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Welcome New Members

Elision Movement Sciences, Inc.

Peer 1 Hosting

American Prosperity Group

METRO PCS

Divorce Coaching and Consultation Services

The Lash Lounge

Hi Merit

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers - sponsor
Word From The Chairman
 

Rob Killen - Kaufman & Killen, Inc.

On behalf of the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, our Board of Directors, staff and countless volunteers, thank you for your membership and involvement. Your support is critical to our mission as an advocate for policies that directly benefit the business community. One of the areas that we are always working on is long-term infrastructure planning. On October 27, 2015, our Board of Directors voted to support two important investments in our future: the San Antonio Water System’s Vista Ridge Water Supply Project and the Lone Star Rail District’s LSTAR rail service.

Vista Ridge

The Vista Ridge Water Supply Project is a proposed pipeline to bring water from Burleson County to our community. Over the next thirty (30) years, the project would provide the largest non-Edwards Aquifer supply in San Antonio’s history. By 2020, the project would make up to 50,000 acre-feet available to SAWS for use by SAWS customers. All of this water will be available at a set rate, allowing our community to grow with the certainty that the water will be there and be affordable in the future.

Paying for this project will require a rate adjustment that will increase rates for many SAWS customers. At our October board meeting we received a briefing from SAWS on the necessity of this investment, the protections built into the agreement with the pipeline developer and the impact on rate payers. After the presentation and many questions for SAWS, our Board voted to support the rate adjustment for the water supply project.

SAWS has entered into an agreement with a pipeline developer to provide the infrastructure and water. The Vista Ridge agreement mandates that SAWS only pays for the water that is made available. The expectation is that 50,000 acre-feet of water will be provided by the developer for a period of 30 years, after which time all of the infrastructure would be… Read more.

Rob Killen

Kaufman & Killen, Inc.
2015 North Chamber Chairman of the Board

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UTSA Business Alliance - sponsor
 
Chairman's Council
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Alterman, Inc. Receives National Recognition

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BDO Named 2015 IAB Network of the Year

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South Texas Blood & Tissue Center recognizes 90-gallon donor

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Generations FCU Launches Insurance Agency

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For Texas Boomers, The Medicare Question is: Switch It or Stick With It?

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Chairman's Council
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PS&Co. Celebrates 70th Anniversary in 2015

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Ranch Hand was a Proud Sponsor of the 45th Annual Witte Game Dinner

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Security Service Charitable Foundation Assists Victims of Family Violence with $15,000 Donation

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UTHSCSA President Henrich Announces New Alzheimer’s Institute

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Non-Profit Spotlight
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Co-Workers, Families and Friends Help Stop Diabetes

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Rock 'n' Restock: Raise Voices. Eliminate Hunger.

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Ken Flores named Rey Feo LXX, to reign in 2018 during San Antonio’s Tri-Centennial anniversary

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Nine Special-Needs Children from Sweden to Visit Morgan’s Wonderland Oct. 30

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TMI Students Team Up for Cyber Defense Challenge

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“Tobin Center Scores International Recognition” – San Antonio Business Journal

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Volunteer Spotlight
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Melissa Hargis – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Enterprising Women's Conference

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Special Alert
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New MemberPlus App allows you to access North SA Chamber membership

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Want to enhance your membership? Need help with new chamber software?

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Upcoming Events
Networking Breakfast
- Dr. Brian Gottardy Superintendent of Schools for the North East ISD

Tuesday, November 10
The Petroleum Club
7:00 am – 9:00 am

Member Benefits Orientation

Thursday, November 12
North Chamber Board Room
8:00 am – 9:30 am

Technology Interest Group

Thursday, November 12
Discussion: Technology Leadership
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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Networking Breakfast

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Red McCombs

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CFO Forum:
5 Generations in the Workplace

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