West Austin Neighborhood Group

Preserving and Protecting West Austin

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    Who We Are

    The West Austin Neighborhood Group (WANG) is a non-profit organization of residents with the shared goal of preserving West Austin and protecting it from deterioration. WANG is concerned with community development, ecology, safety, and any other matters that indirectly and directly affect the quality and character of the neighborhood and the City of Austin.

    WANG Meetings

    The West Austin Neighborhood Group will meet on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM, via Zoom Videoconference. All neighbors are invited to attend. 

    Register in advance for this meeting:
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsdeqrqjMuEtJAafuYGHQ2MH-FLaaFOBhu

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

    Contact WANG:

    Let us know about neighborhood issues and concerns! You can reach us at

    City of Austin Initiates Zoning on parts of UT Owned Brackenridge Tract

    The University of Texas has asked the City of Austin to initiate zoning on four tracts of their land. The City of Austin Housing and Planning Dept. has sent letters of notification of a zoning change to surrounding neighbors and neighborhood stakeholder groups.  Parts of the Brackenridge Tract to be zoned are Lions Municipal Golf Course (MUNY) and the West Austin Youth Association (WAYA,) the Town Lake Tract, The Deep Eddy Tract, and the HEB tract. City Staff have not made recommendations for zoning, and have requested input from the public, prior to and during the zoning process, per a City Council Resolution which was approved in Dec. 2020.

    The Brackenridge Development Agreement between the University of Texas and the City of Austin remains in effect on a rolling month to month basis with a five month notification of cancellation.

    Please read our latest E-Newsletter for more information.

    WANG Newsletter:

    Sign up to receive our E-Newsletter! Please send an email to

    Latest Issue: WANG May/June 2021 E-Newsletter

    Save Muny Update:

    The Save Historic Muny District Please visit www.savehistoricmunydistrict.org to read how you can support the preservation of the historic Lions Municipal Golf Course!

    The Muny Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is raising funds for the purchase, preservation and restoration of Lions Municipal Golf Course.

    Visit www.savemuny.com to see how Muny can be saved for all of Austin (golfers and non golfers alike!) to enjoy, forever.

    Comments? Complaints? Input?

    Please send us an email with any comments, complaints, or concerns about neighborhood matters by clicking here.