When Azeneth de la Fuente's daughter suffered an accident at home last month, an ambulance took 25 minutes to arrive because of terrible road conditions. Ms. de la Fuente has been organizing to fix her neighborhood for over a year. On International Women's Day she testified before Bexar County Commissioners declaring, "we are not second class citizens... my daughter deserves better!"
Highland Oaks residents and COPS/Metro won big at the Commissioner's Court, with approximately $4.4 million dollars to be be allocated over the next two years to pave the sandy roads in South Bexar County.
County Approves Plan to Fund Road Repairs in Highland Oaks, Rivard Report
Bexar County to Start Maintaining Languishing Roads, San Antonio Express News
Taxpayers Will Pay $60 Million to Pave Roads Skipped by Contractors, WOAI