Mayor Ron Nirenberg and County Judge Nelson Wolff are endorsing Rey Saldaña to be the VIA board chair, replacing Hope Andrade.
City Council approved a land swap with a developer that will designate land next to the Hays Street bridge as a park and let him build apartments nearby.
Adriana Rocha Garcia defeats Johnny Arredondo and secures the District 4 seat with 72.4 percent of the vote.
It wasn’t all bad news on Wednesday, as San Antonio City Council was briefed on the high and low points in the 86th Texas legislative session.
Council members express concerns with the efficacy of SAPD’s cite-and-release program.
San Antonio’s progressive-leaning City Council that took office in 2017 could swing back towards a more philosophically divided body this year.
Councilman Clayton Perry (D10) and interim Councilman Art Hall (D2) received a “passing” grade from the North SA Chamber.
Councilman Rey Saldaña (D4)’s attempt to get the City of San Antonio to signal opposition to State legislation aimed at overruling the city’s paid sick leave ordinance failed with a 6-5 vote.
Council will be asked to consider a resolution that would lead to taking a position on bills that preempt San Antonio’s paid sick-leave ordinance.
Councilman Rey Saldaña has endorsed Adriana Garcia for the District 4 seat he will vacate after serving the South Side for eight years.