A City Council subcommittee may soon consider a request to provide former mayors and term-limited former Council members free parking across San Antonio.
Erik Walsh assumed a stigmatized position, but so far he has handled the pressure of being the city manager of San Antonio with relative grace.
The 0.01 percent exemption will shave $5,000 off the appraised values of homes that are the primary residence of a property owner.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg said he will vote in favor of a homestead exemption Monday but will not support increasing the City’s property tax rate.
City Council will vote on a homestead property tax exemption Monday and the budget is slated for a vote on Sept. 12 that may trigger an increase in property taxes for some.
San Antonio’s new City Council accepted $2.5 million in support from American Cities Climate Challenge to reduce carbon emissions.
City Council was originally supposed to vote on new lease terms for Market Square business owners. The vote has been rescheduled for August.
Jada Andrews-Sullivan, Adriana Rocha Garcia, and Melissa Cabello Havrda were sworn in as City Council’s newest members at a ceremony Wednesday.
Speculation abounds about what a majority-female City Council could mean for policymaking, but new councilwomen warn not to make gender-based assumptions.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg said he will re-establish himself as “the people’s mayor” and strengthen collaboration with City Council during his next term.