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The Shoal Creek Trail Plan is now available!

The Shoal Creek Trail Plan is now available!

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

NORTH SHOAL CREEK COMMUNITY GARDEN TOUR THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2-4 P.M.

NORTH SHOAL CREEK COMMUNITY GARDEN TOUR THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2-4 P.M.

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

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team Fall Meeting

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

AGENDA:

 

Time                           Activity                                                                                   

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

8:00                            Adjournment

The NSCNPCT meets quarterly on the second Thursday in February, … Read More

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

For more … Read More

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,
NSCNA … Read More

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