City of San Antonio

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The City of San Antonio’s $2.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2017 was approved in an unanimous vote by City Council on Thursday morning.

As communities across the country prepare for possible outbreaks of the Zika virus, the City of San Antonio’s senior staff is proposing another cut in funding for mosquito control. 

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Over the next few months, the City of San Antonio will be identifying projects for the 2017 to 2022 bond package. The bond will be the largest in the city’s history and will come in at $850 million dollars. The projects will be divided into five categories:

 

 

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Tuesday at the newly expanded Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor gave her "State of the City" speech. She praised colleagues, city leaders, and described the state of the San Antonio as "strong." 

We talk with San Antonio Express-News Columnist Gilbert Garcia for his reaction and analysis to Mayor Taylor's second time at this podium.

Guest:

  • Gilbert Garcia, columnist for the San Antonio Express-News
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San Antonio Planning and Community Development Director John Dugan says he isn't being forced out of his job and he's not leaving in protest.  

"I'm not leaving in protest.  It's a family health situation," he told Texas Public Radio Wednesday, saying he's resigning his current position after four years  to be closer to an ill parent and family in Oklahoma.

In a statement the city said Dugan's last day will be April 15. City Manager Sheryl Sculley will appoint an interim director  before his departure. 

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