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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.

  • 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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  • Learn about the New Land Development Code

    Published on: October 7, 2019

    The draft of the new Land Development Code and associated maps were released on Friday, October 4. Meetings are scheduled for citizens to learn about and participate in the discussion of the new code: * Public Meeting – Saturday, October...

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  • November 2, 2019 – It’s My Park Day

    Published on: October 7, 2019

    This year, we'll have two events in the NWACA area on It's My Park Day, Saturday, November 2. NWACA and the Friends of Stillhouse Hollow Nature Preserve will host a workday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the preserve,...

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  • Thanks to Garage Sale Participants!

    Published on: October 7, 2019

    Thank you, everyone who held a garage sale on Saturday, October 5. We've heard good things from the shoppers! And some sellers have reported sales in the hundreds of dollars. Thanks for making this a successful event!...

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  • October 5, 2019 NWACA Garage Sales

    Published on: September 27, 2019

    Here is a list of the homes which will have Garage Sales on October 5, 2019. Sales will run from 8am to noon. 8509 Adirondack Cove, Austin, TX 5307 Backtrail Drive, Austin, TX 4203 Bamford Drive, Austin, TX 8102-B Baywood...

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  • 10/10/19 Community Meeting on Hill Elementary Modernization

    Published on: September 25, 2019

    Austin ISD invites all community members to a community meeting to learn more about the modernization of Hill Elementary using the recently approved bond funds. October 10, 2019 6-7 p.m. Hill Elementary Cafeteria 8601 Tallwood Drive Austin, TX 78759...

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  • NWACA Neighborhood National Night Out Event

    Published on: September 11, 2019

    Please join us to mingle with your neighbors and first responders at the NWACA Neighborhood National Night Out event. Saturday, September 28, 6-8 PM Randall's Parking Lot on Mesa Drive All the details!...

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  • NWACA Notes Now for Members Only

    Published on: August 29, 2019

    Effective today, our weekly newsletter, NWACA Notes, will be sent only to members of NWACA. All current members have been invited to subscribe to the new email list we are using for the weekly email newsletter. As additional members join...

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  • Tree Care Information Added

    Published on: August 26, 2019

    We've added a link to an extensive collection of tree care information from Texas A&M. See the Tree Care Kit entry under the Resources tab, in the Library section for Tree and Environment....

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  • 8/15/19 TXDOT Update on Loop 360 work

    Published on: August 17, 2019

    On Friday, August 16, 2019 TXDOT provided this update. TXDOT Loop 360 Program Progress continues on the Loop 360 program, with the Walsh Tarlton Lane project getting underway and several of the projects undergoing design revisions. So far, environmental work...

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  • NWACA Community Meeting July 25, 2019

    Published on: July 16, 2019

    NWACA Community Meeting - Understanding Changes to City of Austin Ordinances and Help for the Homeless On July 25, 2019 NWACA held a community meeting to hear about changes to City of Austin ordinances as they relate to no sit/no...

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  • 2019 Annual Meeting Presentations Available

    Published on: May 29, 2019

    In case you were unable to attend the May 1 NWACA Annual Meeting, we've posted all of the presentation here Enjoy!...

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  • TXDOT/COA Workshop: June 6, 4-6PM, on Loop 360 Changes

    Published on: May 29, 2019

    TxDOT, in conjunction with the city of Austin, is hosting a public workshop for the Loop 360 at Lakewood Drive/Spicewood Springs Road Project on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Westover Hills Church of Christ,...

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  • Agenda for Annual Meeting – May 1, 2019

    Published on: April 29, 2019


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  • 2018 Full Year Constable Report

    Published on: April 25, 2019

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

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  • Highland Park Water Improvement Project Coming- in 2020

    Published on: April 8, 2019

    A water improvement project is being planned in Highland Park to construct a second water line to feed into the area. The project will run about three miles from Far West Blvd. to Crestway Drive with much of the work...

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  • Electronics Recycling – Postponed to May 4

    Published on: March 19, 2019

    Gather up your outdated computer monitors, old microwaves, IPhone 3s, and blown-out stereo equipment. The Anderson High School south parking lot will be the site of the Northwest Austin Civic Association’s (NWACA) annual Spring Collection event. This spring we’ll be...

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  • NWACA Day in the Park – April 28

    Published on: March 19, 2019

    See this flyer for all the details of our new spring event! We’re starting off the afternoon with the Second Annual NWACA/NW Austin Kickball, kickball games. First, we’ll have a recreational game, next a competitive game. Dust off your tennies...

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  • Aging Water Infrastructure Being Replaced, starting in July

    Published on: February 18, 2019

    Austin Water has a project that includes portions of NWACA, for which construction is expected start in July. The West Allandale Project will replace aging infrastructure as part of the Renewing Austin Program. Water line breaks are well documented in...

