Events

HNA Special Meeting October 8th on Urban Rail

Hancock Neighborhood Association
Special Meeting on Urban Rail
Wednesday, October 8th
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Hancock Recreation Center

Agenda
Discussion:
Proposed urban rail and potential impact on the Hancock neighborhood
Voting item:
HNA in favor or opposed to the proposed urban rail

The HNA Urban Rail Working Group made a report on findings to the HNA membership at the regular September 17 meeting. The HNA membership attending voted to hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, October 8th to vote on a HNA position in favor or opposed to the proposed urban rail.

Report from the HNA Urban Rail Working Group with materials and links to information on the urban rail is on the Hancock Neighborhood Association at: https://www.hancockna.org/www/content/hna-urban-rail-working-group-report

HNA Membership Dues = $5.00 per household and can be paid at the meeting. Only members in good standing are entitled to vote in HNA meetings.

Carolyn Palaima
HNA President

Agenda for the July 16 Meeting of the Hancock Neighborhood Association

Hancock Neighborhood Association Meeting
Wednesday, July 16th
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Hancock Recreation Center

Agenda

  • Major Developments in Our Area: Education and Transportation
    Presentations and Q&A
    • ACC at Highland Redevelopment Update
      By Brian Dolezal
    • TxDOT I-35 Corridor
      By TxDOT representatives
    • Project Connect (urban rail)
      By Willie Cecil, Cap Metro
  • Committee Reports and Announcements

hna-agenda-7-16.docx
hna-agenda-7-16.pdf

Join Your Neighbors for the Annual 4th of July Parade and Picnic!

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Hancock Neighborhood Association will host its fourth annual 4th of July Parade and Picnic at 9:30 am on Friday, July 4th.

Please join us for a fun-filled morning with a family parade, fire truck and picnic!!

All families and pets are invited to participate in the parade or to cheer on the participants along the route. The parade route will begin at the Lee Elementary School parking lot on Harris Avenue and travel west on Harris Avenue, north on Woodrow Street, west on Texas Avenue, south on Montrose, and then follow Harris Avenue back to Lee Elementary. At the school we will enjoy watermelon, lemonade, cold water, entertainment for the kids and more! Please dress up your pets, children, wagons, and bikes, bring a picnic and and join your neighbors in celebrating this festive occasion. We are planning to gather at 9, and parade at 9:30. Hope to see you then!

Agenda for the June 11 Special Meeting of the Hancock Neighborhood Association

Hancock Neighborhood Association Special Meeting
Perry Estate Tract 3 Zoning Change Request
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
7:00pm at the Hancock Recreation Center

Agenda: HNA vote on support of the plan amendment and zoning change requests

Applications for a plan amendment and zoning change have been filed for the western portion of the Perry Estate property located at 710 East 41st Street. A City of Austin Public Engagement Meeting was held on May 21st followed by the HNA regular meeting. A quorum of the HNA was not in attendance to vote on support of the requested changes. An HNA Special Meeting is being held to vote in advance of the June 16th CANPAC meeting. Representatives from the Perry Estate will be in attendance to answer questions for those who did not attend the Public Engagement Meeting.

Zoning Change Request:
City of Austin reference:
NPA CASE NUMBER:  NPA-2014-0019.01
ZONING CASE NUMBER: C14-2014-0063

For more information on this case you can go to the city’s website at https://www.austintexas.gov/devreview/index.jsp.
 
The applicant has requested a change in the future land use map (FLUM) from CIVIC to HIGHER DENSITY SINGLE FAMILY.
The applicant has requested a change in zoning from SF-3-CO-NP (Family Residence—Conditional Overlay—Neighborhood Plan) to SF-6-CO-NP (Townhouse & Condominium Residence—Conditional Overlay—Neighborhood Plan) for single family residential, condominium residential and surface parking.

Note: The requests are consistent with the zoning designation in the Declaration of Restrictive Covenant on which HNA is the designee.

hna-special-meeting-june-11.docx
hna-special-meeting-june-11.pdf

Agenda for the May 21 Meeting of the Hancock Neighborhood Association

Hancock Neighborhood Association Meeting
Wednesday, May 21st
7:30pm – 9:00pm
Hancock Recreation Center

Please note time change to meeting start to allow for the Community Engagement meeting from 6:00 to 7:30pm at the Hancock Recreation Center.

The community engagement meeting will be led by the city to discuss the neighborhood plan amendment regarding Tract 3 of the Perry Estate

Voting Item on agenda. 2014 HNA Membership Dues- $5.00 per household (Only members in good standing are entitled to vote in HNA meetings.)

