San Antonio council to weigh $1.6 million in contracts

San Antonio council to weigh $1.6 million in contracts
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By Hoodline - Published on August 29, 2019.

It can be tough to balance civic responsibility with the demands of a busy life, so we've summed up what’s planned for the next San Antonio City Council meeting on Sept. 5. Read on to find out what's on the agenda and stay in the loop on your local government.

A key item on the agenda is a proposal to contract with the following vendors at an estimated cost of $1,646,690: Pied Piper Pest Control LLC for pest control services; Insurance Claim and Appraisal Service for vehicle appraisal services; American Traffic Safety Materials Inc. and Avery Dennison Corp. for traffic sign material; NewsBank Inc. for Newsbank Database and newspaper archive subscription service; Climatec LLC for HVAC monitoring; and Atlas Body Shop, Collision San Antonio, Express Collision Center, Pro Care Automotive LLC, Red McCombs Ford dba Red McCombs Collision Center, Star Collision Repair LLC and Southwest Paint and Body for on-call collision repairs for sedans and light-duty pickup trucks.

The City Council is also scheduled to approve the following board, commission and committee appointments: reappoint Sherri Dugas (District 10) to the Linear Creekway Parks Advisory Board; reappoint Allison P. Cohen (District 10) to the Parks and Recreation Board; appoint Minerva Abrego-Sanchez (District 10) to the Port Authority of San Antonio; reappoint John Whitsett (District 10) to the San Antonio Housing Trust; reappoint Maya J. Mackey (District 10) to the San Antonio Youth Commission; reappoint George L. Britton Jr. (District 4) to the Zoning Board of Adjustment; appoint Antwon Xavier Toson (District 2), Kin Hui (District 6) and Marc Whyte (District 10) to the Zoning Commission; reappoint Linda Nairn (District 10) to the San Antonio Library Board of Trustees.

Other agenda items include:

  • Amending the city code to allow for digital faces to be installed on the back of 13 existing digital billboards, requested and proposed by Clear Channel Outdoor.
  • Holding a public hearing on levying a special assessment of $0.15 per $100 value of real property in the Downtown Public Improvement District and $0.09 per $100 value of residential condominiums.

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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