What We've Accomplished

What We've Done

As Disrict 1 Councilman, I have made our community my one and only priority. We have worked tirelessly with constituents to bring about the goals they have communicated with us. Here are some of the achievements we've accomplished by collaborating with our city, neighborhoods, and collective work ethic.

Arts, Culture & Conservation

Collaborated with UTSA’s College of Architecture on a public art project to revitalize aesthetics of the Houston Street Parking Garage.

Continued conservation efforts targeted on prominent historical buildings, including Lerma’s and the Malthouse.

Called for a break in implementing Brackenridge Park’s masterplan while requesting further community meetings to proactively work with residents.

Worked with the Art Institute of Chicago’s Tony Jones to offer a lecture explaining Millennium Park’s cultural and commercial significance and Hemisfair Park’s potential as a productive and culturally rich venue.

Established Downtown’s Centro de Artes as a space showcasing Latino arts and culture.

Advocated Spanish interpretation services for residents attending City Council, Board, and Commission meetings.

Community Engagement

Expressed further concern for public safety and environmental sustainability through organizing the secure removal and transfer of over 500,000 honey bees.

Partnered with Latinos in Architecture to fund scholarships for promising students of the UTSA College of Architecture.

Embraced higher education opportunities through rallying support for SAISD’s annual college visits.

Encouraged environmental sustainability and nature education through the installation of monarch butterfly gardens in each public elementary school within District 1.

Addressed community hunger through a Turkey Giveaway involving ten public schools within District 1.

Honored locals who served our country by hosting District 1’s annual Veterans Day meal at the VFW Post 76.

Involved city youth in fun activities, including the 2nd annual, exclusive screening of Star Wars: Rogue One for children served by the Boys & Girls Clubs of SA

Sustained educational values through a backpack giveaway and May the 4th, an event held at the Scobee Planetarium centered on science and literacy.

Continued to advocate for the public’s wellbeing through a Back to School Health & Wellness Fair.

Presented visioning sessions by Downtown’s Centro de Artes.

Inspired local camaraderie by hosting a City vs. County softball tournament.

Sparked community discussion on property taxes through the Bexar County Appraisal District.

Promoted community education while co-hosting the Institute of Texan Cultures’ Cultural Conversations.

Promoted an atmosphere of fun and togetherness at 2 Neighborhood Movie Nights.

Organized 2 safety summits to address the public’s concerns and their wellbeing.

Engaged residents’ input on city policy through 3 Bond Block Parties.

Discussed ideas and concerns about city policy with residents through 13 Coffees with the Councilman.

Neighborhoods

Proposed event-based meetings for residents to discuss concerns and provide input on Brackenridge Park masterplan, empowering the community to participate in policymaking.

Advocated animal welfare through promoting restrictions on chain link dog tethering to promote San Antonio’s humanity-minded values.

Discussing changes to broadband Internet and cable television with presidents of neighborhood associations through a presentation on Google Fiber.

Extensive community outreach, including Roberto’s attendance of 34 neighborhood association meetings, three of which he organized.

Roberto has also collaborated with neighborhoods and the San Antonio Development Services Department in refining the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan.

Enact tighter regulations to appropriately address unlawful demolitions in NCDs, maintaining architectural, historic, and cultural vitality.

Initiate quick, automated notifications to neighborhood associations when permit requests are made in their respective NCDs.

In 2016, Treviño initiated City Council discussions to: Restructure the Planning commission while revising policies concerning both Beacon Hill and Alta Vista Neighborhood Conservation Districts (NCDs).

Official Duties

Representing District 1, Roberto: Worked with fellow Council members to bolster regulations within the City’s ethics code.

Engaged with community members in planning meetings concerning Hemisfair Park, San Pedro Creek, and Zona Cultural.

Assisted in revised masterplan in the Alamo Management Committee while also taking leadership roles in the Alamo Citizens Advisory Committee and City Council Committees including Neighborhoods and Livability, Housing, Economic and Human Development, and Criminal Justice, Public Safety and Services.

Was selected by Mayor Ivy Taylor as City Council Liaison to SA Tomorrow, an initiative addressing city resources including jobs, transportation, and housing.

Projects

Collaborated with City Attorney Andy Segovia in drafting the 2017-2022 Bond ordinance, granting urgent consideration for projects considered bond-eligible but are excluded in the bond package. Revised wording to allow community members to be heard, their projects of concern acknowledged and addressed by the City as funding increases.

Prompted the City to implement a lighting masterplan for Downtown San Antonio that conserves energy while respecting the cultural, historical, and aesthetic integrity of Downtown architecture.

Accommodated public needs by requesting that the City Hall install a more open, accessible front entrance for locals with disabilities.

Acted as main liaison between City Council and TNCs to keep Rideshare within San Antonio boundaries.

Headed the SA Under 1 Roof pilot program and the installation of 11 high-reflectance roofs while requesting $400K in 2017’s City budget to continue the residential roof repair program.

Pushed for funding of the city’s first stainless steel, fully built bathroom kiosk. Located in Downtown San Antonio, the Portland Loo averages 75 uses, daily.

Led preliminary planning in the Dellview Neighborhood sidewalk systems pilot program.

Learn more about how we plan to continue making progress for our community.

Our Focus