The poverty rate in SA inched slightly upward to 18.5%, higher than the statewide rate of 15.6%, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The new budget includes an increase to minimum wage for City workers as well as funding for streets, 42 more police officers, 31 new firefighters, and more.
City staff will present budget amendment options to City Council on Thursday before a vote is held on the fiscal year 2018 spending plan.
Texas’ five largest cities still have work to do when it comes to deploying citywide stormwater management, said a report released by Environment Texas.
A report by a utility research firm says CPS Energy would save money by closing its coal plant near Calaveras Lake and investing in cleaner energy sources.
By working with Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw (D2), the applicants and most of their opponents were able to agree on a compromise “conditional use” zoning change.
HDRC voted unanimously Wednesday to hold off on a decision that would allow or block an apartment complex near the Eastside’s historic Hays Street Bridge.
Chris Madrid’s widow and children have sold the iconic near Northside business to restaurateur and real estate investor Richard Peacock.
Construction crews on Friday began relocating the statue that most City Council members agreed was an out-of-context homage to a bygone era of black slavery.
Councilman Clayton Perry (D10) cast the sole vote against the relocation of a 40-foot tall monument topped by a statue of a Confederate soldier.