We are the Amapas Neighborhood Association (ANA) : residents and business-owners – both Mexicans and ex-pats – working together to improve our quality of life through improvements in Security, Streets and Infrastructure, and Responsible Development.
We are the official ‘voice’ of Amapas at City Hall, and work with the City when we can, but try to do for the neighborhood what the City often does not. We do this through public-private partnerships, by working with other organizations, and by ‘bootstrapping’ with our own initiative and resources. The ANA consists of Administrator Viviana Testón, and is run by a Board of Directors. All are VOLUNTEERS who contribute our time, talents, energy – and, yes, dinero – to the goal of making things better in Amapas. The more active members we have, the louder our collective voice, and the more we can get done for the neighborhood.
The ANA mission is to improve the quality of life in Amapas, which has the side-benefit of also maintaining and improving our property values. We do that by focusing on Security, Streets and Development Control. A large, informed and active membership is vital to our continued success, so constant communication through this website and frequent ANA e-blasts to our members is crucial.
All that sounds like a lot of work – and it is. But we lighten the load and foster a sense of neighborhood through our Social & Special Events, including special ‘Amapas Nights Out’ at local restaurants and entertainment venues, as well as various meetings, public forums and Fundraisers.
Read on through this website to learn about our accomplishments. In addition to this website, you can follow us and comment with other neighbors on our Facebook page. We also send a regular email update to members.
The Amapas Neighborhood Association needs the support – and membership – of every resident to continue making a difference here – if you haven’t done so already, join today!
SYLVIA TOY PRESIDENT
My love affair with Puerto Vallarta began in October 1983 when my husband, Steve, and I came to celebrate our honeymoon. As our family grew we would visit Puerto Vallarta with our daughters and they came to know the city as their home away from home especially as we celebrated the holidays.
ROBERT HOWELL SECRETARY
Robert Howell, Secretary, has had a 40 year career in healthcare and educational administration in the USA. He is an author and has consulted in numerous settings in organizational development. He first visited Puerto Vallarta in 1970
STEVE CLARKE TREASURER
ANA Treasurer, has a background in global businesses, holding senior executive roles with companies like Chalmers Suspensions International Inc., LEGO, DHL, Crayola, Western Publishing, and Tonka International.
ROBIN SPENCER VOCAL
Robin Spencer is a Vocal member of the Board of ANA, and social interaction liaison. She has lived full time in PV for 14 years and moved from Boulder Colorado. She has volunteered to ANA for many years, and watched ANA evolve in to what it is today.
DON PICKENS FUND RAISING
My home and my business have been in Amapas for ten years. Amapas isn’t just important to me, it’s everything! Let’s make it better together.
VIVIANA TESTÓN ADMINISTRATOR
Viviana Testón, is the Administrator of the Amapas Neighborhood association, she is a Mexican attorney, born in 1980, in Mexico City, she has been in PV since 1986, she feels like a real Pata Salada (a proud Vallartan).
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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México 48399
+52 322 244 0185
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Security Home / Puerto Vallarta / An aberration and
simulation of Urban Development Plans An
aberration and simulation of Urban Development
Plans Categories! The lawyer Raúl Rodríguez
Rosales, an expert in urban, environmental and real
estate matters, has already analyzed the information
presented in the public consultation, for the update
of the Partial Urban Development Plans, which he
described as an aberration and simulation. It may
interest you: They propose that Vallarta be a
“sustainable compact city” It should be remembered
that from October 9 until November 9, the plans
were installed in the 4 municipal delegations, the
UMA and the Presidency, where the projects of the
12 urban districts are exposed. There, citizens can
present their observations and contributions in
writing, on the use of land and territorial planning of
Puerto Vallarta. PUERTO VALLARTA October 26, 2020 Miguel Gonzalez Guerra READY, SET, FLIP
MAKE IT YOURS
desarrollo-urbano-39444 Page 1 of 3 An aberration
and simulation of the Urban Development Plans –
Tribuna de la Bahía 10/29/20, 1:30 PM The lawyer
Rodríguez gave as an example District 9, which
includes the Conchas Chinas, Amapas, El Nogalito
and South Hotel Zone Fractions. # “These plans that
are in consultation, specifically District 9, from my
point of view technically and legally are an
aberration … a proposal that is actually a simulation,
because I cannot call it something else,” he
stressed. “Simply and simply violates every concept
of orderly sustainable planning, definitely that
proposal that is there, categorically is a simulation
that weighs the investment of capital swallows only”.
$ TO PROSPER THESE PLANS WILL DESTROY
THE IDENTITY OF THE TYPICAL VALLARTENSE
PEOPLE He explained that in this area they have
H1 of land use with respect for the environment; with
15 housing units per hectare, which regularly shows
two or three levels of height, and in the project
presented in this public consultation they
contemplate 222 units. Now, he said, they also
intend to include H2, H3 and H4, which is equivalent
to putting a multifamily like La Aurora in the Conchas
Chinas subdivision; What, from the environmental
and technical point of view, it considered, that
density is not viable, so it announced that it will be
making the legal observations. THE MOST NEW
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