After 10 public meetings to hear comments from the city's residents, the San Antonio City Council will be presented with a collection of those thoughts two weeks before the scheduled vote to approve the budget for the next fiscal year.
UPDATE, 2:12 p.m., September 2: Below is a collection of some of the tweets we sent and how others responded.
We had such excellent feedback on our coverage of San Antonio city budget public hearings that we decided to live-tweet the final district hearing at Miller's Pond Community Center on the city's Southwest side.
In case you missed our previous coverage, find it here:
My name is Irene Berns and I am a parent and a student in Michael Gravitt's keyboard and percussion classes. My daughter Samantha is in sax, piano and keyboards. We have been in the city music programs for six years and we are heartbroken that classes will not resume next week. I have started a " Save the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Music Program" campaign and I'm asking for your help.
WATCH THE REPLAY: NOWCastSA is webcasting live from the District 1 proposed budget hearing at TriPoint, 3233 N. St. Mary's.
Council members and City staff were in attendance to explain important aspects of the proposed budget and answer questions from participants. You can watch the video live, or come back later and see it here:
Most of the people who signed up to speak at a public hearing with District 8 Councilman Reed Williams expressed content with the way funding is currently being spent in San Antonio, with only a few focused on certain aspects of the budget and potential cuts.