Important update from the POA

Bart Jacob Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

3/25/2020 – Park Playscapes, Dog Run, Sports Courts Closed Dear Mueller Residents, Following City of Austin Parks & Recreation efforts to close all city playgrounds and exercise stretch areas due to the coronavirus pandemic, the following Mueller park facilities are now closed until further notice:• Playscapes• Exercise stretch facilities• Sports courts, including volleyball and basketball• Branch Park dog run• Pools• …

2020 Egg Scramble Canceled

Bart Jacob Mueller Neighborhood Association

MNA Event Update:Out of an abundance of caution and in compliance with the ban on community gatherings of 250 people or more, the Egg Scramble scheduled for Saturday, April 11th has been cancelled. While we know this will come as a disappointment to many, we appreciate your understanding.  Please follow and like us:

MNA General Meeting for March – Canceled

Bart Jacob Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Dear Neighbors, We want you to know that we have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation as it relates to our organization’s regular monthly meetings and events. Keeping in mind the safety of our neighbors and our members, the Steering Committee has decided to cancel our general meeting scheduled for next Saturday, March 21st, and will refrain …

New Northeast Middle School Project

Bart Jacob Communications

Please note AISD will host a community meeting for the public to learn more about the New Northeast Middle School on Tuesday, Feb. 18 between 6 PM and 8 PM at the AISD Performing Arts Center, 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd. This meeting will focus on the building’s design. Please share this with your neighbors. Please follow and like us:

MNA February 5, 2020 Steering Committee Minutes

MNA Secretary Article, Front Porch Flyer, Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Location: HEB Community Room @ 1801 E 51st Street Time: 7PM to 9PM Attending:  John Wooding, Chair; Bart Jacob; Taylor Youngblood; Preston Tyree, Chair Ex Oficio; Ed Dorn; Ted Herr; Alison Raffalovich, Secretary; Marta White; Richard Carr, Vice Chair; Bart Glaser; John Reese Thomas, Treasurer. Items: 1.       Greetings and Pleasantries [John W] 2.       Approval of Previous MNA Meeting Minutes [Alison Raffalovich] – These have …

Proposed POA Rules changes

Bart Jacob Communications

An important reminder, as seen in the Mueller Messenger 1.31.20, from the Property Owners’ Association (POA):The Rules Committee, made up of Mueller residents, has reviewed the current community manual. They have made some suggested changes based on input from the community and based on a desire to simplify the rules and put them in a single document. Please click here to access the draft …

MNA General Meeting Minutes, January 18, 2020

MNA Secretary Article, Front Porch Flyer, Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Seton Administrative Building, 1345 Philomena Street 10:05 – Meeting Called to Order – John Wooding, President               Attendance ≈ 58 members Introduce members of the Steering Committee – John Treasurer’s Report – John Reese Thomas, Treasurer                              Frost Checking Account:                                            Beginning Balance:         $6,489.99                                            Total Revenues:              $225.00                                            Total Expenses:               $1,048.91                                            Ending Balance:               $5,666.08 POA Update               The …

Coyote Awareness

Bill Kirwin Communications

In light of the increase in coyote activity around the community and the loss of multiple neighbors’ pets, we want to share some recommendations and information from the City of Austin. Pet Safety: ALWAYS be present with small dogs and cats while outside. Small pets are not safe when left unattended, especially at night. Outdoor cats are not safe, at night or during …

Nature Abhors a Vacuum

MNA Schools Committee Letter to AISD Regarding ‘School Changes’

Dusty Harshman Mueller Neighborhood Association, Schools and Education Committee

The following letter was sent to Austin ISD Board of Trustees and AISD Superintendent Paul Cruz on October 7, 2019. Austin ISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent Cruz, Thank you for your leadership of the Austin Independent School District. We members of the Mueller Neighborhood Association Schools and Education Committee reach out to you today to share our thoughts and …

Mueller Neighborhood Association General Meeting Minutes, September 21, 2019

MNA Secretary Article, Front Porch Flyer, Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Location: Seton Office Annex  About 65 in attendance Time: 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. Items: Welcome visitors and members, Preston Tyree Approval of previous meeting minutes, Alison Raffalovich Treasurer’s Report, Penny Brandt – We are looking for someone who has experience handling money who might be interested in serving as Treasurer in 2020.  There aren’t a lot of transactions but …

