Centro San Antonio hosted a program at the Briscoe Western Art Museum on how “the power of downtown and its regional centers” can make a city stronger.
Hemisfair’s reactivation efforts moved one step closer to fruition Wednesday, when a newly improved street in the park was officially opened to the public.
Mayor Ivy Taylor and Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8) are known for being at odds on several issues, but during a mayoral debate hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, they teamed up to defend the 2017 Municipal Bond after Manuel Medina called it a fiscally irresponsible package that prioritizes projects by “friends of the City.”
Soules contends that review board members don’t get to deliberate on some ethics complaints because they are dismissed by the city’s compliance officer.
In 2015, Ivy Taylor received 52% of the runoff vote against Van de Putte, making her the first elected black mayor of San Antonio and the second woman.
City Council unanimously approved Thursday, as expected, the ballot language and date for the Saturday, May 6 General and Bond Election.
With less than three months until the city election, San Antonio’s three major mayoral candidates began defining their positions on a host of local issues.
The plan outlines 12 areas in San Antonio targeted for affordable housing development using the $20 million of the overall $850 million 2017 bond program.
Officials called on locals to spread the word about the “vital” investment in San Antonio’s infrastructure represented in the 2017 Municipal Bond.
There will be six ballot items that represent the $850 million 2017 Municipal Bond among local races for mayor and City Council seats.