AGENDA:

Linda Guerrero designated to chair meeting

Items:

  1. Speaker on Water Conservation COA staff Chris Charles
  2. Voting Item Related to Keasbey Street property: Request for support of variance to allow interior remodel
  3. Perry Estate for Discussion and possible action
  4. Announcements:
    • Call for officer nominations: VP stepped down
    • Secretary position unfilled
  5. Adjourn

hna-agenda-5-21-1.doc
hna-agenda-5-21-1.pdf

Second Annual Ney Day Saturday, May 3

COME CELEBRATE Elisabet Ney, her art and her legacy, with music, art, performances, hands on activities and more! ALL FREE

Featuring live music from SeVana Marimba, Rosie Flores, Jennifer Cook, Yes Ma'am Brass Band, and Fiddlisa and Friends!

Activities include trapeze, hula hoopers, clay and limestone sculpting, food trucks, jugglers, technology activities, bookmaking, and more! A highlight is a spray-paint art performance. Booths from GirlStart, Girls' Rock Camp, Austin Bookmakers Guild, The South Austin Museum of Popular Culture, The Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata, Amy’s Ice Cream, UT Press, the Asian American Resource Center, the George
Washington Carver Center, and more!

Presented with assistance from Texas Folklife and support from Texas Commission on the Arts

SECOND ANNUAL NEY DAY! Saturday May 3 from noon to 5PM!

Free! Come see it!

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Hancock Spring Native Plant Swap Saturday, May 3rd

Hancock Native Plant Swap - free event

Who: You, this event thrives with your participation.
What: Bring any plants* that do well here but are not invasive**, you get to take that many plants home.  You'll also get a free 6-pack of milkweed.
Where: Mother's Cafe & Garden  4215 Duval Street, 78751

Attached is a picture of a small sampling of plants that I have so far for the swap: Fall Aster, American Elderberry, Mexican Feathergrass, Skullcap, Cowpen Daisy, LOTS of milkweed to be given away to swap participants (will send pics of milkweed seedlings later).

More at http://www.facebook.com/NativePlantSwap

Spread the word...the more people that know about it, the more great plants to choose from!

Carleen
Hancock resident
NWF Habitat Steward

Agenda for the March 19 Meeting of the Hancock Neighborhood Association

Hancock Neighborhood Association Meeting
Wednesday, March 19th
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Hancock Recreation Center

Voting Item on agenda. 2014 HNA Membership Dues- $5.00 per household
(Only members in good standing are entitled to vote in HNA meetings.)

AGENDA

  1. APD District Representatives
    Officers Josh Metteauer and Gary Griffin
    Meet your officers, updates, and feedback
  2. Voting Item Related to Perry Estate:
    Zoning changes were approved by Council and a Declaration of Restrictive Covenant drawn from the Zoning and Development Standards negotiated by the HNA Special Committee has been filed, but without HNA named as a party to the Declaration. Zoning changes and the standards in the Restrictive Covenant are final.The vote is to have membership approval to advance the process of adding HNA as a party to the Declaration of Restrictive Covenant, which will allow the HNA to enforce compliance to the terms of the Declaration.
  3. Historical Marker for Hancock Golf Course
    Update and approval of funds
  4. CodeNext: What’s the impact on Neighborhoods?
    Presentation by Jeff Jack
  5. Reports by Officers and Committees
  6. Adjourn

Agenda for the January 15 Meeting of the Hancock Neighborhood Association

Hancock Neighborhood Association Meeting
Wednesday, January 15th
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Hancock Recreation Center

2014 HNA Membership Dues Collected; $5.00 per household
(Only members in good standing are entitled to vote in HNA meetings.)

AGENDA

  1. Capital Metro Presentation
    Willie Cecil
    Proposed transit solutions for Austin’s central corridor presentation and opportunity for neighborhood questions and input: the Hancock hub; bus or rail; possible routes
  2. Announcement:
    APD District Representative for Hancock
  3. Voting Item—Election of HNA Officers:
    Nominations:
    • Secretary: open
    • Treasurer: Bruce Fairchild
    • Vice President: David Yeager
    • President: Carolyn Palaima
  4. Reports and Announcements by HNA committees
  5. Adjourn

Updated: Agenda for the November 20 Meeting of the Hancock Neighborhood Association

Hancock Neighborhood Association Meeting
Wednesday, November 20th
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Hancock Recreation Center

AGENDA
(Updated Monday, November 18)

  1. Mueller Local Business Committee Presentation
    David Neider
  2. Resolution on Ariel Advertising
    Mary Sanger
    Motion: The Hancock Neighborhood Association implores the City Council to ask the FAA to stop aerial advertising over the Central Austin neighborhoods. Low flying planes circling these neighborhoods for four to
    six hours on weekend day pose a safety risk to residents. In addition, the constant and loud noise from these planes scare our children, is an intrusion into our daily lives, prevents us from enjoying the day,
    and a form of harassment.
  3. Netiquette for Yahoo Group
    David Yeager
  4. Update on Hancock Golf Course Public Engagement Action Plan
    Carolyn Palaima
  5. Newsletter Committee Volunteer Status
    Kathleen Strong
  6. Nominations for January Election of HNA Officers
  7. Announcements:
    Welcome to the Neighborhood Flier
  8. Reports and Announcements by HNA committees
  9. Adjourn
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