North Shoal Creek’s low tree canopy (20%) combined with the recent adoption of its neighborhood plan recently resulted in 173 free trees being distributed to North Shoal Creek residents who requested them via ACT’s 2018 program. Residents could select from three kinds of shade trees — Lacy Oak, Mexican Sycamore, or Mexican White Oak – and three kinds of understory trees — Mexican Buckeye, Texas Mountain Laurel, or Mexican Plum. Community volunteers along with Austin Development Services staff and staff … Read More
The Austin Transportation Department wants your feedback related to transportation safety and mobility for people using Shoal Creek Boulevard. A community listening session is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, at the Gullett Elementary School cafeteria, 6310 Treadwell Boulevard. Interested stakeholders are encouraged to stop by anytime between 5:30 and 7pm to share feedback through a series of interactive exhibits.… Read More
This community-developed plan lays the foundation for implementing major improvements to the existing 3.9-mile Shoal Creek Trail, extending the trail by nearly nine miles, and connecting it to the Walnut Creek Trail north of US 183. Ultimately, the extended Shoal Creek Trail will become part of a 30-mile continuous “Big Loop” of urban trails traversing the city from Lady Bird Lake to Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. The Plan is the result of a more than one-year-long public process in partnership … Read More
REMINDER: NORTH SHOAL CREEK COMMUNITY GARDEN TOUR
NOV. 8, 2-4 PM
Our North Shoal Creek Community Garden has been selected as part of Austin Design Week 2018. The event/tour takes place on Thursday, November 8, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Using design thinking, our neighborhood identified a community need and came together to create a space to foster the neighborhood’s identity, encourage neighbors to gather socially, engage with the land through gardening, and provide educational opportunities to the students … Read More
North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team Fall Meeting Thursday, November 8
6:30-8:00 p.m., First Texas Honda Conference Room, 3400 Steck Avenue, Austin, TX 78757
6:30-6:45 Review of agenda and ground rules; introduction of new members
6:45-7:00 Election of NSCNPCT Secretary–Candidate: Dylan Biles
7:00-7:30 Discussion: Neighborhood Plan Appendix: Top Plan Actions
7:30-7:45 Review and discussion: Site plan application for 8526 Burnet Rd.
7:45-8:00 New Business
The NSCNPCT meets quarterly on the second Thursday in February, … Read More
Draft agenda is:
Approval of minutes for July 24 special meeting.
Approval of minutes for September 4 meeting.
North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team
Adjournment at 7:55 or earlier.… Read More
Thanks to Community Garden volunteers Sarah Brandon and Jennifer Noinaj, our North Shoal Creek Community Garden has been selected to be one of the tours in this year’s Austin Design Week. The event takes place on Thursday, November 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the garden which is located at 3025 Crosscreek (northwest corner of the Pillow campus).
To register for the tour, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adw-2018-presents-north-shoal-creek-community-garden-tour-registration-49780261101
For more information on Austin Design Week 2018, please visit https://www.austindesignweek.org
For more … Read More
When: Saturday October 27, 2018, 8am-2pm
Where: Pillow Elementary; 3025 Crosscreek Dr, Austin, TX 78757
Volunteers are needed to help fill mulch bags, deliver trees, and plant trees in the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood. Volunteers, please bring work gloves, hats, sunscreen, and water
Pick-up trucks are also needed!
Please help — the Austin Community Tree Program is providing the trees, and North Shoal Creek needs to provide the volunteers to help plant them!!!
Sharon Justice, Chair,
NSCNA … Read More
On the agenda: approval of bylaws and election of officers (chair, vice-chair, secretary). Initial slate:
Chair – Sharon Justice
Vice-chair – Kenneth Webb
Secretary – Dylan Biles
Nominations will also be taken from the floor.
This link takes you to information about the meeting, including eligibility for voting:
This City of Austin site provides info about contact teams: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/neighborhood-plan-contact-teams
And at this one you can click on the North Shoal Creek entry to read our plan and see our … Read More
Free workshop for volunteers preparing to create the Steck Ave. Bridge Mosaic! Sign up now — space is limited to 8 more people!
Intro to Mosaic workshop for North Shoal Creek Neighbors
Saturday, Sept 22 9:30-noon
Austin Mosaic Guild
1810 W Anderson Lane
Austin, Texas 78757
Instructor: Dianne Sonnenberg
This workshop is for North Shoal Creek neighbors to learn techniques of making a mosaic so that we will be prepared to work together on our neighborhood beautification, public … Read More