Upcoming Neighborhood Team meetings / Reuniones del equipo del vecindario

2017 Meetings / Reuniones
Saturday, Mar 4, 10am-noon – It’s My Park Day at Brownie (called meeting)
Saturday, Apr 8, 9-11am – Clean Sweep at Little Walnut Creek tributaries (called meeting)
Sunday, May 14, 4-6pm – regular quarterly meeting at YMCA
Tuesday, Aug 8, 5-7pm – regular quarterly meeting at Austech
Sunday, Nov 12, 4-6pm – regular quarterly meeting at YMCA
Sometimes things do not go as we have planned! Check back to confirm meeting times and locations.

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.

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Georgian Acres park master plan / plan maestro del parque

The completed master plan is scheduled to be presented to the City’s Parks and Recreation Board at 6pm on March 28 for their recommendation. Here’s the presentation. You can attend that meeting, or watch it LIVE on Channel 6 or over the internet.

El plan maestro terminado está programado para ser presentado a la Junta de Parques y Recreación de la Ciudad a las 6 pm el 28 de marzo para su recomendación. Aquí está la presentación. Puede asistir a esa reunión o verla en vivo en el canal 6 o en Internet.

Parks and Rec’s estimated schedule is / El horario estimado de Parques y Recreación es:

  • Engineered drawings and permits Jan-Nov 2017 / Ingeniería de planos y permisos enero-noviembre 2017
  • Prepare bidding documents Nov 2017-Jan 2018 / Preparar los documentos de licitación noviembre 2017-enero 2018
  • Bidding and contracts Feb-May 2018 / Licitaciones y contratos febrero-mayo 2018
  • Construction Jun 2018-March 2019 / Construcción junio 2018-marzo 2019
  • Grand opening! / ¡Ceremonia de inauguración!

Part of the permit step will be rezoning the park land to P Public, which will require an amendment to our neighborhood plan. There will be a mailed notification and a community meeting, as well as Planning Commission and City Council hearings.
Parte del paso del permiso será la rezonificación del terreno del parque a P Pública, que requerirá una enmienda a nuestro plan de vecindario. Habrá una notificación por correo y una reunión de la comunidad, así como audiencias de la Comisión de Planificación y del Concejo Municipal.

More details of the park planning process
Más detalles del proceso de planificación del parque

Parks and Recreation Department web page for the park (not quite up-to-date)
Departamento de Parques y Recreación página web del parque (no actualizada)

Thanks, everybody, who worked to make this happen!
¡Gracias a todos que trabajaron para que esto suceda!

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

Highlights:
– Officer elections (PJ Qolas, Vice Chair. Colin MacDougal, Secretary. Larry Reagan, Registrar.) Thanks for agreeing to serve!
– Discussion and resolution on public safety and immigration enforcement
“As Austin’s most international district, NLGACT 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.”

Complete DRAFT minutes

Meetings of the North Lamar/Georgian Acres neighborhood plan contact team are free and open to the public. Anyone who lives, owns property, or owns a business in the area bounded by 183/N Lamar/Braker/I35 is eligible for membership. Join us!

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2016 Neighborhood Plan Amendments

Feb 7, 2017 update
Letter from Planning and Zoning Director Greg Guernsey

Dec 1, 2016 updateCity staff review comments (Economic Development, Health and Human Services, Neighborhood Housing, Police, Telecommunications, Sustainability, Transportation)

Our current neighborhood plan was developed from 2007-10. A lot has changed since then! We’ve accomplished many things, and we know more about the things we still need to do. Over the summer of 2016, residents, business owners, and property owners worked with government agencies and nonprofits to amend our plan.

Nuestro plan vecindario se desarrolló a partir de 2007-10. ¡Hay muchos cambios desde entonces! Llevamos a cabo muchas cosas, y sabemos más acerca de las cosas que aún tenemos que hacer. Durante el verano de 2016, los residentes, gente de negocios, y dueños de propiedad trabajaron con las agencias gubernamentales y organizaciones no lucrativas para enmendar nuestro plan.

At a special electronic meeting Sept 16-19, 2016 members voted to formally submit the proposed amendments to the City. DRAFT minutes
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Data for statistical profile

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Who We are / Quienes Somos

household-sizeWe live in larger households than the austin average.

languagesMost of us speak english or spanish. Many of us speak both (at least a little). Some of us speak arabic, vietnamese, dinka, gujarati, persian, french, and other languages.

hispanic

Most of us are hispanic/latino.

income

We make a lot less income than the austin average.

Here’s some more statistics about us

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AISD Campus Improvement Plans 2016-17

Each of our AISD schools has a Campus Advisory Council (CAC) made up of teachers, staff, parents, and community members. The CAC develops a campus improvement plan with specific measureable strategies for improving identified areas of need. Contact each school directly if you would like more information.birdseed-cropped

TA Brown Elementary School
Webb Primary School
Barrington Elementary School
Guerrero Thompson Elementary School
Walnut Creek Elementary School

Dobie Middle School
Webb Middle School

Lanier High School
Reagan High School

Some of the improvements and strategies are also included in the 2016 amendments to our neighborhood plan, in areas like digital inclusion, literacy, health, and community engagement.

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