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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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North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Draft Future Land Use Map (FLUM)

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Draft Future Land Use Map (FLUM)

NORTH SHOAL CREEK CHARACTER DISTRICTS

Residential Core (Yellow)

  • Characteristic of most single-family areas
  • Can include houses of worship, libraries, parks, schools, fire stations, etc.
  • Specific character will vary in different parts of Austin

Neighborhood Transition (Gold)

  • Mostly residential
  • Serves as a buffer between more and less intense areas
  • Wide variety of housing (apartments, cottage courts, townhouses, row houses, etc.)
  • Depending on local conditions — a small amount offices/ local-serving commercial

Neighborhood Node (Light Purple)

  • Mixed use district
  • Neighborhood-scaled
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FYI: COFFEE WITH A COP, TUES. MAY 23, WHATABURGER, 2801 W. ANDERSON LANE

FYI: COFFEE WITH A COP, TUES. MAY 23, WHATABURGER, 2801 W. ANDERSON LANE

 Good morning! APD and Whataburger have partnered together for another Coffee With a Cop visit. This one is next week, Tuesday May 23rd at the Whataburger located at 2801 W. Anderson Lane from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Please join us. This is an informal setting where we can just meet and talk about anything you would like. Please stop by and have a cup a coffee with us. Hope to see you there!
Sgt. Alfred Trejo
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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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CodeNEXT (Non-Transects and Small Area Plans) District 7 Community Conversations

CodeNEXT (Non-Transects and Small Area Plans) District 7 Community Conversations

This meeting will focus largely on District 7 communities that currently have small-area plans and where CodeNEXT staff are proposing implementing largely “non-transect” code.

Date and Time: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: Journey IFC /7500 Woodrow Ave. /Austin, TX 78757

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