University Hills and City-Wide Efforts
The Association was established on March 6, 1972 as the University Hills Homeowners Association, referred to as the UHHA. The UHHA was established as a civic organization of property owners (not an HOA) concerned with maintaining the single family residential footprint of the University Hills area and the preservation of Dottie Jordan Park and all its facilities as established when the community was formed.
Austin Neighborhoods Council (ANC) History:
In 1972, Joan Bartz created the University Hills Homeowners (now Neighborhood) Association and served the first two terms as President.
In 1973, Joan Bartz founded the Austin Neighborhoods Council (ANC) serving as president/coordinator for the original eighteen ANC members groups.
On May 9, 2013, past presidents of the ANC were honored by the City Council on the 40th anniversary of its founding. Presentation of certificates to each ANC president concluded with remarks by founder, Joan Bartz