Brought to you by Clayton Perry, District 10
Last week Council voted to approve the FY 2018 Budget. This
year's budget reflects the hard work of City staff and my fellow
council members in ensuring that our City's needs are being met. I am
so grateful to all of the organizations and community members who
took the time to attend the City's Budget Open Houses and those who
contacted my office to address their budget concerns. Though I
was unsuccessful in getting a property tax rollback or a City
homestead exemption, I believe the conversation needs to continue
about tangible property tax relief for San Antonio residents.
There are many wins for District 10 in the FY 2018 budget. In
addition to the $5.5 million that District 10 was slated to receive
in road repairs, we were awarded $8.1 million. Our roads were among
the worst in the City. This additional funding allows for vast
improvement over the next two years. The budget also includes
$500,000 for the Northeast Corridor Improvement Partnership, a
program that previously received $100,000. Additionally, I have
secured funding to correct the troublesome intersection of Randolph
It was announced yesterday that TCI identified funding for a
dedicated pedestrian sidewalk along the east side of Judson Road. The
recent addition of IDEA Judson and several apartment buildings in
this area made the need for sidewalks more prevalent than ever. This
sidewalk will be erected on Judson Road from Sam's Club to
Independence. We will keep you all updated as construction begins.
this month, Council offices around the city collected
donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. We were
absolutely overwhelmed by the compassion of our neighbors. The
outpouring of support from our neighbors was incredible to witness
and we thank you from the bottom of our heart. The SA Food Bank
created a video
to thank all of you and your efforts to help those in need.
We are a few weeks away from National Night Out. If your
neighborhood has not yet registered a NNO party, we've included the
registration information in this newsletter. If you would like our
office to attend your party, please send your request in advance to District10@sanantonio.gov
you to all of the neighborhoods that have requested our office's
attendance this far. We have received requests from the following
neighborhoods: Forest Oak, Northern Hills, Oak Park Northwood,
Friends of Comanche Lookout, Hills of Park North, Valencia, Summit at
Bulverde Creek, Longs Creek, Royal Ridge, British Commons, and Cedar
you have previously requested our attendance but do not see your
neighborhood listed, please contact us as soon as possible.
aim to attend as many gatherings as we can.
As always, thank you for being active community members and
leaders here in District 10.
- District 10 Community Meeting - October
16th, 2017, 7PM, at the Tool Yard
Metro Health wants to know what you think about
increasing the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to
21 years of age. Give your opinion by completing this short community
survey. Your opinion will help gauge interest and support
for this measure.
Open District 10 Boards
and Commissions Seats
Transportation Advisory Board is comprised of 11 members appointed by
the Mayor and each City Councilmember for two-year terms representing
the following categories: three (3) consumers; one (1) member large
company taxicab industry; one (1) member co-op taxicab industry; one
(1) member small business taxicab industry; one (1) member of tour,
charter or shuttle service; one (1) member of horse carriage,
limousine or livery service; one (1) member of hotel/motel
association; one (1) member of Airport Advisory Commission; and one
(1) member of Convention and Visitors Commission. The Board makes
recommendations to the Director of the San Antonio Police Department,
in reference to City Ordinances, Rules, and Regulations on the
licensing and regulatory review process for transportation services
licensed by the City. These services include taxicabs, limousines,
tour/charter services, pedicabs, and horse carriages. Meetings are
held on the fourth Monday of each month (excluding April and
December) at 5:00 PM in the Municipal Plaza Building "B"
Room, 114 W. Commerce. Meeting duration is usually one to two hours.
Public hearings are held in addition to regular meetings.
Building and Standards Board
The BSB is a
citizen-based board and includes 14 members appointed by City
Council. BSB membership requirements are prescribed for the following
categories: Architect, Engineer, General Contractor, Social Worker,
Health Care Professional, Retired person (over the age of 64) and
Veteran of the United States Military. A professional property
manager may be substituted for one general contractor and/or one
social worker. The BSB consists of two panels of seven members. Each
panel hears and rules on violations of the San Antonio Property
Maintenance Code (SAPMC) and summary abatement appeals. Property
owners are allowed to appeal a SAPMC Notice of Violation to the BSB
based on issues of interpretation, intent, and application of code
requirements. The BSB may issue civil penalties for failure to comply
with the SAPMC. The panels also rule on cases related to the repair
or demolition of unsafe structures. Each panel holds a hearing twice
per month unless otherwise indicated. Meeting dates are the first and
third Thursdays for Panel A, and the second and fourth Thursdays for
Panel B. Meetings are held at the Cliff Morton Development and
Business Services Center, located at 1901 S. Alamo St. Location and
times of meetings are subject to change and can be verified with the
Access Advisory Committee
The Disability Access Advisory
Committee is comprised of 11 members appointed by the Mayor and each
City Councilmember for two-year terms. The Disability Access Advisory
Committee was established to work closely with the City of San
Antonio Disability Access Office as part of San Antonio's efforts to
provide accessible services and facilities for citizens with
disabilities. The Advisory Committee consists of consumers with
disabilities, providers of services to people with disabilities and
interested San Antonio residents. Meetings are held bi-monthly on the
second Monday at 3:00 PM at Lion's Field Adult and Senior Center,
2809 Broadway (in Brackenridge Park at the corner of Mulberry
Avenue). Meeting duration is usually one to one and a half hours.
