From Austin’s Planning Dept.: Public input on Draft 2 will be taken through Tuesday, Oct. 31. After that, staff will start working on their recommendation, which will be presented and considered for action by the Land Use Commission and the City Council.
We have one open house remaining: Southeast Austin: 10 a.m. to Noon Saturday, Oct. 28, at Dove Springs Rec Center, 5801 Ainez Drive. Children’s activities will be available. Language services will be available in Spanish.
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October-March is tree planting season in Austin. While North Shoal Creek’s residential core has a pretty good tree canopy, overall our neighborhood needs more trees. If your yard can use one or more trees, you can probably get free ones from TreeFolks, a local non-profit that partners with the City of Austin to encourage tree planting and care.
There are two ways to get a free tree from TreeFolks:
- Sign up for their Tree Delivery service.
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Come to our North Shoal Creek Community Garden Fall Fundraiser & Pie Party on Sat. Oct. 28th at 4:00pm at the Community Garden (NW corner of the Pillow Elementary Campus, Crosscreek & Flagstone). Join your neighbors at this BYOP pie party — bring your own pie (and recipe) to share. There will be scarecrow stuffing, pumpkin painting, and a photo area. $5.00 suggested entry fee; proceeds go to the community garden.
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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
The following information is from a communication from Sara Behunek of the Corridor Program Office
The City of Austin’s 2016 Mobility Bond Corridor Program team will be popping up near your neighborhood to share information about the Corridor Mobility Program and the Corridor Mobility Plan for Burnet Road. We hope you’ll drop by to talk with us about potential improvements, ask questions, take a quick survey, and pick up a cool treat or two!
Date: Tuesday, September 19
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The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association will meet:
TUESDAY, SEP 5, 6:30-8:00 PM, PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY
Election of Nominating Committee
Community Garden and Garden Committee
North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan
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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
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