April 17 General Meeting 10-11

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

This morning April 17 we were live and recorded on Zoom and Facebook for April’s General Meeting. You probably didn’t see us on Facebook as we had some technical difficulties with where it went in our Facebook account so we’ll have to get the video posted for you here, we apologize for that and appreciate your patience. We’ll be recording …

Sign promoting a yard sale on Saturday from 8:00 AM - 12 Noon

Neighborhood Yard Sale 4/24

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

The Mueller Neighborhood yard sale will resume this year. This spring’s event will be held on Saturday April 24, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. We’re finalizing details on our tradition of having Salvation Army and Goodwill trucks available for donation drop-off at Ella Wooten and John Gaines Parks for after the event. Neighbors interested can put items out …

Follow Mueller Bunny Live

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

The Mueller Bunny will be hoppin’ around Mueller on Saturday, April 3, starting at 2 pm!  The Bunny only has the first dose of the vaccine and decided to remain in the truck again this year. Safety first! Bunny plans to drive around each park mentioned below as the truck makes its way through the neighborhood. The Bunny hopes all of …

Today: Egg Scramble

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Dear Neighbors, It’s Egg Scramble 2021. Below you will find the live GPS tracking for the Mueller Bunny as well as information and resources for all the Egg Scramble activities planned for today. Mueller Bunny Neighborhood Cruise The Mueller Bunny will be hoppin’ around Mueller on Saturday, April 3, starting at 2 pm!  The Bunny only has the first dose of …

You are Not Alone – SAFEline

Alison Raffalovich Article, Front Porch Flyer

By Christine Langa from the September 2020 Front Porch Flyer print edition You are not alone. SAFE is an Austin nonprofit dedicated to stopping abuse for everyone. During this period of shelter-in-place, SAFE knows that home is not a safe place for everyone. If you are or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call or text 911.  If …

My Backyard Garden

Alison Raffalovich Front Porch Flyer

By Dan McAtee from the September 2020 Front Porch Flyer print edition You don’t need much space for vegetables. Laura Spoor and I have harvested lots of veggies from a few modest spots around our yard home. Two small areas next to the alley are dedicated to vegetables such as onions, garlic, and potatoes. These are also interspersed with other …

Our Garden Oasis

Alison Raffalovich Article, Front Porch Flyer

By Betsy Hilton, from the October 2020 Front Porch Flyer print edition Joe was designing our backyard garden before our house in Mueller was even built.  He had several different options sketched out, and when we moved we brought over 120 plants with us. Joe spent the first year watching the light in the yard and thinking about which design …

Stair Workout – Mueller Lake Park

Alison Raffalovich Article, Front Porch Flyer

By Fuerte Fitness from the November 2020 Front Porch Flyer print edition Need a little fitness motivation? Here’s Fuerte Fitness owner and Mueller resident, Ryan Parzick, with a great way to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather with a quick bodyweight stair workout at Mueller Lake Park. All of these exercises can be modified to fit your needs. Give …

New Northeast Middle School in Mueller

Alison Raffalovich Article, Front Porch Flyer

By Kathy Sokolic from the November 2020 Front Porch Flyer print edition Thanks to the 2017 Austin Independent School District’s (AISD) bond and Austinites voting in favor, there will be a new middle school in Mueller at the corner of Tilley and Zach Scott, just in time for the 2022 school year. The new middle school will provide a facility …

Meet Ocho – Mueller’s Newest Sculpture

Alison Raffalovich Article, Front Porch Flyer

By Front Porch Flyer staff from the November 2020 print edition What is the most exciting part about moving to Mueller for you? I’m excited about people discovering me on their own. I want families to be out for a leisurely bike ride or a stroll and come across my path. I don’t mind if they jump at the first …

MNA Anti-Racism Book Club

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

In June of 2020, Mueller Neighborhood Association issued a BLM Statement. One of our calls to action was to continue educating ourselves about learning and unlearning systemic racism and white supremacy. As a result of our work, MNA now has an Equity Team. Our Equity Team has been working hard to bring residents events that we can all participate in …

