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  • Thank you to previous board for being great stewards of the association! We have made it this far as a voluntary neighborhood association because of your efforts. With a new board and officers elected we are taking our presence and activity to a different level. Over the next several weeks we will finish up sections […]

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  • President’s Message Ted Trakas In a number of ways, this has been a busy summer. On June 19, Neighborhood and civic groups, including Vance Jackson Neighborhood, Inc., addressed city council about the digital billboard pilot during ‘Citizens to be Heard’. The billboard pilot ordinance, you will recall, was passed on December 6, 2007 over strong […]

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  • President’s Message Ted Trakas Will the economic bad news ever cease? You may notice that our newsletter is thinner than usual. Our publisher, Neighborhood News, did not sell as much advertising space this month and so has reduced our page count to 8 pages versus the usual 16. (Advertising defrays their production and mailing costs.) […]

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  • President’s Message Ted Trakas Just a few items of interest this month. I have completed an economic analysis of the digital billboard ordinance that San Antonio City Council passed on December 6, 2007. According to my figures, the ordinance will allow billboard companies to exchange old passive signs for new digital ones and increase their […]

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  • 4118 Honeycomb Drive (Zoning Case #Z2007276) Current Zoning – “R-6” Single-Family Residential District Proposed- “0-1” Office District Applicant – Chris Pettit Representative – Habib Erkan Neighborhood – Sunburst Condo and VJ Neighborhood Association Issues – See below Notes- Staff and Zoning Commission recommend denial; staff did state that Conditional Use would be more appropriate for […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas Annual Meeting. We held our annual VJ neighborhood association meeting at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, January 22th, 2007, Colonies House, 3511 Colony Drive. District 8 Councilwoman Diane Cibrian was our guest speaker, and she spoke about a number of initiatives she was making in the district, as reported in the next […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas A lot of different things are going on so I will not even attempt to make this one flow. Annual Meeting. Please show your support and get involved . . . Attend our annual VJ neighborhood association meeting at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, January 22th, 2007, Colonies House, 3511 Colony Drive, […]

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