• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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