NSCNA Neighborhood News

NSCNA 2022 Election of Officers and Directors January 11, 6:30-8:00 pm. ZOOM MEETING

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association’s 2022 election of officers and directors will be held on Tuesday, January 11 from 6:30-8:00 pm. Due to current Covid restrictions, it will be a Zoom Meeting. The meeting’s only agenda item is the election. An email has been sent to members providing information about the election.  Election notices will be posted on NSCNA’s Facebook page and on Nextdoor North Shoal Creek.  An additional email will be sent to members prior to the election … Read More

Zoom Meeting Dec. 9 About Redevelopment Of 8440 Burnet

Please join us Thursday, December 9 to learn more about the redevelopment of 8440 Burnet.

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association (NSCNA) will host a Zoom meeting with representatives from Armbrust & Brown, the law firm representing Endeavor Real Estate Group, owner of the Spectrum Center at 8440 Burnet Road. Endeavor plans to redevelop that center into a 60-foot tall apartment complex of 355 to 375 units.

The meeting will be held Thursday, December 9, beginning at 7 pm, and … Read More

FREE SHRED DAY NOVEMBER 6

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

Corrections to October 2021 newsletter issue

I inadvertently used an out-of-date bio for Pam Ferguson’s article on page 12, “Tips on volunteering, donating.”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

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

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

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

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