At its Thursday, August 23 meeting, the Austin City Council voted 11-0 to pass our neighborhood plan as submitted by staff and approved by NSCNA except for one change recommended by the Planning Commission. This change means that ADUs (accessory dwelling units) now can be built in our neighborhood on lots zoned SF2 as well as SF3. Previously, ADUs could be built only on lots zoned SF3, which accounts for 35% of our residential zoning.
On balance, the Development Committee … Read More
BREAKING NEWS: THE AUSTIN CITY COUNCIL PASSED OUR NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN UNANIMOUSLY AT TODAY’S COUNCIL MEETING (THURSDAY AUGUST 23). MORE INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED THIS WEEKEND.… Read More
Dear North Shoal Creek Resident,
Our neighborhood plan comes before the Austin City Council for a public hearing and vote this THURSDAY AUGUST 23. We need NSC residents to show up and support our plan as it was written and approved by both stakeholders and city staff via our planning process (“our version”). This is the version that will be the subject of Thursday’s public hearing. Council will also debate and vote on adding changes reommended by the Planning Commission.
City Council voted this afternoon (Aug. 9) to pass our plan on first reading, but also to delay the public hearing until August 23. While it’s good they passed it on first reading, this means that all of us who were at City Hall had to pack up and go home with our arguments against the Planning Commission changes unheard. We’ll need another car pool to City Hall on August 23, so please put it on your calendars!… Read More
Dear North Shoal Creek Resident,
The Austin City Council will hold a public hearing and vote on our neighborhood plan during their Thursday, August 9 meeting at City Hall. We need NSC residents to show up and support our plan as it was written and approved by both stakeholders and city staff at the end of our planning process (“our version”). This is an important distinction because the plan Council will be voting on includes three changes made by the … Read More
The draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan will be presented to City Council for final approval on August 9th, no earlier than 4:00 PM. The public hearing will be in City Council Chambers at City Hall (301 West 2nd Street, Austin, Texas). The draft plan, with Planning Commission’s recommended changes, is available for review in PDF format (12MB file) on the plan web page. The draft plan is also available for review at the North Village Branch Library. The
PLEASE COME TO A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, TUESDAY, JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY, 3025 CROSSCREEK DR.
The meeting topic is the three changes made by the Planning Commission to the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan:
1) Allow for more accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and duplexes throughout the residential core by changing all single-family residential zoning to SF-3
2) Up-zone Steck Avenue to allow for missing middle housing. Missing … Read More
Online Survey for Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park:
Make your voice heard! Please complete this short, online survey regarding future improvement projects to Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park! This district park services our neighborhood and your feedback will influence project prioritization for years to come! Thank you for your time!
P.S. Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park, more generally known as “Northwest Park” or “Northwest Pool,” is located in the Allandale Neighborhood and is our neighborhood’s closest
Wednesday, July Fourth, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Pillow Elementary School
9:00 a.m.: Gather in the circle drive at the Pillow Elementary School entrance. To be eligible for a prize, register and pick up a number at the Parade Registration Table at Pillow
9:10 a.m.: Brief opening ceremony
9:20 a.m.: The parade begins
10:30 a.m. Raffle winners announced
Be sure to dress in your best patriotic wear.
Prizes Awarded For:
Best bike decoration (adult) Best bike … Read More