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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

IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION! IT’S “CAR POOL TO CITY HALL” TIME AGAIN THIS THURSDAY, AUG. 23

IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION! IT’S “CAR POOL TO CITY HALL” TIME AGAIN THIS THURSDAY, AUG. 23

Dear North Shoal Creek Resident,
Our neighborhood plan comes before the Austin City Council for a public hearing and vote this THURSDAY AUGUST 23. We need NSC residents to show up and support our plan as it was written and approved by both stakeholders and city staff via our planning process (“our version”). This is the version that will be the subject of Thursday’s public hearing. Council will also debate and vote on adding changes reommended by the Planning Commission.

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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

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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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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