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Planning Commission Revisions To North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan, June 12, 2018

Planning Commission Revisions To North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan, June 12, 2018

On a 10-2 vote, the Austin Planning Commission approved the following changes to our plan at its June 12 meeting:

1) Change zoning along Steck Avenue to allow missing middle housing (missing middle housing includes duplexes, bungalow courts, carriage houses, courtyard apartments, live/work, and small multiplexes)

2) Allow accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and duplexes throughout the neighborhood (currently, both SF-2 and SF-3 single family zoning exist in North Shoal Creek; ADUs and duplexes are allowed only on lots zoned SF-3; … Read More

HELP NEEDED WITH FOURTH OF JULY PARADE!

HELP NEEDED WITH FOURTH OF JULY PARADE!

PLEASE GIVE US A HAND: the volunteer sign up list for our neighborhood July 4th parade and celebration still has several unfilled slots. The unfilled slots include working at the registration table; judging best dressed and other contests; presenting awards; taking down decorations and cleaning up afterwards. Please go to
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b054aaca62fa5f85-nscna
and sign up for one of the unfilled slots!!! You do not need to be a NSCNA member to volunteer. The more everyone pitches in, the better it’ll be!Read More

2018 District 7 Budget Talk Tuesday June 19 6:30-8:00 PM NW Rec Ctr

2018 District 7 Budget Talk Tuesday June 19 6:30-8:00 PM NW Rec Ctr

2018 District 7 Budget Talk: Join Council Member Leslie Pool, City Manager Spencer Cronk, and your neighbors throughout District 7 for our Budget Talk! Come share your inputs and learn more about the next City Budget. We want you to help us make decisions by sharing what you would like to see in your community!

Tuesday, June 19th
6:30 to 8:00 PM
Northwest Recreation Center
2913 Northland Dr.

The Budget Talk will be scheduled as shown:
Strategic Outcome Gallery
Welcome

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AUSTIN CITY COUNCIL CODENEXT HEARING SATURDAY JUNE 2 AT 10 A.M. AUSTIN CITY HALL

AUSTIN CITY COUNCIL CODENEXT HEARING SATURDAY JUNE 2 AT 10 A.M. AUSTIN CITY HALL

HERE’S YOUR LAST CHANCE TO COMMENT ON CODENEXT: The Austin City Council is holding its second and last hearing on CodeNEXT at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2 at Austin City Hall; 301 W. 2nd Street This link takes you to info on signing up if you want to speak there: http://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=297801Read More

MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED SOCCER STADIUM ON MCKALLA PLACE SET FOR THURSDAY MAY 3 @ 7 PM

MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED SOCCER STADIUM ON MCKALLA PLACE SET FOR THURSDAY MAY 3 @ 7 PM

Here’s a message from the Gracywoods Neighborhood Association. This should be an interesting meeting. Did you know the location is on the east side of Burnet, just south of Braker Lane?

“Subject: Meet the developer for the proposed MLS soccer stadium 5/3 @7p.m.

Join us and let us know what do you think about the proposal to build a new soccer stadium on the City owned land behind Discount Tires on Braker and Burnet Road (near UT’s JJ Pickle and … Read More

AGENDA AND GUIDELINES FOR GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY, MAY 1, 2018, 6:30-8:15 P.M.

AGENDA AND GUIDELINES FOR GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY, MAY 1, 2018, 6:30-8:15 P.M.

Guidelines for a successful meeting: We want to keep the meeting moving forward and to keep everyone interested and engaged.
1. Let’s keep our comments shorter when many people want to speak. It’s courteous and you will hold people’s attention better.
2. After you’ve asked a question, give others an opportunity to ask a question before you ask another.
3. Let’s not talk over each other.
4. Let’s keep side conversations to a minimum.
5. If there’s a lot of … Read More

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 1, 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 1, 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

This is an important meeting; please come. Major topic will be an update on our neighborhood plan which went before the Planning Commission on April 24.  NSCNA membership will need to discuss that hearing and talk about what our association’s next steps should be. Also, we hope to have a short presentation by Barbara McArthur of the Brentwood NA on CodeNEXT Draft 3.

Agenda:

  1. Call to Order / Welcome / Introductions
  2. Approval of minutes of March 6th General Membership
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CONGRATULATIONS TO NSCNA, RECIPIENT OF THE SHOAL CREEK CONSERVANCY’S GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARD!

CONGRATULATIONS TO NSCNA, RECIPIENT OF THE SHOAL CREEK CONSERVANCY’S GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARD!

From the Shoal Creek Conservancy’s April 10, 2018 blog:

“In 2018, the Good Neighbor Award goes to the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association for developing the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan, which emphasizes walkability, connectivity, and access to green space.

The purpose of a Neighborhood Plan is to provide an opportunity for community members to shape the future characteristics of a neighborhood where they live, work, or own property.

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Planning Area is a one square-mile

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