Blog Category: Announcements and News

NWACA Annual Meeting – May 15

Annual Neighborhood Meeting – May 15, 6:30 PM Huffman Hall, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 4121 Steck Avenue Featuring these speakers: • Mayor Kirk Watson • Councilmember Alison Alter • AISD School Board Trustee Kathryn Whitley Chu • AFD Wildfire Division Manager Justice Jones • Paul Guerrero from Allstate Insurance to address insurance concerns • Cynthia Miller from Austin Wastewater, to speak to renovations in our area With these agencies/offices...
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BOPA-Plus Collection Event on Saturday March 23

BOPA-Plus Collection Event – March 23, 1-3 PM Start gathering those leftover cans of paint, used oil and oil filters, and dead batteries.  On Saturday, March 23rd from 1 to 3 PM, 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...
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November 15 Session Coming on LDC Changes

NWACA and surrounding neighborhoods will be holding an information session about the proposed changes to the Land Development Code
  • Wednesday, November 15
  • 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  • Huffman Hall, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
  • 4121 Steck Avenue (large parking lot)

  • See this flyer for information about the agenda. There will be handouts of some of the key documents, as...
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    Halloween Candy Wrapper Recycling

    Halloween candy wrappers can’t be recycled in your regular recycling container, but there is a program that can recycle them! Rubicon’s “Trash or Treasure”, sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, provides special recycling boxes to schools and businesses to collect Halloween candy wrappers.

    Doss Elementary...

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    Zoning / LDC Changes Proposed

    (updated on 11/17/23) Homeowners received a purple post card about October 15th, pointing out that Land Development Code (LDC) changes are being proposed to:
  • allow up to 3 housing units, including tiny homes and recreational vehicles (RVs), on a single-family (SF) zoned property,
  • revise regulations that apply to a property with 2 housing units, and
  • remove restrictions on...
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    2023 Halloween Yard Contest Winners

    Our contest judges have done their tour of the neighborhood and identified our winners in this year's Halloween Yard Decorating Contest. Walk or drive by in the next few weeks to see these winners! First Place - 4211 Far West Second Place - 3901 Amy Circle Read more

    NWACA Neighborhood Garage Sales Saturday, Oct 7

    This weekend we'll have the NWACA Neighborhood Garage Sales, where members of NWACA hold sales at their homes, with promotion and signage provided by NWACA. 8:00 AM to Noon, Saturday, October 7 Neighbors will have sales at these addresses: 7511 Downridge Drive 4701 Gold Flower Hollow 8406 Greenflint Lane 4009 Greystone Drive 6002 Highlandale Drive 4603 Lime Stone Circle 5005 Lodge View Lane 4001 Myrick...
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    Fall 2023 Household Recycling Event

      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...
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    NWACA Neighborhood 2023 National Night Out

    Please set aside Saturday evening, September 30, from 6 – 8 PM, to join neighbors for our NWACA Neighborhood National Night Out. We’ll gather with neighbors and friends for food, music from School of Rock, and a chance to meet our first responders. There will be...
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    Register Now for Neighborhood Garage Sales – October 7 2023

    On Saturday morning, October 7, from 8 am to noon, NWACA will be sponsoring the annual Neighborhood Garage Sales for NWACA members. NWACA provides free promotion for the sales using Craigslist, Facebook, the Austin American Statesman, and the NWACA web site. Members hold the sales at their own homes, keeping all the proceeds. Signage throughout...
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    Get your 2023 T-shirts!

    The 2023 NWACA t-shirts are now on sale! Be Seen in Your NWACA 4th of July Shirt – a Map of Home! This year’s NWACA t-shirt features a map of the NWACA area, so you can use it to show your friends where you live! It’s a...
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    First of NWACA Board Member Interviews

      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 indicate that many neighbors don’t know our NWACA Board members. Thus, we plan a monthly spotlight on...
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    NWACA Annual Neighborhood Meeting – May 11 6:30 PM

    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 Office of Community Liaison. You’ll also be able to visit at tables with several City...
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