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Articles here are arranged in categories, some in more than one category. Many were included in News and Announcements in the past, but are now preserved for historical purposes; generally, this is because they are referenced elsewhere on the site.

  • First of NWACA Board Member Interviews

    Published on: May 24, 2023

      First of NWACA Board Member Interviews In our monthly newsletter, we’ve started a new column by Kevin Kott, a member of the NWACA Board and co-chair of our Crime and Safety Committee. Responses from the annual NWACA Neighborhood Survey...

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  • NWACA 2023 Annual Meeting Slides Available

    Published on: May 17, 2023

      Announcement: The presentations shown during the 2023 NWACA annual meeting (held May 11th 2023) are available at the links below: 2023 NWACA Annual Meeting slides (including Oak Wilt bulletin) AFD Wildfire Division Presentation (Chris Vetromile) APD Office of Community...

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  • NWACA Annual Neighborhood Meeting – May 11 6:30 PM

    Published on: May 9, 2023

    NWACA will hold its annual meeting for everyone in the neighborhood on Thursday evening, May 11. Come visit with your neighbors, hear presentations from Councilmember Alison Alter, a wildfire expert, an oak wilt expert, and a member of the APD...

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  • May 10 Updated Plan for Greystone Drive Speed Mitigation

    Published on: May 9, 2023

    Austin Transportion and Public Works has provided an update for the Greystone Drive Speed Mitigation effort. The individual pages:...

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  • 4th of July Float Contest is Open

    Published on: May 8, 2023

      Gather with your friends and start planning your float for the 4th of July Parade. This year’s parade will be the biggest and best ever, and your group will want to vie for the big prizes! $150 to the...

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  • May 1 Update on Greystone Drive Speed Mitigation

    Published on: May 1, 2023

    Update from Austin Transportation personnel on Friday, April 28: Following up on Greystone Drive, we have gone through additional feedback received and are evaluating an updated design to address speeds along the street. The updates we’re evaluating include: • Reducing...

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  • Information and Feedback Regarding Greystone Speed Mitigation

    Published on: April 22, 2023

    At the community meeting on Wednesday, April 19th, neighbors asked where to direct their questions and comments about the Greystone project to the Austin Transportation Department. ATD has asked that email go to Mobility[email protected], and phone calls to 512-974-2300. They...

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  • Community Meeting on Crime and Safety April 13

    Published on: March 30, 2023

    April 13 meeting...

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  • Greystone Drive Speed Mitigation

    Published on: March 16, 2023

    The Austin Transportation Department (ATD) plans to add speed mitigation devices (speed bumps) to Greystone Drive this spring. These three documents provide information about this plan: Greystone Speed Management Flyer from ATD Greystone Speed Management Project Background-NWACA FAQ Document from...

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  • It’s My Park Day on Saturday March 4th

    Published on: February 14, 2023

    It’s My Park Day – March 4, 9am to Noon By March 4th, you’ll have recovered from all that ice storm brush removal and be ready to exercise your muscles again, so we have an opportunity for you!  Join us...

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  • BOPA-Plus Collection Event on Saturday March 4th

    Published on: January 25, 2023

    BOPA-Plus Collection Event – March 4, 9-11 AM Start gathering those leftover cans of paint, used oil and oil filters, and dead batteries.  On Saturday, March 4th from 9 to 11 AM, NWACA will be hosting a BOPA Collection Event...

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  • New NWACA Newsletter Coming in February

    Published on: January 14, 2023

    NWACA has engaged a new publisher for our monthly print newsletter. The first issue will be a double issue for Jan/Feb 2023. You should see it early in February and it will have a slightly new format. Watch your mailbox!...

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  • NWACA Monthly Newsletter Changes in Process

    Published on: January 6, 2023

    The NWACA monthly newsletter publisher, who we've been using for 6 years, is quitting the business. The December issue was the last one they printed and delivered. They only sent it to homes in the 78731 zip code; homes in...

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  • Holiday Decorating Contest is Open until December 13!

