Site Description and Ownership
The site is located at 7101 Huebner Road, Leon Valley, Bexar County, Texas (see Map 1). Leon Valley is an incorporated town of San Antonio. It is owned by Sundance Financial Inc. located at 2505 Congress St., Suite 220, San Diego, California. The site has a certified value of $243,400 and the current property use is “Vacant Lot”. There are no buildings or units currently on the site. The legal description is CB 4446 Block 2 Lot 2 Weston Village. (Bexar 2003).
The highest elevation in the study site is 870 ft. (265 m), the lowest is 860ft. (262 m), with a relief of 10 ft. (3 m). The topographic quadrangle maps used were Castle Hills, Culebra Hill, Helotes, and San Antonio West for the state of Texas. (see Topographic Maps A-D). The site was not visible on larger scale maps.
The stream that drains the site is Huebner Creek, stream segment 1907. (TCEQ2 2003). It first enters Leon Creek then the San Antonio River all within Bexar County. The San Antonio River enters the Gulf of Mexico at San Antonio Bay giving a direct distance to the coast of approximately 270 miles (435 km.) (see Map 4). (TCEQ1 2003).
This site is 7.4480 acres with approximately 40 small slabs of concrete, possibly an old mobile home community. There are no buildings, a couple small remnants of old fencing, one large tree and multiple small trees. There is one well, but it is unknown whether or not it is septic. There are two large sink holes approximately 4 feet in diameter with one having two pipes that empty into it. There are multiple wires protruding out of the ground throughout the property next to the concrete slabs. There is a small road that runs along each side of the property (see Map 3). There is a drainage ditch and multi-family housing currently being built that borders the northwest end of the site. A school on the northeast end with a single-family housing subdivision on the southeast. A shopping center including a car repair shop to the west and a gas station on the southwest ends of the site. The entire site is approximately 0.15 miles in length.
There is evidence of hazardous waste disposal of old oil filters and
discarded tires from the car repair shop. There is discarded building
material on the site from the new multi-family development, as well as,
various types of trash from people walking through the site. There
is an underground storage tank at the gas station which is located on the
corner of Bandera Rd. and Huebner Rd. (see Map 3). There are possible
underground storage tanks from the old mobile home community that used
to reside on the site. There is no evidence of contaminated soil
or contaminated water.
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