City of San Antonio Council Committees

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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 839966
San Antonio, TX 78283

Physical Address
City Hall, 4th Floor
100 Military Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205

Phone
Office Line: 210.207.7040 or
the individual numbers can be found on each District page

Hours
Monday - Friday, 7:45 - 4:30 pm

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Staff

  • Christopher D. CallanenContact Assistant to the City Council
    Assistant to City Council
    210.207.7040
  • Jermony LeechContact the Executive Assistant
    Executive Assistant
    210.207.7041
  • Joe Van KuikenContact City Council Project Funds
    City Council Project Funds (CCPF)
    210.207.8931
  • Bertha Cardona
    Senior Customer Representative
    210.207.7040

Council Committees

Current agendas are posted for Council Committees as they become available. For information on accessing previous agendas please contact the support staff for the respective committee. Regular meeting dates & times are subject to change.

Arts, Culture and Heritage

Arts, Culture and Heritage shall consider policies and programs affecting arts, music and celebration of San Antonio's diverse cultures, including historic commemorations like the city's upcoming Tricentennial. Its work will involve preservation of historic and cultural resources, along with efforts to promote and enhance World Heritage sites.

Members:
  • Chair: Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Greg Brockhouse, District 6
  • William "Cruz" Shaw, District 2
  • Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 3rd Tuesday at 2:00 PM
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager
  • Shannon Oster-Gabrielson, 210.207.4086

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Audit and Accountability

Audit and Accountability shall provide guidance and oversight of the Office of the City Auditor in the performance of its responsibilities, including municipal audits. Additionally, the committee shall review and provide policy recommendations that promote transparency, accountability and trust in City functions. Included in the charge will be the review of high profile contracts. Per ordinance, two of the five members are citizens.

Members:
  • Chair: John Courage, District 9
  • Clayton Perry, District 10
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Tom Nichta, Citizen Representative
  • Vacant, Citizen Representative
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 3rd Tuesday at 9:30 AM
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer
  • Patrick Steck, 210.207.2085

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Community Health and Equity

Community Health and Equity shall oversee policies, plans and programs that affect the quality of life of our residents. Its responsibilities include the protection and enhancement of the natural environment, public health, education and the development of equitable social services. The Committee shall consider policies regarding climate preparedness and resiliency, libraries, solid waste and recycling, parks and other community-oriented services.

Members:
  • Chair: Ana Sandoval, District 7
  • Greg Brockhouse, District 6
  • Manny Peláez, District 8
  • Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • William "Cruz" Shaw, District 2
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 4th Thursday at 2:00 PM
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager
  • Bobbie Rae Elizondo, 210.207.7587

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Comprehensive Plan

Comprehensive Plan shall oversee the implementation of SA Tomorrow, including plans, programs and policies that promote the orderly growth and development of the City. Housing policies will also be considered by this committee, while ensuring that the development and maintenance of the community's infrastructure and utility systems — including SAWS, CPS Energy and communication technology — support the comprehensive plan.

Members:
  • Chair: Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • John Courage, District 9
  • Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • William "Cruz" Shaw, District 2
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 3rd Wednesday at 10:00 AM
  • Meeting Location: Plaza B Room at Municipal Plaza Building
Staffing:
  • Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager
  • Chris Anderson, 210.207.2049

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Economic and Workforce Development

Economic and Workforce Development oversees issues related to the vitality of the local economy, including the creation and retention of jobs, attraction of new businesses and private investments, incentive policies and growth of targeted industries. In addition, the committee will review all aspects of the City's investments in workforce development and training.

Members:
  • Chair: Rebecca Viagran, District 3
  • John Courage, District 9
  • Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Manny Peláez, District 8
  • Clayton Perry, District 10
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 1st Tuesday at 1:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager
  • Ann Eaton, 210.207.5171

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Governance

Governance shall be responsible for proposing, reviewing and referring new policy initiatives to staff or other City Council Committees for action.

Members:
  • Chair: Mayor Ron Nirenberg
  • Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • Ana Sandoval, District 7
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 3rd Wednesday at Noon
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Sheryl Sculley, City Manager
  • Patrick Steck, Special Projects Manager, 210.207.2085

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Inter-Governmental Relations

Inter-Governmental Relations shall coordinate the City's legislative policy development and lobbying activities and consider policies and programs that promote interagency cooperation.

Members:
  • Chair: Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • Mayor Ron Nirenberg
  • Manny Peláez, District 8
  • Clayton Perry, District 10
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 2nd Wednesday at Noon
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager
  • Ann Eaton, 210.207.5171

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Public Safety

Public Safety Committee is responsible for establishing policies and programs related to fire protection, emergency management, EMS service delivery, police and law enforcement and judicial procedures. This committee will also recommend polices that promote enhanced community relationships in connection with policing activities.

Members:
  • Chair: William "Cruz" Shaw, District 2
  • Greg Brockhouse, District 6
  • John Courage, District 9
  • Clayton Perry, District 10
  • Ana Sandoval, District 7
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 4th Tuesday at 9:30 AM
  • Meeting Location: Plaza B Room at Municipal Plaza Building
Staffing:
  • Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager
  • Jennifer Ramirez, 210.207.8258

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Transportation

Transportation Committee shall review plans and projects that are designed to enhance connectivity and mobility of all kinds, including the airport and air service enhancements, congestion reduction projects, transit improvements and multimodal transportation options.

Members:
  • Chair: Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • Greg Brockhouse, District 6
  • Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Manny Peláez, District 8
  • Ana Sandoval, District 7
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 3rd Monday at 3:00 PM
  • Meeting Location: Plaza B Room at Municipal Plaza Building
Staffing:
  • Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager
  • Chris Anderson, 210.207.2049

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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER - PLEASE READ

The official agenda is posted at City Hall in accordance with state law. This copy is for general information only.
In the event of a conflict between this copy and the posted agenda, the posted agenda shall prevail. Questions concerning this agenda should be directed to the City Agenda Coordinator at (210) 207-7080.

Disability Access Statement

Meetings held at Municipal Plaza building are wheelchair accessible. The accessible entrance is located at 103 Main Plaza. Accessible parking spaces are located at City Hall, 100 Military Plaza. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request (interpreters for the deaf must be requested forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting) by calling (210) 207-7245 V/TDD for assistance. Close captioning is available on broadcasts of the Council Meeting on cable channel 21-TVSA.