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:
- Sign up for their Tree Delivery service.
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The following information has been received from Capital Metro:
Capital Metro will host a series of public outreach meetings beginning September 25th to introduce Austin to what would be the most significant transformation of its bus network in the agency’s 32-year history. The proposed changes, if approved by the board of directors November 15, would go into effect in June 2018.
The transit agency began preparation for this change in October 2015, when planners initiated work on the Connections 2025 … Read More
The following information is from a communication from Sara Behunek of the Corridor Program Office
The City of Austin’s 2016 Mobility Bond Corridor Program team will be popping up near your neighborhood to share information about the Corridor Mobility Program and the Corridor Mobility Plan for Burnet Road. We hope you’ll drop by to talk with us about potential improvements, ask questions, take a quick survey, and pick up a cool treat or two!
Date: Tuesday, September 19
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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
The City Planning and Zoning Department (PAZ) released the Draft Quality of Life Element (QLE) on June 16, with a deadline of 10 days for comments. Due to the insufficient time for review of the element, plus numerous incorrect and/or objectionable items contained in the draft it was decided that NSCNA should request additional time and submit a revised QLE.
Representatives of NSCNA met with officials from PAZ, other City staff and Council Member Leslie Pool’s staff on July 12 … Read More
Join us for our annual parade and celebration on Tuesday, July 4th from 9 – 11:30AM at Pillow Elementary School. We’ll be awarding contest prizes, raffle prizes, and there will be food and games for everyone.
- Gather in the circle drive at the Pillow Elementary School entrance at 9:00AM.
- There will be a brief opening ceremony at 9:10AM.
- The parade will begin around 9:20AM.
- We will be announcing raffle winners at 10:30AM.
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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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The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association will hold a General Membership meeting on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8 PM, at Pillow Elementary School Library, 3025 Crosscreek Drive. Activities at the meeting will include:
- Proposed changes to Steck Ave striping (Representatives from the City Transportation Department will be there to discuss the changes)
- Rezoning of property along 8600-8700 MOPAC
- Neighborhood Plan
- Neighborhood Partnering Program
- Community Garden
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