City of San Antonio

Governance Committee

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 10:00 AM City Hall

The Governance Committee will hold its meeting beginning at 10:00 AM. 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).

Once a quorum is established, the Governance Committee shall consider the following:
Approval of Minutes
Governance Committee meeting on March 20, 2024.
Briefing and Possible Action on
Consideration of applicants to the Planning Commission (4 At-Large seats). Appointees will serve a term of office to begin upon approval by the City Council and to expire on October 6, 2025. [Debbie Racca-Sittre, City Clerk]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Manny Pelaez (District 8) on the Comprehensive Target 50 Plan. [Jeff Coyle, Assistant City Manager]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmembers Jalen McKee-Rodriguez (District 2) and Phyllis Viagran (District 3) on A Just Transition from Horse Drawn Carriages. [María Villagómez, Deputy City Manager; William P. McManus, Chief of Police]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Melissa Cabello Havrda (District 6) on a Elder Abuse Reporting. [María Villagómez, Deputy City Manager; William P. McManus, Chief of Police]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Jalen McKee-Rodriguez (District 2) on Pet Deposit Assistance Program for Renters. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Veronica Garcia, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services Department]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Manny Pelaez (District 8) on Shade as Art – Art as Shade (SAA-AAS). [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager, Krystal Jones, Director, Arts & Culture]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Marina Alderete Gavito (District 7) on a Oak Wilt Tree Replacement Program. [David W. McCary, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
Council Consideration Request by Councilmember Manny Palez (District 8) on Bring Your Own Beer establishment restrictions . [John Peterek, Interim Assistant City Manager; Michael Shannon, Director, Development Services]
Executive Session
At any time during the meeting, the Governance Committee may recess into executive session to deliberate and discuss any of the following: 
A. Discuss personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074 (personnel) and Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (consultation with attorney). 


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: 04/17/2024  09:54 AM