Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 9 2019 - 4:52pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 19 2019 - 12:03pm
Updated: The San Antonio Zoning Commission postponed a decision on changes to the Mahncke Park Neighborhood Conservation District after hearing opposition from city staff and from residents to the proposal that emerged from a contentious task force.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Dec 12 2018 - 6:21am
Correction: This story initially attributed details specific only to the fee waiver program to CCHIP. We apologize for the error, which has been corrected.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 24 2018 - 3:59pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 24 2018 - 12:06pm
The San Antonio Zoning Board of Adjustment rejected Imagine Built Homes’ request to build a new home eight feet from an existing home, closer than is allowed under the Mahncke Park Neighborhood Conservation District rules.
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 14 2018 - 1:18pm
Representatives of 22 neighborhoods gathered at the April 14 Tier One Neighborhood Coalition meeting to prepare to get involved and speak up as San Antonio rewrites community plans under the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan. Under SA Tomorrow, the city discarded long-standing neighborhood plans that were years in the making. To protect the neighborhoods' future, representatives are gearing up to participate in the planning process.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 29 2017 - 1:32pm
A NOWCastSA video documenting troubling asbestos removal in a residential neighborhood has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to open an investigation by an Asbestos Program inspector.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 26 2017 - 8:14pm
At 7 a.m. on Nov. 26, 2017, the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend, workers began removing asbestos shingles from a fourplex at 311 Natalen Street in the Mahncke Park Neighborhood. While the workers wore protective gear, nearby neighbors were unprepared and unprotected as the shingles rained down and shattered, releasing asbestos dust as they hit the ground.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 18 2017 - 9:44pm
Neighbors heard about a victory for the Neighborhood Conservation District plan, got a preview of the Midtown Master Plan Process and heard about the Brackenridge Park Community Cat Project at the June 20, 2017 meeting of the Mahncke Park Neighborhood Association. MNPA Board Secretary Camis Milam said she attended the June 19 meeting of the Zoning Board of Adjustment and testified against three of the five variances sought by the DSW Construction Co., which proposed building 45 two- and three-story town homes near the southeast corner of East Mulberry and Tendick.