    Published on: November 22, 2022

    Brrrr! It’s been extra chilly lately. Kind of feels like…the holidays! So bundle up, dig out those holiday lights and decorations and bring some joy, warmth and smiles to all the friends, family and kiddos who love your dazzling displays....

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  • NWACA Recycling Event – Saturday, Nov. 19

    Published on: November 13, 2022

    Gather up your outdated computer monitors, old microwaves, IPhone3s, and blown-out stereo equipment. The St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church Mesa Drive parking lot will be the site of the Northwest Austin Civic Association’s (NWACA) Electronics Collection event. We’ll be collecting old...

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  • AISD Bond Election Information

    Published on: October 22, 2022

    Neighbors have asked what impact the proposed 2022 AISD School Bond Program will have on neighborhood schools. Here are detailed flyers on each of our area schools: Anderson High School Doss Elementary School Highland Park Elementary School Hill Elementary School...

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  • Meet the AISD School Board Candidates

    Published on: October 3, 2022

    NWACA is hosting two opportunities for you to meet with the candidates for our local AISD school board position 4 (Clint Small and Kathryn Whitley Chu) and for the at large position 9 (Arati Singh (incumbent) and Heather Tookin). The...

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  • Learn About the 2022 AISD School Bond Election

    Published on: September 28, 2022

    The Austin ISD Board of Trustees has called for a $2.44 billion bond package for the November 8, 2022 general election. On the ballot, voters will see three propositions that comprise the bond: one each for technology, stadiums, and general...

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  • 2022 Election Forum Coming October 19

    Published on: August 23, 2022

    It’s time to start thinking about the next election! Our District 10 councilmember isn’t up for election this time, but we, like all other Austinites, get to vote in the election of the mayor. The filing date has now passed,...

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  • Openings at Doss Elementary – 8/22/22

    Published on: August 22, 2022

    Doss Vacancies...

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  • Upcoming Budget Sessions with Alison Alter

    Published on: August 2, 2022

    Dear District 10, I wanted to make sure that neighbors are aware of some upcoming engagement opportunities with my office. I would love to see you there! I am hosting a town hall on the FY23 budget and proposed affordable...

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  • Thanks for a Great 4th of July Morning!

    Published on: July 4, 2022

    Thanks to everyone who made this July 4th a great neighborhood event! We had a fire truck, classic cars, great floats, kids on bikes, a band, a terrific lawn chair brigade - and so much more!! And to follow it...

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  • 2022 Parade Route

    Published on: June 28, 2022

    Here's the Parade Route for the 2022 4th of July Parade....

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  • 4th of July t-shirt distribution

    Published on: June 28, 2022

    We still have t-shirts left... come see us at the NWACA booth at the Freedom Festival after the 4th of July Parade, and we'll be happy to sell you one! $10 each. As of July 1, we still have lots...

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  • Meeting Materials from May 12, 2022 NWACA Annual Meeting

    Published on: May 17, 2022

    NWACA held its 2022 Annual Neighborhood Meeting in a hybrid form. For those who were unable to attend, you may want to review these items: NWACA Annual Meeting slides NWACA WUI Code Development Services handout NWACA-Vision-Zero-Handout PropertyTaxInfo-2022 To watch a...

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  • NWACA Annual Neighborhood Meeting – May 12, 2022

    Published on: May 4, 2022

    NWACA Annual Neighborhood Meeting – May 12, 2022 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church – Huffman Hall Please join us at our annual neighborhood meeting to learn what’s happening in NWACA and around Austin. During the first...

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  • 2022 NWACA Annual Interest Survey Results

    Published on: April 24, 2022

    Each year, the NWACA Board surveys the neighborhood to see what areas are of greatest concern for them, The Board uses the results to set or adjust its priorities. See the summary of this year's survey results at the link...

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  • Austin Energy Setting New Rates

    Published on: April 19, 2022

    (a message from Austin Energy) Dear Austin Energy Customers, On April 18, Austin Energy published proposed base rate changes, launching a public, open and transparent base rate review process. The municipally owned utility is adapting to a changing landscape for...

