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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 Guest (not verified) on May 25 2018 - 7:32pm
From the Mayor's Housing Policy Task Force: With your input, we now better understand the pressing housing situation that is negatively impacting San Antonio's quality of life. Please join us for an update on what we have documented as well as the actionable steps that we will be recommending to the Mayor and City Council. Share with us what you believe are the most improtant recommendations to be implemented by the City this year and beyond. Registration and refreshments begin at 8:30 a.m.    
Written by City of San Antonio on May 25 2018 - 5:04pm
The City of San Antonio is seeking applicants to serve as alternates on the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBOA). This board hears and decides appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of the Unified Development Code (UDC), Chapter 35 of the San Antonio, Texas Code of Ordinances.
Written by Jason Gil on May 24 2018 - 9:14pm
By Jason Gil “Stories Seldom Told” is an annual Say Sí event where student artists explore topics in need of the telling, in need of being unpacked, in a creative manner. “Every year, all of our student leaders will get together and have informal conversations about what they feel isn’t addressed in their everyday lives,” said Stephen Guzman, Communications Director, at Say Sí.  “Each studio has a lead liaison (student leader) that provides feedback and informs programming, and one of their tasks is to come up with the theme for Stories Seldom Told.”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 23 2018 - 9:51pm
Updated: District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño said the San Antonio Planning Department is “not going to take another step forward” on the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan without including the neighborhoods as true partners in the process.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 21 2018 - 4:47pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune   The legal fight over whether Texas is disenfranchising thousands of voters by violating a federal voter registration law is on its way to federal appeals court.
Written by Ross Ramsey on May 18 2018 - 8:36pm
By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click here. Derek Ryan, a young Texas voter who also happens to be a political consultant, is finally starting to see some of his peers talking and posting about politics and showing up on lists of voters. It’s taken long enough: He’s in his early 40s.
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 AJPesquera on May 16 2018 - 10:28pm
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 - 6:57pm
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.