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  • REGISTER NOW! 26th ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD CONFERENCE Saturday, June 6, 2015 – 8am to 1:00 pm Laurel Heights United Methodist Church 227 W. Woodlawn at Belknap $15 suggested donation; Includes breakfast & lunch Have a question? Call (210) 735-0586 or send an email to nrcsa@swbell.net Please join us for this opportunity to learn, network and celebrate […]

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  • Conditions for the Outdoor Art Gallery on Vance Jackson (Zoning Case Z2006049C) Good fences good neighbors make. 1. All hours of operation and external activities for the Outdoor Art Gallery (OAG) shall be limited to Saturdays and Sundays for the period that includes the second weekend of March to the third weekend of June of […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas The start of another busy year. Many thanks to the guest speakers at our annual meeting: Mr. Michael A. Amezquita, Chief Appraiser of Bexar Appraisal District (BAD); Ms. Veronica Moreno, Special Projects Coordinator, Neighborhood Services, City of San Antonio; Judge Peter Sakai; and Ms. Barbara Scharf Zeldes, probate judge candidate. Northside […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas Need another idea for something constructive to do in the New Year? Here’s one. Attend our annual meeting on Tuesday, January 24th, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Matthew Church on Wurzbach Road. I will give a short “state of the neighborhood” address, as President. Woody will […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas As promised in the September newsletter, we are publishing correspondence we have received for the association. I hope you will find these informative. We invite any new messages you might have. Now onto a practical matter. Vance Jackson Neighborhood, Inc. is a voluntary association. Mostly, our organization runs efficiently on a […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas In 1998 a fair number of us participated with City planning personnel in setting goals for the neighborhood. We identified Goals in three areas: Traffic, Safety and Land Use Development. We also identified (general) Strategies and (specific) Defined Strategies. The result was the “VJ Neighborhood Goals Report”, which we have reproduced […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas We have good news for Zoning case 2004289, in which Verizon Wireless sought a special use permit (SUP) for a 20-foot extension of the cell phone tower behind the Oak Ridge Baptist Church at Wurzbach and Vance Jackson, and addition of new antennas for their use. VJ directors reach a compromise […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas Let’s see what happened with two items mentioned in the last newsletter. VJ joined other neighborhood groups to host the District 8 Mayoral Forum on February 22 at Hobby Middle School. Neighborhood attendees asked good questions. Julián Castro, Phil Hardberger, and Carroll Schubert, the three major candidates for mayor, debated these […]

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  • PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Ted Trakas Gilbert E. Barrera has staged annual springtime sculpture shows the last few years on family properties on Vance Jackson (VJ) across from  Howsman Elementary School. These shows have been well received by the viewing public: combined sales of some 65 sculptures, grossing more than $125,000; and attendance by some 6000 visitors, […]

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