Builders

Public input requested for new art project at rec center

Public input requested for new art project at rec center

The City of Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs is seeking public input on a new art project for the Pleasant Oaks Recreation Center. A community meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., September 20, at the Pleasant Oaks Rec Center, 8701 Greenmound Ave. The new public art will welcome visitors to the facility and focus on the identity of the …

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Dallas’ third regional family aquatics center breaks ground

Dallas’ third regional family aquatics center breaks ground

The Dallas Park and Recreation department will break ground on the third family aquatic center on Saturday, August 26 at 11 a.m at Fretz Park, 14730 Hillcrest at Belt Line Road. This facility will feature: children’s play pool with sprays slides and ground geyser sprays eight lane lap pool with a one meter diving board lazy river two single-rider slides …

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Park Department breaks ground on new aquatic center

Park Department breaks ground on new aquatic center

Dallas Park and Recreation department is starting the first phase of its aquatics master plan with the Crawford Family Aquatic Center. The groundbreaking will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 5 at Crawford Memorial Park Ceremonial. “These family centers are long-awaited additions to the city’s aquatics program,” said Willis C. Winters, Dallas Park and Recreation director. “We are focused …

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Fair Housing invites citizens to help develop Assessment of Fair Housing Plan

Fair Housing invites citizens to help develop Assessment of Fair Housing Plan

The Department of Fair housing invites the public to attend participation meetings in each council district during the month of July. These events are intended to inform residents about the Department of Fair Housing, allow them to give input in developing the Assessment of Fair Housing Plan and provide an opportunity to review housing issues. There are six upcoming meetings …

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Innovators

Teen Tech Center teaches Dallas youth valuable tech skills

Teen Tech Center teaches Dallas youth valuable tech skills

Dallas Park and Recreation Department has partnered with Best Buy to provide the Teen Tech Center, where Dallas teens can learn valuable technology skills. This creative space is located at the Juanita J. Craft Recreation Center, 4500 Spring Ave. Some of the technology offered: Recording studio with sound editing Video and movie production equipment Graphic design and 3D animation Robotics …

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Dallas 3-1-1 is hiring

Dallas 3-1-1 is hiring

The 3-1-1 call center is now hiring customer service agents for both temporary and permanent positions. The call center is a 24/7 operation, taking both non-emergency and emergency calls. The ideal candidate is an experienced customer service representative who has excellent communications skills and a high school diploma or GED. Bilingual skills and call center experience would be an advantage. …

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Dallas Love Field features art created by youth in Dallas County Juvenile Detention

Dallas Love Field features art created by youth in Dallas County Juvenile Detention

Youth in Dallas County Juvenile Detention have created art pieces to display at the Art Travelers Art Gallery at Dallas Love Field Airport. “All I See is Beauty” showcases the artistic talent of young people in art classes at the detention center. The youth in the program produced more than 100 canvases and five murals. The classes are taught by …

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Dallas Love Field debuts new security option

Dallas Love Field debuts new security option

Dallas Love Field has partnered with CLEAR to make the security process even faster for travelers. CLEAR uses biometric technology to link passengers’ travel information to their fingerprint or eye scan, allowing them to skip the boarding pass line and straight to TSA screening. “We are very happy to have CLEAR join Dallas Love Field in a venture that will …

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Givers

How to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

How to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Donate The Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund is set up at the Dallas Foundation. It will provide relief grants to individuals/families for basic housing assistance & necessities for those in the City of Dallas affected by a federally declared natural disaster. In the coming months, the Fund will support evacuees to Dallas from areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Visit the Fund to donate …

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Free attractions in Dallas for displaced families

Free attractions in Dallas for displaced families

The Dallas Arboretum is offering free full garden admission and parking to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey through two avenues: free admission to customers with a photo ID from the affected areas and tickets provided to the Dallas shelters. The offer of free tickets delivered to the shelters are valid through September 30. The Perot Museum of Nature and Science near downtown …

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#DallasStrong film tells stories of those involved in July 7 tragedy

#DallasStrong film tells stories of those involved in July 7 tragedy

The City of Dallas Public Information Office and the Dallas Police Department Media Relations Unit teamed up to create a documentary video about the July 7th tragedy. This video provided an outlet for several of the officers involved in the incident and the family members of the fallen to speak out and tell their stories. We know that we were …

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Seven ways Dallas residents can Beat the Heat

Seven ways Dallas residents can Beat the Heat

As temperatures continue to rise during the summer months, it is important to remember to keep cool. The City of Dallas’ Office of Emergency Management has a few tips to beat the heat and keep you safe: 1 – Visit City of Dallas Beat the Heat Centers: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center 2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Hours: 8 …

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Inside City Hall

City of Dallas closures and schedules for Labor Day

City of Dallas closures and schedules for Labor Day

City offices: Closed Libraries: Closed Recreation Centers: Administrative Offices and Recreation Centers Closed Animal Services: Shelter and Administrative offices will …

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City names new Director of Dallas Animal Services

City names new Director of Dallas Animal Services

The City of Dallas has named Edward Jamison the new director of Dallas Animal Services. Jamison is the former Chief …

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City of Dallas to participate in national #CityHallSelfie Day

City of Dallas to participate in national #CityHallSelfie Day

The City of Dallas will join cities around the country participating in #CityHallSelfie Day. Hosted by Engaging Local Government Leaders …

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City Council members, Downtown Dallas, Inc., and Limebike to discuss bike-sharing

City Council members, Downtown Dallas, Inc., and Limebike to discuss bike-sharing

The City of Dallas Mobility Solutions, Infrastructure and Sustainability Committee will hold a briefing at 1 p.m. Monday Aug. 14  …

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Dallas 3-1-1 is hiring

Dallas 3-1-1 is hiring

The 3-1-1 call center is now hiring customer service agents for both temporary and permanent positions. The call center is …

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FY 2017-18 proposed City budget: Customer service a top priority

FY 2017-18 proposed City budget: Customer service a top priority

Each year, the city manager presents the City of Dallas budget and allows citizens to weigh in on how their …

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