Answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding OHAN
What is OHAN?
The Oak Hill Association of Neighborhoods (OHAN) is an association of neighborhood associations.
OHAN is a voluntary group of people, from the Oak Hill and surrounding area, who meet monthly to review proposed changes to our community and offer input. We are not paid, and our only reward is a job well done. Sometimes our input is requested, and sometimes it is ignored.
We discuss about everything from libraries, pools, pipelines, parks, asphalt plants, roads, restrictive covenants and deed restrictions, city zoning, fund-raisers, signs, nuisances, crime, big-boxes and aquifers.
Some of us are an officer or representative of a neighborhood, but some of us are just concerned citizens. Our goal is to bring everyone in Oak Hill together and have representation for all.
Where is Oak Hill?
Oak Hill has no legal boundaries, and never was incorporated. So where is Oak Hill? OHAN arbitrarily defined Oak Hill as Starting from Travis Country in the Northwest, neighborhoods bordering Brodie Lane down to the Travis/Hays County line, following the county line on the south up to Highway 290 West, and then neighborhoods bordering Circle Drive and Thomas Springs Road and finally along the Southwest Parkway. And of course, everything in between. Roughly, the neighborhoods that fall within the Oak Hill zip codes of 78735, 78736, 78737, 78739, 78748, and 78749.
Some neighborhoods consist of a single road, some are certified subdivisions with management and dues, and some are condo complexes. There are some 89 neighborhoods in the Oak Hill area, and this number is growing. Oak Hill needs you!!
Who is OHAN?
We like to think of OHAN as the concerned citizens of Oak Hill and the surrounding area. We make every attempt to remain apolitical, not supporting any political party. We attempt to know, but do not endorse candidates. So who is really OHAN? It is the folks who come to the meeting. Including many of these folks, from time to time: Oak Hill Neighborhoods
Volunteers are needed. Do you have unexploited talent? Do you want to see the Highway 290 West project completed? What are your thoughts on toll roads? Are you interested in lowering your taxes? Do we need bicycle trails in Oak Hill? Do you have political ambitions? Do you have writing abilities?
OHAN mailing address
The address for the Oak Hill Association of Neighborhoods is:
Austin, Texas 78709-0906
When and where is OHAN?
We meet on the second Wednesday of every month.
We meet at the ACC Pinnacle building on the 10th floor, room 1012 at 7:00 PM. Come a bit early to socialize.
We generally meet from 7 PM to -9:00 PM, after which the meeting is informal.
The public is invited to all of our general meeting
Why should you join OHAN?
Learn about regional issues: Legislation, Transportation, Roads, Health and Hospitals, Schools
Notify your NA / HOA members of local crime or Public Safety issues.
Share NA / HOA concerns with others
Secure, private discussion forum for your Board Of Directors and subcommittees.
To join a force to be reckoned with.
How do you join OHAN
To join OHAN, download this PDF
and mail it to OHAN; P.O.Box 90906; Austin, Texas 78709-0906 with a check for $50, made out to OHAN.
Who cares about OHAN?
The people who get our input (sometimes by request) are:
- developers, who generally would prefer not to start a development where it is not wanted.
- the Austin City Planning Commission
- the Austin City Staff
- the Austin City Council
- the "TxDoT (Texas Department of Transportation)
- Travis County (helped us to build Windmill Run Park))
- the police, EMS, and Fire Department.
Who are the Directors and Officers?
The current Directors and Officers can be found here: OHAN Directors
Click on the person's name to get a bio.