San Antonio City Council is slated to vote Nov. 1 on new rules aimed at regulating more than 2,000 short-term rentals (STRs) across the city.
The proposed rules– aimed at curbing gun violence in neighborhoods and around schools – would relegate new gun shops to higher-intensity development zones.
City CFO Ben Gorzell said this is the first time he has seen traditional school districts weigh in on this "very narrow procedural approval."
After the EPA labelled the city’s air too polluted to meet smog standards, San Antonio leaders have put their top public health official in charge of the cleanup.
A budget is often called a "moral document," Mayor Ron Nirenberg said, and the City's proposal was called that several times on Thursday.
Council faces a long list of critical, difficult decisions they'll have to make in the coming months.
The move will likely slow the pace of transportation projects and increase costs on industrial businesses moving to or expanding in Bexar County.
San Antonio City Council approved several measures regarding campaign finance and ethics policies Thursday.
City Council next week will vote on significant changes related to the Ethics Review Board and local campaign finance rules.
A small slice of the conversation surrounding development and sustainability resurfaced last week at the request of Councilwoman Ana Sandoval.