The Zilker Neighborhood Association (ZNA) was established with the mission of protecting the character of our neighborhood and enhancing the quality of life for all of our residents. ZNA is a volunteer organization that works to ensure appropriate code enforcement, resolve traffic safety issues, maintain our historic and cultural resources, protect our environment and ensure that our neighborhood’s interests are heard at City Hall.
City Council Redistricting -- The City is in the process of changing the City Council District boundaries to reflect the 2020 census. The portion of the ZNA area now represented by District 5 (currently Councilmember Ann Kitchen) is proposed to be transferred into District 9 (currently Councilmember Kathy Tovo) if the draft plan is adopted. Read more about redistricting and see the maps.
2010 South Lamar/Hether Water Issue -- For information on the constant presence of water at 2010 South Lamar Blvd and Hether St, visit this page. (or the most recent September 5 update or new documents received from the City)
Alcohol Sales in Zilker Park -- A Conditional Use Permit has been filed by the Parks and Recreation Department to sell alcohol at the Zilker Cafe in Zilker Park. A second hearing before the Parks and Recreation Board to reconsider their original recommendation is now scheduled for Tuesday, September 28. Click here for more details.
Potential New High-Rise Adjacent to Butler Shores -- A developer is seeking to re-zone the corner of Toomey and Sterzing to allow a 90-foot high-rise that will impact parkland and traffic. A hearing before the Planning Commission is currently rescheduled for Tuesday, September 14 and before the City Council Thursday, September 30. Click here for more details and where to email your comments.
Zilker Park Vision Plan -- The Zilker Park master plan process is underway. More information can be found here. The next Community Meeting is scheduled for October 19. A third community survey is currently open and will close September 30.
South Lamar Corridor Improvements -- The site plan has been approved. Construction is getting close to starting. See the latest information here.
Dougherty Art Center (DAC) Hearings -- The City Council was scheduled to hold a hearing on Thursday, May 6, 2021 concerning the future of the DAC relocation to Butler Shores and a related resolution on making Butler Shores a cultural arts district but it was postponed. Click here for more details.
Other Ongoing Development Projects -- The are a number of development projects going on in the Zilker neighborhood. Click here to read about them.
Renew Your Membership -- The Zilker Neighborhood Association has a proud history of strong advocacy for our neighborhood. If you have not done so already, we encourage you to renew your membership for 2021 or join today and help keep Zilker the most wonderful neighborhood in town!