Upcoming Neighborhood Team meetings / Reuniones del equipo del vecindario

Saturday, February 10, 4-6pm at the North Austin Community Center (YMCA), 1000 W Rundberg,is the first quarter 2018 meeting. / El sabado 10 de febrero, 4-6pm en el Centro Comunitario de North Austin (YMCA), 1000 W Rundberg, es la reunión del primer trimestre de 2018.

There are lots of smaller gatherings and project activities between quarterly meetings. Check out the calendar and the articles on our site for something that interests you, and join our email list.

Hay muchas reuniones de grupos pequeños y actividades en proyectos entre las reuniones trimestrales. Consulte el calendario y los artículos en nuestro sitio por algo que le interesa, y unirse a nuestra lista de correo electrónico.

As Austin’s most international district, the North Lamar/Georgian Acres neighborhood plan contact team believes that every resident is a valued member of our community, deserves to be treated fairly and with respect, and that when some of our residents live in fear of contact with public officials it makes all of us less safe, and has a negative impact on our community.

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Sudden Violent Death 2012-present

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Your government wants to know what you think / Tu gobierno quiere saber lo que piensas

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DRAFT minutes Regular quarterly meeting / reunión trimestral Nov 12, 2017

Highlights:

  • Introductions and welcome of new members
  • Discussion of traffic calming and other safety projects in progress.
  • Update on Brownie park and grow zone development, with a  vote to move forward to apply for grants. Handout

Complete DRAFT minutes

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Got Books? / ¿Tienes libros?

As part of the Texas Book Festival, authors and illustrators of children’s books visited our schools last week.
Como parte de la Festival del Libro de Texas, autores e ilustradores de libros para niños visitaron nuestras escuelas la semana pasada.

At Walnut Creek Elementary, students met with these “Reading Rock Stars”:
En la Primaria Walnut Creek, los estudiantes se reunieron con estas “estrellas del rock de lectura”:

  • I Love You Like a Pig, words by Mac Barnett / Te amo como un cerdo, palabras de Mac Barnett
  • White Stars, illustrated by Kadir Nelson / Estrellas blancas, ilustradas por Kadir Nelson
  • The Youngest Marcher, Cynthia Levinson / El Marchista más joven, Cynthia Levinson
  • My Brigadista Year, Katherine Paterson / Mi año brigadista, Katherine Paterson

TA Brown students hosted these Reading Rock Stars at their school. On the weekend, they visited the Texas Book Festival at the state capitol grounds, where they introduced Ms Martinez for her reading:
Los estudiantes de TA Brown organizaron estas estrellas de Reading Rock en su escuela. El fin de semana, visitaron el Texas Book Festival en el recinto del capitolio estatal, donde presentaron a la Sra. Martínez para su lectura:

  • La Princesa and the Pea, Juana Martinez / The Princess y el guisante, Juana Martínez
  • I’m Just No Good at Rhyming, Chris Harris / No soy bueno para la rima, Chris Harris

word door at Barrington Elementary
Meanwhile, Barrington students made a word door from their recent reading.
Mientras tanto, los estudiantes de Barrington hicieron una “puerta de palabras” de su reciente lectura.

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November 7, 2017 bond election results

Austin ISD bond

  • $1,051M bond initiative “designed to modernize or construct 16 new campus facilities, some of which will be replacement schools. It is also planned to update campuses with capital improvement projects.”: Passed

Travis County transportation and parks bond

  • $93.4M bond initiative for transportation: Passed
  • $91.5M bond initiative for parks and open spaces: Passed

Voter turnout
Pct 139 – 7.1%
Pct 164 – 5.4%
Pct 211 – 12.0%

Our next election will be the March 2018 primary. Register to vote

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What do you see in Brownie Park? / ¿Qué ves en Brownie Park?

Imagine the Future – Planning workshop
Imaginar el futuro – Taller de planificación

Saturday, November 18, 1:30-3:30pm
Sábado, 18 de noviembre, 1:30-3:30pm
North Austin YMCA, 1000 W Rundberg

More about architect Kristine Stiphany, who is working pro bono on this project.

Official City of Austin Parks & Rec Department website for Brownie Park Framework Planning

Want to get involved? / ¿Quieres involucrarte?

  • Donate money. Every bit helps!
  • Donate materials: refreshments, photocopying, office supplies.
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