Resources for Residents Last updated February 20, 2020

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GWW Services

• Any POA member wishing to reserve the pavilion for a private function may complete a Recreation Area Reservation Form (downloadable PDF) and return it to the GWW Administrator.
• Hours for the pool, pavilion and tennis courts are 6 am to 10 pm year-round. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian 18 years of age or older.

APC Issues

• Concerns about possible violations of our CCRs or other matters may be referred to the APC by submitting a written complaint in the POA drop box at the mail station.

APC members:

Chairman open post
Member Ruben Guzman
Member Vicki Goggin

Members may request information about volunteering by contacting the administrator.

To obtain approval from the APC for changes to property, please use the APC Request for Approval Form (downloadable PDF).

The subdivision is comprised of six sections, and the CCRs of each vary slightly in wording from the others. Links to each section's CCRs are provided here:

If you are interested in joining the Architectural and Protective Committee (APC), please contact the administrator at 512-858.9528 or attend a meeting of the APC or Board of Trustees (BOT).


Members of your GWW Board of Trustees (BOT)

President Aleasha Brandon
Vice President Dena Seligman
Secretary Charles Garofalo
Treasurer Mike Sickmiller
Member at Large

Delbert Bassett

Administrator Rebekah Sauceda
Phone: 512.858.9528  


The following documents regarding the procedures followed by the BOT are available for download:
Assessment and Collection Policy
Violation Procedure Policy
Records Production and Copying Policy
Records Retention Policy

Minutes for BOT meetings may be obtained by written request to our administrator.

Welcoming Committee:

Members of this committe are volunteers appointed by the BOT to promote community, especially for new residents.

Interim Chairman Aleasha Brandon
Member Elizabeth Dunk

Open Post


Members of your GWW Water Board:

This Board oversees our community well water system.

President David Crouchet
Vice President; Reuben Guzman
Treasurer Carroll Campbell

Heather Richardson

Director Delbert Bassett
Director Paul Little


Professional General Management Services (PGMS)

Service calls or questions: 866.643.3472

For a downloadable copy of the Water Use guidelines and watering schedule during times of drought, click here.

Information about the Neighborhood Directory can be downloaded here.

Discover Hays County Master Naturalists: Learn how to live in our rural setting in a more sustainable and ecofriendly manner, to enjoy the wonderment of our closeness to nature, and to enhance our properties to attract and provide for native flora and fauna. For information please visit

Burn Ban info
To learn whether a burn ban is currently in effect for GWW, call the Hays County Sheriff's Department at 512-393-7896. Before burning brush in your yard notify our local Volunteer Fire Department:
Driftwood VFD
15850 FM 1826
For guidelines on safe burning, download guidelines from the Hays County Fire Marshal.

Goldenwood West is part of the Crystal Hills Combined FireWise area. For more information on FireWise and how to keep your home safe inside and out click on this link: National Fire Prevention Association's Firewise Page

Fire Wise Landscaping guidelines
All residents should study our volunteer fire department's Fire Safe Landscaping guidelines here. These recommendations may save your home, and those of your neighbors, in the event of serious fire danger.

The Hays County Recycling center is located at 20290 FM 150 W at CR 162 (Darden Hill Road) in Driftwood. The phone number is 858-9515 and the facility is open from 8 am to 4 pm daily except for Wednesdays and Sundays. Click here for more information.

Realtor Information
The resale certificate fee for Goldenwood West POA is $200. The transfer of owner fee is $100. The fees are payable to Goldenwood West POA mailed to 16200 Westview Trail, Austin, Texas 78737. Monthly dues are invoiced in the arrears $30 per lot. Budget information is available on the February newsletter here.

Please do not trespass
Residents are advised that power easements are private property, so these areas are not open for public hiking, biking, riding off-road vehicles, etc. The power easements are the strips of land under the power lines which run through several properties at the back of our neighborhood. In the past, children and adults have used these cleared areas for recreation because they didn't realize the land was private. These property owners request that folks please respect their privacy by not trespassing in their back yards.

