The Texas Supreme Court asked the City of San Antonio and the firefighter’s union for full briefs on the so-called evergreen lawsuit late last week.
Helle said the city manager’s office shoulders some responsibility for “wasting millions of dollars on record management systems that are completely inept.”
The San Antonio Police Department discovered that the cases of sex crimes and domestic violence were not properly investigated, Chief William McManus said.
A court ruled Wednesday against the City of San Antonio’s claim that a clause in its contract with the fire union violates the Texas Constitution.
New this year is an “equity lens” that will be applied to funding top priorities that emerged during the budget policy goal-setting session.
The most divisive topics during the last live broadcast mayoral debate were the “sanctuary cities” lawsuit, police union contract, and annexation policies.
Most political observers were unsurprised Wednesday by the police union’s endorsement of Mayor Ivy Taylor in the June 10 runoff election against Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8).
The Fourth Court of Appeals ordered the City of San Antonio and San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association (SAPFFA) to begin negotiating a new contract, according to a news release sent out by the City Thursday afternoon.
City Council approved a five-year contract with the San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA) by a 9-2 vote Thursday morning, concluding a contentious, sometimes bitter collective bargaining process that lasted more than two years.
Before City Council’s Thursday vote on the proposed contract with the San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA), dozens of local #BlackLivesMatter activists, educators, former City leaders, and other engaged community members gathered in City Council chambers Wednesday to urge their representatives to vote “no” on a contract that they say lacks accountability measures for police officers.