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City announces Council District 2 applicants
The following individuals have submitted applications to fill the San Antonio City Council District 2 vacancy by appointment until May 31, 2019:
- Walter Perry
- Jada Sullivan
- Dan Martinez
- Michele Bailey
- Chris Dawkins
- Christopher Green
- Dereck Hillyer
- Aubry Lewis
- Lester Bryant
- Denise Gutierrez-Homer
- Art Hall
- William B. Johnson
- Stephen Lucke
Applications and supplemental documents are being reviewed for eligibility. To view submitted applications, visit https://www.sanantonio.gov/Clerk/District2Vacancy/. On Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 2 p.m. in the “B” Room of the Municipal Plaza Building, 114 W. Commerce St., the City Council will conduct applicant interviews. At the regular Council meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, in City Council Chambers, the City Council will interview final applicants and vote to fill the vacancy.
Councilman Shaw Resigns from City Council
SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 13, 2018) — Effective January 7, 2019, Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw is resigning from his position on City Council as he has accepted an offer to become associate judge of the 436th Judicial District Court.
“It has been an honor and privilege to serve the people of District 2 and collaborate with the staff at the City of San Antonio,” said Councilman Shaw. “I am grateful for this opportunity to work with the youth in San Antonio who have found their way into the criminal justice system. I want to make clear to the people in District 2 that there will be no interruption in services and council staff will continue to address all constituent concerns.”
The City will release the details for filling the District 2 vacancy in the coming days.