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Public Notice Checklist

Public Notice Checklist Notice of Application and Preliminary Decision for an Air Quality Permit (2nd Notice)   The following tasks must be completed for public notice.  If publication in an alternative language is required, please complete the tasks for both the English and alternative language publications.  Detailed instructions are included in the “Instructions for Public Notice” section of this package.   Within 33 calendar days after date of this letter Publish Notice of Application and Preliminary Decision for an Air Quality Permit in the same newspaper(s) in which you published Notice of Receipt of Intent to Obtain Permitfor this...

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Comisión de Calidad Ambiental de Texas

Aviso De Solicitud Y Decisión Preliminar Para Un Permiso De Calidad De Aire Permiso De Calidad De Aire NúM. (72563) Solicitud Y Decisión Preliminar. Toyoda Gosei Texas, LLC, en 1 Lone Star Pass Edificio #31, San Antonio, TX 78264-3640, ha solicitado a la Comisión de Calidad Ambiental de Texas (TCEQ, por sus siglas en inglés) para una enmienda del Permiso de Calidad de Aire Núm. 72563, lo cual autorizaría la modificación de una fábrica de partes automotrices para automóviles y trocas de carga ligera localizada en 1 Lone Star Pass, Edificio 31, San Antonio, Condado de Bexar, Texas 78264. Esta solicitud se presentó a la TCEQ el 30 de Mayo del 2019. La instalación existente va a emitir los siguientes contaminantes: contaminantes de aire peligrosos, monóxido de carbono, solventes exentos,óxidos de nitrógeno, compuestos orgánicos, materia de partículas incluyendo material partículas de 10 micrones de diámetro o menos y 2.5 micrones de diámetro o menos y dióxido de azufre. El director ejecutivo de la TCEQ ha concluido la revisión técnica de la solicitud y ha preparado un permiso preliminar, el cual, si es aprobado, establecerá las condiciones debajo de las cuales el sitio deberá operar. El director ejecutivo ha hecho la decisión preliminar de otorgar este permiso porque cumple todas las reglas y regulaciones. La solicitud del permiso, la decisión preliminar del director ejecutivo, y el permiso preliminar estarán disponibles...

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H-E-B gives $3 million for coronavirus community support

Funds will support Texas nonprofit organizations helping vulnerable communities and conducting groundbreaking coronavirus research. At H-E-B, our top priority is taking care of Texas. As the threat of coronavirus impacts our communities, we are sure of one thing: we will do our part to help our fellow Texans. H-E-B will make an initial $3 million commitment to support local organizations helping people most in need and working hard to combat the spread of coronavirus. With this gift, H-E-B’s partnership with local nonprofits will provide relief to some of our most vulnerable neighbors: seniors, children and low-income families. As schools...

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Announcement for newspaper-Bexar County Economic & Community Development

Residents who are already behind on their power or water bill will be glad to know that CPS Energy and SAWS have announced that there will be no non-payment disconnects until further notice. Your power and water will stay on until we get past this COVID-19 outbreak. You can still request an application for assistance with your CPS Energy bill by emailing or calling 210-335-3666 Thank you again and please let us know if you have any questions. Be safe out there! Esperanza Anaya Assistant to the Division Director Vista Verde Plaza | 233 N. Pecos la Trinidad | Suite...

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Gina Ortiz Jones Tendrá un Ayuntamiento Virtual Sobre COVID-19 con la Dr. Erika Gonzalez-Reyes

PARA FINES DE PLANIFICACIÓN Contacto: Sharon Yang, El miércoles 1 de abril, Gina Ortiz Jones, veterana de la guerra de Irak y nativa de San Antonio, la nominada demócrata en el Distrito 23 del Congreso de Texas, organizará un ayuntamiento virtual con la Dra. Erika Gonzalez-Reyes a las 6:30 PM CT/5:30 PM MT. Discutirán la evolución de la respuesta a la crisis, recursos disponibles para los afectados y responderán a las preguntas de la audiencia. Nativa de San Antonio, la Dra. Gonzalez-Reyes está afiliada a múltiples hospitales en el área. También es Profesora Adjunta de Clínica en Medicina Interna en el Centro de Ciencias de la Salud de la Universidad de Texas en San Antonio. Se graduó de la Universidad de St. Mary y de la rama Médica de la Universidad de Texas en Galveston. Regresó a San Antonio después de completar 10 años de Servicio Activo como Oficial Médico en la Fuerza Aérea de los EE. UU. QUÉ: Ayuntamiento Virtual con Gina Ortiz Jones y la Dra. Erika Gonzalez-Reyes CUÁNDO: Miercoles 1 de abril a las 6:30 CT/5:30 MT DÓNDE: Gina Ortiz Jones se postula para el Distrito 23 del Congreso de Texas, que se extiende desde San Antonio hasta El Paso. Ortiz Jones, una estadounidense de primera generación, se graduó de la preparatoria John Jay en San Antonio, donde obtuvo una beca de ROTC para...