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  • Quarterly NWACA Road Construction Report – Spring 2022

    Published on: March 23, 2022

    There are three major road construction projects scheduled for our area. Preliminary work has already started on two of them with heavier work scheduled for the last half of this year. 1. As was mentioned in a recent NWACA Notes...

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  • Austin Strategic Mobility Plan – Response from CM Alter’s Office

    Published on: February 22, 2022

    Several weeks ago, we asked Councilmember Alison Alter's office to help us respond to neighborhood concerns about how our streets might be impacted by the Autin Strategic Mobility Plan. Here is a response from Kurt Cadena-Mitchell in her office. Thank...

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  • March 6 Session on Climate Change

    Published on: February 22, 2022

    As part of their Climate Awareness and Action program, Congregation Agudas Achim is hosting a session on Zoom on March 6, to learn about climate change and learn steps that each person can take toward climate care. Register for the...

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  • Potential Streets for 25 MPH signs

    Published on: January 31, 2022

    Reducing speed limits to 25 mph in Austin neighborhood streets (streets less than 40 feet wide from curb to curb) was approved by the Austin City Council, to improve safety for all travelers. Streets to which this applies include those...

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  • Mulch Fundraiser for Trojan Band and Guard

    Published on: January 18, 2022


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  • Neill-Cochran House Museum Exhibit at St. Matthew’s Jan. 16 and 30

    Published on: January 4, 2022

    Everyone is invited to come and see the Neill-Cochran House Museum’s exhibit, Reckoning with the Past: Slavery, Segregation, and Gentrification in Austin. The exhibit will be mounted in Huffman Hall at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, open to the public from...

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  • Congratulations to the 2021 Holiday Lighting Contest Winners!

    Published on: December 15, 2021

    On December 14th, a NWACA Board team led by former Treasurer Robyn Nunis traveled the streets of NWACA looking for fantastic lights. They found many good candidates, deciding these three yards deserved the prizes: 1st Place - 4300 Walhill Lane...

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  • Curbside Santa December 11

    Published on: November 30, 2021


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  • Solidarity Statement from the NWACA Board

    Published on: November 9, 2021

    In light of recent antisemitic events across our community, the NWACA Board has issued the following statement repudiating such actions and expressing our full support of the Jewish community: The Northwest Austin Civic Association (NWACA) stands with the Jewish community....

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  • Positivity Project at Anderson High School

    Published on: November 8, 2021

    Painting Positivity Was Superb! In a show of support for the high school and our neighborhood communities, over 120 volunteers contributed time on November 6th, 2021 at Anderson High School to repaint areas damaged by recent acts of vandalism, and...

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  • Painting Positivity on November 6

    Published on: November 3, 2021

    In light of the recent acts of hatred at our school and in our city, Anderson High School will be hosting the Painting Positivity event on Saturday, November 6 from 12-4pm. We will be painting the new picnic tables we...

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  • NWACA Neighborhood Garage Sales – October 23, 2021

    Published on: October 21, 2021

    Please visit the following homes taking part in the NWACA Neighborhood Garage Sales. Sales run from 8:00 AM to noon on Saturday, October 23. 4014 Edgerock Drive, Austin, TX, 78731 8014 Hillrise Drive, Austin, TX, 78759 11403 January Drive, Austin,...

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  • Recording and Slides from October 13 Forum

    Published on: October 14, 2021

    If you were unable to join us for the Informational Forum on the November 2nd Election, or if you want to review the materials again, these will be helpful to you. Recording of the Zoom session Election Forum Moderator Presentation...

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  • Halloween Event Nearby

    Published on: October 13, 2021

    Halloween Fun at Westover Hills Trails of Treats – Saturday, October 30 Want a safe trick or treating option? Visit the Trail of Treats at Westover Hills Church of Christ, 8332 Mesa Drive. Drive through from 6:00 to 6:45 PM...

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  • Help Clean Up Steck Valley Greenbelt

    Published on: October 6, 2021

    It’s My Park Day – November 6 – Steck Valley Greenbelt On Saturday, November 6, the NWACA Parks Committee invites you to be part of our cleanup activities at the Steck Valley Greenbelt. We’ll be working at the end of...

