Gather up your outdated computer monitors, old microwaves, IPhone3s, and blown-out stereo equipment.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
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...Read more
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...
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...
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...Read more
Announcement: The presentations shown during the 2023 NWACA annual meeting (held May 11th 2023) are available at the links below:Read more
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...Read more
Gather with your friends and start planning your float for the 4th of July Parade. This year’s parade will be the biggest and best ever, and your group will want to vie for the big prizes! $150 to the Grand Champion, $100 to the Most Patriotic, $100 to the Best Team Spirit. Please review thhe
Update from Austin Transportation personnel on Friday, April 28: Following up on Greystone Drive, we have gone through additional feedback received and are evaluating an updated design to address speeds along the street. The updates we’re evaluating include: • Reducing the number of rows of speed cushions. • Improving the existing pedestrian crossings along the length of Greystone Drive,...Read more
At the community meeting on Wednesday, April 19th, neighbors asked where to direct their questions and comments about the Greystone project to the Austin Transportation Department. ATD has asked that email go to [email protected], and phone calls to 512-974-2300. They pointed out that they are getting a large volume of feedback, so neighbors may need...Read more
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 – 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 – 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...
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!...
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
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