San Antonio City Councilman John Courage (D9) said he has worked since his election to create larger police academy classes, work on equitable city funding, and to share his interest in innovative mass transit options with his fellow Council members.
The Rivard Report’s “Conversations with the Council” series features moderated discussions with each of the City Council’s 10 members.
The leadership of three chambers of commerce in San Antonio have joined forces with the San Antonio Restaurant Association, the Real Estate Council and other groups to block a new request for proposals (RFP) for the city’s airport that could lead to union organizing.
The event was postponed due to inclement weather and potentially dangerous road conditions.
The City is examining Centro San Antonio’s Public Improvement District funds after an employee allegedly embezzled $175,000 from the nonprofit’s accounts.
The motion was presented by Councilman John Courage (D9) in July after several concerns were raised regarding candidates running in the 2017 election cycle.
Before council can vote on such changes it will be briefed again by the Ethics Review Board chair on those additional issues.
Both proposals represent ongoing attempts to solve the decline in taxi service use since ride-hailing companies first came to San Antonio in 2014.
The package of recommended revisions to the City’s campaign finance code will not include a proposal for heightened disclosure on campaign contributions.
The City’s Ethics Review Board voted Tuesday that a panel of its members further examine proposed revisions to the City’s campaign finance code.