Mueller Lake Park

July 3, 2019 MNA Steering Committee Minutes

MNA Secretary Article, Front Porch Flyer, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Location: Aldrich 51 Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm In attendance:  Preston Tyree and John Wooding, Co-chairs; Lila Valencia, Chair Ex Oficio; Richard Carr, Vice Chair; Penny Brandt, Treasurer; Alison Raffalovich, Secretary; Bill Kirwin; Dan Updegrove; Bart Glaser; Maria Salas; Suzanne O’Malley. Not attending:  Bart Jacob; Joan Quenan; April Geruso. Items: Greetings and pleasantries [John …

MNA General Meeting Minutes, June 15, 2019

MNA Secretary Article, Front Porch Flyer, Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

▸     9:45 | Social Time ▸     10:05 | Welcome | Preston Tyree, Co-Chair Austin Energy expects to break ground this year on a new headquarters to house 850 employees on the 3.3 acre tract behind Texas Mutual Insurance.  They have not yet determined exactly which commercial tenants will occupy the ground floor. They have reached out to MNA Steering Committee …

MNA General Meeting Minutes, February 16, 2019

MNA Secretary Article, Front Porch Flyer, Meeting Minutes

Location: Seton Administrative Building Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019 Time: 10AM to 11AM, ~50 attendees Items: *Snacks & Socializing (15 mins)                                                                                                                             Call to Order [John] Notice of previous general meeting minutes [Alison Raffalovich] – have been posted on Mueller Neighborhood.org Pecan Street – Suzanne Russo, CEO: Unlocking the Energy-Water Nexus. Pecan Street is a 501c3 with headquarters located on Antone …

Mueller Neighborhood Association Steering Committee Minutes, January 2, 2019

MNA Secretary Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Location: Aldrich 51 @ 2604 Aldrich Street Date and Time: Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Attending: Co-chairs John Wooding and Preston Tyree; Secretary Alison Raffalovich; April Geruso; Dan Updegrove; Bill Kirwin; Bart Glaser; Bart Jacob; Maria Salas; Joan Quenan; Suzanne O’Malley. Not attending: Richard Carr, Penny Brandt Greetings and pleasantries [John & Preston] (2 mins) 7:02 meeting called to …

Mueller Neighborhood Association: 2018 in Review

Lila Valencia Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Neighbors and friends, I have been very fortunate to serve as the Chair of the Mueller Neighborhood Association (MNA) for the last two years. Throughout my tenure on the Steering Committee, I met so many wonderful neighbors, learned about your many talents, was inspired by your generosity and kindness, and continue to be motivated by your tireless initiative to influence …

MNA General Meeting (and holiday potluck!) Minutes, Dec. 15, 2018

MNA Secretary Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Greetings and pleasantries, call meeting to order – Lila Valencia Welcome new members and visitors.  ~75 in attendance. Mueller Community Singers kicked off the meeting with an enthusiastically-received set of holiday favorites Sponsor recognition – Lila Valencia When we went away from the printed Front Porch Flyer, we lost ad revenue as a source of income for the MNA. To …

MNA Steering Committee Minutes, December 5, 2018

MNA Secretary Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

  (1) The meeting at Aldrich 51 Apartments was called to order at 7:04 p.m. 2018 Steering Committee members present: Lila Valencia (chair); Preston Tyree (vice-chair); Luke Downs (treasurer); Andrew Clements, Audrey Glaser, Bill Kirwin, Evan McClendon, Dan Updegrove 2018 members absent: Bill Berman, Kathy Farley, Alison Raffalovich Newly-elected 2019 Steering Committee members present: Penny Brandt, Richard Carr, April Geruso, …

MNA General Meeting Minutes, Nov. 17, 2018

MNA Secretary Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Mueller Neighborhood Association General Meeting Location: Seton Administrative Building Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 Time: 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Greetings and pleasantries, call meeting to order – Lila Valencia Welcome new members and visitors.  ~60 in attendance. October treasurer’s report – Luke Downs 3. MNA Steering Committee elections – Nominations Committee Chair Dennis Mick Dennis introduced the 13 candidates …