City Council approved revisions to the paid sick and safe leave ordinance passed last year – but expanded it to include all San Antonio businesses, regardless of size.
In a speech to the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Ron Nirenberg on Friday reiterated his call for an end to bonuses for utility executives.
Councilman Clayton Perry (D10) and interim Councilman Art Hall (D2) received a “passing” grade from the North SA Chamber.
The North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce will release its scorecard before the May 4 Council and mayoral elections, said chamber CEO Cristina Aldrete.
A coalition of local leaders on Monday asked the mayor to repeal the paid sick leave ordinance set to take effect in the new year.
Local business leaders who had opposed three city charter amendments on the ballot are frustrated, if not surprised, by Tuesday’s election results.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg re-enforced his call to voters Friday to oppose the firefighter union’s “destructive” ballot proposals.
Of the total signatures submitted, 70,419 valid signatures were collected.
Aldrete is the first Latina to lead the chamber, one of the largest business advocacy organization of its kind in the city.
As president of the North Chamber, Duane Wilson brought a struggling association out of the red and into its own mortgage-free headquarters.