Monthly Archives: May 2017

Heritage: A top Texas area for walkability

Heritage is already known to be the second most walkable area in Austin, after downtown — but last year, Redfin named Heritage and West Campus (combined on city zoning maps) the third most walkable neighborhoods in Texas!

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Tovo invites Heritage to CodeNEXT meeting

—– Forwarded Message —– From: “Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, City of Austin” Sent: Monday, May 15, 2017 5:26 PM Subject: CodeNEXT District 9 Open House Invitation Dear District 9 Neighbors, Please mark your calendars for June 3 for an … Continue reading

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Kindness and noise in Heritage

Our Heritage neighbor Richard Whittington put together this helpful information about the City of Austin’s noise and sound guidelines to distribute on his block, and offered to let it be shared with the neighborhood at large.  Neighbor, With increased urban … Continue reading

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Ways to influence CodeNEXT

Community Not Commodity, a grassroots group working to ensure CodeNEXT reflects the wishes of Austin communities, has developed a fact sheet and action plan for individuals and organizations. Click through on the link below to view the PDF. For more … Continue reading

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Next steps: Heritage and CodeNEXT

From: Gretchen Flatau, HNA President May 7, 2017 Dear Neighbors, We had a well-attended meeting of the Heritage Neighborhood Association this past Monday. Our focus for the meeting was to learn more about CodeNEXT and what its impact on Heritage … Continue reading

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Shoal Creek Trail repair almost complete

The Austin Park and Recreation Department has nearly completed the Shoal Creek trail restoration from 29th to 31st streets and reopened the section after a two-year closure. The city stabilized the stream bank with large limestone blocks and repaired the … Continue reading

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May 8: HNA CodeNEXT meeting

The Heritage Neighborhood Associations’ CodeNEXT Working Group will meet Mon. May 8, 2017 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. to examine the impact of the draft code revision on the neighborhood. If you’d like to attend, contact HNA President Gretchen Flatau at gflatau@austin.rr.com.

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