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The following are emails, phone number and facebook pages for a number of Council Leaders and Mayor Castro. Please let your voice be heard if you wish to safeguard the businesses in La Villita and find a solution that re-invigorates the area, while maintaining these valued small businesses.
You can help NOW by doing the following:
Please let them know if you are in their district and that you are someone who lives and/or works in San Antonio. Please let them know that you are definitely against the plans/proposal to end the contracts with the businesses of La Villita. Please let them know any good things you value about those businesses and the role they play in Historic La Villita. Please let them know if you have been a customer of any of the stores in the past or enjoyed their hospitality and atmosphere (of course these are example suggestions, feel free to use your own words and arguments and suggestions) Please also let them know if you have seen the media coverage at all this past week.
It is important that you make sure they take your name and your comments and log them for review by the Mayor and Councilpeople.
Here is a list of phone numbers and emails. If you don’t know your City Councilperson, you can look it up here: http://www.sanantonio.gov/Portals/0/Files/GIS/PoliticalMaps/1402GG13.pdf or contact us and we will find out for you.
For those wishing to go above and beyond, we will also list the City Council High Profile Contract Committee’s members so you may contact them directly as well and speak to their role in deciding this upcoming proposal.
Mayor’s Office (please call both numbers,the first one during business hours):
(210) 207-8998 – ask for Sarah, she is Director of Constituent Services I believe
(210) 207-2280 – Mayor’s Comment Line *you can call this at any time and leave a voicemail
District One (Diego Bernal)
District Two (Ivy Taylor)
Office One: 210-207-0950; Office Two: 210-207-0970 *perhaps call both?
District Three (Rebecca Viagran)
Office : 210-207-0969
District Four (Rey Saldana)
Office : 210-207-0880
District Five (Shirley Gonzales)
Office One: 210-207-0960; Office Two: 210-207-0990 *perhaps call both?
District Seven (Cris Medina)
Office : 210-207-0870
District Eight (Ron Nirenberg)
Office : 210-207-0943
District Nine (Joe Krier)
Office : 210-207-0955
District Ten (Mike Gallagher)
Office : 210-207-0999
Contact These Councilpeople concerning the High Profile Contract Committee (use info from above):
1. Chair: Diego Bernal, District One
2. Ivy Taylor, District Two
3. Rebecca Viagran, District Three
4. Ray Saldana, District Four
5. Ray Lopez, District Six