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 ATD A community meeting about this plan will be held on Wednesday, April 19th...Read more
It’s My Park Day on Saturday March 4th
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 for a Stillhouse Hollow Preserve cleanup, where we will bring brush from the trail in the...
BOPA-Plus Collection Event on Saturday March 4th
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 for NWACA members at the Mesa Drive parking lot of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 8134 Mesa...
New NWACA Newsletter Coming in February
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!...
NWACA Monthly Newsletter Changes in Process
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 78759 have not received a newsletter in many months. We didn't learn that the publisher was...Read more
Holiday Decorating Contest is Open until December 13!
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. On the night of Dec. 13, the NWACA Holiday Yard Contest judges will be motorcading...Read more
NWACA Recycling Event – Saturday, Nov. 19
Gather up your outdated computer monitors, old microwaves, IPhone3s, and blown-out stereo equipment.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 electronics, batteries, Styrofoam, and bathroom supplies - toothbrushes, empty toothpaste tubes, used razors, and dental...Read more
AISD Bond Election Information
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 Lamar Middle School McCallum High School To learn more about the bond and see the language...Read more
Meet the AISD School Board Candidates
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 gatherings will be at Galaxy Café at these times: Oct. 18, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Oct....Read more
Learn About the 2022 AISD School Bond Election
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 purpose. These bond funds are not subject to statewide recapture and go 100% to AISD. NWACA...Read more
2022 Election Forum Coming October 19
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, so we know that there are seven candidates for Mayor. We’ll also be voting on...
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...Read more
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...Read more
2022 Parade Route
Here's the Parade Route for the 2022 4th of July Parade....Read more
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...
Meeting Materials from May 12, 2022 NWACA Annual Meeting
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 Zoom recording of the meeting, go to this link in the next several weeks. After...Read more
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 :
2022 NWACA Annual Interest Survey Results
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 below. 2022 NWACA Interest Survey Results...Read more
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,...Read more