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Published on August 12, 2019
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The San Antonio City Council will convene on Aug. 15. We've examined the session agenda and prepared this rundown of what’s on tap for discussion and voting.

A major item on the upcoming agenda is a contract with Mosty Brothers Nursery Inc., Site One Landscape Supply Holding LLC and Sorelle Farms LLC dba Bob Wells Nursery for trees; Poppe Automotive Warehouse for automotive and heavy equipment filters; San Antonio Belting & Pulley Co. Inc. for hydraulic, air, water, fuel and industrial hose and fittings; Vulcan Inc. dba Vulcan Signs dba Vulcan Aluminum for aluminum signs; and Casco Industries Inc. for helmets and repair parts for the Fire Department, at a total of $2,946,000.

Other agenda items include:

  • A resolution calling for action by the Texas Legislature and U.S. Congress to address gun violence and for the city to review available actions and policies at the local level to enhance the safety of San Antonio residents.
  • A resolution that would affirm the city's commitment to participate in national opioid litigation and ask the city attorney to seek necessary state approval for a contingency fee contract for professional legal services.
  • A resolution to grant consent to the creation by Bexar County of a public improvement district to be named the Gates Special Improvement District.
  • A resolution that would approve a grant submission for up to $4.6 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s FY 2019 Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program and an in-kind match of up to $1,693,579.

Want to attend and make your voice heard? The meeting will take place at the Municipal Plaza Building and begins at 9 a.m.

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