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NSCNA OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS FOR 2018

NSCNA OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS FOR 2018

Left to right: Steven Weintraub, Kenneth Webb, Rima Star, Bob Snee, Amelia Cobb, Dylan Biles, Lois McEvoy, Jon Menegay, Jeri Wines, Kevin Wier (not pictured: Mary Jane Wier)

NSCNA Officers and Directors for 2018:

President: Kevin Wier (president [at] nscna [dot] org)
Vice President: Kenneth Webb (vp [at] nscna [dot] org)
Secretary: Dylan Biles (secretary [at] nscna [dot] org)
Treasurer: Lois McEvoy (treasurer [at] nscna [dot] org)
Directors: (email to directors [at]
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NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN SURVEY DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 1

NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN SURVEY DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 1

The following was received from Jeff Engstrom, AICP, Senior Planer , City of Austin Planning and Zoning Department:

We have extended the comment deadline for the Draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan.

Due to popular demand, we’re extending the time for everyone to review and comment on the draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan. The survey will now close on Monday, January 1st.

Check out the Draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan on the plan web page: www.austintexas.gov/northshoalcreek
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Take the North Shoal Creek Draft Plan Survey

Take the North Shoal Creek Draft Plan Survey

Don’t forget to take the Draft Plan Survey for the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan! This is your last chance to comment on the draft plan before it heads to Planning Commission and City Council in February and March of 2018. The survey will close after this Friday, December 22nd.
• Check out the Draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan on the plan web page:  www.austintexas.gov/northshoalcreek
• Then take the Final Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NorthShoalCreekFinalSurvey

The survey will be open through this … Read More

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Open House on December 9th

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Open House on December 9th

The Planning & Zoning Department is pleased to announce the release of the draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan. At this point the draft is 90% complete. The draft plan is available for review in PDF format on the Plan web page, http://www.austintexas.gov/department/north-shoal-creek. The draft plan will also be available for review at the North Village Branch Library.

Come see the draft plan and give us your comments at the Draft Plan Open House:
Saturday, December 9, 2017
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CAPITAL METRO’S JUNE 2018 SERVICE CHANGES (CONNECTIONS 2025)

CAPITAL METRO’S JUNE 2018 SERVICE CHANGES (CONNECTIONS 2025)

The following information has been received from Capital Metro:

Capital Metro will host a series of public outreach meetings beginning September 25th to introduce Austin to what would be the most significant transformation of its bus network in the agency’s 32-year history. The proposed changes, if approved by the board of directors November 15, would go into effect in June 2018.

The transit agency began preparation for this change in October 2015, when planners initiated work on the Connections 2025 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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NSCNA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING JUNE 6

NSCNA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING JUNE 6

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association will hold a General Membership meeting on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8 PM, at Pillow Elementary School Library, 3025 Crosscreek Drive. Activities at the meeting will include:

  • Proposed changes to Steck Ave striping (Representatives from the City Transportation Department will be there to discuss   the changes)
  • Rezoning of property along 8600-8700 MOPAC
  • Neighborhood Plan
  • Neighborhood Partnering Program
  • CodeNext
  • Community Garden
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