The Commission on Veteran's Affairs is an eleven-member board representing the Mayor and ten City Council Districts. All members must be veterans and may serve no more than three (3) two-year terms. The Commission was chartered by the City Council on April 12,2001 and their first meeting was held on August 29, 2001. View the ordinance for the creation of the commission.
The Commission's mission is to serve the City Council in an advisory capacity on legislative issues affecting the City's military population, both active and retired. It serves as the community's liaison and advocate for veterans' affairs; advises the City Council on issues affecting San Antonio veterans and their families; and makes recommendations for improving services.
Meetings & Agendas
All meetings are open to the public. The Commission meets every other month, on the third Monday of the month at 3:00 p.m. with the exception of city holidays. Be sure to check the city’s agenda webpage for updated meeting locations and agendas.