Three ballot initiatives pushed by San Antonio’s firefighter union leadership are intended to disrupt responsible city government as we know it.
Each of the fire union’s petitions to change the City charter obtained the 20,000 signatures required to place them on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Members of the fire union, its president, and a petition consultant delivered 15 boxes filled with “more than 100,000” signatures to the City Clerk Wednesday.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg has appointed new members to the City’s Charter Review Commission, setting a June goal for proposed amendments.
Members and allies of the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association are circulating three petitions in hopes of changing the city charter.
Speaking on a wide array of topics, Mayor Ron Nirenberg answered questions submitted in advance in a town hall-style meeting Thursday.
Aug. 21 is the final day that the City could order a Nov. 7 election.
There are a number of issues this Council faces as soon as its members return – The fiscal year 2018 budget discussions, for example, begin in August.
If money is the market mechanism by which we value workers, the people of San Antonio do not think much of the people they elect to serve as Mayor and on the City Council.