City Council unanimously approved a public-private partnership Thursday that will allow for a $200 million development on five acres at Hemisfair.
There will be six ballot items that represent the $850 million 2017 Municipal Bond among local races for mayor and City Council seats.
City Council members united in praise over the impact the 2017 Bond will have on the city, but some expressed concerned about how the money will be spent.
The bond would bring badly-needed infrastructure upgrades to neighborhoods and historic investment in transformative, citywide projects.
Councilman Rey Saldaña is deferring his mayoral ambitions for at least two years, opting for a fourth and final term on City Council representing District 4 and the city’s Southside.
The new committee will advise City Council and its Housing Commission on which geographic areas and projects should receive funding.
Gallagher announced his decision on Thursday during Council’s regular meeting.
“There’s no question of demand for this flight. Reagan is the busiest destination without nonstop service – 177 people fly here and back per day.”
Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing companies will continue to operate in San Antonio under a four-year plan that allows optional fingerprint background checks.
The City of San Antonio has had a tumultuous relationship with rideshare ever since it entered the market in 2014.