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  • Fill the Hill with Wildflower Seed

    Published on: October 6, 2021

    Join our community as we come together on Saturday, Oct. 30th from 1-4pm and honor our favorite neighborhood landmark, Murchison Hill. We will Fill Murchison Hill with a wildflower meadow! It's not just for sledding anymore. Imagine a year full...

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  • October 13 Election Forum for the November 2 Elections

    Published on: September 27, 2021

    Non-Partisan Neighborhood Association Information Forum via Zoom regarding November 2, 2021, Propositions Election Wednesday October 13, 6:30-8:00 PM Panelists (one for and one against) will address City of Austin Proposition A and answer pre-submitted questions (only). panelist for the proposition...

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  • Preliminary Maps Available from ICRC (linked below)

    Published on: September 20, 2021

    AUSTIN, TX (Sept. 17, 2021) – It took Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) commissioners two and a half hours to vote on and to adopt a preliminary map of new city council district boundaries that is posted on and...

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  • Wastewater Rehabilitation to be Part of Spicewood Springs Road Project

    Published on: September 7, 2021

    In an effort to efficiently use community resources and limit extended construction impacts, the City of Austin Transportation, Public Works, and Parks and Recreation departments in collaboration with Austin Water are working to improve adjacent infrastructure as part of the...

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  • City Council Redistricting Work Underway

    Published on: August 31, 2021

    updated 9/13/21 AUSTIN, TX (Sept. 13, 2021) – After four-hours of discussion last Wednesday, the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) instructed the technical line drawer to consult with the NAACP/Hispanic Coalition mapping expert and individual commissioners to create a second...

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  • NWACA Neighborhood Garage Sales – Oct 23, 2021

    Published on: July 23, 2021

    Our NWACA Neighborhood Garage Sales event returns this year, scheduled for 8am to noon, Saturday, October 23. There's probably a bit of inventory that's built up over the last year! Registration will be open from September 15 through October 20....

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  • Monitor 183 North Mobility Project

    Published on: July 19, 2021

    Design work is underway for the enhancements to 183 North, the North 183 Mobility Project. This work will occasionally cause disruptions in traffic for our neighborhood area. You can monitor progress and delays at this link...

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  • City Council Redistricting Sessions Beginning

    Published on: July 14, 2021

    The Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) of Austin will hold ten public input hearings regarding the district boundaries of the council districts, starting on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Austin City Hall. At the first meeting, members of Austin’s District...

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  • Thanks for Making the 4th of July Party Terrific!

    Published on: July 8, 2021

    While we couldn’t do a parade this year, we had a fabulous 4th of July Party! The rain cooperated, as hundreds of neighbors gathered in the parking lot near Randall’s on Mesa Drive to have a great time. The Northwest...

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  • Fourth of July Party

    Published on: June 15, 2021

    Join us for a fabulous Fourth of July party! Sunday, July 4, 2021 - 9-11 AM - Randall's Parking Lot...

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  • Austin Energy Holding Information Sessions

    Published on: June 8, 2021

    Over the next several weeks, Austin Energy will be holding information sessions about their tree maintenance work along electrical lines. To see maps of areas where Austin Energy will be doing their trimming and when they will hold their online...

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  • Drive a Senior Needs You!

    Published on: June 1, 2021

    Are you looking for convenient opportunities to give back to your community? Do you have a desire to see Austin seniors thrive and live healthy, happy lives? Please join the Drive a Senior-ATX volunteer driver team today! Your senior neighbors...

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  • Anderson Car Parade May 22

    Published on: May 18, 2021

    Anderson High School's annual GRADUATION CAR PARADE is coming to the greater Westover and Northwest Hills streets on Saturday, May 22 beginning at 10AM. Neighbors, family and friends - Join us in celebrating the Class of 2021 by cheering them...

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  • BOPA-Plus Household Recycling Coming June 26, 2021

    Published on: May 17, 2021

    Start gathering those leftover cans of paint, used oil and oil filters, and dead batteries. On Saturday, June 26th from 10 AM to noon (new time), NWACA will be hosting a BOPA Collection Event for NWACA members at the Mesa...

