NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN UPDATE

NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN UPDATE

According to information received from the City of Austin Planning & Zoning Department, the planning process for the long awaited North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan will begin soon. The process will begin with a Kickoff public meeting and workshop organized by the City on Saturday, October 1, from 9 AM to Noon at Pillow Elementary school cafeteria. Breakfast will be served. About three weeks prior to the meeting, the City will mail postcards to all neighborhood residents and property owners…

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IT’S HERE! NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING WORKSHOP OCTOBER 1st

IT’S HERE! NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING WORKSHOP OCTOBER 1st

Add this date to your calendar: Saturday, October 1st, 9 am to noon, in the cafeteria of Pillow Elementary School. That’s the date of the kickoff workshop for the North Shoal Creek Planning Process (NSCPP). Two additional meeting have been scheduled for November 12th and December 3rd, also at Pillow. Watch for a postcard to arrive in early September. In addition to information about the meetings, it’ll contain the link to a website about our planning process that Austin’s Planning…

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AUSTIN WATER PUBLIC WORKSHOP

AUSTIN WATER PUBLIC WORKSHOP

As you may know, Austin Water is leading the development of Water Forward – Austin’s integrated water resources plan. This 100-year plan will evaluate mid- to long-term water supply and demand management options for the City of Austin. This plan will provide a holistic and inclusive approach to water resource planning – including significant public outreach and engagement, with a focus on gathering meaningful public input to develop a plan that is representative of Austin community values. Austin Water is…

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Thank You To Our Fourth of July Parade and Celebration Sponsors

Thank You To Our Fourth of July Parade and Celebration Sponsors

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association thanks the neighborhood businesses whose generous contributions made our 2016 Independence Day Parade and Celebration possible: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema          Austin Antique Mall          Austin Guitar School  Casa Chapala          Cavender’s Boot City          Chaparral Ice Skating          Chili’s Grill & Bar Conan’s Pizza          Cool Stuff Furniture          The Corner Shoppe  Dairy Queen          Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy          The Egg & I           Epoch Coffee  Fresh Plus Grocery…

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Flood Mitigation Task Force Forum Wed. Aug. 10th 6:30-8:00 pm, Northwest Recreation Center

Flood Mitigation Task Force Forum Wed. Aug. 10th 6:30-8:00 pm, Northwest Recreation Center

CM Leslie Pool’s office is hosting a North Central Austin Flood Mitigation Forum at Northwest Recreation Center next Wednesday, Aug 10th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. It will focus on the Flood Mitigation Task Force recommendations presented to City Council in May 2016. Some of the former Flood Mitigation Task Force members will be presenting and there will be time for a question and answer session. Council Members Pool and County Commissioner Shea are confirmed to attend.  This meeting will be…

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IMPORTANT: REGISTER YOUR CELL PHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS

IMPORTANT: REGISTER YOUR CELL PHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS

Registering with WarnCentralTexas allows emergency personnel in your local community to directly contact you by phone, text or email during a disaster or public safety event. Using WarnCentralTexas, emergency response teams can warn residents about dangerous conditions and situations as events unfold. They can quickly give specific directions that affect your neighborhood such as evacuation orders and directions to shelters. Residents must register cellphone numbers and email addresses to get alerts sent to their mobile devices, but CAPCOG has already…

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The Importance of Calling 311

The Importance of Calling 311

Austin’s 311 service is more than the non-emergency equivalent to 911. It’s also a convenient, single point of contact for all City of Austin departments. If you have questions, complaints, or compliments (yes, those too!) about City of Austin services, call 311. All 311 service requests are logged into a database and tracked. Over the years, this database, which is named Socrata, has become a treasure trove of data which is mined by City administrators when budgeting, looking for patterns…

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REMINDER: MEETING SATURDAY 12:30-2:30pm, North Village Library

REMINDER: MEETING SATURDAY 12:30-2:30pm, North Village Library

Please come to the Neighborhood Partnering Program (NPP) meeting this Saturday from 12:30-2:30 at the North Village Library. This City program helps neighborhood groups cost-share small and medium sized neighborhood projects on City owned property or in the City’s right-of-way and may be a way for North Shoal Creek to get some neighborhood improvements sooner rather than later. You’ll learn about how the NPP works, and you’ll be asked for your ideas about what projects we need. The deadline for…

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NEEDED: VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE ON NOMINATING COMMITTEE

NEEDED: VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE ON NOMINATING COMMITTEE

NSCNA needs volunteers to serve on this year’s Nominating Committee. This 5-member Committee is appointed each Fall to find candidates for our Association’s four officer (president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer) and seven board of director positions for the 2017 calendar year. If you are interested in serving on this important committee, please email NSCNA Treasurer Donna Eagar at treasurer [at] nscna [dot] org before August 1st.