To have your sale added, email your name, address, and contact email or phone number to garagesale [at] nscna [dot] org.

You do NOT have to be a NSCNA member to have your sale appear on the map. If you haven’t already signed up, do so soon!!!… Read More

REMINDER — THIS SATURDAY 10 AM! COMMUNITY GARDEN RIBBON CUTTING

REMINDER — THIS SATURDAY 10 AM! COMMUNITY GARDEN RIBBON CUTTING

The NSC Community Garden Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 14th 10am at the Community Garden (corner of the Pillow Elementary School Campus at Crosscreek and Flagstone).

Guest speakers include Council Member Leslie Pool, and representatives from The Sustainable Food Center and Parks and Recreation Department. Compost demos will be given, and the Master Gardener will also be on hand to answer your spring gardening questions.

*Please bring $15 cash if you’re interested in purchasing a custom … Read More