Special meetings are called as needed. For more information, click here.
If you are interested in
applying for one of the above seats, please fill out an application here.
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Northeast Corridor Steering Committee
The NEC Steering Committee is a volunteer workgroup
of area business and community leaders who provide input on - and
support for- implementation of the NEC Revitalization Plan.
Steering Committee members act as ambassadors for the
Perrin Beitel - Nacogdoches commercial corridor, working with fellow
business operators and the City of San Antonio to promote the
corridor's assets and advocate for the resources needed for
change. For a full description of the NEC Steering
Committee, membership expectations, and an application, please click
here: NEC Steering Committee Information and
My name is Landry Stafford and
I am the Communications and Special Events Director for Councilman
I was born in Houston, TX, but moved to
Clarksville, TN with my family as a kindergartner. There, I went
through the public education system for elementary, middle, and high
school. Though Tennessee will always be home, Texas was calling me
back. The summer before my senior year, I toured over 25 Texas
universities and set my sights on Trinity University.
I was accepted to Trinity University and made
the move to San Antonio. I entered my freshman year in August 2012.
While I was there, I discovered my love of Marketing and an interest
in History. I graduated in December 2016 with a degree in Business
Administration with a concentration in Marketing.
After graduation, I was fortunate to begin
working in the District 10 Field Office with Councilman Mike
Gallagher as his Constituent Services Officer. Through my work in the
District 10 Field Office, I have learned so much about inner workings
of the City. After this year's election, I was honored to be asked to
stay on in a new role with Councilman Perry. There is still so much
left for me to learn, and I truly look forward to continuing my
I am a former resident of Monticello Park in
District 7, and I currently reside in the Oak Park Northwood
neighborhood in District 10. San Antonio is a compassionate and
neighborly city, and I feel that District 10 embodies those qualities
Councilman Perry wants to
hear from YOU!
Councilman Perry would like to recognize
upstanding members of our community. Do you or a loved one have a
notable birthday coming up? Has your daughter received the Gold Award
from Girl Scouts, or is your son becoming an Eagle Scout? Please let
us know so we can recognize your accomplishments publicly.
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from Nacodoches to the Cul De Sac
Transportation & Capital Improvement's contractor J&P Paving Co. is
scheduled to begin on 09/22/2017
and is estimated to be complete by 10/22/2017.We
sincerely appreciate your patience and cooperation while these
improvements are in progress. We will work diligently to restore the
street to full operational status as soon as possible. While
improvements are underway, here is some helpful information about the
improvement project to assist you:
- Vehicles should not
be parked on the street from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. If vehicles
are parked along the path of construction improvements and no
one is available to move it, it will be towed to one of the
following streets in your area:
- The street will
have limited access to vehicular traffic. Traffic detour
barricades and signs will be provided to guide traffic through
the construction as needed.
- If your street is
completely closed, no traffic will be permitted into the
- In the event of
adverse weather, environmental conditions, unforeseen equipment
issues, or schedule conflicts, improvements on your street will
likely be rescheduled as soon as conditions permit.
If you have
question about this project, please contact:
Richard Torres, Capital Projects Officer
Hilton Head Project Update
Hilton Head Street: Between Scarsdale & Uhr
The Hilton Head project is being completed in two phases.
The first phase consists of all the concrete work and related
activities (driveway approaches, curb and gutter, sidewalks,
landscape and irrigation, and mailboxes), which should be completed
by the end of September (mailboxes by the end of October). The second
phase consists of replacement of the asphalt road surface which
should be completed by the end of October.
If you have questions about the project, please
Warren Kahn, Capital Projects Officer
Redland Road Project Update
Redland Road Construction is currently underway
on Redland Road from Loop 1604 to Jones Maltsberger Road. This
construction workrequires temporary traffic control devices to be
setup at the intersection of Redland Road and Jones Maltsberger Road.
Please be aware of the traffic control devices
at this intersection and it is recommended to allow for extra time
when traveling through this area.
The Texas Department of Transportation will be restriping
all of FM 2252 from IH 410 to LP 1604. FM 2252 is called Perrin
Beitel from IH 410 to Naco-Perrin and then it changes to Nacogdoches.
They will restripe any portion of this area that is maintained by
TxDOT. It should be completed sometime in September.
National night out is a community outreach
program intended to bring community and police together on the first in October to create awareness
to crime and drug use in our city. NNO encourages neighbors to come
out and meet one another. Many neighborhoods, homeowners
associations, schools, churches, apartments, and community centers
plan a collaborative event for their communities.
Reach out to your neighborhood leaders and get
involved. If you have not yet registered your National Night Out
party, click here to complete the online
Click the flyer to open the
the buttons below to see status updates on various infrastructure