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Resident Support – Gas Outage in Northwest Dallas

Resident Support – Gas Outage in Northwest Dallas

11:02 AM, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Below is a listing of the updated Atmos Energy planned replacement projects north of Walnut Hill. Atmos Energy personnel will continue to knock on doors and community to their customers, as well as provide the planned replacement flyers and door tags. Atmos will also have company personnel onsite to oversee and to answer any …

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Over 100 earn a clean slate

Over 100 earn a clean slate

For over 14 years, the Dallas City Attorney’s Office Community Courts Division has lead the nation in Criminal Justice Reform by building healthy relationships between law enforcement and communities as well as pushing forward with innovative solutions to help people clear their record. Over the past weekend, the Office of Community Courts joined forces with the Dallas County District Attorney’s …

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2017 Bond Program website is live

2017 Bond Program website is live

The 2017 Dallas Bond Program website is live! It tracks the progress of voter-approved projects within the bond. Use it to explore which projects are in your neighborhood, when they begin and the cost of each project. Ten propositions comprise the 2017 Dallas Bond at a total cost of $1.05 billion. 2017 Bond Propositions Streets Park & Recreation Facilities Fair …

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Growth continues in Pleasant Grove with Workforce Solutions Center

Growth continues in Pleasant Grove with Workforce Solutions Center

Dallas’ Pleasant Grove neighborhood is home to a brand-new Workforce Solutions center. Designed to deliver a system of services that complement economic development, the center is in the heart of Pleasant Grove at newly rebuilt Pleasant Grove Library on South Buckner Boulevard. Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas has a long-term lease for the facility, the eighth of its kind in Dallas …

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Innovators

Dallas tops in water wise competition

Dallas tops in water wise competition

More than 13,000 Dallas residents pledged to cut their water use as part of the 7th Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. Dallas was named as one of five national winners in the competition which included Gallup, New Mexico, Westminster, California, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Tucson, Arizona. Each city was classified into different population categories for evaluation. Dallas …

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A trip to the Dallas Civil Rights Museum

A trip to the Dallas Civil Rights Museum

Wednesday, April 4, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of his legacy, we examine his signature battle for civil rights at the Dallas Civil Rights Museum. Tucked into the Martin Luther King Jr., Community Center, the museum is a dedicated room rich with history from top to bottom, with additional …

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Office of Emergency Management to conduct Mass Casualty Exercise

Office of Emergency Management to conduct Mass Casualty Exercise

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM), which is tasked with keeping Dallas prepared for any incident, regularly conducts exercises to test the City’s emergency preparedness. On Sunday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to noon, OEM will run an exercise at the Majestic Theater. The exercise will test the coordination of several different agencies, including the Dallas Fire-Rescue and Dallas Police Departments, …

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From Trash to Cash: How the City of Dallas benefits from garbage

From Trash to Cash: How the City of Dallas benefits from garbage

The City of Dallas pursues opportunities to be innovative and has blazed a trail in doing so. An example of that is the City’s Public/Private partnership with Dallas Clean Energy McCommas Bluff, LLC (DCE). DCE owns and operates one of the largest landfill gas to pipeline quality facilities in the United States at the City’s McCommas Bluff Landfill.  The more …

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Givers

Summer Meals for Kids now available at 19 Dallas Public Libraries

Summer Meals for Kids now available at 19 Dallas Public Libraries

This summer, 19 Dallas Public Library branches are providing free lunches and snacks to children and teens under age 18, in partnership with the nonprofit hunger organization Equal Heart. Youth who receive lunches and snacks this summer can also take advantage of the many programs and activities being offered at the Library, including the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge, Science, Math, …

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Top tips to help you beat the heat

Top tips to help you beat the heat

As temperatures continue to rise during the summer months, it is important to remember to keep cool. It’s important for everyone to take precautionary measures to get out of the heat and avoid heat-related illnesses. Below are our top tips to help you beat the heat. 1 – Visit City of Dallas Beat the Heat Centers: Martin Luther King Jr. Community …

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Cuddle with Kittens – For Free!

Cuddle with Kittens – For Free!

Dallas Animal Services needs your help to provide kittens with a potentially life-saving opportunity this spring by fostering them. Young kittens need to be fostered until they’re about eight weeks old and weigh at least 2 pounds because their immune system isn’t fully developed.  By fostering them, you’re making sure someone’s future pet gets the proper care and nutrition they …

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Help keep Dallas clean and green during It’s My Park Day

Help keep Dallas clean and green during It’s My Park Day

Be among thousands of residents who will beautify Dallas parks for It’s My Park Day. The annual event is April 21 and will be held at parks throughout the City. Gather your friends and family and participate in small improvement projects such as weeding, mulching and litter/debris removal at a park in your neighborhood. Anyone can volunteer – families, individuals, homeowners’ associations, social/civic clubs, corporate employee …

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Inside City Hall

Dallas ensures students will be safe walking to and from school

Dallas ensures students will be safe walking to and from school

The City of Dallas is committed to providing “service first” to all residents, including our students. The Dallas City Council …

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Last Chance to Participate in Annual Budget Survey

Last Chance to Participate in Annual Budget Survey

You only have a few days left to participate in Dallas’ FY 2018-19 Budget Survey. The survey allows residents to …

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Dallas celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Dallas celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month, which pays tribute to generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders and their cultures, traditions, …

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Public hearing for public comment on Operating, Capital, and Grant/Trust Budget scheduled

Public hearing for public comment on Operating, Capital, and Grant/Trust Budget scheduled

The City of Dallas will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 to receive citizens’ comments on the proposed FY …

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Dallas 911 call taker has extraordinary call

Dallas 911 call taker has extraordinary call

Rita Narcisse has been a Dallas 911 call taker for just over a year, and has handled countless emergencies. Previously …

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The GreenDallas Guide to Ozone and Ozone Alerts

The GreenDallas Guide to Ozone and Ozone Alerts

Ozone season begins in March and lasts through November. An ozone alert is issued every time the ozone level increases …

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