By Josh Baugh     San Antonio Express-News

 

Councilman Greg Brockhouse on Thursday called for sweeping changes to how San Antonio uses incentives to spur development.

He filed paperwork with the city clerk’s office asking for a “comprehensive review of all incentive programs for residential and commercial projects.”

Though Brockhouse’s request appears to have been sparked by a controversial proposal to offer an $8.8 million incentive package to a local credit union with plans to build a new headquarters at the Pearl, he’s long raised concerns over how San Antonio incentivizes development and spends bond funds
on infrastructure projects.

 

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