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What’s Happening With CodeNEXT?

What’s Happening With CodeNEXT?

Public input on CodeNEXT Draft 2 ended Oct. 31, and city staff are working now to get Draft 3 ready for its release date (November 28th).

On December 12th and December 19th, Draft 3 is scheduled to go before Austin’s two land use commissions for review. Both commissions are scheduled to vote on it Jan. 11th.

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING NOV. 7TH

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING NOV. 7TH

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th 6:30-8:30 PM
IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY
3025 Crosscreek Drive.

AGENDA INCLUDES
• Presentation on the Shoal Creek Trail Plan from the Shoal Creek Conservancy (for more info, visit

Shoal Creek Trail: Vision and Action Plan

• Presentation from the Waller Creek Conservancy on the Waller Creek Parks plan (for more info, visit

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• Presentation from CapMetro on proposed June 2018 route changes
• Update on CodeNEXT
• NSC Neighborhood Plan, Community … Read More

CODENEXT DRAFT 2: FINAL OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT

CODENEXT DRAFT 2: FINAL OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT

From Austin’s Planning Dept.: Public input on Draft 2 will be taken through Tuesday, Oct. 31. After that, staff will start working on their recommendation, which will be presented and considered for action by the Land Use Commission and the City Council.

We have one open house remaining: Southeast Austin: 10 a.m. to Noon Saturday, Oct. 28, at Dove Springs Rec Center, 5801 Ainez Drive. Children’s activities will be available. Language services will be available in Spanish.

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Northwest Austin CodeNEXT Open House Monday, Oct. 23 6-8 p.m. Anderson High School

Northwest Austin CodeNEXT Open House Monday, Oct. 23 6-8 p.m. Anderson High School

The CodeNEXT team will share information about CodeNEXT, the rewrite of the City of Austin’s land development code.

You can see the proposed zoning map, speak with code writers about changes to the code and how it affects you, and provide your feedback on the code. CodeNEXT staff will give a short presentation at 6:30 p.m.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information about CodeNEXT or for the full CodeNEXT Open House schedule, please visit austintexas.gov/codenext.

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FREE TREES AVAILABLE FROM TREEFOLKS

FREE TREES AVAILABLE FROM TREEFOLKS

October-March is tree planting season in Austin. While North Shoal Creek’s residential core has a pretty good tree canopy, overall our neighborhood needs more trees. If your yard can use one or more trees, you can probably get free ones from TreeFolks, a local non-profit that partners with the City of Austin to encourage tree planting and care.

There are two ways to get a free tree from TreeFolks:

  1. Sign up for their Tree Delivery service.
  • call TreeFolks at
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NSC COMMUNITY GARDEN FALL FUNDRAISER AND PIE PARTY

NSC COMMUNITY GARDEN FALL FUNDRAISER AND PIE PARTY

Come to our North Shoal Creek Community Garden Fall Fundraiser & Pie Party on Sat. Oct. 28th at 4:00pm at the Community Garden (NW corner of the Pillow Elementary Campus, Crosscreek & Flagstone).  Join your neighbors at this BYOP pie party — bring your own pie (and recipe) to share. There will be scarecrow stuffing, pumpkin painting, and a photo area. $5.00 suggested entry fee; proceeds go to the community garden.

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HOSTS NEEDED FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BLOCK PARTIES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

HOSTS NEEDED FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BLOCK PARTIES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is our nation’s premiere crime prevention event. This year, it’s Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, from 7:00-9:00 pm. North Shoal Creek needs neighbors to step forward and host a block party or other related event for your street. The deadline to register your event is 5:00 pm, Friday, Sept. 15th

For info on registering your block party or other type of event online, go to http://www.austintexas.gov/page/national-night-out-registration#overlay-context=user

Registering early increases your chances of having police officers, firefighters, … Read More

MAYOR ADLER TO ATTEND JOINT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS MEETING JUNE 21

MAYOR ADLER TO ATTEND JOINT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS MEETING JUNE 21

This announcement is copied from the Brentwood Neighborhood Association’s blog. This is a joint Crestview NA and Brentwood NA meeting, but North Shoal Creek residents are invited to attend and can ask questions too.

“Mayor Steve Adler Comes to Brentwood to Discuss CodeNEXT
Wednesday, June 21st • 7pm

Location: Faith Lutheran Church Activity Center at 6600 Woodrow Ave (corner of Woodrow and Ruth)

Mayor Steve Adler will attend our joint meeting with Crestview Neighborhood Association to discuss the new CodeNEXT

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SHOAL CREEK TRAIL PROJECT

SHOAL CREEK TRAIL PROJECT

There’s a new project afoot our neighborhood needs to get involved in. It’s the Shoal Creek Trail Project, sponsored by the Shoal Creek Conservancy. If/When it’s successfully completed, the trail will include our neighborhood. We received this invite to a series of meetings about the project; please go if you can!

“You’re invited to join Shoal Creek Conservancy for the first of a series of three Shoal Creek Trail: Vision to Action Plan community meetings. The Conservancy, a

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