City of Leon Valley
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June 16, 2017
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Meeting Schedule
Little Miss Manners at the LVPL
Trailblazer at LVPL
District 26 Community Briefing of 85th Legislative Session 06/26/2017
District 26 Community Briefing of 85th Legislative Session 06/28/2017
Project Cool
Leon Valley 4th of July Festival & Fireworks Spectacular
Pioneer Firecracker 5K Fun Run/Walk
Movies in the Park
Be Air Aware
Community Events
ON IT
AACOG Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets Program
ANCESTRY.COM...IS AT YOUR LIBRARY
Neighborhood Officer Assignments
Did you know?
Upcoming Regular City Council Meetings
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Upcoming Public Meetings
Times
Home Rule Charter Commission Meeting
Agenda
Monday, June 19, 2017
6400 El Verde Road
City Hall
6:00 p.m.
Regular City Council Meeting
Agenda
(Start time has been changed from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. per Ordinance No. 2017-23)
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
6400 El Verde Road
City Hall
6:00 p.m.
Coffee with the Mayor and Council
Saturday, July 22, 2017
6421 Evers Road
Conference Center
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 
Little Miss Manners at the Leon Valley Public Library
Trailblazer at the Leon Valley Public Library
District 26 Community Briefing of 85th Legislative Session

District 26 Community Briefing of 85th Legislative Session
 
Project Cool

Pioneer Firecracker 5K Fun Run/Walk
Movies in the Park
 
Movies in the Park:
Lego Batman

FRIDAY, July 7, 2017
Raymond Rimkus Park
6440 Evers Road
Leon Valley, TX 78238
Movie Starts @ 8:30 p.m.

FREE ADMISSION
Bring your family and a chair or blanket to sit on
Food Vendors will be available



Kona Ice
Wicked Dogs
Be Air Aware: Make a Commitment to Idle Less

Idling is leaving a vehicle's engine on while the vehicle isn't moving.  The Alamo Area Council of Governments is asking Greater San Antonio Area residents to reduce idling this summer when possible, because it wastes fuel and pollutes the air.
 
Facts about idling
  • Two minutes spent idling is equivalent to one mile of driving in terms of gasoline used.
  • Idling a vehicle for 10 seconds wastes more fuel than restarting it.
  • Excessive idling can damage cylinders, spark plugs, and exhaust systems.
  • Restarting a car has little impact on its battery or starter motor.
  • Burning just one gallon of gas produces twenty pounds of pollutants.
Reasons to reduce idling
  • Protect healthVehicle engines emit gasses that form ozone, a component of smog. Exposure to ozone can cause difficulty or painful breathing, and even permanent lung damage. Although everyone is susceptible to ozone pollution, children, people with respiratory conditions, and those who are active outdoors are at an increased risk.
  • Save money on gasoline - Owners of an average four-cylinder sedan would save 32 gallons of gas and $64 every year by reducing idling by eight minutes per day, while owners of an average eight-cylinder SUV or truck would save 64 gallons of gas and $128 a year.
How to reduce idling
  • Skip the drive-thru lane - Park and go inside instead! According to a study by QSR Magazine, drive-thru lunch orders take an average of 214 seconds, while drive-thru dinner orders typically take 226.
  • Turn off your car when waiting Whether you're waiting to pick up your child from school or sitting in the parking lot before work, turn off your vehicle. Just roll down your windows if it's hot, or switch to "accessory" mode if you want to listen to the radio.
  • Avoid peak traffic times The worst times for traffic congestion are between 8-9 a.m. and 5-6 p.m. You're more likely to idle in traffic during these times, wasting both gas and money. If possible, run errands at another time. If you regularly commute to work or school during these times, consider working with your employer to change your schedule.
For more information, visit www.aacog.com/air .
Community Events

Hot Air Balloon Festival Trip
Sponsored by Northwest Senior Citizens

October 5-9, 2017
Cost: $525 per Person Double Occupancy

Includes: Bus, 4 Nights Stay, 5 Breakfasts, Admission to Hot Air Balloon Festival, Evening Laser Light Show, Fireworks, Guided Tour of Santa Fe, River Cruise, 2 Breakfast Tacos and Driver Tip.