Mueller’s Middle School

Taylor Youngblood Mueller Neighborhood Association, Schools and Education Committee

As part of the 2017 Austin ISD Bond Program, the New Northeast Middle School will be built in Mueller to serve the northeast Austin community, with capacity for 800 students. Updates on the site are available at https://austinisd2017bond.org/schools/new-northeast-ms/ and from our Mueller Commission rep who speaks at each MNA General Meeting. MNA also has a Schools committee you can join …

Last Feedback Day: Orange & Blue Rail Lines

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Today, March 12, is the deadline to provide feedback on the Capital Metro Orange and Blue Lines. These light rail lines run through UT, downtown, and the capitol. Visit the Project Connect website at ProjectConnect.com/get-involved during this time to view presentation content and provide feedback as part of the self-guided virtual open houses. You can also share comments via phone, …

Mueller Egg Scramble Coming

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Egg Scrambles are being done on a small scale by interested blocks this year due to COVID. We have many other age-diverse activities planned, such as the Mueller Bunny Neighborhood Cruise, Bunny in the Window, Treasure Hops, Friends & Family Orienteering. For details, please see this page: http://muellerneighborhood.org/scramble/

Smart Water Meter Update

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

The MNA received the following from the company installing the new smart water meters in Mueller. “We hope you are doing well and we appreciate your resilience in light of the recent winter storm. As you may know, Austin Water has been rolling out the pilot for a city smart water meter initiative: the My ATX Water project. This project …

FYI: Introduction to Cooperatives

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

The Austin Housing Cooperative Development Group is sponsoring an online informational presentation in conjunction with the City of Austin. This is offered to the public free of charge. While there are no plans for cooperative housing in Mueller, you can learn about the basics of the Cooperative Business Model with a particular focus on co-ops as a tool to create …

Mueller Neighborhood

Mueller Commission Meets Tonight

Taylor Youngblood Front Porch Flyer

The Mueller Commission, also known as the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport PIAC, monthly meeting is scheduled tonight, Tuesday, March 9th at 6:00PM (Virtual). This commission chartered by the City of Austin monitors and oversees developments at Mueller. Commissioners are appointed by the Austin City Council. Agendas and minutes are posted at http://bit.ly/Mueller_Commission_Agendas. Meeting dates are posted at http://bit.ly/Mueller_Commission. The Mueller Commission meets the Second Tuesday of each month (except …

MNA Steering Committee Special Meeting, February 25, 2021

MNA Secretary Front Porch Flyer

MNA Steering Committee Special Meeting, February 25, 2021 MNA Special MeetingLocation: Telemeeting (ViaZoom)Time: 7:30 pmDate: Thursday, February 25, 2021 Attendees: Taylor Youngblood, John Thomas, Koreena Malone, Damaris Nicholson; Dale Cannedy, Ted Herr, Marta White, Pat DiSanza, Laurene Jacob, Jason Sears, Josh LudlowAgenda: Discuss Kensington’s request to become affordable housing. Koreena provided personal experience in living in an affordable housing unit …

New Stop Signs Coming

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

More stop signs are coming to Mueller: – at Philomena and Berkman– at Zach Scott and Tilley – at Zach Scott and Vaughan– at Aldrich and McBee (near B.D. Riley’s and Colleen’s Kitchen) The Austin Transportation Department (ATD) completed traffic studies at select Mueller intersections, and has determined all-way stop signs are warranted. ATD anticipates these stop signs will be …

December 2020 Mueller Commission Update

Alison Raffalovich Article, Front Porch Flyer

By Rick Krivoniak, Vice Chair, Robert Mueller Municipal Airport Plan Implementation Advisory Commission from the December 2020 Front Porch Flyer Mueller’s affordable housing program was on the agenda for November’s Commission meeting. The program is still very successful, though the pandemic has had an impact. A few families have required some financial assistance, and it’s anticipated that early 2021 may …