News & Updates


National Prescription Take Back Day – October 24th

  10/10/2020 - The Alamo Heights City Hall is no longer a site to drop of unused prescription drugs. Click for additional information on other nearby sites for National Prescription Take Back Day, Saturday, October 24th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


November 3, 2020 Special Bond Election

  09/01/2020 - Alamo Heights City Council ordered a special bond election for Tuesday, November 3rd for the issuance of of general obligation bonds in the amount of $13,250,000 for the Austin Highway/Lower Broadway Improvement Project to address street flooding and storm water improvements.


FY2020-2021 Proposed Budget and Notice of Tax Rate

  08/18/2020 - The proposed budget and property tax rate notice are available here.


Alamo Heights Water Restrictions – Stage 1

  07/13/2020 - Stage 1 water restrictions effective July 14, 2020.


Updated Executive Orders re: Mandatory Face Coverings, Gatherings, and Businesses

  07/03/2020 - Masks are mandatory. There are a few exceptions to gatherings and also limitations. Businesses may conduct temperature checks prior to entrance of business.


New Executive Orders from Bexar County Judge and Governor

  06/26/2020 - Bexar County Judge and Governor has issued new Executive Orders related to occupancy maximum and closure of bars that generate over 50% of sales from alcohol.

Other News

Mandatory Face Coverings, 4th of July Parade cancellation, AHFD Award, and Bike Trails

  06/17/2020 - Several updates to include mandatory face coverings, 4th of July Parade cancellation, AHFD Designation, upcoming technology to Council Chambers, Peaceful Protest and Bike Trails.

Important Information for Small Business Owners in Bexar County

  06/08/2020 - Information on Bexar County's Small and Micro Business Relief Grant Program and COVID-19 Essential Bags. Two different programs/services offered through Bexar County.

Personal businesses may reopen, restaurants up to 50% occupancy, social distancing is crucial

  05/19/2020 - Personal businesses may reopen with restrictions, restaurants may have up to 50% occupancy, summer camps may open with protocols, and regular trash pickup will resume Monday, June 1st. Social distancing is crucial.

Salons may reopen with guidelines, AH Swimming Pool reopens on May 30th; Congrats Mr. & Mrs. Almquist

  05/07/2020 - Salons may reopen with guidelines. AH Swimming Pool reopens on May 30th. Social Distancing is still crucial. Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Almquist!

Alamo Heights’ Provisions effective May 1st

  05/01/2020 - “Stay Home Work Safe Measures” remains in effect. Bark Park will reopen today. Social Distancing remains key.

Update on resuming business in Alamo Heights – social distancing still crucial

  04/28/2020 - There have been changes in regards to re-opening of businesses to include places of worship. Social distancing is still crucial.

Mandatory Face Masks, Social Distancing, Shop Local – Message from Mayor Rosenthal

  04/23/2020 - An update provided by Mayor Rosenthal: Mandatory face masks required for people over the age of 10, continue to practice social distancing, and shop local.

Updates on Alamo Heights by Mayor Rosenthal

  04/17/2020 - State, County and City updates. Continue social distancing and supporting local businesses and restaurants. It is mandatory to wear masks when social distancing is difficult, effective April 18th.

Community update on Alamo Heights from Mayor Rosenthal

  04/10/2020 - An update on Bark Park, Judson Nature Trails, Little League fields, local businesses and the importance of social distancing.

Update on Alamo Heights – Message from Mayor Rosenthal

  04/03/2020 - Mayor Rosenthal provides an update on Alamo Heights.

Important Message re: Local Businesses in AH from Mayor Rosenthal

  03/25/2020 - Important Message re: Local Businesses in AH from Mayor Rosenthal

An Updated Important Message from Mayor Rosenthal – COVID 19

  03/24/2020 - An Updated Important Message from Mayor Rosenthal - COVID 19 to include local state of disaster declarations from the City of Alamo Heights and Bexar County.

An Important Message from Mayor Rosenthal – COVID 19

  03/19/2020 - An Important Message from Mayor Rosenthal - COVID 19

Precautionary Measures taken by the City (COVID-19)

  03/17/2020 - Precautionary measures taken by the City of Alamo Heights (COVID-19). City Hall is currently closed.

4th Annual AH09 5K

  03/11/2020 - In light of Coronavirus, the City has elected to cancel the AH09 5K.

Census 2020

   - Census 2020 officially begins April 1, 2020. Beginning August 11, 2020 through October 31st, the Census Bureau will start sending census-takers to residents that have not submitted their census.

Coronavirus Outbreak

  03/10/2020 - Information on the Coronavirus and trustful resources for additional information.

Important Information about Your Drinking Water

  03/05/2020 - Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Not Met for the City of Alamo Heights. Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we have done to correct this situation.

