San Antonio City Hall http://tpr.org en PASA Turns City Hall Into A Work Of Art http://tpr.org/post/pasa-turns-city-hall-work-art <p>There is a new art exhibit that the city thinks you should know about.<br /><br />“Every six months we do a rotating exhibit of artwork at City Hall and Municipal Plaza and for this upcoming rotation we’re featuring over 60 artworks of artists who teach in different institutions around San Antonio,” said Public Arts Specialist Marissa Laubscher.</p><p>As Laubscher details, this is artwork created by those who teach our young how to create art for themselves.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:51:25 +0000 Jack Morgan 25739 at http://tpr.org PASA Turns City Hall Into A Work Of Art The Source: The City's Waist | City Council On The New Budget http://tpr.org/post/source-citys-waist-city-council-new-budget <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>We look at the city's fitness goals with P.E. teacher and chief, Mayor Julián Castro. With the recent announcements that both San Antonio and the nation as a whole are seeing a drop in obesity rates among different segments of the population, are we more conscious of our health?</p><p>What role can the city play in promoting health?</p><p><strong>In the second segment:</strong></p><p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:42:37 +0000 Paul Flahive 16507 at http://tpr.org The Source: The City's Waist | City Council On The New Budget Budget Requests A Challenge For City Council During Shortfall http://tpr.org/post/budget-requests-challenge-city-council-during-shortfall <p>The city of San Antonio is facing a $35 to $50 million shortfall in the general fund for 2014, but outside agencies are requesting funding in the next budget before decisions are made to cut or reduce their piece of the pie.</p><p>These are items that are considered unfunded, and city leaders must figure out if the city can afford the requests.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:12:57 +0000 Ryan Loyd 13495 at http://tpr.org Budget Requests A Challenge For City Council During Shortfall Updated: Federal Judge Lifts City's Ban Against Cuellar http://tpr.org/post/updated-federal-judge-lifts-citys-ban-against-cuellar <p><em>* This is an update on an episode of "The Source" that aired in early January, <a href="http://tpr.org/post/banned-city-hall">Banned From City Hall</a>. In order to provide some background on this latest development we are airing the original episode for the March 27 edition of "The Source."</em></p><p><strong>(Update: March 27, 2:16 p.m.)</strong> The City of San Antonio lost in federal court today in its effort to permanently ban a former city employee from going to City Hall and attending city council meetings.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:22:37 +0000 David Martin Davies 8626 at http://tpr.org Updated: Federal Judge Lifts City's Ban Against Cuellar City Attorney Michael Bernard Defends Practice Of City Hall Bans http://tpr.org/post/city-attorney-michael-bernard-defends-practice-city-hall-bans <p>San Antonio <a href="http://www.sanantonio.gov/atty/default.aspx" target="_blank">City Attorney Michael Bernard</a> is standing by the ban he’s placed on John Foddrill and Michael Cuellar. The two are not allowed to go to City Hall or attend city council meetings.&nbsp;</p><p>Foddrill and Cuellar are two former San Antonio city employees who were both fired from their posts; both men claim they have found evidence of waste in the city government.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:53:50 +0000 David Martin Davies 4618 at http://tpr.org City Attorney Michael Bernard Defends Practice Of City Hall Bans Banned From City Hall http://tpr.org/post/banned-city-hall <p>The public square is the cornerstone of democracy. The concept is that anyone can hop on a metaphorical soapbox and air their grievances about the government.</p><p>But what does it take to be banned from the public square in San Antonio?</p><p>It’s happening to two local residents who are being shunned by their elected representatives. John Foddrill and Michael Cuellar are two separate cases but with some suspicious common factors. Both men are former city employees who say that while on the job they found evidence of fraud or waste in city government.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 20:42:40 +0000 David Martin Davies 4507 at http://tpr.org Banned From City Hall