To celebrate Pillow Elementary’s 50th anniversary, art teacher Suzy Swingle is spearheading a project to decorate the fence around the school. Any individual, family or group may design and decorate a panel, starting at the Rockwood-Crosscreek corner and proceeding along Rockwood. To ensure social distancing, Swingle has designated every other panel to be decorated; those panels are marked with pink tape. Participants will provide their own designs and materials; anything goes except for paper, cardboard and plastic cups. For now, … Read More
Austin, Texas – The Austin Public Testing Enrollment Form that allows the community to complete an online assessment for COVID-19 testing is now live on AustinTexas.gov/COVID19.
The new tool allows the public to be screened for COVID-19 symptoms without having to see a physician. The form will use an algorithm based assessment to evaluate whether or not an individual should be referred to a free testing site.
Completion of the online assessment will not guarantee referral to a testing … Read More
This headline from KUT says it all: “Judge Throws Out City Council Votes On New Austin Land Code, Putting Rewrite In Jeopardy.” Here’s the link to the article: hthttps://www.kut.org/post/judge-throws-out-city-council-votes-new-austin-land-code-putting-rewrite-jeopardy… Read More
Land Development Code third reading council meetings will start Tuesday, March 31. See below for the full meeting schedule:
Tuesday, March 24 from 4pm -12am
Saturday, March 28 from 9am -12am
Third Reading Special Called Meetings
Tuesday, March 31 from 9am -12pm
Wednesday, April 1 from 9am -4pm
Thursday, April 2 from 10am -12am
Tuesday, April 7 from 9am -12am (if needed)
Third Reading Location:
City Hall Council Chambers 301 W 2nd Street
Or, you can watch live … Read More
Here is important info from Kenneth Webb, North Shoal Creek Contact Team Chair, regarding a rezoning request for the property at 8303 N. MoPac (currently the Ergon Asphalt Plant).
“A community meeting for a plan amendment to rezone the property at 8303 N. MoPac has been scheduled at the North Village Branch Library, 2505 Steck Ave, on Monday, March 9, 2020. The meeting will be from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. A copy of the meeting announcement is attached. For … Read More
•Residences within 200 feet of Buell Avenue could be adversely affected by the proposed new zoning on Buell Avenue. The city’s proposed new zoning violates the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan and calls for massively dense redevelopment on Buell (MU5B-Q zoning) which is the most intense mixed-use zone and will allow residential, commercial, or mixed-use buildings up to 60 feet/5 stories, with an additional 30 feet/3 stories allowed with multifamily residences up to 5 to 7 or 8 … Read More
Council just passed Draft 2 of Austin’s revised Land Development Code. There’s still one more vote – to be held in late March or early April — to go. Here’s what happens to single-family housing in North Shoal Creek:
- 26 homes on Rockwood, Boxdale, Firwood and Steck are rezoned to R4.
- R4 is the least intense transition zoning and allows for up to 8 units per lot.
- All other single-family homes in North Shoal Creek are rezoned to R2A.
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