DENTON COMMUNITIES CIVIC INVOLVEMENT


Actively supporting the community
The Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc. principals and personnel believe that contributing to the San Antonio area through involvement in a wide variety of activities is integral to our core mission as a company. We have helped to develop city ordinances to preserve and protect our resources, provided leadership to industry associations and taken part in the fundraising efforts and guidance of charitable organizations, educational institutions and non-profit entities.


Giving back
Preservation of thousands of trees through creative commercial and residential property development planning and construction.
Preservation and protection of thousands of acres of green belts and drainage ways.

Extensive work with regulatory agencies to develop
  • The Tree Ordinance
  • The Water Quality Ordinance
  • The New Unified Development Code Ordinance
Created in 1986 and have continuously updated innovative and progressive covenants that protect the environment, protect water quality, encourage water saving and conservation.


Making a difference in San Antonio

The partners and owners of Denton Communities/Bitterblue, Inc. serve, or have served, the community in the following positions:
  • Board, Executive Board and Officer of The Witte Museum
  • Board, Executive Board and Officer of Los Compadres, Friends of the Missions
  • Board, Executive Board and Building Program Chairman of St. Mary’s Hall School
  • Board of Directors of the San Antonio Zoo
  • Chairman, Golf Tournament San Antonio Zoo
  • Chairman, Witte Game Dinner
  • Corporate Table Sales Chairman, Witte Game Dinner: Three Years
  • Corporate Table Sales Chairman, Los Compadres Gala: Two Years
  • Member Board of UT Regents, University of Texas System
  • Member of the UT Regents Committee on Health Affairs – oversees UTHSC-San Antonio
  • Member of the UT Regents Committee on Facilities – oversees all construction at UTHSC-SA and UTSA
  • Past President of Greater San Antonio Builders Association (Note: Our organization has, over the years, provided four presidents to this association.)
  • Executive Board, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Builder of the Year Award
  • National Council Member, Aspen Music Festival and School
  • Member and Chairman of SAWS, CIP Committee
  • Spearheaded legal effort to remove BexarMet and install SAWS as the holder of the CCN on Borgfeld Road
  • Saddles and Spurs Committee, San Antonio Livestock Show and
  • San Antonio Spurs Committee to serve the AT&T Center
  • NEISD Bond Campaign Finance Chairman
  • Founder of Committee for Responsible Growth
  • Board of Directors, National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Ft. Worth, Texas,
  • Board of Directors, Blanton Museum, Austin, Texas



Rogers Ranch was awarded a SAWS water conservation award based on covenants, land planning, landscaping and water conservation measures.

  • Protection of historically important landmarks
  • Alamo Cement smoke stacks, clinker shed (now Quarry Cinema)
  • Alamo Cement rock crusher building (restaurant)
  • Alamo Cement Office
  • Alamo Cement Laboratory
  • Alamo Cement Rock Quarry (now The Quarry Golf Course)
  • Longhorn Quarry (now NEISD’s Heroes Stadium, Morgan’s Wonderland and Star Soccer Complex)
Produced Eight Parade of Homes
•    Late 1970s Encino Park
•    1980 San Pedro Hills
•    1981 River Oaks
•    1983 Riverbend
•    1985 Oakwell Farms
•    1988 Oakwell Farms
•    2002 Rogers Ranch
•    2012 Setterfeld Estates

Produced the affordable Parade
of Homes in Springview (south
of the AT&T Center) on a pro
bono basis.

Denton Communities contributed approximately $200,000 of time, effort and supervision to creating this development.