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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

CALL TO ACTION: NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN GOES TO CITY COUNCIL THURSDAY AUGUST 9

CALL TO ACTION: NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN GOES TO CITY COUNCIL THURSDAY AUGUST 9

Dear North Shoal Creek Resident,
The Austin City Council will hold a public hearing and vote on our neighborhood plan during their Thursday, August 9 meeting at City Hall. We need NSC residents to show up and support our plan as it was written and approved by both stakeholders and city staff at the end of our planning process (“our version”). This is an important distinction because the plan Council will be voting on includes three changes made by the … Read More

IMPORTANT FYI: NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN HEADS TO CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 9

IMPORTANT FYI: NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN HEADS TO CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 9

The draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan will be presented to City Council for final approval on August 9th, no earlier than 4:00 PM. The public hearing will be in City Council Chambers at City Hall (301 West 2nd Street, Austin, Texas). The draft plan, with Planning Commission’s recommended changes, is available for review in PDF format (12MB file) on the plan web page. The draft plan is also available for review at the North Village Branch Library. The

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SPECIAL CALLED MEETING JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM

SPECIAL CALLED MEETING JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM

PLEASE COME TO A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, TUESDAY, JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY, 3025 CROSSCREEK DR.

The meeting topic is the three changes made by the Planning Commission to the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan:

1) Allow for more accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and duplexes throughout the residential core by changing all single-family residential zoning to SF-3

2) Up-zone Steck Avenue to allow for missing middle housing. Missing … Read More

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

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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