Thanks to increased CPS Energy revenue, the City can afford most of City Council’s budget requests.
Council members want SAPD to take in guns for cash or gift cards, but Chief McManus said such programs are “ineffective.”
A seven-member sidewalk repair crew dubbed the “sidewalk squad” will repair nearly two miles of deteriorating sidewalk gaps next year.
Next year, the San Antonio Police Department will feature a total of 16 new positions that will focus on domestic violence.
San Antonio City Council unanimously passed a resolution calling for state and federal governments to address gun violence Thursday.
Councilman John Courage (D9) wants new local rules that limit loud construction operations near homes at night.
City officials turned to SAWS for additional revenue, proposing an increase in the portion of money given to the City for the first time since 1992.
Commentary: It’s time for City Council to call on SAWS to increase its contribution to the General Fund.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg dissolved the Arts, Culture, and Heritage Committee and made changes to the membership of the Governance Committee.
City Council members got budget previews from the San Antonio police and fire departments as the budgeting process for 2020 gets underway.