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This ordinance adopts the 2000 International Energy Conservation Code with 2001 supplement, mandating energy efficiency rates of 15% above current rates set by the city. The ordinance shall regulate the design and construction of new buildings, building additions, or level 3 alterations as defined in the International Existing Building Code 2006.
This policy brief examines case studies of local living wage ordinances and presents evidence that a living wage results in only limited job losses and not generally economically destructive.
The ordinance orders a sales and use tax referendum be held on November 6, 2012 on whether or not to authorize the City Council to levy a one-eighth of one percent sales tax within the City of San Antonio. The purpose of adopting a sales and use tax is to finance authorized programs of the San Antonio Early Childhood Education Municipal Development Corporation, which strive to develop math, reading, and life long learning skills.The early childhood plan is referred to as: Pre-K for SA.