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  • No 4th of July Celebration in 2021

    Published on: April 28, 2021

    Neighbors and friends, We’ve been receiving questions about the annual July 4th Parade which NWACA is known for hosting every year. Without a doubt, it’s the pride and joy of our neighborhood, and our organization puts all its resources into...

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  • Please Report Damaged Trees in ROW

    Published on: April 22, 2021

    An advisory from the Austin Public Works Department: Many species of trees were damaged from the deep freeze during February's historic storm, and those that are damaged or dead pose a safety hazard. Austin Public Works Forestry team is inspecting vegetation...

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  • It takes a Village to Raise a Prom!

    Published on: April 17, 2021

    Anderson High School Project Graduation is hosting a celebration for the Anderson graduating seniors. The student council named the celebration ”Project Prom: Keep Anderson Weird.” The event will be June 3 from 8-midnight at Fair Market on East 5th Street....

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  • 2021 Neighborhood Interest Survey Results

    Published on: April 14, 2021

    During March 2021, NWACA conducted its annual survey to identify issues that are most pressing for the neighborhood. Survey Monkey was used; anyone in the neighborhood could participate. Paper surveys were sent to NWACA members without internet access. View the...

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  • Virtual Grand Opening at Murchison Middle School – March 31

    Published on: March 22, 2021

    (from AISD) Due to health and safety reasons, we’ll be hosting a virtual grand opening for Murchison and we hope you and your family will be able to join! Join the live event on March 31 at 8:30 a.m. by...

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  • Learn about May 1 Ballot Items

    Published on: March 18, 2021

    NWACA, in collaboration with other area neighborhood associations hosted an informational forum about key propositions on the May 1 ballot on April 18. A zoom recording of the meeting can be found here Here is a set of slides used...

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  • Annual NWACA Neighborhood Survey is Out

    Published on: March 11, 2021

    Each year, the NWACA Board asks for neighborhood input on the issues and concerns of greatest interest. Responses help guide the work of the board and committees for the year. Please take the survey by March 31. Thanks for your...

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  • Bull Creek District Park Cleanups resume March 20

    Published on: March 8, 2021

    On Saturday March 30, we will resume our regular Third Saturday cleanups at Bull Creek District Park. From 9 am to noon, we'll pick up trash along the trails and in the park, maintain the vegetation in the corrals, and...

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  • Austin Wildfire Preparedness Symposium – April 28, 2-5 pm

    Published on: February 23, 2021

    The annual Wildfire Preparedness Symposium for the Austin area will be a virtual event this year. It will be held on Wednesday, April 28 from 2-5 PM. You can sign up here. See more information in this flyer...

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  • Murchison Middle School Virtual Grand Opening – March 8, 8:30 AM

    Published on: February 15, 2021

    (from AISD) Please mark your calendars for the Virtual Grand Opening of the new modernized spaces at Murchison Middle School, which will be held through Zoom on March 8 at 8:30 am. More information will be coming, but this will...

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  • NWACA Annual Meeting – March 30, 2021

    Published on: February 3, 2021

    NWACA will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, March 30, starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will include presentations on these topics: NWACA Events and Plans Crime Prevention Oak Wilt - What is it, how to mitigate it Wildfire Prevention...

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  • CapMetro Rides to Vaccinations

    Published on: February 2, 2021

    CapMetro is offering complimentary curb-to-curb service for eligible community members to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. At this time, the only eligibility requirement is that customers must live within the ADA Service Area shown here Capital Metro is providing transportation only,...

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  • Holiday Decorations Winners

    Published on: December 16, 2020

    A big thanks to all who help light up the holidays within the NWACA boundaries. And an extra special thanks to three households, who went all out to generate smiles on the faces of kids from 2 to 92. After...

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  • District 10 Runoff Forum Sunday, Nov. 22 at 3pm

    Published on: November 19, 2020

    Several area neighborhood associations are hosting a runoff forum for the District 10 City Council seat. The Zoom forum will be from 3 to 4 pm, Sunday, November 22. See the D10 Runoff forum poster here To attend, register at...

