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Protest Buell’s Rezoning No Later Than Feb. 29

Protest Buell’s Rezoning No Later Than Feb. 29

What’s happening:
•Residences within 200 feet of Buell Avenue could be adversely affected by the proposed new zoning on Buell Avenue. The city’s proposed new zoning violates the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan and calls for massively dense redevelopment on Buell (MU5B-Q zoning) which is the most intense mixed-use zone and will allow residential, commercial, or mixed-use buildings up to 60 feet/5 stories, with an additional 30 feet/3 stories allowed with multifamily residences up to 5 to 7 or 8 … Read More

Protesting Your Property’s Proposed Zoning

Protesting Your Property’s Proposed Zoning

Council just passed Draft 2 of Austin’s revised Land Development Code. There’s still one more vote – to be held in late March or early April — to go. Here’s what happens to single-family housing in North Shoal Creek:

 

  • 26 homes on Rockwood, Boxdale, Firwood and Steck are rezoned to R4.
  • R4 is the least intense transition zoning and allows for up to 8 units per lot.
  • All other single-family homes in North Shoal Creek are rezoned to R2A.
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Council Member Pool’s Response to Passage of Draft 2 of Austin’s Land Development Code

Council Member Pool’s Response to Passage of Draft 2 of Austin’s Land Development Code

From Leslie Pool, Council Member, District 7
February 14 at 5:59 PM ·

At Second Reading last night, I voted against the Land Development Code rewrite, along with my colleagues CMs Alter, Kitchen and Tovo, because it remains unclear that the code will do what is intended and needed.

Austin must get this right. The new code, with all its parts, must work together.

My three colleagues and I urge an approach to the Code rewrite that includes planning to

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Land Development Code (LDC) Update From NSCNA’s Development Committee

Land Development Code (LDC) Update From NSCNA’s Development Committee

• Wed., Dec. 11, 2019 — Austin City Council votes 7-4 to approve the LDC on first reading, with Alter, Kitchen, Pool, and Tovo voting no. Council Member Pool offers an amendment to recognize the right of property owners to protest LDC zoning changes. Her amendment fails 4-7, with Alter, Kitchen, Pool, and Tovo voting in favor.

• Thurs., Dec. 12, 2019 — A group of 19 homeowners sue the city, asking that Council’s approval of the rewrite be invalidated … Read More

NSCNA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 6:30-8 PM

NSCNA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 6:30-8 PM

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association’s (NSCNA) first General Membership Meeting of 2020 is 6:30-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 7 in the Pillow Elementary School Library. Please enter through Pillow’s front door; the library is the first room to your left.

The agenda includes election of the association’s 2020 officers and directors, plus an update on the City of Austin’s Land Development Code Revision.

If you haven’t already paid your $15/household dues for 2020, you can pay by cash or check … Read More

Photos, Video of Steck Bridge Mosaics Ribbon-Cutting and Dedication Now Available on NSCNA’s Facebook Page

Photos, Video of Steck Bridge Mosaics Ribbon-Cutting and Dedication Now Available on NSCNA’s Facebook Page

A photo album of the mosaics installed on the Steck Avenue Bridge is now available on NSCNA’s Facebook page at http://facebook.com/nscna, along with a link to the City of Austin Public Works Department photos of the event and a link to the KVUE video that aired as part of its 10:00 p.m. news broadcast on December 14, 2019.

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REMINDER: LUMINARIA WALK IS WED., DEC. 18, 6-8 PM, PILLOW SCHOOL TRACK

REMINDER: LUMINARIA WALK IS WED., DEC. 18, 6-8 PM, PILLOW SCHOOL TRACK

NSCNA’s annual Luminaria Walk is Wednesday, December 18, from 6-8 pm at the Pillow Elementary School track. All North Shoal Creek residents are invited to come enjoy a beautiful luminaria walk followed by hot cocoa and cookies with your neighbors.

Arrive early (4 pm) to help set up, or stay late (8-ca. 8:45) to help take down.

Thank you to Austin Telco Federal Credit Union for sponsoring NSCNA’s 2019 Luminaria Walk!

 

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THANK YOU TO OUR BRIDGE MOSAIC PROJECT VOLUNTEERS AND SUPPORTERS

THANK YOU TO OUR BRIDGE MOSAIC PROJECT VOLUNTEERS AND SUPPORTERS

From NSCNA Beautification Chair Mary Jane Holland Wier:

“I would like to thank all of our wonderful volunteers and neighbors who contributed to the success of the Steck Bridge Mosaic Project.

A heartfelt thanks to the following:
Karen Bodiford
Amelia and Brian Cobb
Patti and David Garing
Darlene and Steve Watson
Kenneth Webb
Jennifer Whaley
Kevin Wier
Allen Lea
Jenny Bailey
Sarah Brandon
Kate Brien
Suzanne Chaney
Sarah Cox
Nora Deram
Jeff Gore
Tina Huckabee
Valerie Hurlbert
Sharon Justice
Veronica
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