House numbers
In order for emergency services to quickly locate a residence, our local Driftwood Volunteer Fire Department requests that all residents properly identify their street address, preferably using the Hays County standardized reflective house number sign. A sign may be obtained from the County for $3.00. A form for ordering the sign is available for download here.

Water hardness index number (for residents with a programmable water softener): 33.6 grains

Lost and Found Pets Residents who lose a pet or find a lost (domestic) animal are encouraged to do the following:

Email our Administrator, who will send out a message to area residents in an effort to reunite the lost pet with its family.

List pets on: Austin Lost Pets
Go to and create a post with a picture.
Inform our designated pet shelter (in case the owners are using this method to locate their pet, or to locate the owner of a found pet):
PAWS in Kyle
Phone in or post information on lost or found pets to area veterinarians.
People frequently post lost/found notices in vet waiting rooms
Register your pet with our POA:
In an effort to make it easier to get pets back home safely, the POA office is asking that property owners send in a photo of their pet(s) to the administrator via email or by dropping it in the POA box at the mail station. Please include this information: Pet’s name, age, breed, temperament, owner’s name and contact information. If the administrator gets a report of your pet running loose or having been found, you will be contacted. The photos don’t need to be anything fancy, just enough to identify your pet.
Please report sightings of coyotes in the subdivision to the administrator. at 512-858.9528.

Landscape Improvement in public areas
Benefactors wishing to donate to our Landscape Improvement fund may obtain a Sponsorship form here. The completed form, along with donation, should be placed into the GWW POA drop box at the mail station. Sponsors will be acknowledged in the newsletter and on the web site, unless they request otherwise.

Oak wilt information is available on Texas A&M's site here.

Garbage Service
Garbage: Texas Disposal Systems 512-421-1340 (Thursday 7 am pickup)

This is the preferred neighborhood vendor for a combination trash and recycle service $22.50 a month. Use promo code GWW01.

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center
For details on WFC events, check out their website at Note: Free admission during the month of January.

Book Lovers group
Participants read the same book and then get together to discuss it. If you are interested in joining us or would like more information, please email the administrator.

Little Free Library
At 8000 Coyote Ridge is a Little Free Library A memorial to Phil Brandt, who loved our neighborhood. Due to generous donations from neighbors, the library is always filled with a variety of books. Cindy and Malcolm Brown, the caretakers, urge you to sit at the green picnic table and browse. The motto is "take a book, leave a book" but It's OK just to take a book!

Area Churches

Driftwood Methodist Church
FM 150, 1/2 mile south of FM 1826 (towards Kyle)
Sunday School/Bible Study 9:30 am, Sunday
Worship Service 10:45 am, Sunday.

Dripping Springs Church of Christ
470 Old Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, 512-858-4500
Sunday: Bible Study 9:30 am, Morning Worship 10:30 am., Evening Worship 6:00 pm;
Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m. all ages
Dripping Springs United Methodist Church
28900 Ranch Rd. 12, Dripping Springs, 512-894-7123
Traditional Worship Services Sunday at 8:30 am, Bilingual Worship Services at 12:45 pm
Contemporary Worship Services 11:15 am, Sunday School at 10 am all ages
Oak Hill Baptist Church
6907 Convict Hill Road
Austin, TX 78749
Sunday Bible Study 9:30 am, Sunday morning worship 10:50 am
Friendship Creekside Fellowship
14455 FM 1826, Austin, TX 78737, 512.288.2009
Sunday morning worship at 10:45 am; Sunday school at 9:30 am
Wednesday family supper at 6:00 pm, and small group Bible study all ages.
Call about the Mother's Day Out Program.

St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church
1012 Post Oak Dripping Springs, TX 78620
(east of RR 12, 1 mile south of Hwy 290)
Masses: Saturday, 5:00 pm; Sunday, 8:15 am, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm.
Spanish Sunday Service at 1:30 pm.

St. Sophia Eastern Orthodox Church
225 Rose Drive, Dripping Springs, TX, 78620
(off Hwy 290, south of the hwy and east of DS High School)
Sunday Services: Orthos: 8:45 am, Divine Liturgy: 10:00 am


Contact the administrator to add information for your church to this list.

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