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This year’s Independence Day Celebration

This year’s Independence Day Celebration

NSCNA isn’t hosting its usual Independence Day Parade this year, but NSCNA’s Social Committee has decorated the fence on the south side of the Pillow campus (the Stanwood side). Decorations will be up from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5.

We had planned to do more, as the photo below shows. Sadly, heat, a lack of people power, and the setting sun all conspired to limit what we could do.

If you find yourself on Stanwood, take a look

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June/Summer Newsletter Now Available

June/Summer Newsletter Now Available

The June/Summer Issue of NSCNA’s Newsletter has been posted at nscna.org. To read it, click on the “Latest Newsletter” link in the right column of this page or click on the Newsletter tab at the top of the page.

Because of the coronavirus, print copies were mailed rather than delivered door-to-door. If you want a print copy and fail to receive one in your mailbox, please email your name and address to newsletter [at] nscna [dot] org.… Read More

Online Austin Public Testing Enrollment Form Now Available: press release from the City of Austin April 23, 2020

Online Austin Public Testing Enrollment Form Now Available: press release from the City of Austin April 23, 2020

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

EVENT CANCELLATION

EVENT CANCELLATION

The April 25 NSCNA Garage Sale is cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

We’re considering scheduling a different community event in the future or a donation to help our impacted neighbors. To take part in these discussions, please email social [at] nscna [dot] org. We want your input, and we hope to hear from you!

NSCNA Social Committee

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NSCNP CONTACT TEAM MEETING NOVEMBER 14

NSCNP CONTACT TEAM MEETING NOVEMBER 14

The next regular meeting of the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan (NSCNP) Contact Team meeting will be held:
Thursday, November 14 6:30 pm to 7:50 pm in the First Honda Conference Room, 3400 Steck Avenue.
The meeting is open to the public

Agenda for the meeting:

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team
Quarterly Meeting, November 14, 2019 6:30-7:50 p.m.
First Texas Honda Conference Room, 3400 Steck Avenue
AGENDA
1. 6:30 — Call to order; quorum check; acknowledgement of voting
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Correction Re: Making Crosscreek One-way

Correction Re: Making Crosscreek One-way

The “School News” article on page 9 of our Fall/Sept. 2019 newsletter said that “One option being considered to solve the problem of morning and afternoon traffic jams on Crosscreek is to make Crosscreek one-way going east.” Pillow Elementary School principal Yvette Cardenas reports that is NOT an option Pillow is considering. The article also asked that feedback on the possibility be sent to safety [at] nscna [dot] org. The feedback we received was uniformly negative. To those who … Read More

Water Forward Task Force Working To Develop A 100-Year Water Plan For Austin

Water Forward Task Force Working To Develop A 100-Year Water Plan For Austin

With Four Million People and Climate Change, Where Will Austin’s Water Come From?
by Robert E. Mace

The drought of 2008 through 2016 was a wake-up call for Austin. As levels in the Highland Lakes—Austin’s sole source of water—dwindled to near-record lows, the city enacted drought restrictions that threatened landscapes and businesses. As lake levels continued to decline, Austinites worried that the city would run out of water. Fortunately, the rains returned; however, the ever-present threat of drought remains for … Read More