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CHANGES TO SHOAL CREEK BOULEVARD PROPOSED

CHANGES TO SHOAL CREEK BOULEVARD PROPOSED

The Austin Transportation Department (ATD) is proposing changes to Shoal Creek Boulevard from 38th St. to Highway183. The changes are intended to increase the safety and mobility of everyone using the street. In December 2018, ATD staff held open houses to gather input; in March, staff held open houses to publicize the options they developed. These options, along with a survey, are now online at the project’s webpage, www.AustinTexas.gov/ShoalCreekBlvd.

Three options are presented for North Shoal Creek’s section of … Read More

FREE TREE DELIVERIES BY TREEFOLKS

FREE TREE DELIVERIES BY TREEFOLKS

Would you like a free tree delivered to your home? If you’re an Austin resident or an Austin Energy customer, you can sign up for our NeighborWoods program and we will deliver a tree directly to your doorstep by the end of March.

The best part? Our only expectation is for you to be a loving tree owner. How sweet is that? Go to https://www.treefolks.org/gis/waitlist.php to sign up for your tree today. Don’t forget to spread the word to to … Read More

NSC CONTACT TEAM MEETING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 6:30-7:55 PM, FIRST TEXAS HONDA CONFERENCE ROOM

NSC CONTACT TEAM MEETING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 6:30-7:55 PM, FIRST TEXAS HONDA CONFERENCE ROOM

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team’s first quarterly meeting of 2019 is Thursday, February 14, from 6:30 to 7:55 p.m. in the First Texas Honda Conference Room*.  The agenda for the meeting is posted below.

* (Please enter the dealership via the Steck entrance and park in the visitors’ parking lot to your left, nearest the big United States flag. If you enter through the main entrance, the conference room is down the corridor to your left. If Read More

2019 Officers Elected, Board Meetings Scheduled

2019 Officers Elected, Board Meetings Scheduled

Here is a list of the NSCNA’s 2019 officers and board of directors who were elected during the January 8 membership meeting:

  • Officers-
    Kevin Wier, President (president [at] nscna [dot] org)
    Jon Menegay, Vice President (vp [at] nscna [dot] org)
    Dylan Biles, Secretary (secretary [at] nscna [dot] org)
    Jeri Wines, Treasurer (treasurer [at] nscna [dot] org)
  • Directors (directors [at] nscna [dot] org) –
    Iain Cox
    Anna Hobbs
    Sharon Justice
    Rima
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Steck Bridge Mosaic Designs

Steck Bridge Mosaic Designs

This is the design for the mosaic to be installed on the south or KVUE side of the bridge. Design is by Kevin Wier, NSCNA President, 2018-2019. Members of NSCNA’s Beautification Committee are currently working on creating this mosaic. If you are interested in participating or want more information on this project, please email beautification [at] nscna [dot] org.

 

This design, also created by Kevin Wier, is to be installed on the north side of the bridge:

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Austin Community Tree (ACT) Program distributes free trees in North Shoal Creek

Austin Community Tree (ACT) Program distributes free trees in North Shoal Creek

North Shoal Creek’s low tree canopy (20%) combined with the recent adoption of its neighborhood plan recently resulted in 173 free trees being distributed to North Shoal Creek residents who requested them via ACT’s 2018 program. Residents could select from three kinds of shade trees — Lacy Oak, Mexican Sycamore, or Mexican White Oak – and three kinds of understory trees — Mexican Buckeye, Texas Mountain Laurel, or Mexican Plum. Community volunteers along with Austin Development Services staff and staff … Read More

Shoal Creek Boulevard Community Listening Session December 12 5:30-7 p.m.

Shoal Creek Boulevard Community Listening Session December 12 5:30-7 p.m.

The Austin Transportation Department wants your feedback related to transportation safety and mobility for people using Shoal Creek Boulevard. A community listening session is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, at the Gullett Elementary School cafeteria, 6310 Treadwell Boulevard. Interested stakeholders are encouraged to stop by anytime between 5:30 and 7pm to share feedback through a series of interactive exhibits.… Read More

The Shoal Creek Trail Plan is now available!

The Shoal Creek Trail Plan is now available!

This community-developed plan lays the foundation for implementing major improvements to the existing 3.9-mile Shoal Creek Trail, extending the trail by nearly nine miles, and connecting it to the Walnut Creek Trail north of US 183. Ultimately, the extended Shoal Creek Trail will become part of a 30-mile continuous “Big Loop” of urban trails traversing the city from Lady Bird Lake to Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. The Plan is the result of a more than one-year-long public process in partnership … Read More