City of San Antonio Council Committees

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

Physical Address
115 Plaza de Armas, 2nd Floor
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

  • Emily B. McGinnContact Assistant to the City Council
    Interim Assistant to City Council
    210.207.7045
  • Fatima El KhouryContact the Executive Assistant
    Interim Executive Assistant
    210.207.7041
  • Alex MorganContact City Council Project Funds
    City Council Project Fund (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.

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
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia, District 4
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: TBD
  • Meeting Location: TBD
Staffing:
  • Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer
  • Lauron Fischer, 210.207.7879

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Community Health and Equity

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
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Jada Andrews-Sullivan, District 2
  • Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia, District 4
  • Manny Peláez, District 8

Regular Meeting Information

  • Scheduled Dates: TBD
  • Meeting Location: TBD

Staffing

  • Dr. Colleen Bridger, Assistant City Manager
  • Amanda Reyna, 210.207.2003

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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
  • Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Melissa Cabello Havrda, District 6
  • Manny Peláez, District 8
  • John Courage, District 9
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: TBD
  • Meeting Location: TBD
Staffing:
  • Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager
  • Lori Zamora, 210.207.8995

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Governance

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
  • Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia, District 4
  • Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Ana Sandoval, District 7
  • John Courage, District 9

Regular Meeting Information

  • Scheduled Dates: TBD
  • Meeting Location: TBD

Staffing

  • Erik Walsh, City Manager
  • Caitlin Krobot, 210.207.2085

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Innovation and Technology

The Innovation and Technology Committee will consider emerging trends and technologies and assess their potential impacts on the community. This committee will provide recommendations and policy guidance that further San Antonio’s “smart city” goals, such as enhancing cyber security, promoting digital inclusion, improving mobility, expanding municipal broadband, and pursuing economic opportunity.

Members:
  • Chair: Manny Pelaez, District 8
  • Jada Andrews-Sullivan, District 2
  • Melissa Cabello Havrda, District 6
  • Clayton Perry, District 10
  • Dirk Elmendorf, Citizen Representative
  • Will Garrett, Citizen Representative
  • DeAnne Cuellar, Citizen Representative
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: TBD
  • Meeting Location: TBD
Staffing:
  • John Peterek, Assistant to the City Manager
  • Roger Gonzalez, 210.207.8166

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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: Manny Peláez, District 8
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3
  • Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia, District 4
  • Melissa Cabello Havrda, District 6
  • Ana Sandoval, District 7
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: TBD
  • Meeting Location: TBD
Staffing:
  • Jeff Coyle, Director of Government and Public Affairs
  • Eduardo Carrasco, 210.207.0229

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Planning and Community Development

Planning and Community Development shall oversee the implementation of SA Tomorrow, including plans, programs and policies that promote orderly growth and development of the city while accounting for San Antonio's unique artistic, cultural and historic heritage. 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
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Jada Andrews-Sullivan, District 2
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3
  • John Courage, District 9
Regular Meeting Information:
  • Scheduled Dates: TBD
  • Meeting Location: TBD
Staffing:
  • Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager
  • Denzel Maxwell, 210.207.4086

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Public Safety

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: Ana Sandoval, District 7
  • Jada Andrews-Sullivan, District 2
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3
  • Melissa Cabello Havrda, District 6
  • Clayton Perry, District 10

Regular Meeting Information

  • Scheduled Dates: TBD
  • Meeting Location: TBD

Staffing

  • Maria Villagomez, Deputy City Manager
  • Roger Gonzalez, 210.207.8166

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Transportation and Mobility

Transportation and Mobility

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: Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Roberto Treviño, District 1
  • Melissa Cabello Havrda, District 6
  • Ana Sandoval, District 7
  • Clayton Perry, District 10

Regular Meeting Information

  • Scheduled Dates: Third Monday of the month at 2PM
  • Meeting Location: Council B Room

Staffing

  • Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager
  • Robert Rinn, 210.207.7453

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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.