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District 7 Town Hall Tuesday June 11, 6:30-8pm, Northwest Rec Center

District 7 Town Hall Tuesday June 11, 6:30-8pm, Northwest Rec Center

Mark your calendar: District 7 Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, June 11, 6:30-8pm, Northwest Recreation Center, 2913 Northland Dr.

The town hall will focus on the city’s 2020 budget, with Budget Director Ed Van Eenoo presenting and taking questions from the audience. Council Member Pool will also introduce our new Fire Chief, Joel Baker, and our new District 7 Austin Police Department representatives.

The Town Hall will also feature an Open House format before and after the budget presentation, with representatives … Read More

North Shoal Creek Contact Team To Discuss City Council Guidance on Land Development Code Revision

North Shoal Creek Contact Team To Discuss City Council Guidance on Land Development Code Revision

The second quarterly meeting of the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team will be held on Thursday, May 9, 6:30-7:55 p.m., in the First Texas Honda Conference Room. The agenda includes a discussion of how our neighborhood plan may be affected by the guidance the Austin City Council is providing regarding the City’s Land Development Code rewrite.

All contact team meetings are free to attend and are open to the public.

A complete agenda for the meeting is posted … Read More

CHANGES TO SHOAL CREEK BOULEVARD PROPOSED

CHANGES TO SHOAL CREEK BOULEVARD PROPOSED

The Austin Transportation Department (ATD) is proposing changes to Shoal Creek Boulevard from 38th St. to Highway183. The changes are intended to increase the safety and mobility of everyone using the street. In December 2018, ATD staff held open houses to gather input; in March, staff held open houses to publicize the options they developed. These options, along with a survey, are now online at the project’s webpage, www.AustinTexas.gov/ShoalCreekBlvd.

Three options are presented for North Shoal Creek’s section of … Read More

AUSTIN ARMA’S ANNUAL FREE SPRING SHRED DAY APR 27

AUSTIN ARMA’S ANNUAL FREE SPRING SHRED DAY APR 27

Austin ARMA’s 16th Annual Spring Shred Day

Saturday, April 27th, 2019 | 8 am – 1:30 pm

Location: Shred-It facility
4129 Commercial Center Drive
Austin, TX

The Entrance for the event will be off of St. Elmo Road.

With the awareness of identity theft, it is important to carefully dispose of personal records including financial and medical.  Austin ARMA, along with Shred-It, are sponsoring the 14th Annual Free Spring Shred Day.

Only dry paper packed in cardboard boxes no larger … Read More

Shoal Creek Boulevard Community Listening Session December 12 5:30-7 p.m.

Shoal Creek Boulevard Community Listening Session December 12 5:30-7 p.m.

The Austin Transportation Department wants your feedback related to transportation safety and mobility for people using Shoal Creek Boulevard. A community listening session is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, at the Gullett Elementary School cafeteria, 6310 Treadwell Boulevard. Interested stakeholders are encouraged to stop by anytime between 5:30 and 7pm to share feedback through a series of interactive exhibits.… Read More

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

UPDATE ON NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN AND CONTACT TEAM

UPDATE ON NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN AND CONTACT TEAM

This is an update of the August 23 and 25 postings about the approved North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan and the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team (North Shoal Creek NPCT).

As previously announced, the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team bylaws adoption and officer election meeting was held on September 25, 2018.  At that meeting the draft bylaws were approved; Sharon Justice was elected as Committee Chair and Kenneth Webb was elected as Vice-Chair.

The North Shoal … 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

Public Meeting on Flood Risks and Proposed Floodplain Regulations

Public Meeting on Flood Risks and Proposed Floodplain Regulations

From the City’s Watershed Protection Department:

Public meeting about the risk of flooding and proposed changes to Austin’s floodplain regulations.

You can attend remotely by logging in to a Webinar link for each meeting. To do so, you will need an Internet connection, a working computer and either a telephone line or audio speakers on your computer or tablet. You will be able to ask questions by typing them in.

To attend in person: North Austin Meeting
Wednesday, September 12, … Read More