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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. Prize Categories Be sure to dress in your…

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North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Draft Chapter Released: It’s important! Please read it and comment before June 30

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Draft Chapter Released: It’s important! Please read it and comment before June 30

The City of Austin has released its draft of the North Shoal Creek Plan’s Quality of Life element (or chapter). It can be reviewed at the link highlighted below. Please take time to read it. Then ask yourself, “does this match my memory as to what we said during our planning process?” Please send your comments via email to Debora Gonzalez, debora.gonzalez [at] austintexas [dot] gov, BEFORE JUNE 30TH. Here is the text of the press release that accompanied the…

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MAYOR ADLER TO ATTEND JOINT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS MEETING JUNE 21

MAYOR ADLER TO ATTEND JOINT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS MEETING JUNE 21

This announcement is copied from the Brentwood Neighborhood Association’s blog. This is a joint Crestview NA and Brentwood NA meeting, but North Shoal Creek residents are invited to attend and can ask questions too. “Mayor Steve Adler Comes to Brentwood to Discuss CodeNEXT Wednesday, June 21st • 7pm Location: Faith Lutheran Church Activity Center at 6600 Woodrow Ave (corner of Woodrow and Ruth) Mayor Steve Adler will attend our joint meeting with Crestview Neighborhood Association to discuss the new CodeNEXT…

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SHOAL CREEK TRAIL PROJECT

SHOAL CREEK TRAIL PROJECT

There’s a new project afoot our neighborhood needs to get involved in. It’s the Shoal Creek Trail Project, sponsored by the Shoal Creek Conservancy. If/When it’s successfully completed, the trail will include our neighborhood. We received this invite to a series of meetings about the project; please go if you can! “You’re invited to join Shoal Creek Conservancy for the first of a series of three Shoal Creek Trail: Vision to Action Plan community meetings. The Conservancy, a local nonprofit…

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NSCNA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING JUNE 6

NSCNA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING JUNE 6

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association will hold a General Membership meeting on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8 PM, at Pillow Elementary School Library, 3025 Crosscreek Drive. Activities at the meeting will include: Proposed changes to Steck Ave striping (Representatives from the City Transportation Department will be there to discuss   the changes) Rezoning of property along 8600-8700 MOPAC Neighborhood Plan Neighborhood Partnering Program CodeNext Community Garden

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Draft Future Land Use Map (FLUM)

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Draft Future Land Use Map (FLUM)

NORTH SHOAL CREEK CHARACTER DISTRICTS Residential Core (Yellow) Characteristic of most single-family areas Can include houses of worship, libraries, parks, schools, fire stations, etc. Specific character will vary in different parts of Austin Neighborhood Transition (Gold) Mostly residential Serves as a buffer between more and less intense areas Wide variety of housing (apartments, cottage courts, townhouses, row houses, etc.) Depending on local conditions — a small amount offices/ local-serving commercial Neighborhood Node (Light Purple) Mixed use district Neighborhood-scaled Commercial and…

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FYI: COFFEE WITH A COP, TUES. MAY 23, WHATABURGER, 2801 W. ANDERSON LANE

FYI: COFFEE WITH A COP, TUES. MAY 23, WHATABURGER, 2801 W. ANDERSON LANE

 Good morning! APD and Whataburger have partnered together for another Coffee With a Cop visit. This one is next week, Tuesday May 23rd at the Whataburger located at 2801 W. Anderson Lane from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Please join us. This is an informal setting where we can just meet and talk about anything you would like. Please stop by and have a cup a coffee with us. Hope to see you there! Sgt. Alfred Trejo

LIST OF CODE NEXT RELATED EVENTS AND RESOURCES

LIST OF CODE NEXT RELATED EVENTS AND RESOURCES

Here’s a list of CodeNext related events and resources sent to us by Michael Gaudini of Leslie Pool’s District 7 office. Please note that the Tuesday, May 16th Code Next Conversation is the one that applies to North Shoal Creek: “Our office has created a webpage with links to different CodeNEXT-related resources and event information. You can find it here: www.d7atx.com/codenext. Please spread this information to your neighbors so we can increase engagement on CodeNEXT. CodeNEXT Community Conversation Tuesday, May…

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NEXT COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKDAY SATURDAY, MAY 20TH, 9:00 AM TO NOON

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NEXT COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKDAY SATURDAY, MAY 20TH, 9:00 AM TO NOON

WE NEED YOUR HELP DIGGING IT! Our next workday is Saturday, May 20th  9:00 AM to Noon The plan is to start a compost pile and begin putting in a drip irrigation system.  Of course, we’ll also do some digging.   PLEASE COME HELP! To volunteer, just email Sarah Brandon at gardenchair [at] nscna [dot] org and tell her you’ll be there. Want some more information? Check out our new Community Garden webpage: www.nscna.org/garden/