COMMUNITY GARDEN GRANT

COMMUNITY GARDEN GRANT

Austin Parks Foundation (APF) Programs Assistant John Rooney (center) presents APF’s $10,000 grant for a North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Community Garden during the Association’s January 10th membership meeting. Receiving the grant are Community Garden team members (left to right): Katie Kelly, NSCNA VP Sarah Brandon, NSCNA President Amelia Cobb, Kenneth Webb, and Beautification Committee Chair Mary Jane Wier. North Shoal Creek needs to match the Austin Parks Foundation grant with volunteer effort building the garden. So, volunteers are needed! To…

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NORTH SHOAL CREEK PLAN MEETING JAN. 21st

NORTH SHOAL CREEK PLAN MEETING JAN. 21st

Join us to discuss Community Character in North Shoal Creek! We are delighted to announce the second Community Character Workshop for the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan. The planning area includes everything surrounded by US 183, Burnet Road, Anderson Lane, and Mopac. We invite every resident, business, and property owner in the neighborhood to join us for this workshop. It will be held on Saturday, January 21st, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Pillow Elementary School cafeteria….

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NSCNA OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS FOR 2017

NSCNA OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS FOR 2017

The following slate of officers were elected during the Association’s January 10th Membership Meeting: President: Amelia Cobb Vice President: Sarah Brandon Treasurer: Lois McEvoy Secretary: Barbara Gaston Directors: Tara Lane Bowman Connor Finnigan Sharon Justice Kenneth Webb Kevin Wier Jeri Wines Mike Yetter

NSCNA ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, JANUARY 10, 2017

NSCNA ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, JANUARY 10, 2017

The annual General Membership Meeting of the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association will be held: When: Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Where: Pillow Elementary School Cafeteria, 3025 Crosscreek Drive. Activities at the meeting will include: 1. Presentation of grant award for community garden from Austin Parks Foundation. 2. Annual Committee Reports 3. Sign up for this year’s committees: chairs, volunteers, work groups 4. Election and installation of officers and board of directors for 2016. Nominees selected…

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Take the North Shoal Creek Community Character Survey!

Take the North Shoal Creek Community Character Survey!

Here’s the link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/northshoalcreekVPS The survey is an important part of North Shoal Creek’s planning process. You’ll be shown around 30 photos of various kinds of buildings, and you decide if they’re appropriate for our neighborhood and, if so, which parts of the neighborhood they’d fit in. It’ll take about 15 minutes. Survey closes January 8, 2017.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR LUMINARIA WALK ON MONDAY DECEMBER 19th

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR LUMINARIA WALK ON MONDAY DECEMBER 19th

Reminder: North Shoal Creek’s Annual Luminaria Walk is Monday Dec. 19th, 6-8pm at the Pillow School Track. Come enjoy the luminarias set up around the track plus hot chocolate and cookies under the pavilion. Also: We need about 20 volunteers to help set up before and clean up after. If you can help set up, please come to Pillow’s pavilion at 3 pm; or, stay a few extra minutes after 8 pm to help pick up and disassemble the luminarias….

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Take the North Shoal Creek Community Character Survey today!

Take the North Shoal Creek Community Character Survey today!

Thanks to all who came out to the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan meeting on December 3rd! At the meeting we discussed your vision for the future of each corridor area in the neighborhood. As a follow-up, we have revised the visual preference survey from the meeting based on your concerns. The revised survey should be quicker and easier to take, and will help us determine what kind of development regulations are appropriate for different areas of North Shoal Creek….

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REMINDER FOR CORRIDOR MEETING DEC 8

REMINDER FOR CORRIDOR MEETING DEC 8

The following is copied from an email from Michael Gaudini of Council Member Leslie Pool’s office: Just sending around a reminder that Public Works will be holding meetings on the $19 million in mobility improvements for Burnet Road and North Lamar that they are planning on implementing. Please remind your communities and any other interested folks as you see fit. (This should put the cap on the 2012 bond funds for these corridors; the corridors will continue to see major…

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MEETINGS RE: Code NEXT and Density Bonuses

MEETINGS RE: Code NEXT and Density Bonuses

 We apologize for the late notice, but those of us interested in CodeNEXT and density bonuses have two opportunities to learn more via two Density Bonus Stakeholder Meetings. The same information will be presented at both meetings: Tues., Dec. 6th, 6-7:30 pm Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Office, Room 400A 1000 E. 11th St., Austin TX 78702 Wed., Dec. 7th, 8-9:15am City Hall Executive Session Room, Room 1027 301 W. 2nd St. Austin, TX 78701 CodeNext staff will present their…

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CodeNEXT MEETING ABOUT POTENTIAL DENSITY BONUSES FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

CodeNEXT MEETING ABOUT POTENTIAL DENSITY BONUSES FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The following is copied from a recent email: The City of Austin invites you to attend one of two stakeholder meetings to learn about the CodeNEXT process for analyzing the City’s potential density bonuses aimed at producing affordable housing. Consultants will provide preliminary insights about density bonuses in different areas of the city. As part of their work, the consultants have compiled preliminary development assumptions for areas around the City using CoStar and inputs from local Austin real estate professionals….

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