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North Shoal Creek Contact Team Bylaws Adoption & Officer Election Meeting

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Members of the North Shoal Creek Ad-Hoc Bylaw Development Committee have been hard at work drafting bylaws that are consistent with the City of Austin’s Land Development Code provisions. Please join them and City staff to establish a Neighborhood Plan Contact Team (NPCT) for the North Shoal Creek Planning Area by voting on the draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team Bylaws and by holding officer elections. Only qualified members of the North Shoal Creek planning area will be eligible to vote. Meeting details and qualifications for voting are given below.

Meeting Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018
Time: 6:30pm – 7:45pm
Location: First Texas Honda 3400 Steck Ave., Austin, TX 78757

(Please enter via the Steck entrance and park in the visitors’ parking lot to your left. Overflow parking is available at the back of lot alongside Shoal Creek Blvd.  There is a big gate in the back that you can enter through, park and then walk up to the front. If you enter through the main entrance, the conference room is down the corridor to your left. If you enter through the door on the west side of the building, the conference room is down the corridor, just before you reach the show room. Map)

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood contact team members will have these duties:

  • They serve as the stewards of the City Council adopted North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan.
  • They work to implement the plan’s vision, goals and recommendations.
  • They provide recommendations to the City of Austin on proposed plan amendments.

To be eligible to vote on the bylaws and for contact team officers, you must live within the boundaries of the North Shoal Creek plan area, own property within the plan area, be a residential renter or own a business or be a neighborhood organization member owning or renting property within the neighborhood plan area. The boundaries of the North Shoal Creek planning area are: 

  • North:  US 183
  • South:  Anderson Lane
  • East:    Burnet Road
  • West:   Mo Pac

(Please see page 2 of the draft bylaws for a map of the plan area.)

To be a member of the North Shoal Creek NPCT, you must also fall into one or more of the following categories:

  • Property owner
  • Residential renter
  • Business owner
  • Neighborhood organization member owning or renting property within the neighborhood plan area.

Agenda:

  • The draft bylaws will be reviewed and voted upon.
  • Officer nominations will be presented. Nominations can also be accepted from the floor.
  • Proof of eligibility--such as a driver’s license or utility bill--will be required to vote.

Please read the attached draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team Bylaws prior to the meeting. Relevant excerpts from the bylaws relating to membership requirements and officers, along with their duties, are printed below.

To view the adopted neighborhood plan click here:

“Section 4—Membership of the North Shoal Creek NPCT

A. Membership of the North Shoal Creek NPCT shall to the greatest extent practicable include at least one representative from each of the following groups within the neighborhood planning area

  1. Property owners
  2. Residential renters
  3. Business owners
  4. Neighborhood organization members owning or renting property within the neighborhood plan area.

Section 9—Officers and Duties

A. The officers of the North Shoal Creek NPCT shall be, at a minimum: Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary.
B. Duties of the officers are as follows:

  1. The Chair shall be responsible for the operation of the North Shoal Creek NPCT and its officers pursuant to these bylaws. This shall include conducting meetings, representing the team at official functions, appointing subcommittees, and generally overseeing the business of the North Shoal Creek NPCT.  The Chair shall have the primary responsibility for coordinating with the City of Austin planners on Neighborhood Plan related issues.
  2. The Vice-Chair shall assist the Chair in preparing meeting agendas and conducting meetings and shall assume all duties of the Chair when required.
  3. The Secretary shall maintain all written records as required in Section 5C of these by-laws. The Secretary shall produce all written communications as directed by the Chair or the NPCT membership.
  4. The Secretary shall submit annually to the City of Austin Planning and Zoning Department a list of the current officers and members eligible to vote and the contact information.
  5. The Secretary shall annually submit to the City of Austin Planning and Zoning Department bylaws consistent with the standardized template addressing roles and responsibilities, boundaries, membership, decision making, meetings, meeting notification, elections and duties of officers, finances, conflicts of interest and amendments to the bylaws.
Location Information
First Texas Honda
3400 Steck Ave.
Austin, TX 78757
Contact Information
Margaret Valenti
+1-512-974-2648