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  • 2020 Holiday Decorations Contest

    Published on: November 13, 2020

    See the poster...

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  • Project Connect (Prop A) Forum Recording Available

    Published on: October 13, 2020

    If you weren’t able to attend the Project Connect (Proposition A) Forum that was put on by NWACA and HPWBANA on October 12th, you an watch the recording here: Passcode: Dq4i?saz A lot of good information was shared, as well...

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  • Halloween Guidance from Austin Public Health

    Published on: October 12, 2020

    Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, we need to be careful around Halloween this year. Austin Public Health offers advice on their web site, as well as this graphic, . The graphic can also be found in this pdf...

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  • Link to Recorded Candidate Forum

    Published on: October 5, 2020

    On Sunday, October 4, NWACA joined with three other area neighborhood associations to hold a candidate forum for the District 10 Council seat. For those who were not able to join us here is a link to the recording of...

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  • Detailed FAQ on Public Safety

    Published on: September 28, 2020

    In early September, questions that were commonly heard in our neighborhood regarding policing and public safety were collected and sent to Councilmember Alter's office for answers. A brief version of the response by her office is published in the October...

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  • TXDOT Update on Loop 36 Plans – September 2020

    Published on: September 24, 2020

    On Oct. 6, TxDOT will host a virtual public hearing for the Loop 360 at Courtyard Drive/RM 2222 project. The Loop 360 Program proposes to add bridges at several intersections along the corridor to improve mobility and safety in the...

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  • Spicewood Springs Road Project Update

    Published on: July 9, 2020

    The Austin Transportation Department has provided an update on the Spicewood Springs Regional Mobility Project. The project has achieved a 60% design milestone on this planned schedule: To see the more detailed announcement, as well as diagrams of the planned...

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  • Bull Creek District Park Construction Update

    Published on: June 22, 2020

    (From Austin Parks and Recreation Department) Construction at Bull Creek District Park began as scheduled mid-May 2020. Beginning Tuesday, July 6, 2020, the two parking lots servicing Bull Creek District Park will be closed for approximately three weeks. The closure...

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  • Austin Transportation Department – Speed Limit Changes

    Published on: June 16, 2020

    PSA from the Austin Transportation Department Reduced speed limits in Austin neighborhoods and for certain urban core streets were unanimously approved on June 11th by the Austin City Council to improve safety for all travelers. Data collected by Austin Transportation...

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  • 2020 Fourth of July Parade Cancelled

    Published on: June 15, 2020

    It is with great regret, but also with commitment to public health and safety, that the Northwest Austin Civic Association (NWACA) announces the annual NWACA Fourth of July Parade and Freedom Festival are cancelled this year. We applied for, but...

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  • May 27 – 10 AM – Anderson High School Graduate Parade

    Published on: May 26, 2020

    A parade celebrating Anderson High School graduates will start at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 27. The parade will follow this route:...

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  • Celebrate with Doss 5th Graders-11 am. May 28

    Published on: May 8, 2020

    Doss 5th graders will be celebrating the last day of school with a neighborhood parade. A parade of cars, each featuring a fifth grader, will follow a route along neighborhood streets. The Good Times Austin Ice Cream Truck will follow...

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  • NWACA Board Election Underway

    Published on: April 25, 2020

    Following NWACA bylaws and procedures, our nominating committee brought a slate of candidates to the April board meeting for approval. The board thanks the Nominating Committee – Joanie Arrott, Louri O’Leary, Connie Lundgren, Ben Luckens, and Tom Coopwood for their...

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  • Items from CM Alter’s Town Hall on 4/21/20

    Published on: April 24, 2020

    On April 21st, Councilmember Alison Alter held a virtual town hall meeting on Food Access Issues and Senior Issues during Covid-19. See the following links for more details: Presentation Summarizing the Town Hall Content video recording of the Town Hall...

