Saldaña, 32, will leave his Council seat in less than five months, but he says it's likely not the last City Hall will see of him.
Councilman Rey Saldaña will start working with education advocacy nonprofit Raise Your Hand Texas next year.
City Council on Thursday approved changes to a pair of downtown development incentive programs that had been placed on hold for evaluation last year.
Most Council members agreed that – while not "perfect" – the changes struck a balance between incentivizing economic growth and supporting the city's affordable housing goals.
City and County officials should set a goal of increasing Haven's public funding to 60 percent and reducing dependence on private funding to 40 percent.
City Council voted 10-1 Thursday to create a new fee for hotel guests in San Antonio.
Most City Council members agreed that the money should be used as originally intended: to support tourism marketing efforts.
Councilman Rey Saldaña (D4) said this week he will not vote in favor of a proposed hotel fee unless some of the money is set aside to fight homelessness.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg formed an ad hoc committee charged with reviewing options for revising the recently-adopted paid sick leave ordinance.
More than a few political observers and one serious potential candidate believe Mayor Ron Nirenberg is vulnerable to being defeated next year.