City of San Antonio

Governance Committee

Council Briefing Room
City Hall
100 Military Plaza
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Monday, January 22, 2024 3:00 PM City Hall

The Governance Committee will hold its meeting beginning at 3:00 PM. Once convened, the Governance Committee will take up the following items no sooner than the designated times.

The meeting will be available to the public at AT&T channel 99, Grande channel 20, Spectrum channel 21, digital antenna 16, and The meeting will also be available by calling (210) 207​5555 (English and Spanish available).

A quorum of City Council may be in attendance but only members of the Committee will participate in the discussion or deliberation of items on the agenda. Once a Committee quorum is established, the Governance Committee shall consider the following:
Approval of Minutes
Governance Committee Meeting on November 20, 2023.
Briefing and Possible Action on
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Manny Pelaez (District 8) regarding CoSA / ISD School Mass Shooting Prevention and Response Program [María Villagómez, Deputy City Manager]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmembers Jalen McKee-Rodriguez (District 2) and Marc K. Whyte (District 10) regarding the creation of a grant fund to aid small businesses affected by construction delays. [Alex Lopez, Assistant City Manager; Brenda Hicks-Sorensen, Director, Economic Development Department]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Teri Castillo (District 5) on Green Alleyways Pilot Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia (District 4) regarding the creation of a Code Compliance Strategic Plan. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Michael Shannon, Director, Development Services Department]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmembers Marc K. Whyte (District 10), Teri Castillo (District 5), and Sukh Kaur (District 1) regarding the creation of Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Catherine Hernandez, Interim Director, Transportation Department]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Manny Pelaez (District 8) on a Homeless Encampment Education Campaign. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Melody Woosley, Director, Human Services]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmembers Sukh Kaur (District 1), Jalen McKee-Rodriguez (District 2), and Marina Alderete Gavito (District 7) on the establishment of a Cultural Heritage District for the 1300-1900 blocks of N. Main Avenue, in recognition of the area’s importance to the LGBTQIA Community. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Shanon Shea Miller, Director, Office of Historic Preservation]
Executive Session
At any time during the meeting, the Governance Committee may recess into executive session for consultation with the City Attorney’s Office concerning attorney-client matters under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code. 


The City of San Antonio ensures meaningful access to City meetings, programs and services by reasonably providing: translation and interpretation, materials in alternate formats, and other accommodations upon request. To request these services call (210) 207-2098 or Relay Texas 711 or by requesting these services online at Providing at least 72 hours’ notice will help ensure availability.
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
Governance Committee Members
Ron Nirenberg, Mayor, Chair
Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia, Dist. 4 | Melissa Cabello Havrda, Dist. 6
Manny Pelaez, Dist. 8 | John Courage, Dist. 9

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

Posted on: 01/19/2024  02:52 PM