• Wed., Dec. 11, 2019 — Austin City Council votes 7-4 to approve the LDC on first reading, with Alter, Kitchen, Pool, and Tovo voting no. Council Member Pool offers an amendment to recognize the right of property owners to protest LDC zoning changes. Her amendment fails 4-7, with Alter, Kitchen, Pool, and Tovo voting in favor.
• Thurs., Dec. 12, 2019 — A group of 19 homeowners sue the city, asking that Council’s approval of the rewrite be invalidated … Read More
A photo album of the mosaics installed on the Steck Avenue Bridge is now available on NSCNA’s Facebook page at http://facebook.com/nscna, along with a link to the City of Austin Public Works Department photos of the event and a link to the KVUE video that aired as part of its 10:00 p.m. news broadcast on December 14, 2019.
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NSCNA’s annual Luminaria Walk is Wednesday, December 18, from 6-8 pm at the Pillow Elementary School track. All North Shoal Creek residents are invited to come enjoy a beautiful luminaria walk followed by hot cocoa and cookies with your neighbors.
Arrive early (4 pm) to help set up, or stay late (8-ca. 8:45) to help take down.
Thank you to Austin Telco Federal Credit Union for sponsoring NSCNA’s 2019 Luminaria Walk!
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From NSCNA Beautification Chair Mary Jane Holland Wier:
“I would like to thank all of our wonderful volunteers and neighbors who contributed to the success of the Steck Bridge Mosaic Project.
A heartfelt thanks to the following:
Amelia and Brian Cobb
Patti and David Garing
Darlene and Steve Watson
Veronica … Read More
Mark your calendar and be sure to come!
The dedication of the mosaics added to the Steck Avenue Bridge just west of the Steck/Daleview intersection will be held Saturday, December 14, from 10-11 a.m. at the bridge.
The mosaics were designed and created by a group of dedicated volunteers who worked on this project for months. Their hard work paid off, and the results are beautiful! Thank you to the Beautification Committee and to everyone who worked on this beautiful … Read More
From AustinWater: “November marks the beginning of Austin Water’s annual wastewater averaging period. The wastewater averaging period spans three consecutive billing periods beginning in mid-November and ending in mid-March. Check your utility bill or visit http://austinwater.org to find the dates for your wastewater averaging period.
Wastewater averaging is a way for you to save money. It is calculated during the winter months when most residential water goes directly into the sanitary sewer system versus being used for outdoor watering. This … Read More
Blue = Previous 100-year floodplain; purple = new 100-year floodplain based on Atlas 14 rain totals
100-year floodplain south of Steck:
100-year floodplain north of Steck
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NORTH SHOAL CREEK GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MTG. TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 6:30-8 PM in the Pillow Elementary School Library (enter through the school’s front entrance; the Library is the first door to your left).
Agenda will include update on land development code revision.… Read More
The “School News” article on page 9 of our Fall/Sept. 2019 newsletter said that “One option being considered to solve the problem of morning and afternoon traffic jams on Crosscreek is to make Crosscreek one-way going east.” Pillow Elementary School principal Yvette Cardenas reports that is NOT an option Pillow is considering. The article also asked that feedback on the possibility be sent to safety [at] nscna [dot] org. The feedback we received was uniformly negative. To those who … Read More