One measure of a well-designed bond is that it leaves everyone a bit unhappy with the outcome. No one gets everything they want.
There will be six ballot items that represent the $850 million 2017 Municipal Bond among local races for mayor and City Council seats.
The bond would bring badly-needed infrastructure upgrades to neighborhoods and historic investment in transformative, citywide projects.
Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Russell “Russ” J. Handy will be the City of San Antonio’s new Aviation Department director.
While entertainment during the festival weekend defines the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon series experience, runners have raised more than $310 million for participating charities.
As the City’s first accessibility compliance manager, Judy Babbitt championed the idea that accessibility is “not just a nice thing, it’s a civil right.”
There are 59 parks and recreation-related projects slated to receive funding through the City’s 2017-2022 Bond Program – that is, if the projects worth a total of $116 million are approved by voters during the May 2017 election as part of the total $850 million bond package.
City Council members and staff will likely work late into the night before the $2.5 billion fiscal year 2017 City Budget is up for consideration on Thursday morning.
City Council approved a five-year contract with the San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA) by a 9-2 vote Thursday morning, concluding a contentious, sometimes bitter collective bargaining process that lasted more than two years.
The Rivard Report concludes its four-part series on biotech in San Antonio with next steps for growing its bioscience industry. Part I about its origins is here, Part II about its growth is here, and Part III about its funding is here.