​​Jefferson Neighborhood Association

There will be NO JNA meeting in October because of National Night Out.

NNO will be Tuesday, October 3 starting at 6PM at the Monticello Park

Gazebo on Club Drive, behind Thomas Jefferson High School.

You're asked to bring a food dish to this annual "Fight Neighborhood Crime" event.

​The 85th regular session of the Texas State Legislature ended on May 29, 2017. The legislature referred seven constitutional amendments to the ballot.

Issues on the 2017 ballot include housing, banking, 

gambling, state executive officials, and taxes.

Click on the link below to get more information.


https://ballotpedia.org/Texas_2017_ballot_measures

With much of the JNA area coming into the Monticello Park Historic District, residents may want to read up on the rule about window replacements.

Follow the link below to read what the city will and will NOT allow for replacement windows.


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JOIN US DURING OUR CELEBRATION OF THE CITY’S 300TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2018

That’s when we will pay tribute to the colorful and unforgettable 300 years since settlers first came here, while looking forward to our shining future directly ahead. We hope you’ll accept our invitation to be part of this exciting and historic celebration.

WHAT WILL THE 300TH CELEBRATION INCLUDE?

Exciting and engaging events that hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors will get to see, do, and enjoy throughout 2018. Together, we’ll explore, discover, and celebrate where our great city has been and what is ahead of us.

WE WILL HONOR OUR CITY’S VIVID STORIES OF HISTORY, ART, CULTURE, HEROISM, INNOVATION AND ACHIEVEMENT

We will highlight the many times we made our mark on the world’s stage. These chapters and pages of San Antonio’s narrative will come to life through various events around the city.

THE MOMENTUM BEHIND THIS CELEBRATION IS RISING

With each day, the anticipation builds. San Antonio is poised to make history again, and we hope you will be a part of it!


Contact Us:
Tricentennial Office
Phone: 210.207.2300 

Physical Address:
Centro des Artes Building
101 S. Santa Rosa Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78207

Please note: The JNA newsletter is now being published every other month. Check the "newsletter" section for the current edition.

If your non-profit organization has an event that might be of interest to

JNA members please e-mail the details to Chuck Whitehead,

cdw.fifty@gmail.com by the 20th of the prior month.

Ad rates/month: 2”x3.5”=$30; 3.5”x3.5”=$40; 3.5”x7”=$50



​​​​​​Save the Date!​​

 

​November 13 is the date for the next meeting. Our Annual "Turkey Bingo" fundraiser will be held that night. Come join us.


Dues are being collected now.

A family can join for $15 a year or individual memberships are $10 a year.


Money raised goes to various JNA projects to help our community.

Click on the membership application button above for more information. 




There's something new in the JNA this year. Co-Presidents will be guiding the group.


Stanley Waghalter and Elia Reyna are already working with the board on new ideas to keep our neighborhood thriving.


​Be looking for your next JNA newsletter for more information about this new administration.

You can also find information about the JNA on Neighborhood Link. Enter www.neighborhoodlink.com. Put in 78201 and click on Jefferson Neighborhood Association.

San Antonio's FY 2017-2018 budget becomes operational October 1.


​This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $39,699,834 or 7.77%, and of that amount, $15,851,428 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year. Of the $39,699,834 in added property tax revenue, $24,659,594 is proposed to be used in the City’s General Fund to support essential City services such as Police, Fire, Streets, Parks & Recreation and Code Enforcement. The remaining $15,040,240 is proposed to be used for debt service payments on debt issued for capital projects.


You can get the whole picture at:

​https://www.sanantonio.gov/portals/0/files/budget/fy2018/FY2018ProposedBudgetDocument.pdf

Amendments On The November 7, 2017 Ballot

The 9th Annual Historic Homeowner Fair will be Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the Pearl Stable from 10AM to 3:30PM.

The Historic Homeowner Fair (HHF) is an annual event presented by the City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation.

The HHF brings together owners of aging and historic homes with local professionals, services, products, and solutions. In addition to an Exhibitor Hall, the HHF also offers educational sessions and hands-on demonstrations throughout the day which cover a wide array of topics.


Be sure enjoy your time at the HHF and share your experience using #HHF2017.