Continuation of San Antonio Water System

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Traffic Impacts

-Work scheduled for June 26th to August 4th - work to be completed between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
-Patterson will have lane reductions on the following days – July 12th – 13th, July 17th – 18th , July 20th – 22nd, July 31st – August 1st
-Residents will have access to their homes

Theft Alert

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The Alamo Heights Police Department is alerting residents to increased incidents of bicycle thefts in the community. During August there were five (5) bicycles reported stolen and so far in September there have been four (4) bicycles reported stolen. Bicycle thefts are a crime of opportunity. Bicycles left unattended and unsecured a location such as on a porch, in an open garage or bicycle rack have been targeted for theft, even if secured with a lock and cable or light chain. Most bicycle security devices are easily defeated and it only takes seconds to cut the lock or chain and ride away.

Drinking Water Notice - Alamo Heights

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On Thursday, June 25, 2015 the City of Alamo Heights Water System (PWS ID: 0150039) received notification that a raw ground water source sample tested positive for E. coli. from Well A located at 6116 Broadway at the City Facilities. Alamo Heights Water System immediately removed the well from service.

Vehicle Burglary Alert

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Unlawful entry into multiple vehicles in the Alamo Heights community occurred during the early morning hours of May 12, 2015. Additionally, one garage/carport was also entered in order to access vehicles parked inside. 

Annual Fiesta Pooch Parade

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Annual Pooch Parade hosted by Therapy Animals of San Antonio, Inc. on Saturday, April 25th starting at 7:30 a.m.

We will be closing Viesca between Ogden and Greely from 7:30 a.m. to approximately 11:00 a.m. Residents will be granted access to their houses during this time.  We will also be closing Estes between Allen St. and Cambridge Oval from approximately 9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Uniformed police officers will be at the barricades to assist with detouring traffic. 

These road closures are for public safety purposes. 

There will also be some temporary parking restrictions in place during this event and will be marked with signage.

See map below for full route of the parade.






Action Taken on AH City Council Agenda for April 13, 2015

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING
  1. Approval of Minutes of the March 23, 2015 Council Meeting APPROVED; AYES: 5, NAYS: 0
  1. Announcements
  1. National Telecommunicators Week, April 12th – April 18th
  2. King Antonio XCIII
  3. Fiesta Medal
  4. Evening in ’09, April 18, 2015
  5. Pooch Parade, April 25, 2015
  1. Citizens to be heard concerning items not listed on the agenda
Items for Individual Consideration
  1. A Resolution approving an interim operating agreement with Rasier, LLC (UBER) for ride-sharing services and authorizing the City Manager to execute all documents related thereto – Marian Vargas, Assistant to the City Manager APPROVED; AYES: 5, NAYS: 0
  1. Public Hearing and consideration of a request by Broadway Ellwood, LLC as authorized by Section 16-105 of the Code of ordinances to close, vacate, abandon, and sell the following parcels for the purpose of mixed-use development:
Parcel 1 being a 0.370 acre, or 16,132 square feet more or less, tract of land out of Ellwood Avenue right-of-way dedicated in the Alamo Heights subdivision recorded in Volume 105, Pages 4-10 of the Deed and Plat Records of Bexar County, Texas, said 0.370 acres being out of the W.E. Howeth Survey 4, Abstract 306, County Block 4024, said Howeth Survey 4 now all in the City of Alamo Heights, Bexar County, Texas

Parcel 2 being a 0.152 acre, or 6,606 square feet more or less, tract of land out of the Old Kampmann Avenue right-of-way dedicated in the Alamo Heights subdivision recorded in Volume 105, Pages 4-10 of the Deed and Plat Records of Bexar County, Texas, said 0.152 acres being out of the W.E. Howeth Survey 4, Abstract 306, County Block 4024, said Howeth Survey 4 now all in the City of Alamo Heights, Bexar County, Texas

