Former City Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw and outgoing Councilman Rey Saldaña spoke to @viviris Thursday for an exit interview about their tenures on the Council.
Deputy City Manager Erik Walsh suggested bringing the item in front of the full City Council sometime in January.
Applications to represent the Eastside district are due by Friday, Jan. 4, at 5 p.m. and are available at the City Clerk’s office and online.
Unpredicted political developments are moving through the city, one after the other, like so many seasonal fronts.
Shaw (D2) submitted his resignation letter to the City Clerk Thursday to become an associate judge for a state district court in Bexar County.
The San Antonio Police Department is proposing an expansion of its cite-and-release program to cover more nonviolent offenses.
A budget is often called a “moral document,” Mayor Ron Nirenberg said, and the City’s proposal was called that several times on Thursday.
City Council’s Public Safety Committee voted Tuesday to explore several ways to reduce instances of gun violence in San Antonio, including the creation of a zoning category that would restrict firearms sales to a designated district.
A City Council committee voted Tuesday to explore five possible avenues for regulation despite facing what could be an uphill battle in passing such governance.
San Antonio City Council approved several measures regarding campaign finance and ethics policies Thursday.