• 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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  • 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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