City of San Antonio Council Committees

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

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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

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

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  • Christopher D. CallanenContact Assistant to the City Council
    Assistant to City Council
    210.207.7040
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    Executive Assistant
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    210.207.8931
  • Bertha Cardona
    Senior Customer Representative
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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.

Audit

Area of Oversight: Provides guidance to and oversight of the Office of the City Auditor in the performance of its responsibilities, inciuding setting the schedule for and reviewing municipal audits; a subcommittee will be responsible for review of High Profile contracts. Their charge is to promote a culture of improvement, integrity, accountability and trust in the performance of City operations and functions.

Members:
  • Chair: Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Alan Warrick, District 2
  • Tom Nichta, Citizen Representative
  • Vacant, Citizen Representative
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 3rd Tuesday
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Lead: Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer
  • Support: Rebecca De La Garza, Executive Management Assistant, 207-4478

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Criminal Justice, Public Safety and Services

Area of Oversight: Responsible for establishing policies and programs relating to law enforcement and the effective implementation of municipal ordinances promoting a safe, secure and sanitary city. This committee oversees the Public Facilities and Safety component of the Comprehensive Plan, and their charge is to establish policies promoting a just, safe and well-regulated city.

Members:
  • Chair: Rebecca Viagran, District 3
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Ray Lopez, District 6
  • Mike Gallagher, District 10
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 1st Wednesday
  • Meeting Location: Plaza B Room at Municipal Plaza Building
Staffing:
  • Lead: Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager
  • Support: Jennifer Ramirez, Executive Assistant, 207-8258

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Economic and Human Development

Area of Oversight: Oversees issues related to education, workforce development, and growth of the local economy, including expansion and retention of existing businesses and attraction of new investments both domestic and foreign. The committee addresses policies, programs and investments supporting all local industries, including the rnilitary and tourisrn. Economic and Human Development is responsible for the Jobs and Economic Competitiveness and Military components of the Comprehensive Plan. Their charge is to work to ensure that all San Antonians are able to share in the city's continued prosperity.

Members:
  • Chair: Joe Krier, District 9
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3
  • Ray Lopez, District 6
  • Mike Gallagher, District 10
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 1st Tuesday
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Lead: Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager
  • Support: Ann Eaton, Executive Management Assistant, 207-6912

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Governance

Area of Oversight: Responsiblefor proposing, reviewing and referring new policy initiatives and items at the direction of the Mayor. The Intergovernmental Relations subcommittee will continue to be responsible for legislative programs and relationships with local, state and federal governments.

Members:
  • Chair: Mayor Ivy R. Taylor
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3
  • Ron Nirenberg, District 8
  • Joe Krier, District 9
  • Mike Gallagher, District 10
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 3rd Wednesday
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Lead: Sheryl Sculley, City Manager
  • Support: Patrick Steck, Special Projects Manager, 207-7080

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Housing

Area of Oversight: Oversees issues relating to the availability, affordability and financing of housing units and also addresses homelessness, including veterans' homelessness. The committee will ensure that the Housing element of the Comprehensive P!an is implemented. The charge to the committee is to work toward safe, affordable, decent housing for all San Antonians.

Members:
  • Chair: Mike Gallagher, District 10
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • Cris Medina, District 7
  • Ron Nirenberg, District 8
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 4th Wednesday
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Lead: Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager
  • Support: Roger Gonzalez, Executive Management Assistant, 207-5093

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Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee

Area of Oversight: A subcommittee of Governance. Responsible for legislative programs and relationships with local, State and Federal governments.

Members:
  • Chair: Joe Krier, District 9
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3
  • Ron Nirenberg, District 8
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 2nd Tuesday
  • Meeting Location: Plaza B Room at Municipal Plaza Building
Staffing:
  • Lead: Jeff Coyle, Government and Public Affairs Director
  • Support: Venisa Saenz, Senior Management Analyst, 207-4451

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Neighborhoods and Livability

Area of Oversight: Oversees issues relating to the creation and maintenance of healthy, well-designed places to live, work, play and learn. This committee has oversight of policies relating to the design, protection and enhancement of the natural and built environment as part of San Antonio's sustainable urban growth. The committee is responsible for the Growth and Urban Form, Green and Healthy Neighborhoods, Historic Preservation, Natural Resources and Environment, and Sustainability elements of the Comprehensive Plan. Their charge is to ensure that San Antonio remains a city of unique, healthy and attractive neighborhoods.

Members:
  • Chair: Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Alan Warrick, District 2
  • Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • Ray Lopez, District 6
  • Cris Medina, District 7
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 3rd Monday
  • Meeting Location: Media Briefing Room at City Hall
Staffing:
  • Lead: Maria Villagomez, Assistant City Manager
  • Support: Roger Gonzalez, Executive Management Assistant, 207-5093

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Transportation, Technology and Utilities

Area of Oversight: Considers policies and programs to improve the infrastructure supporting San Antonio's physical and economic development, including fast, reliable, multimodal transportation and communications networks. The committee also oversees issues relating to San Antonio's public and private utility providers, including SAWS and CPS Energy. This committee is responsible for ensuring implementation of the Transportation and Connectivity elements of the Comprehensive Plan. The charge to this committee is to ensure that all San Antonians are physically connected to our city's growth and prosperity.

Members:
  • Chair: Ray Lopez, District 6
  • Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Ron Nirenberg, District 8
  • Joe Krier, District 9
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: 2nd Wednesday
  • Meeting Location: Plaza B Room at Municipal Plaza Building
Staffing:
  • Lead: Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager
  • Support: Chris Anderson, Executive Management Assistant, 207-2066

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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.