• Newsletter May-June 2016

    President’s Message By June Kachtik, VJNI Board President Vance Jackson Road I have lived in the Vance Jackson area since 1970. At that time, we were barely within the city limits. And, look at us now. San Antonio reaches toward FM 1604 and beyond! There wasn’t any Vance Jackson Road beyond Huebner Road for years. […]

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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 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 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 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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