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Limited Purpose Annexation – What is it?  That’s the title of three open houses scheduled in the coming days.  The City of San Antonio’s Department of Planning and Community Development wants to provide residents with information.

Staff will be available to answer questions about the City’s Limited Purpose Annexation Plan.

The approved areas are US 281 North, IH-10 East and IH-10 West.  The sessions will feature information specific to each area.

The first will take place this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Frank Tejeda Middle School at 2909 Evans Road.

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After San Antonio city leaders pulled the plug on the biggest mass transit project in several generations–streetcar–many are looking to VIA, the city-wide transit system, to still find ways to more efficiently move people around. 

City Council Member Rey Saldaña, determined to get a ground-level view, took the bus and only the bus for a month. Now he has some ideas on how to improve it.

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  • Rey Saldaña, district 4 City Council Member
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The VIA Metropolitan Transit Board of Trustees voted to play a bigger role in San Antonio’s bike share program known as B-Cycle Tuesday night.

 

With the unanimous decision, VIA is not taking over the management of B-Cycle, which is scrambling for funding and hoping to expand.  But the transit company that operates the city’s public bus system says it wants contribute more to the bike share program. The VIA board voted 7-0 to look at services and funding it can provide.

 

City of San Antonio

Job seekers interested in working for the City of San Antonio can get some help from employment workshops being put on by the Human Resources Department.

The first one is taking place Wednesday, July 29, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Claude Black Community Center at 2805 East Commerce.

Session 1 is: Skills for your job search.

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According to a study released Monday, San Antonio leads the nation in credit card debt. While the city's residents and others across the country purchase less on their credit cards, it is still catching many in a vicious cycle. 

Why is San Antonio running up such a bill? What resources exist in the community to help?

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