Blog Category: Announcements and News

Learn about May 1 Ballot Items on April 18

NWACA, in collaboration with other area neighborhood associations will host an informational forum about key propositions on the May 1 ballot on April 18 from 3-5 PM. Please register in advance for the forum here After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. To submit any questions for the panel,...
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Annual NWACA Neighborhood Survey is Out

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 help....
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Bull Creek District Park Cleanups resume March 20

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 do other activities to keep the park looking great. If you'd like to join us,...
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Murchison Middle School Virtual Grand Opening – March 8, 8:30 AM

(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 be a virtual ceremony, with students, staff, parents and community participating. We will be joined by...
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NWACA Annual Meeting – March 30, 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

  • In addition, we will hear from District 10 Councilmember Alison Alter and AISD...
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    CapMetro Rides to Vaccinations

    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, not the vaccine itself. Customers must secure and schedule their vaccine dose with their healthcare...
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    Holiday Decorations Winners

    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 driving in a socially-distanced caravan on a cold December night, the NWACA holiday lights and...
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    Project Connect (Prop A) Forum Recording Available

    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 as strong positions for and against Proposition A. ...
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    Detailed FAQ on Public Safety

    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 issue of the NWACA Newsletter. The full response from April Brown, an aide to Councilmember Alter,...
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    TXDOT Update on Loop 36 Plans – September 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 area. See details for the hearing. More information about the project and updates on the...
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    Spicewood Springs Road Project Update

    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 roadway, go to Read more

    Bull Creek District Park Construction Update

    (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 will help ensure the safety of all patrons while construction work is being performed in the...
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    Austin Transportation Department – Speed Limit Changes

    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 Department’s Vision Zero program shows that speeding is the primary contributing factor in one-quarter of traffic...
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    2020 Fourth of July Parade Cancelled

    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 were unable to obtain, a parade permit. Moreover, we couldn’t get a permit for...
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