Editor’s Note: This article has been updated.The San Antonio City Council on Thursday approved a $2.8 billion budget for 2019 with a unanimous vote.
City Council discussed what to do with $4.1 million of the City’s $2.8 billion fiscal year 2019 budget Wednesday.
Despite Medicare and other proposed cuts at the federal level, Bexar County expects that it will be able to continue to provide care for its poorest residents.
For the first time, the City’s Department of Human Services has set clear goals and timelines to combat quality-of-life issues for the city’s most vulnerable residents.
The $2.8 billion fiscal year 2019 budget calls for increased spending for a host of City services, including street infrastructure to the tune of $110 million.
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The proposed $2.8 billion budget, developed with community and Council member input, is almost 6 percent more than the 2018 budget.
Most San Antonio City Council members support a budget that includes housing initiatives and increased spending on street and sidewalk projects.
City of San Antonio officials are forecasting a $13.2 million budget surplus for fiscal year 2018, but recommended that City Council save it.