Parcel 3 being a 0.082 acre, or 3,569 square feet more or less, tract of land being out of the Austin Highway right-of-way established in 1933 for State Highway 2, U.S. 81, Loop 368 under Project NRH-M-31-P II & III, said 0.082 acres being out of the 12-foot Alley of Block 67 of the Alamo Heights Subdivision recorded in Volume 105, Pages 4-10 of the Deed and Plat Records of Bexar County, Texas, and a portion of Old Kampmann Avenue now in said Austin Highway right-of-way, all in City Block 67 of the City of Alamo Heights, Bexar County, Texas and being out of the W.E. Howeth Survey 4, Abstract 306, County Block 4024, said Howeth Survey 4 now all in the City of Alamo Heights, Bexar County, Texas

Parcel 4 being a 0.040 acre, or 1742 square feet more or less, tract of land, being out of the Austin Highway right-of-way established in 1933 for State Highway 2, U.S. 81, Loop 368 under project NRH-M-31 P. II & III, said 0.040 acres being out of the north portions of Lots 16-20, Block 67 of the Alamo Heights subdivision recorded in Volume 105, Pages 4-10 of the Deed and Plat Records of Bexar County, Texas, said lots conveyed to Bexar County and now in said Austin Highway right-of-way, said Lots 16-19 (north ½) acquired from P.T. Smithey in instrument recorded in Volume 1379, Pages 415-416, said Lot 20 acquired from Fay Louise Campbell in instrument recorded in Volume 1365, Pages 194-195 and D.A. Saffarrans (Trustee) in instrument recorded in Volume 1361, Page 417-418 of the Deed Records of Bexar County, Texas. Said 0.040 acres being out of the W.E. Howeth Survey 4, Abstract 306, County Block 4024, said Howeth Survey 4 now all in the City of Alamo Heights, Bexar County, Texas.

Parcel 5 being a 0.023 acre, or 1,016 square feet more or less, tract of land being out of the Austin Highway right-of-way established in 1933 for State Highway 2, U.S. 81, Loop 368 under project NRH-M-31 P. II & III, said 0.023 acres being out of the 12-foot Alley of Block 67 of the Alamo Heights Subdivision recorded in Volume 105, Pages 4-10 of the Deed and Plat Records of Bexar County, Texas, now in said Austin Highway right-of-way, all in City Block 67 of the City of Alamo Heights, Bexar County, Texas, and being out of the W.E. Howeth Survey 4, Abstract 306, County Block 4024, said Howeth Survey 4 now all in the City of Alamo Heights, Bexar County, Texas APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS TO INCLUDE SALE OF PROPERTY AT $20.00/SQUARE FOOT FOR ABANDONMENT OF ALL FIVE PARCELS; AYES: 4, NAYS: 1
  1. Public hearing and consideration of a request by Broadway Ellwood Co, LLC for approval of a Specific Use Permit (SUP) that includes public right-of-way (approximately 0.667 total acres including 0.370 acres of Ellwood Avenue; 0.082 acres of Ausway Lane right-of-way; 0.040 acres of Ausway Lane right-of-way; 0.023 acres of Ausway Lane right-of-way; and 0.152 acres of Old Kampmann Avenue right-of-way) and private property (approximately 0.84 total acres located at CB 4050, Block 67 Lots 1 thru 15) for a proposed mixed use project to allow for the following: 1.) a restaurant/retail uses 2.) a density of one unit per 437.6 square feet; 3.) no front setback; 4.) no side setback; 5.) five (5) feet  rear setback; 6.) eighty (80) percent lot coverage; 7.) a height of up to fifty six (56) feet and four (4) stories; 8.) an off-street parking ratio for multi-family of 1.5 spaces per unit plus thirty seven (37) for the restaurant totaling two hundred and sixty two spaces (262) with two hundred and fifty three spaces (253) provided in the parking garage; 9.) a reduction in parking stall size from 9 ft. x 20 ft. to 9 ft. x 18 ft. and; 10.) landscape buffers on all sides (varies in width); 11.) no required alley or service easement on the property; 12.) Main entrance not located on Broadway or Austin Hwy. – Jason Lutz, Community Development Services Department Director APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS; AYES: 4, NAYS: 1
  1. Public hearing, consideration, and action concerning the following amendments to the zoning code:  1.) Amendment to Sec. 3-2 of the Zoning Code “Definitions” to delete the definition “Retail shops and stores other than listed”; 2.) Amendment to Sec. 3-2 of the Zoning Code “Definitions” to add the definitions “Retail General”; 3.) Amendment to Sec. 3-2 of the Zoning Code “Definitions” to add the definition “Stores Other Than Listed”; 4.) Amendment to Sec. 3-8 of the Zoning code “Use of land and buildings” to delete from the Land Use Chart “Retail shops and stores other than listed”; 5.) Amendment to Sec. 3-8 of the Zoning Code “Use of land and buildings” to add the land use category “Retail General” to the Land Use Chart and to permit the land use, by right, in the B-1, B-2, and B-3 Districts; 6.) Amendment to Sec. 3-8 of the Zoning Code “Use of land and buildings” to add the land use category “Stores Other Than Listed” to the Land Use Chart and to permit the land use, by Specific Use Permit (SUP), in the B-1, B-2, and B-3 Districts – Jason Lutz, Community Development Services Department Director POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Closed Session

