Author: Chris Jones

Past board member of NSCNA. Managed the newsletter and website. have Wordpress questions, ask him.

Special Meeting: Crime Preventation

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association (NSCNA) Safety Committee
is holding a meeting to discuss and plan crime prevention strategies
for our neighborhood.

If you live in the North Shoal Creek neighborhood, please join us and
bring your ideas for improving safety.

DATE: Tuesday, November 17, 2009
TIME: 6:30 pm
LOCATION: Pillow Elementary School

For more information about the meeting, or to help volunteer, please
contact NSCNA Safety Committee Chair Lynda Oakes at safetychair [at] nscna [dot] orgRead More

Spring 2009 newsletter now online

The NSCNA Spring 2009 newsletter is now available online. The newsletter was mailed out last Tuesday and should arrive in your mailbox shortly. Until then, you can read the new issue here. Some of the topics found inside: report on the Candidate’s Forum, Beautification and Safety committee Updates, upcoming social events, school news and much more. Thank you to all of the authors and advertisers. We encourage everyone to let the companies who advertise in our newsletter know that … Read More

Upcoming Garage Sale

The NSCNA annual neighborhood garage sale is coming up this weekend:

Saturday, May 16
8 am to 1 pm
(rain date: May 23)

More than 30 homes in the North Shoal Creek neighborhood will be participating — each with their own yard or garage sale. You can view a Google map of all the participating homes:

Map of all participating homes

In addition, participating yard sales will have flyers available that include addresses and a map of the sales.

Come … Read More

General Meeting Reminder – Tuesday May 5th

General Meeting
North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association (NSCNA)

Tuesday, May 5, 2009; 6:30pm-7:50pm
Pillow Elementary School Cafeteria

General committee updates and guest speaker topics: Austin Energy Green Building and local fire fighter services.

TOPIC (time)
1. Call to order, introductions, approve agenda (5 min)
— (special rule:) Limit comments to 2 minutes

2. Guest: Bryan Bomer (20 min)
Austin Energy Green Building

3: Guest: AJ Padilla (20 min)
Austin Fire Fighter

4. Approve minutes (5 min)… Read More

Candidate Forum – Monday April 13 – 6:30PM

North Shoal Creek is partnering with other north central neighborhoods to host the North Central Austin Neighborhoods Candidate Forum this Monday, April 13th at 6:30pm at Wozniak Hall, St Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Rd. Our area is rapidly growing, and it is important for us to have a clear voice in the developments affecting our neighborhood. By joining together with the Allandale, Brentwood, Crestview, Highland and Wooten neighborhoods, we hope our united voices make an impact on the candidates … Read More

Upcoming Commanders Forums

There are two upcoming Commander’s Forums, which are a great place to raise concerns about recent crime in our area.

Northwest Commanders Forum
When: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Where: Northwest Fellows- 13427 Pond Springs Rd

The Northwest Commanders Forum on March 31 is for Adam Sector, but Central West Sector residents are welcome to attend.

Central West Commanders Forum
When: Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 6:30pm
Where: McCallum High School Cafeteria… Read More

Library Grand Opening Postponed

This just in from John Gillum.

North Village Branch Library Replacement Project: The Grand Opening of the North Village Branch Library has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 30, 2009, as the general contractor has yet to reach substantial completion of the project. At this time, the contractor is engaged in replacing the pervious concrete on the site, as it failed inspection, and is working toward completion of the owner’s punch list of items remaining to be installed, replaced or repaired … Read More

Upcoming Candidate Forum Input

We need your input for a City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forum.

Our neighborhood is partnering with Allandale, Crestview, Brentwood, Highland, and Wooten to sponsor a City Council Candidate Forum on Monday, April 13th. Our six neighborhoods are joining together to address the pressing issues that will impact all of north central Austin as our city undergoes rapid growth and development.

We need your help to formulate good questions to ask the candidates. We’ve divided our neighborhood concerns into the … Read More