Mayor's Task Force on Preserving Dynamic & Diverse Neighborhoods

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B Session Presentation

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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Mayor's Task Force


On July 11, 2014 Mayor Julian Castro established the Mayor's Task Force on Preserving Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods. 

The task force, chaired by Mayor Ivy Taylor is responsible for identifying the best way to manage changes to our urban core in a manner that creates vibrant, diverse, and inclusive neighborhoods. 

The task force is charged with recommending a policy approach to obtain that goal.


Mayor Taylor outlined the charge of the committee and provided the following vision and mission statements for the task force to consider 


Identify policies and programs that encourage investment in inner city neighborhoods but minimize or prevent displacement of people or adverse impacts related to the history, culture, and quality of life in unique neighborhoods.

Task Force Purpose

Review current policies, review best practices from other communities, identify short-term and long-term recommendations, seek community input and educate the community on the scope of issue.

  • Community forums and panels
  • Neighborhood visits 
  • Establish subcommittees 
  • Identify focus areas or areas that are particularly at risk


  • Mayor Ivy R. Taylor
  • Councilmember Robert C. Treviño, District 1
  • Councilmember Rebecca Viagran, District 3
  • Councilmember Rey Saldaña, District 4
  • Councilmember Shirley Gonzales, District 5
  • Former Councilmember María Berriozábal
  • David Adelman
  • Dr. Christine Drennon
  • Jackie L. Gorman, San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside
  • Nettie Hinton
  • Richard Milk, San Antonio Housing Authority
  • Rod Radle
  • Susan Sheeran


Find current and past meetings dates, along with agendas, minutes and any documents presented at the meetings.

Community Input

In order to maximize community input the Mayor’s Task Force on Preserving Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods will be hosting community forums which consist of town hall meetings and open houses at which citizens are encouraged to provide feedback on the short and long-term draft recommendations developed by the Task Force.