  1. The City Council will convene into a closed meeting as authorized by Section 551.072 of the Texas Government Code to deliberate the value of real property for which a purchase request has been submitted 

Special City Council Meeting Agenda March 17, 2015

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING


A special City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in the Council Chambers, 6116 Broadway, at 8:30 a.m. to consider and act upon any lawful subjects which may come before it.

Closed Session

1.  The City Council will convene into a closed session to deliberate the valuation of real property adjacent to the intersection of the Austin Highway and Broadway as authorized by Section 551.072 of the Texas Government Code.

2.  The City Council will convene into a closed session regarding a proposed greenspace adjacent to the intersection of the Austin Highway and Broadway in which the duty of the city attorney under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with the Open Meetings Act.

Open Session

3.  The City Council will consider and may adopt a resolution requesting Bexar County to pass a resolution requesting the Texas Department of Public Transportation to declare the unused portion of the Austin Highway right-of-way near the intersection of Broadway and the Austin Highway as surplus right-of-way to be abandoned

The City Council reserves the right to retire to closed session whenever it is considered necessary and legally justified under the Texas Government Code, Subchapter D, Sections 551.071 et. seq., including, but not limited to consultation with attorney, real property, prospective gifts, personnel matters, exclusion of witnesses, security devices and economic development matters.

DISABILITY ACCESS STATEMENT

This meeting site is wheelchair accessible. The accessible entrance and visitor parking spaces are located at the rear of the facilities, 6116 Broadway.  Accommodations or interpretive services are available upon request and must be made seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting. For assistance, call the City Secretary at (210) 832-2209.

AH City Council Meeting Agenda for Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING


A regular City Council meeting will be held on Monday, February 23, 2015, in the Council Chambers, at 6116 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas at 5:30 p.m. to consider and act upon any lawful subjects which may come before it.

1.  Approval of Minutes of the February 9, 2015 Council Meeting

2.  Announcements

    a.  City Hall’s Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting, February 26, 2015

    b.  1st Annual BBQ Cookoff/Fundraiser for Alamo Heights Volleyball Team, March 27-28th

3.  Citizens to be heard concerning items not listed on the agenda

Items for Individual Consideration

4.  Consider a request of IBC Bank, applicant, to allow VIA Metropolitan Transit to install an alternate bus stop shelter at 5029 Broadway – Jason Lutz, Community Development Services Department Director

5.  Discussion and presentation by Glenn Huddleston regarding his Land Purchase Proposal – Mark Browne, City Manager

6.  An Ordinance calling a Special Election to be held in the City of Alamo Heights, Texas to consider a proposition to amend the Alamo Heights City Charter to authorize property owners to decline installation or demand removal of any digital and/or radio frequency transmitting metering device and the retention of existing analog meters without additional charge; making provision for the conduct of the election; and resolving other matters incident and related to such election – Jennifer Reyna, City Secretary

Una ordenanza llamando a una elección especial que se llevará acabo en la ciudad de Alamo Heights, Tejas, para considerar una proposición para modificar la Constitución de la ciudad Alamo Heights para autorizar los dueños de propiedades a no aceptar la instalación o demandar que cualquier dispositivo de transmisión dispositivo radio frequente y la retención de medidores analógicos existentes sin cargo adicional; hacer provisión para la realización de las elecciones; y resolver otros asuntos relacionados con dicha elección

