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    Photography Credits

    April 6th, 2009
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    A big Thank You to the photographers who allowed us to use their beautiful images on our website, we appreciate it!
    Laguna Gloria courtesy of Brad Lemon of Hyde Park Photography
    Deep Eddy Pool courtesy of Steve Hopson Photography
    Lions Municipal Golf Course courtesy of Carlton Wade
    Town Lake image courtesy of Jaime Cavazos
    Rope Swing Over Town Lake courtesy […]

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    WANG Annual Meeting

    April 6th, 2009
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    2008 Annual Meeting:  The West Austin Neighborhood Group held its Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 4, 2008 (10:00 am to noon) at the new LCRA Redbud Facility (3601 Lake Austin Blvd).  In addition to electing the Board of Directors for the coming year, the items listed below on the agenda were discussed.
    2008 West Austin […]

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    West Austin Schools

    April 6th, 2009
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    Please see the websites below for the schools in our neighborhood
    Stephen F. Austin High School
    O.Henry Middle School
    Bryker Woods Elementary School
    Casis Elementary School

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    West Austin Neighborhood Attractions

    April 6th, 2009
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    Listing of West Austin Neighborhood Attractions

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    Newsletter Archive

    April 6th, 2009
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    The WANG Newsletter is sent via mail to members each month and serves as the primary way of keeping members informed of what is going on in the neighborhood. It consists of a message from the president, minutes of the previous meeting, articles of interest, and important dates.  If you are interested in writing an […]

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    WANG Committee Chairs

    April 6th, 2009
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    Contact list for the 2007-2008 Committee Chairs for WANG

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    WANG Board and Officers

    April 6th, 2009
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    Contact list for the WANG Board of Directors

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    Neighborhood Planning in Tarrytown

    April 6th, 2009
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    The Tarrytown Neighborhood, along with the Bryker Woods and Pemberton Heights Neighborhoods, are officially going through the City’s “Neighborhood Plan” process as part of the Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Planning Area.  The Neighborhood Planning Process will address a number of important issues, including, Parks & the Environment, Transportation, Urban Design/Neighborhood Character, and Land Use […]

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    Deed Restriction Tool for Protecting Neighborhood

    April 6th, 2009
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    At our May board meeting, Nikelle Meade, a partner with the Brown McCarroll law firm, presented information on how deed restrictions can be used as an effective tool for like-minded neighbors to protect their local neighborhood from over development.  WANG will work toward setting up a program to help small groups of neighbors (perhaps a […]

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    Taming the Teardown Trend

    April 6th, 2009
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    Across the nation and throughout our neighborhood, there are growing concerns that teardown trends are irreparably changing historic neighborhoods as fine historic homes are demolished to make way for much larger, new houses.  Too often, these oversized structures disrupt the architectural and historic character of the existing neighborhood, diminishing livability and destroying the amenities that […]

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