For more information click here

ON IT
The City of Leon Valley is bringing new life and enforcement to the ON IT  program. All City Departments are teaming together to bring more attention and compliance to your neighborhood issues and concerns. The intention of the   ON IT  program is to have a direct means of reporting your community concerns regarding streets, sidewalks, abandoned homes, loose or dead animal reports, permitting concerns, noise or other neighborhood nuisances and much more.

The goal is to ensure that City service requests and information is handled, as promptly as possible, with a high level of customer service. Report it and an  ON IT team member will respond as quickly as possible.

Contact Information

Phone Number:
(210) 684-OnIt
(210) 684-6648
Email Address:
AACOG Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets Program


ANCESTRY.COM IS AT YOUR LIBRARY!!!!
Are you interested in Genealogy but not interested in the annual fees associated with ancestry.com? Come to the library! Thanks to the Friends of the Leon Valley Public Library, we now have a Library Membership to Ancestry.com.This means.....while in the library, you can access this incredible database by going through our link. Being connected to our WiFi automatically authenticates you for full access. 
Come on in and we will help you navigate to our website or our catalog which both have links for you to access the databases through. OR....come in, pull up this post and simply click this link http://ancestrylibrary.proquest.com and BOOM! You are in!
Neighborhood Officer Assignments
The below listed officers will be assigned to the listed neighborhoods, and should be contacted for any non-emergency issues or neighborhood meetings that should arise. These officers will work problems directly, or touch base with whomever has the expertise to resolve the issue. As you pass this information along to your neighbors, please be reminded that the officers might not be working the sift when you email an issue, might work overnight, or might have days off other than weekends. We separated the neighborhoods by shifts that we felt could best deal with the issues we are presently seeing in your neighborhood. Please be patient with the officer in allowing them enough time to respond to the non-emergency issue.

Neighborhood
Officer
Officer's Email
Bandera Pass
Andy Griego
a.griego@leonvalleytexas.gov
Brisa Estates
Joann Azar
j.azar@leonvalleytexas.gov
Canterfield
Jorge Breton
j.breton@leonvalleytexas.gov
Castle Estates
Carlos Carillo
c.carillo@leonvalleytexas.gov
Forest Oaks
Louis Farias
l.farias@leonvalleytexas.gov
Grass Valley
Rick Guerra
r.guerra@leonvalleytexas.gov
Hodges
Clarence Yarbrough
c.yarbrough@leonvalleytexas.gov
Leon Valley Ranches
Andy Griego
a.griego@leonvalleytexas.gov
Linkwood
Kasey Burleson
k.burleson@leonvalleytexas.gov
Monte Robles
Regina Regino
r.regino@leonvalleytexas.gov
Old Mill
Ben Castro
b.castro@leonvalleytexas.gov
Pavona Place
Johnny Vasquez
j.vasquez@leonvalleytexas.gov
Sawyer Road
Ben Castro
b.castro@leonvalleytexas.gov
Seneca I
Rubie Flores
r.flores@leonvalleytexas.gov
Seneca II
Uziel Hernandez
u.hernandez@leonvalleytexas.gov
Shadow Mist
Alex King
a.king@leonvalleytexas.gov
Sun Valley
Carlos Carillo
c.carillo@leonvalleytexas.gov
The Ridge at Leon Valley
Joann Azar
Did you know?
Did you know there are currently two donation stations located in Leon Valley, and they are at City Hall and the Library? By donating unwanted goods and recycling textile with ATRS, you're keeping our neighborhood clean, improving the quality of life for those in need and protecting the environment for future generations.
UPCOMING REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS
TUESDAY, JUNE 20TH

 
TUESDAY, JULY 4TH
 
CANCELLED By City Council Due To Holiday
TUESDAY, JULY 18TH

 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 1ST

 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 15TH

 
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