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16TH ANNUAL NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PARADE AND CELEBRATION

16TH ANNUAL NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PARADE AND CELEBRATION

The annual North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Parade and Celebration is a great tradition and a great way to start your Independence Day! Get dressed up, put on your stars and spangles, and join your neighbors in celebrating our nation’s birthday. When: Monday, July 4 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Pillow Elementary School Schedule 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…

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STYROFOAM RECYCLING

STYROFOAM RECYCLING

Hi neighbors! I have been collecting Styrofoam and taking it to a recycling center since last summer. I finally found the fabric that I was looking for to sew a couple of nets and establish a drop-off center at Pillow. So please hang on to your Styrofoam until I announce that the nets will be ready at Pillow for drop off. If you have a lot and can’t wait a couple of weeks, here is the info on the Recycling…

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LATEST NEWS ON OUR NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PROCESS

LATEST NEWS ON OUR NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PROCESS

Some North Shoal Creek residents recently received an email survey related to our North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Planning Process. It is a test run for a later neighborhood-wide survey. Here is an excerpt from the email describing this pilot survey that NSCNA received from Planning and Zoning Department staff: “… this is an initial/pilot survey that was sent to a sample of utility account holders. With this initial survey, there is only one link per respondent in order to ensure that the results…

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UPDATE ON THE ROCKWOOD/STILLWOOD TRAFFIC CIRCLE

UPDATE ON THE ROCKWOOD/STILLWOOD TRAFFIC CIRCLE

Here’s some new information on the status of the roundabout or traffic circle planned for the intersection of Rockwood Lane and Stillwood. The information is from Michael Gaudini, Policy Advisor to Council Member Leslie Pool: “… the plan and designs for the traffic circle are done and the project is in utility review (to ensure that construction doesn’t accidentally damage water, electric, or another utility in the area). After that, the project will go through permitting (the big element here is planning the traffic control,…

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DRAFT AUSTIN HOUSING PLAN

DRAFT AUSTIN HOUSING PLAN

The City of Austin’s Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Office (NHCD) has released the Draft Austin Housing Plan, a comprehensive approach to address Austin’s most pressing housing challenges informed by input from the citizens of Austin.  The announcement of the release can be viewed at http://www.austintexas.gov/news/correction-draft-austin-housing-plan-available-public-review-0 The stated purpose of the Austin Housing Plan is to align resources, ensure a unified strategic direction, and help facilitate community partnerships to achieve this shared vision. The Plan recommends new funding mechanisms, regulatory…

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NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PROCESS BEGINS THIS WEEK WITH SURVEY

NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PROCESS BEGINS THIS WEEK WITH SURVEY

The initial step of the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Planning Process (NSCNPP) – a survey – is about to begin. City of Austin Planning and Zoning Dept. staff plans to send out the survey sometime this week (June 13-17). The kickoff meeting will be in July, possibly at Pillow Elementary School. As soon as survey/web links are available, we’ll post them on nscna.org, on our Facebook page, and on the NSCNA Yahoo group.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR JULY 4th PARADE AND CELEBRATION

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR JULY 4th PARADE AND CELEBRATION

We need volunteers to help with our 16th annual NORTH SHOAL CREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY neighborhood parade and celebration Putting together our neighborhood’s parade and celebration takes a lot of work. We need volunteers to help arrange for food and drink, to contact local businesses and ask for their support (which includes asking for prizes and give-aways), to handle red tape like parade permits, and to ser ve as parade judges, all in addition to folks willing to put decorations up…

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DISTRICT 7 TOWN HALL MAY 21

DISTRICT 7 TOWN HALL MAY 21

Reminder: Upcoming Town Hall! Join Council Member Leslie Pool and your neighbors throughout District 7 for our Spring Town Hall! Saturday, May 21 11:30 AM to 1 PM Northwest Recreation Center 2913 Northland Dr. Austin, TX 78757   This Town Hall will include an Expert Panel on Transportation Issues, including: the Public Works Department, Austin Transportation Department, the Capital Planning Office, and Capital Metro.   Council Member Pool will moderate this interactive panel, which will include time for small group…

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NSCNA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, MAY 3, 2016

NSCNA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, MAY 3, 2016

The next General Membership Meeting of the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association is coming up! Details below: When: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Where: Pillow Elementary School Cafeteria, 3025 Crosscreek Drive. We will have Steve Zwernemann from Drive a Senior-North Austin and Virginia Larson from Family Eldercare joining us as guest speakers.