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  • Loop 360 Update – April 2020

    Published on: April 9, 2020

    A message from TXDOT: TxDOT was asked if they could add a dedicated right-turn lane for drivers headed from eastbound Bluffstone Drive to southbound Loop 360 (circled in blue on the graphic below). TxDOT has evaluated this request and has...

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  • 2019 Full Year Constable Report

    Published on: April 2, 2020

    To see a summary of the activities done by the Travis County Constable who patrols for NWACA, see this report...

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  • Loop 360 Updates for March 2020

    Published on: March 21, 2020

    TXDOT has provided an update for its plans for the changes being done on Loop 360. Project designs for changes to the intersection at Lakewood Drive/Spicewood Springs Road and the intersection at Courtyard Drive have been modified based on public...

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  • TXDOT Updates on I-35 Changes

    Published on: March 9, 2020

    PLAN UNVEILED TO FUND I-35 IMPROVEMENTS THROUGH DOWNTOWN AUSTIN The I-35 Capital Express Central project that would add two new non-tolled managed lanes in each direction on I-35 through downtown Austin could be fully funded under a plan unveiled at...

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  • Loewy Playground Ribbon-Cutting on March 12

    Published on: March 4, 2020

    Join us for the Ribbon Cutting on March 12 at 12:30 for the Loewy Playground - next to the Murchison Pool. And many thanks to all who make it possible!...

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  • LDC (CodeNEXT) Updates Published 1/31/20

    Published on: February 4, 2020

    Late Friday evening January 31, 2020, new maps were released which involve new areas of “up-zoning”- allowing greater density, deeper into some of the neighborhoods in NWACA, for the creation of “Missing Middle” residential housing, coded as R-4. Our neighborhood...

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  • 2020 Neighborhood Interest Survey Now Open

    Published on: January 31, 2020

    Each year, the NWACA Board surveys the neighborhood for on the needs of the neighborhood and to get your guidance on where the NWACA Board and committees should focus their efforts. In this year’s survey, we’re also asking for your...

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  • LDC Public Hearing 12/7/19

    Published on: December 6, 2019

    The Only Remaining Scheduled Public Hearing on the Land Development Code revision (aka CodeNEXT) is this week, Saturday, December 7th, starting at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers. Parking at City Hall is free – bring your parking...

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  • Join the NWACA Turkey Trot – Nov 28

    Published on: November 16, 2019

    Join your neighbors to walk, stroll, run, or bike on Thanksgiving Day - whatever locomotion you prefer! At 8:30 on November 28, meet at Far West and Mesa, and plan for a 3K journey along Mesa north to Burney, then...

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  • Latest Updates on LDC (CodeNEXT) Revision

    Published on: November 14, 2019

    As we have updates for the NWACA Community regarding the revision of Austin's Land Development Code, we will be putting them here. Items will appear in the order of latest information first. Posted 4/6/20 - from the LDC Revision Team...

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  • CAMPO Seeks Input to 2045 Transportation Plan

    Published on: October 29, 2019

    CAMPO, the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, seeks your input to envision a future transportation network for Central Texas that is safe, reliable, well-connected, and equitable. CAMPO is creating a comprehensive, multimodal 2045 Plan that includes improved roads, transit, bicycle...

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  • Materials from 10/24/19 NWACA Meeting on Code Revision

    Published on: October 25, 2019

    If you were unable to attend the NWACA Informational Meeting regarding revisions to the City of Austin Land Development Code on 10/24/19, or if you'd like to review some of the material, here is information for you. video of the...

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  • Early Voting Underway Through November 1

    Published on: October 21, 2019

    Early voting for the November 5 election runs from last Monday (October 21) through Friday, November 1. To see what’s on the ballot, go to this link: sample ballot Some information from the State of Texas about the constitutional amendments...

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  • NWACA Informational Meeting about new LDC – Oct. 24 4-6pm

    Published on: October 13, 2019

    NWACA will hold an informational meeting about the new Land Development Code (LDC) for all neighbors: Thursday, October 24, 4 to 6 p.m. Huffman Hall St. Matthew's Episcopal Church 8134 Mesa Drive We will be reviewing maps of the zoning...

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