so, please send an e-mail to Rebecca Podowskito make a
request to post on our Facebook page!
winding down, but City Council is starting back up this week. We
encourage everyone to read what's on the agenda for Council and let
us know your opinions. The link to view all City Council and public
meeting agendas is to the left.
Oak Park/Northwood neighborhood made the news recently as they had
to deal with the growing pains of infrastructure development.
Google Fiber has begun their roll out in San Antonio with Oak
Park/Northwood being the first District 10 neighborhood. Other
neighborhoods will soon experience construction as fiber is being
installed underground. Our office is in contact with Google Fiber's
community liaisons, Transportation and Capital Improvements, and
the City Manager's Office to spread the word about upcoming
construction. We understand that the City-wide roll out will span
four years. As with any utility construction project in your
area, you can always call our office for assistance.
starting up soon and so are the back-to-school events. If your
group is hosting a back-to-school supply drive, backpack giveaway,
or other community event, let us know so we can help promote it.
Additionally, the Texas Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend, August
5-7th. Those shopping for school supplies, footwear and clothing
priced under $100 will be exempt from paying sales tax on those
There is no
time like the present to register to vote for the November
election. If you missed the window to register for the primaries
last Spring, I urge you to register now to cast a ballot in
November. You can read more about registering to vote in Bexar
District 10 Community Meeting is August 15th, 7PM, at the Tool
Yard. Spread the word, invite your neighbors, and join us as we
update the district on the latest issues.
Thank you for
staying actively involved in our community and for your strong
support of District 10.
Road South Project Update
Maltsberger Road Bridge Closure
closure began June 6, 2016.
to construction delays it does not appear that the bridge will
be completed and opened on August 14, 2016 as planned.
contractor should have the bridge completed and opened by
August 21, 2016.
following institutions have been notified of this development
and have working traffic plans in place:
Hearts Northern Oaks School
Oaks Elementary School
All work is subject to favorable
weather conditions. If you have questions about the project, please contact:
Involved: SA Corridors Neighborhood Advisory Committee
SA Corridors is a new initiative
designed to be a collaborative, data-driven process with the City and
VIA Metropolitan Transit. With input from the community, SA Corridors
hopes to lay out a vision for the future of San Antonio's transit
need to appoint three (3) District 10 residents to participate on
Participants in the NAC will be
asked to participate in 1-2 meetings and a half-day hands-on
charrette. They will receive periodic updates on how the project is
progressing, and will be asked to weigh in at key decision
points. They may also be asked to attend or help build
attendance at public events and focus groups. Ideal participants will
be those who are actively engaged in their neighborhoods and
communities and have exhibited a willingness to engage in thoughtful
collaboration with their neighbors as well as with city staff.
Please let us
know if you would like to be considered for appointment by August
9th, 2016. You will need to include your preferred contact information,
a brief description of your involvement with neighborhood or
community programs, and why you would like to participate on this
committee. You can reply to this newsletter or email us directly at District10@sanantonio.gov.
Night Out - District 10 Registration Update
is the most recent list of neighborhoods registered with the City for
National Night Out. If you do not see your neighborhood or
organization listed, please contact Jo Alexander at email@example.com. For more information, click
the National Night Out logo to be redirected to the SAPD/NNO
Aviation Place Apartments
Country Hollow Countryside
Friends of Comanche Lookout
Hills of Park North
Missionary Baptist Church of SA
Northeast Senior Center
Northern Hills (Winding Hill, Hilton Head,
Summit at Bulverde Creek
Power Plant Demolition
CPS has begun the final phase of
the Tuttle Power Plant demolition project. From July-December 2016,
neighbors of the Tuttle Power Plant can expect to hear some noise and
construction traffic at the entrance along Perrin Beitel. Please
note: no explosives are being used to demolish the plant, and
dust-suppression measures are in place.
To address traffic concerns, CPS
has shared the following:
contractor vehicles carrying personnel will enter/exit through
the North Gate at 9911 Perrin Beitel Rd.
demolition traffic will exit by making a right turn only onto
Perrin Beitel Rd.
trucks will be scheduled so that high traffic times are not
delivery of heavy equipment, flagmen wearing high-visibility
vests and TxDOT approved flags will be used to assist trucks
entering and exiting the property.
CPS has also established a hotline
that provides weekly updates on the project. You can call (210)
353-3366, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
now accepting applications for positions on Municipal Civil Service
The City of San
Antonio is recruiting residents interested in serving the public as
Municipal Civil Service Commissioners. The selected individuals will
be appointed by City Council and must be available to serve a
The purpose of
the Municipal Civil Service Commission is to hear administrative
appeals of City employees in the classified service who have been
suspended, demoted or terminated from their positions. The Commission
makes recommendations to the City Manager as to the disposition of
these cases. The Commission has the authority to issue subpoenas to
witnesses and request investigations.
Interested applicants must meet the
of San Antonio resident
no legal conviction of a felony
able to attend 1 - 2 meetings per month, averaging 2 - 5 hours
of progressive discipline and Human Resources practices
and experience in conducting administrative hearings
in policy interpretation
to make case decisions in a fair and impartial manner
of Texas Open Meetings Act
of Robert's Rules of Order
When serving in an official
capacity, Commissioners will be compensated $20 per meeting and
provided free designated parking.
Those interested in applying may do
so online using the City's web-based application for boards and
For additional information, please
call Brandon Smith, at (210) 207-7253. For more information on City
Boards, please visit our website here.
For information regarding the
Municipal Civil Service Commission, visit the website here
and click on the Municipal Civil Service tab.
permitting the following closure will occur in District 10:
Friday - Friday,
July 29 - August 12
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
exit to Thousand Oaks
Crews will close
the exit ramp of eastbound Wurzbach Parkway to Thousand Oaks for
deceleration lane work.
Events at District 10 Libraries
Library at Oakwell (4134 Harry Wurzbach, 78209)
Tobin Writers' Group
Saturday, August 6th
10:30AM - 1PM
Come join our writers' group for an opportunity to share, discuss and
critique your work with fellow writers. All skill levels and ages
Tuesday, August 9th
Join us for
craft projects and presentations. Adults only!
Library (4618 Thousand Oaks, 78233)
Thousand Oaks Thursday Book Club
Thursday, August 18th
Library (15060 Judson Rd., 78247)
Sunday, August 7
Join the fun and come duel with your fellow Yu-Gi-Oh!
information or additional events, visit the library website.