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Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 21 2019 - 10:43am
  Click on the speaker's name to jump straight to their comments in the video.   District 2 Councilman Art Hall
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jun 4 2019 - 11:59am
Photo by Marco Verch on Flickr, under a Creative Commons 2.0 license. By Edmond Ortiz for NOWCastSA
Written by Hannah Wolf on May 31 2019 - 9:56am
Runoff candidates for City Council District 4, Adriana Rocha Garcia and Johnny Arredondo, took questions from the online and in-person audience in a forum moderated by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area on May 21 at St. Bonaventure Church Activity Center. (Scroll down to replay complete video of the forum.) The candidates had sharply differing views on topics, including climate change.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 12 2018 - 9:01pm
By Charlotte-Anne Lucas and Jolene Almendarez This morning, District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño will continue to fight a land use category that community leaders say will destroy San Antonio neighborhoods by allowing incompatible, high-density, four-story apartment buildings next to single-family homes.
Written by Guest (not verified) on May 27 2018 - 8:43pm
Join elected officials and community leaders to discuss the current status of San Antonio neighborhoods and plans for their success. Confirmed speakers include City Councilwoman District 7 Ana Sandoval and Chief Appraiser for the Bexar Appraisal District Michael Amezquita.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 17 2018 - 7:56pm
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 Cynthia Spielman on May 3 2018 - 1:25pm
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 Beth Graham on Apr 20 2018 - 3:55pm
Residents of the near-downtown Mahncke Park Neighborhood Association were surprised and upset when a city planner told them the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan process would discard their long-standing and detailed Neighborhood Plan, developed at the city’s request.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 20 2018 - 2:54pm
In direct contradiction of a city ordinance and the promise of the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan, city staffers are systematically eliminating long-standing neighborhood plans designed to protect the character and future of San Antonio’s urban core communities. The news came as an unwelcome surprise to city council members at the Comprehensive Plan Committee’s April 19 meeting where they were being briefed on the $1.05 million SA Tomorrow Year Two consulting contract that is up for approval in May.