From the City of Austin’s Corridor Program Office regarding construction this summer along Burnet Road:
“Thank you for your interest in the Burnet Road corridor! We have some exciting projects kicking off and wrapping up this summer that will implement critical safety and mobility improvements for pedestrians and bicyclists.
Braker Lane: Construction of sidewalks at, and near, the Burnet Road/Braker Lane intersection is expected to wrap up this month, pending any weather delays. The prioritized pedestrian and bicycle improvements … Read More
Austin, Texas – The Austin Public Testing Enrollment Form that allows the community to complete an online assessment for COVID-19 testing is now live on AustinTexas.gov/COVID19.
The new tool allows the public to be screened for COVID-19 symptoms without having to see a physician. The form will use an algorithm based assessment to evaluate whether or not an individual should be referred to a free testing site.
Completion of the online assessment will not guarantee referral to a testing … Read More
The “School News” article on page 9 of our Fall/Sept. 2019 newsletter said that “One option being considered to solve the problem of morning and afternoon traffic jams on Crosscreek is to make Crosscreek one-way going east.” Pillow Elementary School principal Yvette Cardenas reports that is NOT an option Pillow is considering. The article also asked that feedback on the possibility be sent to safety [at] nscna [dot] org. The feedback we received was uniformly negative. To those who … Read More
The Austin City Council recently voted to ease restrictions on panhandling and camping in Austin. The changes, intended to decriminalize homelessness, went into effect July 1. The Austin Downtown Alliance is holding a forum on how Austin police will be interpreting and enforcing the new ordinances on Tuesday, July 23, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Central Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Eighth Street. Attendance is open to all but those interested in attending must RSVP at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/downtown-safety-forum-tickets-64990622702… Read More
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
Registering with WarnCentralTexas allows emergency personnel in your local community to directly contact you by phone, text or email during a disaster or public safety event. Using WarnCentralTexas, emergency response teams can warn residents about dangerous conditions and situations as events unfold. They can quickly give specific directions that affect your neighborhood such as evacuation orders and directions to shelters.
Residents must register cellphone numbers and email addresses to get alerts sent to their mobile devices, but CAPCOG has already … Read More
Austin’s 311 service is more than the non-emergency equivalent to 911. It’s also a convenient, single point of contact for all City of Austin departments. If you have questions, complaints, or compliments (yes, those too!) about City of Austin services, call 311.
All 311 service requests are logged into a database and tracked. Over the years, this database, which is named Socrata, has become a treasure trove of data which is mined by City administrators when budgeting, looking for patterns … Read More
North Shoal Creek is in the Baker Section of Austin Police Department’s Region 1, which includes Central, West and North Austin along with Downtown. Baker Section’s next Commander’s Forum is July 27th, 6:30 – 8:00pm at Cornerstone Church, 1101 Reinli St. (between I-35 and Cameron Rd).
Plan now to be there–it’s worth your time to attend. It’s an opportunity to ask your questions about crime and safety in our neighborhood and to meet our area’s APD District Representative, Darrell Grayson.… Read More