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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 17, 2018
Updated: Board members of the Alamo Trust, which manages the daily operations of the historic Alamo, met in public for the first time, giving a peek inside closed-door meetings, and getting an earful from passionate preservationists. Watch complete video here or scroll down for an article with quotes and links to context.
Written by AJPesquera on May 16, 2018
by Adolfo Pesquera The San Antonio Zoning Commission denied a zoning request from industrial to multifamily on a 400-unit market rate apartment project planned for Southtown.
Written by City of San Antonio on May 16, 2018
San Antonio residents are invited to dispose of household hazardous waste and old medications for free on Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brooks City Base, 8261 Boyle Road, 78235. Residents who need to dispose of unwanted hazardous materials such as antifreeze, motor oil, paint, pesticides, batteries, old computers or cell phones should bring a recent copy of their CPS Energy utility bill along with a picture ID to enter the event.
Written by Cynthia Spielman on May 03, 2018
By Cynthia Spielman and Cosima Colvin Neighborhood Plans are civic engagement and grassroots democracy at its most local level. They were created by ordinary people who care about their community and were willing to work, to participate and to engage with their neighbors in a real partnership with the city under the 1998 Community Building and Neighborhood Planning Program.   We spent hundreds of hours planning, facilitating and attending meetings. We talked to one another, and sometimes struggled with ideas until we finally came to a consensus.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 27, 2018
Nearly 50 residents gathered to remove and replace the Government Hill Alliance Board of Directors in a meeting at St. Patrick's Catholic Church that was carefully scripted and orderly. Organizers said they were motivated by concern over development in the historic neighborhood and a lack of transparency by the previous board. Watch full video of the meeting here, and scroll down to read more about the meeting.