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CODENEXT DRAFT 2: FINAL OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT

CODENEXT DRAFT 2: FINAL OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT

From Austin’s Planning Dept.: Public input on Draft 2 will be taken through Tuesday, Oct. 31. After that, staff will start working on their recommendation, which will be presented and considered for action by the Land Use Commission and the City Council.

We have one open house remaining: Southeast Austin: 10 a.m. to Noon Saturday, Oct. 28, at Dove Springs Rec Center, 5801 Ainez Drive. Children’s activities will be available. Language services will be available in Spanish.

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FREE TREES AVAILABLE FROM TREEFOLKS

FREE TREES AVAILABLE FROM TREEFOLKS

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:

  1. Sign up for their Tree Delivery service.
  • call TreeFolks at
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POP IN MEETING FOR BURNET ROAD CORRIDOR MOBILITY PLAN

POP IN MEETING FOR BURNET ROAD CORRIDOR MOBILITY PLAN

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
Time: … Read More

HOSTS NEEDED FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BLOCK PARTIES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

HOSTS NEEDED FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BLOCK PARTIES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

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

NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN DRAFT QUALITY OF LIFE ELEMENT UPDATED

NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN DRAFT QUALITY OF LIFE ELEMENT UPDATED

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

MAYOR ADLER TO ATTEND JOINT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS MEETING JUNE 21

MAYOR ADLER TO ATTEND JOINT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS MEETING JUNE 21

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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SHOAL CREEK TRAIL PROJECT

SHOAL CREEK TRAIL PROJECT

There’s a new project afoot our neighborhood needs to get involved in. It’s the Shoal Creek Trail Project, sponsored by the Shoal Creek Conservancy. If/When it’s successfully completed, the trail will include our neighborhood. We received this invite to a series of meetings about the project; please go if you can!

“You’re invited to join Shoal Creek Conservancy for the first of a series of three Shoal Creek Trail: Vision to Action Plan community meetings. The Conservancy, a

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LIST OF CODE NEXT RELATED EVENTS AND RESOURCES

LIST OF CODE NEXT RELATED EVENTS AND RESOURCES

Here’s a list of CodeNext related events and resources sent to us by Michael Gaudini of Leslie Pool’s District 7 office. Please note that the Tuesday, May 16th Code Next Conversation is the one that applies to North Shoal Creek:

“Our office has created a webpage with links to different CodeNEXT-related resources and event information. You can find it here: www.d7atx.com/codenext. Please spread this information to your neighbors so we can increase engagement on CodeNEXT.

CodeNEXT Community Conversation

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