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  • Foothills Zoning Concerns In the last issue of Vance Jackson Views, several concerns were mentioned in regards to a residential construction at 3235 Rock Creek Run. The construction appears to be nearly complete and its use has not yet been determined. Nonetheless, it appears to be a multi residential facility with no parking. This property […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas Usually summer is a quiet, relaxed time for the association. No annual membership meetings to plan. The majority of member dues are long past received and processed. Monthly board meetings are suspended from June through August, in observance of our time honored tradition of the summer hiatus. Pass me a Diet […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas As of the writing of this message (mid-June), the elections in District 8 are finally over. We have a winner. Our sincere hope and expectations are that Diane Cibrian will make as strong and effective a District 8 Councilperson as she did a candidate. So now that the election is decided, […]

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  • A MESSAGE FROM THE VJ BOARD OF DIRECTORS Published in place of our usual President’s Message Our association usually does not comment on City Council races, but the Board has decided to break with that tradition this year. In our opinion, the most important thing our association does is to represent individual and neighborhood concerns […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas We begin another active year. We held our annual members meeting on Jan 22nd at the Colonies House on Colonies Drive. Special thanks to Victor Camacho for making the facility available, and Laura Saher for bringing refreshments. Mr. Ken Lawrence, President of the Northside Neighborhoods for Organized Development (NNOD), gave a […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas The best way I know to lift your spirits from the harsh realities of our South Texas winter is . . . to attend our annual VJ neighborhood association meeting at 7:00 PM on Monday, January 22th, 2007, Colonies House, 3511 Colony Drive, which is on the north side of Colony […]

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  • The following case went before the Zoning Commission in October. The proposed change seemed non-threatening and our VJ Board did not oppose the submission. Hopefully, we were not naïve. Zoning Case No: Z2006245CD Property Location: Parcel 107, NCB 11637, 8910 Callaghan Road, Southeast side of Callaghan Road (Ferguson Map: 549 D7) Staff Recommendation: Approval Applicant […]

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  • President’s Message Ted Trakas Just a few items to mention. We requested code compliance corrections at the Hair Salon (signage) on VJ at Orsinger, and the Outdoor Art Gallery (signage, temporary structures and equipment) on VJ near Cody. The board found no problem with a proposed Art and Spiritual Museum on Callaghan. (See article.) We […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas Last newsletter we gave details for a new conditional use permit (Zoning Case Z2006049C) for an Outdoor Art Gallery on residential properties on Vance Jackson. We now expand on the topic area. In the current newsletter, we included a fairly short article that quotes the City’s Unified Development Code (UDC) for […]

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