OUR PRIORITIES


WAWM 2022-2023 Priorities


Promote Economic Development That Benefits the Westside


  • Community-friendly, mixed-use development on Andrews Avenue

  • Updated land-use and zoning regulations, & streetscape improvements

  • Community dialog with potential investors and developers


Improve Public Safety and Livability for Westside Residents


  • Continued safety improvements on Powerline Road

  • Mobility enhancements and “complete street” design for City streets

  • Upgrades and priority repairs to water and sewage infrastructure

  • Enhanced police enforcement of speed limits on Westside

  • Fully resourced code compliance division, focusing on short-term rentals, unkept/nuisance properties and vehicles.


Develop and Support Initiatives for Westside Beautification and Enhancement


  • Grant funding for neighborhood enhancement programs with new 501(c)(3) status

  • Public Art in Westside parks and other green spaces

  • Enhanced “greening” of the Westside, including tree canopy and street plantings

  • “Branding” of Westside with street signage, banners, and entryway improvements

  • Expanded use of Mickel Park building/concession stand


Build Community Through Neighborhood-Wide Activities and City Volunteerism


  • Beautification and enhancement planning and programs

  • Participation in Citywide programs, including tree giveaways, roadway & waterway clean-ups, annual canoe race, and National Night Out.

  • Social activities, including meet and greets


Strengthen WAWM


  • Refreshed WAWM logo, branding, website and Facebook pages

  • Membership expansion, through social media, website, and personal contact

  • Improved communication and interaction with, and responsiveness to, WAWM members

  • Fund-raising for specific projects/events


Celebrating Success

Westside Neighborhood Social

Thanks for joining us for the Westside Neighborhood Social. We could not have asked for a better turnout for our Community get-together. After nearly three years, it was a great opportunity to reconnect and meet new members and extra special seeing so many of you bonding and forging new friendships.