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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

HELP NEEDED WITH FOURTH OF JULY PARADE!

HELP NEEDED WITH FOURTH OF JULY PARADE!

PLEASE GIVE US A HAND: the volunteer sign up list for our neighborhood July 4th parade and celebration still has several unfilled slots. The unfilled slots include working at the registration table; judging best dressed and other contests; presenting awards; taking down decorations and cleaning up afterwards. Please go to
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b054aaca62fa5f85-nscna
and sign up for one of the unfilled slots!!! You do not need to be a NSCNA member to volunteer. The more everyone pitches in, the better it’ll be!Read More

2018 District 7 Budget Talk Tuesday June 19 6:30-8:00 PM NW Rec Ctr

2018 District 7 Budget Talk Tuesday June 19 6:30-8:00 PM NW Rec Ctr

2018 District 7 Budget Talk: Join Council Member Leslie Pool, City Manager Spencer Cronk, and your neighbors throughout District 7 for our Budget Talk! Come share your inputs and learn more about the next City Budget. We want you to help us make decisions by sharing what you would like to see in your community!

Tuesday, June 19th
6:30 to 8:00 PM
Northwest Recreation Center
2913 Northland Dr.

The Budget Talk will be scheduled as shown:
Strategic Outcome Gallery
Welcome

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MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED SOCCER STADIUM ON MCKALLA PLACE SET FOR THURSDAY MAY 3 @ 7 PM

MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED SOCCER STADIUM ON MCKALLA PLACE SET FOR THURSDAY MAY 3 @ 7 PM

Here’s a message from the Gracywoods Neighborhood Association. This should be an interesting meeting. Did you know the location is on the east side of Burnet, just south of Braker Lane?

“Subject: Meet the developer for the proposed MLS soccer stadium 5/3 @7p.m.

Join us and let us know what do you think about the proposal to build a new soccer stadium on the City owned land behind Discount Tires on Braker and Burnet Road (near UT’s JJ Pickle and … Read More

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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**Important Reminder** — Garage Sale Map Deadline is Wed. Apr. 18

**Important Reminder** — Garage Sale Map Deadline is Wed. Apr. 18

Our North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Garage Sale is Saturday, April 28. The deadline to sign up so your address will appear on the map of neighborhood garage sales is Wednesday, April 18. To have your sale added, email your name, address, and contact email or phone number to garagesale [at] nscna [dot] org.

You do NOT have to be a NSCNA member to have your sale appear on the map. If you haven’t already signed up, do so soon!!!… Read More

REMINDER — THIS SATURDAY 10 AM! COMMUNITY GARDEN RIBBON CUTTING

REMINDER — THIS SATURDAY 10 AM! COMMUNITY GARDEN RIBBON CUTTING

The NSC Community Garden Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 14th 10am at the Community Garden (corner of the Pillow Elementary School Campus at Crosscreek and Flagstone).

Guest speakers include Council Member Leslie Pool, and representatives from The Sustainable Food Center and Parks and Recreation Department. Compost demos will be given, and the Master Gardener will also be on hand to answer your spring gardening questions.

*Please bring $15 cash if you’re interested in purchasing a custom … Read More

IMPORTANT: NSC Neighborhood Plan Hearing POSTPONED From April 20 to April 24th

IMPORTANT: NSC Neighborhood Plan Hearing POSTPONED From April 20 to April 24th

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan public hearing has been postponed to April 24th.

This email is to inform you that the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan public hearing has been postponed. There will be no presentation on April 10th. The case will be heard at the April 24th Planning Commission at 6:00PM at City Hall. We will send an update when the City Council date is determined.

Sincerely,

Jeff Engstrom, AICP
Senior Planner
City of Austin Planning

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REMINDER TO SAVE THE DATE! NSC COMMUNITY GARDEN RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY IS SATURDAY, APRIL 14

REMINDER TO SAVE THE DATE! NSC COMMUNITY GARDEN RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY IS SATURDAY, APRIL 14

We’re about a week away! Reminder — the NSC Community Garden Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place next Saturday, April 14th at the NSC Community Garden at the corner of the Pillow Elementary School Campus on Crosscreek and Flagstone.

Please bring $15 cash if you’re interested in purchasing a custom community garden t-shirt!

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