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  • Home Advisor Web Page on Wildfire

    Published on: January 30, 2019

    This web site has an interesting collection of information regarding how to deal with wildfire: Home Advisor It does a very good job of addressing the needs of different sub-populations: children, seniors, and pet owners, as well as providing general...

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  • Fun at First Annual NWACA National Night Out!

    Published on: October 2, 2018

    Hundreds of neighbors joined together for the First Annual NWACA National Night Out on Saturday evening, September 29, 2018. Even the weather cooperated! Neighbors enjoyed meeting each other and having a bite to eat - hot dogs from the Randall's...

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  • New Resource List Available – Neighbors Helping Neighbors

    Published on: September 16, 2018

    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...

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  • Out of Town on the 4th?

    Published on: July 10, 2018

    See photos of the parade and the Freedom Festival!...

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  • 2018 Annual Meeting Files Available

    Published on: May 9, 2018

    We were pleased to see more than 130 neighbors at the May 8, 2018 Annual Neighborhood Meeting. If you were unable to attend, or if you would like to review the presentations again, the slides can be found here. In...

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  • Telecom Survey Results Posted

    Published on: April 16, 2018

    During the months of March and April, 2018, neighbors were asked to respond to a survey about the quality of telecommunications service in the NWACA neighborhood. Here is a summary of the results of the survey....

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  • NWACA Boundary Extended to US 183

    Published on: April 7, 2018

    NWACA has extended its boundaries to include the neighbors in Westover Hills, the area north of Spicewood Springs Road. The boundaries now are Loop 360 to the west, U.S. Highway 183 to the north, MoPac to the east, and RM...

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  • 3/26/18 Presentation on Neighborhood Watch

    Published on: April 2, 2018

    If you were unable to attend the recent meeting on Neighborhood Watch, here's a copy of the presentation that was done by Officer Darrell Grayson. It has many helpful ideas about keeping our neighborhood safe. Northwest Hills Neighborhood Watch...

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  • Results of 2018 Neighborhood Interest Survey

    Published on: March 15, 2018

    Results of the 2018 NWACA Board survey of neighborhood interests have been compiled and are available in the attached report. 2018 Interest Survey Results...

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  • 3/5/2018 ATD Presentation on Speed Mitigation

    Published on: March 14, 2018

    The Austin Transportation Department (ATD) held an informational meeting on March 5th to present plans for three new speed mitigation installations in our neighborhood: 1. Mesa Drive from First View Drive to Cross Valley Run 2. Hart Lane from Greystone...

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  • 8/10/17 LATM Update From COA

    Published on: August 14, 2017

    Attached is a memo to the Mayor and City Council from Rob Spillar, Director of the Austin Transportation Department, regarding the Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) program. He addresses changes planned for the program, as well as some specifics about...

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  • Results of May 2017 Traffic Survey

    Published on: June 15, 2017

    The NWACA neighborhood participated in a survey of traffic issues during the month of May. Results of that survey are in the attached report. Highlights: a majority of respondents are seeing dangerous traffic behaviors speeding is the most predominant problem,...

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  • Wildfire Maps Now Online

    Published on: June 8, 2017

    There were several GIS maps on display at the NWACA Annual meeting in May, which showed risk factors to our homes in times of wildfire (or house fire next door). Those have now been uploaded to the Wildfire Prevention Library....

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  • Presentations from NWACA 2017 Annual Meeting

    Published on: May 12, 2017

    NWACA Annual Neighborhood Meeting Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:00 – 9:00 PM See the slide presentations from the meeting here: 2017-NWACA-Annual-Meeting-slides 2017-NWACA-Annual-Meeting-OakWilt...

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  • Austin Oaks PUD Approved on April 13, 2017

    Published on: April 19, 2017

    At its meeting last week, the Austin City Council passed a PUD ordinance for the Austin Oaks site. After making several amendments, Council voted 8-2 in favor of the PUD. (Councilmember Pool was out of town.) For more detail about...

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  • 2017 Neighborhood Interest Survey Results

    Published on: March 10, 2017

    Thank you to everyone who participated in the annual survey of neighborhood interests. We're pleased to know that you prefer having us use North Hills Drive for the 4th of July Parade, so the Parade Committee will make it the...

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  • Austin Oaks on March 2 Council Agenda – recent discussions

    Published on: February 28, 2017

    In the last several weeks, members of the NWACA Board and of the Zoning Committee have met with the Mayor and members of City Council to discuss the plans for Austin Oaks. We have reiterated our support for the outcome...

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  • Presentation from Jan 22 Town Hall on Austin Oaks PUD

    Published on: February 13, 2017

    Neighbors have asked that we post the presentation that was given at the NWACA Town Hall held on January 22, 2017. Please see the document here...

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  • Results Posted for December/January Austin Oaks Survey

    Published on: January 18, 2017

    During December, 2016 and early January, 2017, NWACA conducted a survey of the neighborhood regarding the final plans submitted for the Austin Oaks PUD. The survey asked about aspects of the proposed PUD and concerns about it, as well as...

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