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Located inside the newly renovated Collins Garden Library, the Collins Garden Field Office serves the neighborhoods and families of the District 5 community through a network of resources and services in the San Antonio area.
Born and raised on San Antonio’s Westside, Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales is the City Council representative for District 5. The area is home to a rich and diverse community of residents, businesses and nonprofits residing in the Near Westside, Southwest Side and parts of Southtown. Meeting with constituents weekly, Councilwoman Gonzales focuses on key issues and initiatives impacting her neighborhoods including pedestrian safety, neighborhood lighting, home improvement and revitalization, the reduction of stray animals and transformative infrastructure projects. She has been the leading voice on Council for animal care, better infrastructure funding for underserved areas and is responsible for the adoption of Vision Zero into San Antonio’s transportation policy.