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UPDATE ON CITY COUNCIL ACTION ON NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN

UPDATE ON CITY COUNCIL ACTION ON NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN

City Council voted this afternoon  (Aug. 9) to pass our plan on first reading, but also to delay the public hearing until August 23. While it’s good they passed it on first reading, this means that all of us who were at City Hall had to pack up and go home with our arguments against the Planning Commission changes unheard. We’ll need another car pool to City Hall on August 23, so please put it on your calendars!… Read More

CALL TO ACTION: NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN GOES TO CITY COUNCIL THURSDAY AUGUST 9

CALL TO ACTION: NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN GOES TO CITY COUNCIL THURSDAY AUGUST 9

Dear North Shoal Creek Resident,
The Austin City Council will hold a public hearing and vote on our neighborhood plan during their Thursday, August 9 meeting at City Hall. We need NSC residents to show up and support our plan as it was written and approved by both stakeholders and city staff at the end of our planning process (“our version”). This is an important distinction because the plan Council will be voting on includes three changes made by the … Read More

IMPORTANT FYI: NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN HEADS TO CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 9

IMPORTANT FYI: NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN HEADS TO CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 9

The draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan will be presented to City Council for final approval on August 9th, no earlier than 4:00 PM. The public hearing will be in City Council Chambers at City Hall (301 West 2nd Street, Austin, Texas). The draft plan, with Planning Commission’s recommended changes, is available for review in PDF format (12MB file) on the plan web page. The draft plan is also available for review at the North Village Branch Library. The

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SPECIAL CALLED MEETING JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM

SPECIAL CALLED MEETING JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM

PLEASE COME TO A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, TUESDAY, JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY, 3025 CROSSCREEK DR.

The meeting topic is the three changes made by the Planning Commission to the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan:

1) Allow for more accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and duplexes throughout the residential core by changing all single-family residential zoning to SF-3

2) Up-zone Steck Avenue to allow for missing middle housing. Missing … Read More

PLEASE TAKE ONLINE SURVEY ON IMPROVEMENTS TO NORTHWEST DISTRICT PARK AND POOL

PLEASE TAKE ONLINE SURVEY ON IMPROVEMENTS TO NORTHWEST DISTRICT PARK AND POOL

Online Survey for Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park:

Make your voice heard! Please complete this short, online survey regarding future improvement projects to Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park! This district park services our neighborhood and your feedback will influence project prioritization for years to come! Thank you for your time!

www.tinyurl.com/northwestparksurvey

P.S. Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park, more generally known as “Northwest Park” or “Northwest Pool,” is located in the Allandale Neighborhood and is our neighborhood’s closest

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COME TO THE 18TH ANNUAL NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD JULY FOURTH PARADE AND CELEBRATION!!

COME TO THE 18TH ANNUAL NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD JULY FOURTH PARADE AND CELEBRATION!!

Wednesday, July Fourth, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Pillow Elementary School

 

9:00 a.m.: Gather in the circle drive at the Pillow Elementary School entrance. To be eligible for a prize, register and pick up a number at the Parade Registration Table at Pillow

9:10 a.m.: Brief opening ceremony

9:20 a.m.: The parade begins

10:30 a.m. Raffle winners announced

 

Be sure to dress in your best patriotic wear.

Prizes Awarded For:

Best bike decoration (adult)   Best bike … Read More

MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED SOCCER STADIUM ON MCKALLA PLACE SET FOR THURSDAY MAY 3 @ 7 PM

MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED SOCCER STADIUM ON MCKALLA PLACE SET FOR THURSDAY MAY 3 @ 7 PM

Here’s a message from the Gracywoods Neighborhood Association. This should be an interesting meeting. Did you know the location is on the east side of Burnet, just south of Braker Lane?

“Subject: Meet the developer for the proposed MLS soccer stadium 5/3 @7p.m.

Join us and let us know what do you think about the proposal to build a new soccer stadium on the City owned land behind Discount Tires on Braker and Burnet Road (near UT’s JJ Pickle and … Read More

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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**Important Reminder** — Garage Sale Map Deadline is Wed. Apr. 18

**Important Reminder** — Garage Sale Map Deadline is Wed. Apr. 18

Our North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Garage Sale is Saturday, April 28. The deadline to sign up so your address will appear on the map of neighborhood garage sales is Wednesday, April 18. To have your sale added, email your name, address, and contact email or phone number to garagesale [at] nscna [dot] org.

You do NOT have to be a NSCNA member to have your sale appear on the map. If you haven’t already signed up, do so soon!!!… Read More