June 7 General Membership Meeting

Hello Neighbors!

Please join us on Tuesday, June 7 for our next General Membership meeting. The meeting will start promptly at 7pm at the Mathews Elementary School cafeteria (906 W. Lynn). Feel free arrive early to chat so we can start on time.

We’ll be discussing new and ongoing residential and commercial developments in the neighborhood, and possible changes to the City of Austin Land Development code, specifically Vertical Mixed Use and compatibility standards that would affect our neighborhood. More information is in our most recent OWL Newsletter.

Learn more about meeting details in our draft agenda.

Hope to see you there!



March General Membership Meeting

Our next General Membership meeting is coming up! Join us on Tuesday, March 1, at 7pm in the Mathews Elementary Cafeteria.
A full agenda is posted in the most recent OWL newsletter. But in general, here’s what we’ll be talking about:
1) Update on renamings in the neighborhood (Confederate St & Lamar Beach).
2) Neighborhood Happenings! Stay updated on zoning and development projects, City plans that affect our neighborhood, etc.
Hope to see you there!

June General Membership Meeting

We hope you can join us for our next General Membership on Tuesday, June  1 at 7pm. The Zoom link and password are below.

Agenda Items include the following, and a full agenda is here.

–West Austin Pool support
–Potential renaming of Confederate Street
–Discussion of next in-person (!) events
–Future meeting topics: leaf blowers, light pollution/safety, etc.
–Committee reports (zoning, parks, etc.)

Join via Zoom Meeting Link:


    Meeting ID: 842 4549 3797

    Passcode: owanameet!

Or…. Dial in:  (346) 248-7799

Meeting ID: 842 4549 3797

Passcode: owanameet!

Local Election Forum

Hello Neighbors!

The Old West Austin Neighborhood Association invites you to attend our Virtual Election Forum, Tuesday, October 13, at 7pm. October 13 is the first day of early voting.

The forum will feature an overview presentation from Capital Metro as well as speakers representing both sides of the important Project Connect (Proposition A) measure, followed by audience questions about the proposition.

We’ve also invited candidates for the AISD School Board who will each briefly share their vision for Austin schools.

Join the meeting via Zoom here. 
The meeting ID is 474 967 8778 and the password is 2020vote.

Friends of West Austin Park Meeting

Hello Neighbor!
The Friends of West Austin Park (FOWAP) will be hosting an online meeting on October 1 at 7pm and we’d love to see you there!

Never heard of FOWAP? We are a group of neighbors organized through the City of Austin Parks & Recreation Dept (PARD) and the Austin Parks Foundation. It is our mission to preserve, improve, and maintain West Austin Park in cooperation with PARD, APF, and especially neighbors like you! Read our newly minted bylaws here.

Meeting agenda

1. Overview of FOWAP and what we do
2. Discussion about future planned projects in the park
–It’s My Park Day
–Improvements near 9-1/2 Street
–Proposed project in NE corner of park

  1. Volunteer opportunities
  2. Voting on Executive Committee Members

If you have suggestions for additional agenda items, or are interested in serving on the Executive Committee or as a volunteer, please email chris.schorre@gmail.com before September 22.

Here is the information for the October 1 meeting. Forward to a neighbor!

Meeting ID: 822 0854 9532
Passcode: 78703
Audio by phone, dial: 1-346-248-7799

We look forward to seeing you (virtually) at the Zoom meeting on October 1!

June (Virtual) General Membership Meeting

The Old West Austin Neighborhood Association (OWANA) invites you to join us for a virtual General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, June 2 at 7pm. The agenda is below and here is the link and password to the virtual meeting. The meeting ‘room’ will open at 6:50pm.

On your computer or mobile device: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9162155473?pwd=V3hodmFrUWdCd3didDNnbVZJOHlkZz09Meeting ID: 916 215 5473
Password: 168860
Or by phone: You can also call in if you prefer….
Dial:   +1 346 248 7799


Call to Order (7:00)
II. Approval of Minutes – VOTE
III. Treasurer’s Report – Renae
IV. New Business/Announcements/Special Guests

A. 1509 Enfield Road – Commercial Rezoning Application

V. Committee Reports

A. Zoning
B. Affordable Housing
C. Events
D. Membership – Kate/Andi
E. Parks – Ellu
F. Technology – Adrienne
G. SC Nominating Committee – Mike

VI. Other Business and Announcements

VII. Adjourn

NOTE: Votes may be taken on any scheduled agenda items.

June 2019 General Membership Meeting – OWANA OWL

The June 2019 General Membership Meeting will be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Mathews School Cafeteria (906 West Lynn at West 9th).


I. Call to Order (7:00)

II. Approval of Minutes – VOTE

III. Treasurer’s Report – Renae

IV. New Business
A. Volma Overton Shores – VOTE
B. Nominating Committee – A recommendation that Amy       Bodle be approved to fill the Steering Committee vacancy. – Mike Sullivan – VOTE

V. Committee Reports
A.  Affordable Housing – Marissa

          B.  Events – Amy
          C.  Membership – Sinikka
          D.  Parks – Ellu
          E.  Technology – Derek
          F.   Transportation and Public Safety – Mike
          G.  Zoning (Neighborhood Planning) – Erin

VI. Other Business and Announcements

VII. Adjourn

OWANA Owl June 2019


Steering Committee May 2019 Meeting

Tuesday, May 7, 7pm-8:30pm at Haskell House

I. Welcome and Introductions

II. Approve February Meeting Minutes – Sean

III. Treasurer’s Report – Renae

IV. New Business – Park Renaming Recommendation for June General Membership Meeting

V. Committee Reports

  • Affordable Housing – Marissa
  • Events – Orlando/Ellu
  • Membership – Sinikka
  • Parks – Ellu
  • Technology – Derek
  • Transportation and Public Safety – Mike
  • Zoning (Neighborhood Planning) – Erin

V. Other Concerns/Announcements

VI. Next Meeting Date/Time/Location – Tuesday, June 4 – General Membership Meeting at Mathews