7.  A Resolution approving a Regional Mutual Aid Agreement with various local government entities and local organizations within the geographic area of the Alamo Area Council of Governments and authorizing the City Manager to execute said agreement – Michael Gdovin, Deputy Fire Chief

8.  An Ordinance regulating electioneering for Election Day Activities at City Hall - Jennifer Reyna, City Secretary

Staff Report

9.  Annual update regarding fees for EMS services – John Massey, Deputy Fire Chief

The City Council reserves the right to retire to closed session whenever it is considered necessary and legally justified under the Texas Government Code, Subchapter D, Sections 551.071 et. seq., including, but not limited to consultation with attorney, real property, prospective gifts, personnel matters, exclusion of witnesses, security devices and economic development matters.

DISABILITY ACCESS STATEMENT

This meeting site is wheelchair accessible. The accessible entrance and visitor parking spaces are located at the rear of the facilities, 6116 Broadway.  Accommodations or interpretive services are available upon request and must be made seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting. For assistance, call the City Secretary at (210) 832-2209.

Amended Action Taken AH City Council Agenda - Feb. 9, 2015

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ACTION TAKEN - AMENDED


PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING

1.  Approval of Minutes of the January 26, 2015 Council Meeting APPROVED; AYES: 4, NAYS: 0

2.  Announcements

    a.  City Hall’s Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting, February 26, 2015

    b.  Dropbox installed at rear entrance of City Hall Entrance

3.  Citizens to be heard concerning items not listed on the agenda

Items for Individual Consideration

4.  Public hearing, consideration, and action concerning a request by CVS to replat four (4) properties currently known as 4600 Broadway identified as CB 5600 BLK 3 LOT 20 AND W 45FT OF 21, 107 Burr Rd identified as CB 5600 BLK 3 LOT 22 AND E 5FT OF 21, 111 Burr Rd identified as CB 5600 BLK 3 LOT 23 & W 12 ½ OF 24, and 115 Burr Rd identified as CB 5600 BLK 3 LOT E 37.5FT OF 24, ALL OF 25, & W 5FT OF 26 into one (1) lot for the purpose of constructing a pharmacy – Jason Lutz, Community Development Services Department Director APPROVED; AYES: 3, NAYS: 0; ABSTAIN:  1

5.  Architectural Review Board Case No. 567F, request of Ironside Building Group, applicant, representing Jaclyn Calhoun, owner, for the compatibility review of the proposed structure located at 208 Montclair under Demolition Review Ordinance No. 1860 in order to construct a new single family residence – Jason Lutz, Community Development Services Department REQUEST OF APPLICANT FOR COMPATIBILITY APPROVAL WAS DENIED.  MOTION TO REQUIRE A 90-DAY DELAY AND REFERRAL TO ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD WAS APPROVED (ARB); AYES: 4, NAYS: 0

6.  Architectural Review Board Case No. 568F, request of Uptmore Homes, owner, for the significance review of the structures located at 610 Ogden Lane under Demolition Review Ordinance No. 1860 in order to demolish 100% of the existing main structure – Jason Lutz, Community Development Services Department APPROVED; AYES: 4, NAYS: 0

7.  Architectural Review Board Case No. 569F, request of Uptmore Homes, owner, for the significance and compatibility review of the structures located at 421 Normandy under Demolition Review Ordinance No. 1860 in order to construct a new single family residence – Jason Lutz, Community Development Services Department APPROVED; AYES: 4, NAYS: 0

8.  Architectural Review Board Case No. 570F, request of David and Jenna Rose, owners, for the significance and compatibility review of the structure located at 152 E. Edgewood Place under Demolition Review Ordinance No. 1860 in order to demolish 100% of the existing roof and determine the compatibility of a 2nd story addition – Jason Lutz, Community Development Services Department APPROVED; AYES: 4, NAYS: 0

9.  Consider a request of IBC Bank, applicant, to allow VIA Metropolitan Transit to install an alternate bus stop shelter at 5029 Broadway – Jason Lutz, Community Development Services Department Director

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