Special Bond Election – May 2, 2020 POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER 3, 2020

  03/03/2020 - On April 13, 2020, Alamo Heights City Council postponed the May 2nd Special Bond Election (issuance of $13.25 in General Obligation Bonds) for November 3, 2020 due to current pandemic, COVID-19.

General Election Canceled

   - Due to unopposed candidates, the City of Alamo Heights has canceled the General Election that was scheduled for May 2, 2020.

Important Information about Your Drinking Water

  02/10/2020 - Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Not Met for City of Alamo Heights. Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we have done to correct this situation.

City Holiday – Presidents’ Day

  01/24/2020 - City Offices will be closed on Monday, February 17th in observance of Presidents' Day. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18th. 

Update on Tree Preservation Program

  01/14/2020 - Davey Tree Services has been contracted to complete this project and is scheduled to cut approximately 15% of the city streets.

Notice of Candidate Filing Period

  12/09/2019 - The candidate filing period for Council Places 3, 4 and 5 will begin Wednesday, January 15, 2020 through Friday, February 14, 2020.

Notice of Tax Rate

  08/26/2019 - A tax rate of $0.386439 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of the City of Alamo Heights.

CPS Energy – Tree Trimming

  08/22/2019 - CPS Energy is undertaking some tree trimming measures in the City of Alamo Heights that will improve electric reliability.

2020 Census Update

  08/08/2019 - In preparation for the upcoming 2020 Census, the Census Bureau will be sending out field staff to local neighborhoods to update address lists and maps from August to October 11.

E. Fair Oaks Now One-Way

  08/07/2019 - E. Fair Oaks is a One-Way street going east from Broadway to Vanderhoeven Dr.

2019 Street Maintenance Program

  07/10/2019 - As part of the City of Alamo Heights Street Improvement Plan, the City has contracted Texas Materials Inc. to perform street work on this year’s Street Maintenance Program. The work will begin on Monday, July 22 through August 16.

Future of Voting in Bexar County

  07/02/2019 - Coming soon to a poll site near you, November 2019. (Proximamente en un centro de votacion cercano a usted, noviembre de 2019).

50th Annual Neighborhood 4th of July Parade

  06/19/2019 - Thank you to those who were able to join us in the 50th Annual 4th of July Parade.

Coffee with a Cop

  06/13/2019 - Come enjoy a cup a coffee at Starbucks 5321 Broadway St and meet your local AHPD officer.

Memorial Services

  05/09/2019 - Michael S. Brenan, long time City Attorney for Alamo Heights, has passed away. He served the Councils and citizens of this City for over 46 years.

Important Information about Your Drinking Water

  03/11/2019 - Monitoring Requirements Not Met for City of Alamo Heights. Our system failed to collect every required coliform sample.  Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we have done to correct this situation.

General Election Canceled

  02/26/2019 - Due to unopposed candidates, the City of Alamo Heights has canceled our General Election that was scheduled on May 4, 2019.

3rd Annual AH09 5K

  01/31/2019 - Join us on April 13th as we kickoff the 3rd Annual AH09 5K A Great Place to Walk/Run here in the beautiful City of Alamo Heights.

Utility Bill extension for Furloughed Employees

  01/24/2019 - The City of Alamo Heights will waive late fees and service interruptions and will provide a 30-day extension on water, sewer and solid waste bills for customers who are furloughed employees experiencing financial hardship.

2019 Tree Preservation Program

  01/15/2019 - Tree trimming is needed to maintain the 13’6” height access required for the emergency apparatus...

Candidate Filing Period

  01/04/2019 - The candidate filing period for Mayor and Councilmembers Place 1 and 2 begin on Wednesday, January 16th to Friday, February 15th.

City Manager, Mark Browne, Moving On

  12/13/2018 - We are sad to announce that Mark Browne will be leaving the City of Alamo Heights as of December 31st.

AH Water and Wastewater Rate Study

  10/09/2018 - Willdan Financial Services completed the rate study for the City of Alamo Heights Water and Wastewater rates and made a presentation to discuss a rate structure for the City.

Bexar County General Election

   - Bexar County Elections Division will conduct Election Day activities for the November 6, 2018.

AH Lifts Stage 1 Water Restrictions

  09/25/2018 - City of Alamo Heights lifts from Stage 1 Water Restrictions...

May General Election

  05/11/2018 - Official Results for City of Alamo Heights 2018 General Elections...

Tricentennial Digital Timeline

  05/08/2018 - The City of Alamo Heights’ digital timeline is now online.

Tree Preservation Program

  01/05/2018 - Reminder that the Tree Preservation Program will begin mid-January.

New Page on Website – Construction Information

  11/12/2017 - New Page to assist in better communication to our citizens concerning road closures and/or public right of way due to construction, improvement and/or hazard conditions.