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VIA Suspending Fares Beginning Saturday

Fare relief period will minimize interactions, help protect passengers and operators SAN ANTONIO (March 20, 2020)—VIA will implement a systemwide fare relief period for all VIA fixed-route bus service, VIAtrans trips, and VIA Link on-demand services, beginning Saturday, March 21, 2020. All fares will be suspended through 1 a.m. on April 1. At the end of the period, we will evaluate and provide an update for moving ahead. This is one of several measures we are implementing to meet our goal of maintaining essential service in a safe environment, providing some social distancing for our operators, and offering some...

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Food Policy Council of San Antonio March Meeting Will be Hosted Virtually this Wednesday

Food Policy Council of San Antonio March Meeting Will be Hosted Virtually this Wednesday By LPT Staff Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Noon to 1 pm NOTE CHANGE: Due to various health departments’ recommendations to limit meetings of large groups of people, the Food Policy Council of San Antonio meeting for March 19th will take place remotely. The zoom phone number is here (inserted), and we’ll also be using an interactive Google Document that we’ll edit in real time through the meeting. It can be found here. ( ) Among our standard discussions, we’ll also be discussing food access during...

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earn About DIY Window Repair This Weekend For Free

By LPT staff  Join us for our first Donuts & DIY event of 2020, focused on wood window repair! This FREE workshop will be a crash-course on window terminology, condition assessments, and essential tools for DIY repair. This course is best for novices, those looking to brush up on their knowledge, or those looking to obtain information on tools needed to get started.  While the event is FREE, RSVP is required. The form below is required for each individual registrant: This event is outdoors and hands-on. You bring the questions, we’ll bring the donuts (and coffee)! Donuts &...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 4, 2019 CONTACT: KAY HENDRICKS COORDINATOR OF COMMUNICATION (210) 485-0049/ (210) 707-6789   WHAT:  An announcement and celebration of a major gift from local philanthropist Harvey E. Najim to AlamoPROMISE, the Alamo Colleges District’s program to provide last-dollar funding to pay tuition and mandatory fees at any of the district’s five college for seniors graduating in 2020 from 25 participating high schools.   WHO:  Philanthropist Harvey E. Najim, State Senator José Menéndez, Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff; Alamo Colleges Board Chair Marcelo Casillas; Alamo Colleges Foundation Board Chair Anthony White; Alamo Colleges District Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores; and John Jay...

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City’s Planning Department invites residents to discuss updates to Unified Development Code (UDC)

WHO: City of San Antonio Planning Department WHAT: Community members are invited to attend the Ready SA: Community Meetings to discuss and evaluate the existing Unified Development Code (UDC). Residents who are not able to attend can share their input by taking this short survey. WHERE: Eco Centro, 1802 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212 WHEN: Monday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 4 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. MORE: Ready SA: Community Meetings provide San Antonio residents an opportunity to inform City officials on recommended changes to the UDC that will guide the growth and development of the city. Recommendations will be adopted as a part of the City’s overall five-year UDC update process.   “We welcome all community members to attend these public meetings and be engaged in the Unified Development Code update process,” said Rudy Niño, Jr., AICP, Assistant Director of the Planning Department. “The UDC amendment process is critical as the City seeks to continue to improve the way our city grows and develops,” The insight of those that live and work in San Antonio is critical; residents should feel empowered to participate in the growth and development of their community.”   Community feedback is a central component of this process. The San Antonio community is invited to provide their input by attending at least one of the community meetings. Residents who are not able to...

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Community Editorial Meeting Friday January 24

By R.Eguia   The Staff of La Prensa Texas is so excited to be publishing the 3rd Volume of this Non Profit Bilingual Community Newspaper. It has been a journey of labor and love keeping this publication on the shelves every Sunday since June of 2018 and we will continue to expand our circulation and coverage. One of the greatest feats of this paper has been transitioning the organization. La Prensa has always been a family owned and operated paper and only recently transitioned to a non profit news organization. The La Prensa brand has always belonged to the people of San Antonio and we want to open our platform to you to share your voice, vision and experience. We will host our first community editorial meeting on Friday, January 24 at 6:30 pm. The location will be shared with you when you RSVP to the meeting by emailing with Community Editorial Meeting in the Subject line. Community members are invited to sit with our editorial and production leadership to discuss the topics of future editions and suggest organizations, people and places for our weekly columns that include Cover Artists, News, Eventos Especiales, Editorial Topics, Community Resources, History Topics, Deportes, Opinions and Corridor content. We will discuss content submission guidelines and content deadlines as well as other ways to get involved with the La Prensa Texas organization. This meeting...

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Overcoming Barriers to Homeownership in Hispanic Communities

By Maria Figueroa, Enter- prise Retail Sales Manager, Bank of America, San Antonio Over time, the definition of the American Dream has changed. Still, the desire to own a home remains a defin- ing attribute. This rings especially true for Hispanic families, who are purchasing homes at faster rates than other minority demographics. In fact, an an-nual report by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals found the national home ownership rate in Hispanic communities has increased from 45.6 to 47.1 percent in the past three years. In San Antonio- New Braunfels, the Hispanic home ownership rate is...

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