City Council voted unanimously to confirm Tech company CEO Janie Gonzalez to the board of the municipally owned power utility.
San Antonio City Council unanimously approved on Thursday 10 new guiding principles for public participation.
Some Public Safety Committee members questioned whether giving the police chief more hiring discretion would be seen as lowering admission standards.
Deputy City Manager Erik Walsh suggested bringing the item in front of the full City Council sometime in January.
Councilman Roberto Treviño (D1) is asking each of his City Council colleagues for $7,000 to fund a mobile shower unit to serve homeless people.
Councilman Rey Saldaña (D4) said this week he will not vote in favor of a proposed hotel fee unless some of the money is set aside to fight homelessness.
The San Antonio Police Department is proposing an expansion of its cite-and-release program to cover more nonviolent offenses.
The plan includes creating a single entry point to a portion of the public plaza and relocate the Alamo Cenotaph, two of the most contentious elements.
The debate over what is best for the future of San Antonio’s most hallowed ground has been contentious and bitter, but also worthwhile and productive.
While most San Antonians agree the Alamo should be enhanced for all to enjoy for years to come, many remain unconvinced the proposed changes are necessary.