Bexar County buys 75 acres near Randolph Air Force Base
BEXAR COUNTY – The county recently acquired 75 acres around Joint Base San Antonio—Randolph Air Force Base on the city’s Northeast Side in an effort to create a development buffer around the military installation, which may increase its chances for longevity.
The project funding—$10.7 million—came from Bexar County and a grant awarded by the Texas Military Preparedness Commission, an agency through the Texas Office of the Governor.
In 2016, Joint Base San Antonio Randolph Air Force Base reported an average of 200,000 takeoffs and landings,
The fast-growing area near the base, including Schertz and Universal City, currently has more than 100,000 people.
In addition, about 12,000 people live and work at the base.
Source: NewsTalk Texas RSS
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