City staff will present budget amendment options to City Council on Thursday before a vote is held on the fiscal year 2018 spending plan.
City staff briefed Council members on a proposal to raise the minimum wage for City workers from $13.75 to $14.25 per hour in the fiscal year 2018 budget.
Nineteen mayoral and City Council candidates stated their support Sunday for affordable housing, immigrants’ rights, and living wages.
Now that the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan has been approved by City Council, several members want to see its steps implemented sooner rather than later.
Councilman Alan Warrick (D2) met with members of the Neighborhoods First Alliance and COPS/Metro Alliance at an Eastside church hall Tuesday evening, publicly pledging his support for a $15 an hour minimum wage for all City employees by 2018 and a $2.2 million grant for Project Quest and its job training programs in the City’s 2017 Fiscal Year Budget.
Hundreds of students celebrated the success of the Rackspace Open Cloud Academy at new Rand Building headquarters on Wednesday, where city officials awarded the Cloud Academy and Project QUEST with $200,000 for tuition assistance for low-income students.
The health care, biosciences, information technology (IT), cybersecurity, and advanced transportation manufacturing industries are growing fast in San Antonio – so fast that its workforce can’t keep up.