Blog Category: Announcements and News

Upcoming Budget Sessions with Alison Alter

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 housing bond this Thursday, August 4th at 6:30 pm. We are meeting at the Jewish...
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Thanks for a Great 4th of July Morning!

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 up with cotton candy and sno-cones and watermelon and donuts and tacos... and the fantastic...
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4th of July t-shirt distribution



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 of them in all sizes, except Adult Large - only two left. So... come...
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NWACA Annual Neighborhood Meeting – May 12, 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 hour of the meeting, you’ll hear from :
  • Robert Nash, NWACA President – NWACA Events and Focus
  • Alison Alter, Mayor...
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    Austin Energy Setting New Rates

    (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 electric utilities and specific conditions in the Austin area so it can continue to safely deliver clean, affordable,...
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    Quarterly NWACA Road Construction Report – Spring 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 posting, the actual construction on widening Spicewood Springs Road is forecast to start this fall and...
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    Austin Strategic Mobility Plan – Response from CM Alter’s Office

    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 you for your email to our office about the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan which was...
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    March 6 Session on Climate Change

    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 session here A Zoom link will be sent at a date close to the...
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    Potential Streets for 25 MPH signs

    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 shown with dark blue lines in the map below. If there is a street which...
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    Neill-Cochran House Museum Exhibit at St. Matthew’s Jan. 16 and 30

    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 1-5 PM on Sundays, January 16 and January 30. Curators of the exhibit will give...
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    Congratulations to the 2021 Holiday Lighting Contest Winners!

    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 2nd Place - 7201 Running Rope Circle 3rd Place - 8420 Adirondack Trail If you haven’t...
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    Solidarity Statement from the NWACA Board



    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. Hate and anti-Semitism have no place in our community, no place in our city. The display...
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    Positivity Project at Anderson High School

    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 to paint a set of 12 picnic tables with positive messages and pictures of school and...
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    Painting Positivity on November 6

    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 have received with nice designs and positive messages in a show of unity and solidarity...
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    NWACA Neighborhood Garage Sales – October 23, 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, TX, 78753 6502 Laurelwood Drive, Austin, TX, 78731 5804 Lookout Mountain Drive, Austin, TX, 78731 6603 Mesa Drive, Austin, TX, 78731 7307...
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