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2019 05 01 Annual Meeting Slides

May 1, 2019 NWACA Annual Meeting presentations, covering the events of the past year, the role of the Travis County Constable, how to minimize the impact of wildfire, caring for oak trees, recycling, 4th of July plans, and Loop 360 improvement projects.

NFPA Fact Sheet – Eaves

This fact sheet from the National Fire Protection Association gives guidance for ways to ensure that the area under eaves is well-constructed and prevents ember intrusion during wildfire.

NFPA Fact Sheet – Skylights

This fact sheet from the National Fire Protection Association gives guidance on how to prevent skylights from being an entry point for embers during wildfire.

NFPA Fact Sheet – Roofs

This fact sheet from the National Fire Protection Association describes ways to reduce the risks to roofs during wildfire.

NFPA Fact Sheet – Exterior Sprinklers

This fact sheet from the National Fire Protection Association describes the use of exterior sprinklers to minimize the possibility of home ignition, but warns that other methods are probably more practical.

NFPA Fact Sheet – Decks

This fact sheet from the National Fire Protection Association gives guidance for how to make decks wildfire resistant.

NFPA Fact Sheet – Fences

This fact sheet from the National Fire Protection Association describes best approaches for fencing and gives guidance on maintaining them.

NFPA Fact Sheet – Coatings

This fact sheet from the National Fire Protection Association describes common practices and limitations of surface coatings for wildfire resistance.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

This spreadsheet identifies resources available to residents living in Austin to help anyone in need. The variety of resources available is listed by topic. Many of these resources are available for free or low cost. Areas covered include Children’s Health Care, Veterans, Mental Health, Elderly, Free and Reduced Meals, and Housing, to name a few.

If you know of a relevant resource not listed on the spreadsheet, please email [email protected] to have it added.

1 – Final Documents Regarding Austin Oaks

An extensive page is available with the documentation from the charrette that was held in January 2016 for Austin Oaks. The page also includes material from the work done after the charrette during 2016 and 2017, culminating in the final PUD ordinance with the City of Austin, which was made effective April 24, 2017.

2018 Neighborhood Watch Presentation

This presentation was given by Officer Darrell Grayson at the March 26, 2018 meeting about Neighborhood Watch. It contains many helpful ideas about keeping the neighborhood safe.

Neighborhood Watch Contact List

This template can be used (and changed as you see fit) to establish a contact list for all the neighbors in your Neighborhood Watch.

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