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FYI: Bulk item collection week begins Monday Sept. 27

FYI: Bulk item collection week begins Monday Sept. 27

North Shoal Creek’s semi-annual residential bulk collection week begins Monday, September 27.  Bulk items include:
•Doors
•Carpet
•Furniture
•Appliances (remove doors)
•Passenger car tires (remove rims; limit eight tires per household)
•Lawn mowers (remove gas/oil)
•Railroad ties (cut in half)
•Pallets
•Rolled fencing
•Nail-free lumber

Bulk item collection crews cannot collect:
•Brush
•Household trash
•Cardboard boxes
•Hazardous materials
•Mirrors
•Automotive chassis and bodies,
•Motorcycles
•Trailers,
•Boats
•Tires that are still mounted on rims
•Sheet glass and other construction and remodeling … Read More

NSCNA’s September Membership Meeting Cancelled

NSCNA’s September Membership Meeting Cancelled

FROM THE NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

“We had planned to resume NSCNA’s in-person membership meetings by holding our regular Fall meeting on Tues., Sept. 7 at 6:30pm in the Pillow Elementary School Library. However, the Covid Delta variant has forced us to cancel that Sept. 7 meeting.

Now, we hope to resume in-person membership meetings on Tues., Nov. 2, same time and place. We plan to send out meeting reminders a week to 10 days before … Read More

FYI Re: Summer Construction Along Burnet Road

FYI Re: Summer Construction Along Burnet Road

From the City of Austin’s Corridor Program Office regarding construction this summer along Burnet Road:

“Thank you for your interest in the Burnet Road corridor! We have some exciting projects kicking off and wrapping up this summer that will implement critical safety and mobility improvements for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Braker Lane: Construction of sidewalks at, and near, the Burnet Road/Braker Lane intersection is expected to wrap up this month, pending any weather delays. The prioritized pedestrian and bicycle improvements … Read More

NSCNA’s 2021 Garage Sale and Independence Day Celebrations Canceled

NSCNA’s 2021 Garage Sale and Independence Day Celebrations Canceled

From the North Shoal Creek Board of Directors: For the second year in a row, we need to cancel NSCNA’s meetings and events because of coronavirus restrictions. We regret this, but we’re hoping to be able to resume meetings and events this fall and to hold a luminaria in December.

If you have questions or want more information about this decision, please email us at directors [at] nscna [dot] org.… Read More

NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN CONTACT TEAM MEETING FEB. 11

NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN CONTACT TEAM MEETING FEB. 11

Hello renters, homeowners, and business owners in North Shoal Creek. Our Neighborhood Plan Contact Team will have our next meeting on Thursday, February 11th at 6:30 PM.  The meeting will be online, and the proposed agenda is shown below.

By the end of this meeting, we should all be acquainted with how to access Trello to see information about the Contact Team, have a plan of action for revising our bylaws, and a prioritized list of plan actions that we … Read More

Google Fiber Installation Has Begun In North Shoal Creek

Google Fiber Installation Has Begun In North Shoal Creek

Four NSCNA Board Members recently had a Zoom meeting with Google representative Daniel Lucio; here’s what we learned from the meeting:

. They are starting on Crosscreek, and are using two contractors: Quanta, which is working on Crosscreek and will move west from there; and BComm, which will start work this week and move east from Rockwood. Trenching, laying the fiber, and cleaning-up is expected to take about 4 weeks, although another estimate says that North Shoal Creek should be … Read More

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