City of San Antonio

Economic and Workforce Development Committee

City Hall Complex
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:00 PM City Hall

The Economic and Workforce Development Committee will hold its regular meeting in the Council Briefing Room at City Hall beginning at 2:00 PM. Once convened, the Economic and Workforce Development Committee will take up the following items no sooner than the designated times.

Members of the public can comment on items on the agenda. To submit comments or sign up to speak, please go to and click on the eComment link for instructions. Questions relating to these rules may be directed to the Office of the City Clerk at (210) 207-7253

Once a quorum is established, the Economic and Workforce Development Committee shall consider the following:

Approval of Minutes
Approval of the minutes from the Economic and Workforce Development Committee meeting on August 17, 2021.
Public Comments
Briefing and Possible Action on the following items
Briefing on SA Digital Connects. [John Peterek, Assistant to the City Manager; Brian Dillard, Chief Innovation Officer, Office of Innovation and Smart Cities]
Briefing and possible action regarding vacant At-Large Board seat for the San Antonio Economic Development Corporation. [Debbie Racca-Sittre, Interim City Clerk]
Briefing and possible action on Latin American Relationships and Sister Cities. [Alejandra Lopez, Assistant City Manager; Brenda Hicks-Sorensen, Director, Economic Development]
At any time during the meeting, the Economic and Workforce Development Committee may meet in executive session for consultation with the City Attorney's Office concerning attorney client matters under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
This meeting site is wheelchair accessible. The Accessible Entrance is located at the City Hall Entrance. Auxiliary Aids and Services, including Deaf interpreters, must be requested forty-eight [48] hours prior to the meeting. For assistance, call (210) 207-7268 or 711 Texas Relay Service for the Deaf.
Intérpretes en español estarán disponibles durante la junta del consejo de la ciudad para los asistentes que lo requieran. También se proveerán intérpretes para los ciudadanos que deseen exponer su punto de vista al consejo de la ciudad. Para más información, llame al (210) 207-7253
Economic and Workforce Development Committee Committee Members
Manny Pelaez, Dist. 8,  Chair
Phyllis Viagran, Dist. 3 | Adriana Rocha Garcia, Dist. 4
Teri Castillo, Dist. 5 | John Courage, Dist 9

* Other members of City Council may attend to observe, but not vote, on matters before the Committee.