City of Austin offices will be closed and there will be no curbside collections on Thanksgiving Day (November 25). All trash, recycling and compost collections will “slide” forward one day so your collections will take place on Friday this week.
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!… Read More
Free shred day returns when Austin ARMA again hosts a FREE SHRED DAY for household documents.
Saturday, November 6, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM, At Balcones Shred, 9301 Johnny Morris Rd.
This event is for private households to securely destroy their confidential information. Basic requirements are:
• Documents must be dry paper only and packed in cardboard boxes no larger than 24in x 24 in x 36in. Boxes must have fitted lids securely closed using box flaps (not taped). No … Read More
I inadvertently used an out-of-date bio for Pam Ferguson’s article on page 12, “Tips on volunteering, donating.” Here’s the up-to-date one:
Pamela Ellen Ferguson, a longtime resident of Kerrybrook Lane, writes a column of observations about North Shoal Creek and the larger world for each issue. A dual-national British and American (Texan father, Cornish mother) Pam is the author of 11 books published internationally, the most recent being CROSSING LINES, an Austin and Border based mystery set at Halloween/Dia de … Read More
1. Because of coronavirus restrictions currently in effect, the NSCNA’s November 2 membership meeting is canceled. While the Board hopes the association can resume in-person meetings with the Tuesday, January 4, 2022 meeting, we are working on holding an online meeting via Zoom as our back-up. So, please put January 4, 2022 on your calendar as a meeting date. We’ll let you know which kind of meeting it will be in late December. And we board members hope to see … Read More
North Shoal Creek’s semi-annual residential bulk collection week begins Monday, September 27. Bulk items include:
•Appliances (remove doors)
•Passenger car tires (remove rims; limit eight tires per household)
•Lawn mowers (remove gas/oil)
•Railroad ties (cut in half)
Bulk item collection crews cannot collect:
•Automotive chassis and bodies,
•Tires that are still mounted on rims
•Sheet glass and other construction and remodeling … Read More
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
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
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
Due to Covid restrictions, North Shoal Creek’s 2020 Luminaria has been canceled. We hope to resume this tradition in 2021.
Sharon Justice, Chair, NSCNA Media Committee… Read More