Friday, August 10, 2018

District 10 Update, Budget August 2018

District 10 Newsflash
Brought to you by Clayton Perry, District 10

August 7, 2018

Howdy Neighbors, 

Happy August, everyone - July sure did fly by! It is my hope that you all have enjoyed the summer and have been taking measures to ensure you stay cool. Council is officially back in session, and I encourage you all to stay involved.

As some of you may know, it is budget season for the City. The draft recommended budget for the 2019 Fiscal Year will be presented to the Council on August 9th. The City is hosting several budget open houses in various districts in the weeks to come. District 10 will kickoff these community days on Thursday, August 16th at Morgan's Wonderland from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm. This event is family friendly and will include free food, entertainment, health screenings, and fun giveaways! Please come to this meeting prepared with any questions that you may have in regards to the budget. It is my goal to understand District 10's budget priorities, so that I can make well-informed choices.

The next District 10 Community Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 20th, 7 pm at the Tool Yard (10303 Tool Yard). We'll be joined at this meeting by Dr. Bridger, Director of Metro Health, Transportation and Capital Improvements, and Everett Fly. Everett Fly is a native of San Antonio who is known for his work preserving the integrity of African-American places and landmarks. In 2014, Everett Fly was awarded the Art Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama. This will be Everett Fly's first time attending a District 10 Community Meeting, so be sure to give him a warm welcome.

It's almost time for back to school and our office wants to make sure that your kids have what they need to get started. We are partnering with New Creation Christian Fellowship and Commissioner Tommy Calvert to provide a FREE Back 2 School Prep Rally on August 18th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Morgan's Wonderland Event Center. Backpacks, school supplies, health immunizations, haircuts, and more will be provided free of cost. More information can be found on a flyer below and online

San Antonio's National Night Out is right around the corner! If your Neighborhood or Home Owners Association is planning to host a National Night Out (NNO) Event, registration has begun. Online registration is now up and running! The benefits of early registration are receiving all the information via e-mail as it is released. You will not receive an email confirmation when you register so if you have questions or need information please contact Linda Tomasini at Register early to help District 10 show we are committed to combat crime in our district. I will be attending some registered NNO events. To invite me to your event, please email Raul Ubides at Planning is easier if you give yourself plenty of time to plan a successful event. To register and for more information, click here.

SAWS Stage 2 drought restrictions are still in place. Watering with an irrigation system is only allowed once a week between 7-11 a.m. or  7-11 p.m. and is determined by the last digit of your address. The schedule is as follows: Addresses ending in a 0 or 1 can water on Monday, 2 or 3 on Tuesday, 4 or 5 on Wednesday, 6 or 7 on Thursday, 8 or 9 on Friday. Hand watering is allowed at any time. For more information, click here.

As always, thank you for being active community members and leaders here in District 10, and do not hesitate to contact our office if we can be of any assistance to you. 

- Clayton 


Upcoming Community Meetings

 District 10 Community Meeting
August 20, 2018 - 10303 Tool Yard


Public Hearing - Paid Sick Leave
On Thursday, August 3rd, the City Clerk's office verified that supporters of mandatory sick leave gathered enough valid signatures to compel a vote from City Council to either adopt an ordinance enforcing paid sick leave or to send this item to a ballot.

This policy would require that employee's working in San Antonio's private sector earn paid sick leave. If adopted, the ordinance would require that employees earn an hour of sick leave for every 30 hours or work and could accrue a minimum of 48 hours for businesses with 15 or fewer employees and 60 hours for business with more than 15 employees.

A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 8th, at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers to gather input on the proposed sick leave ordinance. We would like to hear from District 10 on this matter. If you are not able to make it to this public hearing, we encourage you to voice your opinion by contacting our office at

Back 2 School Prep Rally

Big Thanks to IASA 
Over the weekend, the India Association of San Antonio hosted a free medical camp for the community surrounding Serna Elementary School.

This medical camp was open to all ages and provided free consultations from physicians, specialists, nurses, and other care providers. In addition to the free medical camp, IASA also supplied book bags, school supplies, clothes, bike helmets and breakfast - all free of charge. In the year of our Tricentennial, IASA was proud to start this annual camp and serve the communities around San Antonio.

I extend my deepest gratitude to this group for taking initiative and serving our community right here in District 10.

300for300 Pollinator Project
In April, the Texas Butterfly Ranch announced a plan to create 300 new pollinator garden habitats for San Antonio's 300th birthday. Since, they have been working with community collaborators to reach their 300 garden goal in this Tricentennial year by October 21, when they stage their 2018 Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival

There are 5 individuals and organizations in District 10 who have pledged to create habitats, but they need more! Would you like to participate in this effort? Read about their guidelines and recommendations, then sign up to plant a pollinator habitat. The birds, bees, and butterflies will thank you. 

Education Nights at The Public are an exclusive performance for youth, ages 12-18, to attend a production in the Russell Hill Rogers Theater at The San Pedro Playhouse. These performances provide access to educational learning experiences in the creative arts and live theater. Also, performances foster positive youth development and individual personal growth through increased self-expression, social engagement and exposure to potential career opportunities. Education nights are made possible through the generosity of foundations and corporations.

More information and reservations at here.

2018 C.O.P Schedule

Northeast substation Citizens on Patrol classes are 1-time, 4-hr classes.  Please bring a photo ID when attending.  All necessary applications will be filled out at the beginning of each class and photos will be taken for a complimentary COP ID card. 
For any questions, please contact 
Officer Dave McDonald at 210-207-6086.

Celebrating the City's Tricentennial


The San Antonio Tricentennial celebration continues with more featured events commemorating San Antonio's storied history. Residents and visitors can explore the official events calendar and sort events by day, time, council district or county precinct. The official Tricentennial magazine features a complete listing of events through the end of the year.  The magazine is available for free at H-E-B stores and Jim's Restaurants throughout the city.

Residents and visitors can also learn about upcoming events and activities by signing up for the official Tricentennial e-newsletter at


Project Trackers 

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City Councilman Clayton Perry, 1635 NE Loop 410, Suite 510, San Antonio, TX 78209

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