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Published on Thursday, September 17, 2020
CONTACT: Victor Landa, 210-884-3429
SAN ANTONIO (September 17, 2020) – Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales gave her approval today to the City’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget, the final allocation of her tenure. The Councilwoman thanked the city staff as well as her council colleagues.
“This has been the most challenging budget process that my staff and I have been through,” she said. “Difficult choices have been made harder by the COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that we have a balanced budget that meets our city’s basic needs in a historically demanding time is a testament to the city staff’s creativity and to the council’s bold willingness to meet the challenge.
“While each council member has had to make allowances to meet the needs of the day, I’m grateful that many of the projects and programs proposed for District 5 were approved by my council colleagues.”
Aside from meeting and continuing basic infrastructure and safety needs, the FY2021 Budget will fund:
Also included in city department budget line item increases are:
After acknowledging the final budget vote of her tenure, Councilwoman Gonzales added that “while this is an accomplishment in very difficult times there is still much work to do in bringing parity and equity to residents of District 5.”
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