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NSC Community Garden Selected To Be Part of Austin Design Week

NSC Community Garden Selected To Be Part of Austin Design Week

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

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IMPORTANT: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP PLANT TREES IN NORTH SHOAL CREEK

IMPORTANT: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP PLANT TREES IN NORTH SHOAL CREEK

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!

To register: https://www.austintexas.gov/department/community-trees

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,
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Reminder: Kick-off meeting of the NSC Contact Team is Tues., Sept. 25, 6:30-7:45pm, First Texas Honda Conference Room.

Reminder: Kick-off meeting of the NSC Contact Team is Tues., Sept. 25, 6:30-7:45pm, First Texas Honda Conference Room.

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:
http://www.austintexas.gov/event/north-shoal-creek-contact-team-bylaws-adoption-officer-election-meeting

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

HELP BEAUTIFY THE STECK AVENUE BRIDGE: MOSAIC WORKSHOP

HELP BEAUTIFY THE STECK AVENUE BRIDGE: MOSAIC WORKSHOP

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
AustinMosaicSchool.com

Instructor: Dianne Sonnenberg
DianneSonnenberg.com

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

Volunteers Needed For North Shoal Creek Free Tree Block Walk Saturday 9/29

Volunteers Needed For North Shoal Creek Free Tree Block Walk Saturday 9/29

Austin Community Tree Program Block Walk 2018

The Austin Community Tree program is looking for volunteers to help with a block walk on Saturday, September 29 to reach residents in Austin’s North Shoal Creek neighborhood.

We will meet at 8 am. Make sure to bring a hat, sunscreen, and water.

Location; Pillow Elementary; 3025 Crosscreek Dr, Austin, TX 78757

What volunteers will be doing:

  • Block-walk a section of the North Shoal Creek neighborhood to offer free trees to eligible properties;
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PLEASE ATTEND: Neighborhood Plan Contact Team Inaugural Meeting Tuesday September 25 6:30-7:45 p.m. First Texas Honda Conference Room

PLEASE ATTEND: Neighborhood Plan Contact Team Inaugural Meeting Tuesday September 25 6:30-7:45 p.m. First Texas Honda Conference Room

From the City of Austin:

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Approved By City Council – Neighborhood Plan Contact Team By-laws Adoption and Officer Elections at 9/25/18 Meeting

The City of Austin is pleased to announce the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan was unanimously approved by City Council on August 23rd. The plan is now an element of the Comprehensive Plan, and the North Shoal Creek Future Land Use Map will guide land use decisions within the planning area.

Thank … Read More

Public Meeting on Flood Risks and Proposed Floodplain Regulations

Public Meeting on Flood Risks and Proposed Floodplain Regulations

From the City’s Watershed Protection Department:

Public meeting about the risk of flooding and proposed changes to Austin’s floodplain regulations.

You can attend remotely by logging in to a Webinar link for each meeting. To do so, you will need an Internet connection, a working computer and either a telephone line or audio speakers on your computer or tablet. You will be able to ask questions by typing them in.

To attend in person: North Austin Meeting
Wednesday, September 12, … Read More

Burnet Road Corridor Open House Thurs., Sept. 6, 5-8 p.m.

Burnet Road Corridor Open House Thurs., Sept. 6, 5-8 p.m.

The City of Austin Corridor Program Office and Austin Transportation Department invite you to attend an open house to learn about mobility, safety and connectivity improvements planned for Burnet Road between Koenig Lane and MoPac. The improvements are being funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond as part of the Corridor Construction Program.

Burnet Road Corridor Open House
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (stop by anytime)
St. John’s United Methodist Church, 2140 Allandale Rd, Austin, TX 78756… Read More

Agenda for NSCNA Membership Meeting September 4, 2018

Agenda for NSCNA Membership Meeting September 4, 2018

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association
General Membership Meeting @Pillow Elementary School Library September 4, 2018, 6:30 P.M. – 8:15P.M.
AGENDA

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. … Read More