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Resident Support – Gas Outage in Northwest Dallas

Resident Support – Gas Outage in Northwest Dallas

11:35 AM, Friday, May 11, 2018 At this time all of the homes effected by the most recent gas outage have gas restored to them. With this development, the hours for the Bachman Recreation Center will revert back to its normal operating hours. They have varying hours each day and details are available by clicking here. 3:15 PM, Tuesday, May 8, …

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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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Dallas recycling facility named Best in North America

Dallas recycling facility named Best in North America

The City of Dallas’ material recovery facility (MRF) has been named the Best Recycling Facility in North America by the National Waste and Recycling Association. The MRF is operated by FCC Environmental Services, and opened at the beginning of 2017. The MRF met several important measures to win this award. Key points included innovation, types of material recovered and the …

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Innovators

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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New traffic system for City of Dallas

New traffic system for City of Dallas

The City of Dallas has selected Ericsson to install and host an advanced Central Traffic Management System. This solution will help make roads safer and ease traffic congestion. The city’s vision for the traffic system is an intuitive and easy-to-use interface that automates and facilitates system monitoring, management, maintenance, and performance monitoring across departments, as well as between cities and …

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Givers

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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Volunteers needed for Trinity River Corridor’s Big Event

Volunteers needed for Trinity River Corridor’s Big Event

Texas A&M University’s Big Event comes to Dallas on Saturday, March 24. Volunteers are needed to assist Trinity River staff in beautifying the Trinity River. The Big Event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will clean up brush and vegetation, and pickup trash and debris. Those wishing to participate can meet at 9701 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, 75220. …

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Prom dreams come true with the Dallas Public Library

Prom dreams come true with the Dallas Public Library

Prom Dress Giveaway at Central Library The Dallas Public Library will open its Fairy Tale Closet from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday March 10 at the Central Library, 1515 Young St., 7th floor. Any high school student who needs a prom dress can choose from the library’s huge selection of gently-used formal wear and accessories. To make an appointment to …

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Inside City Hall

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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40 Years at 1500 Marilla

40 Years at 1500 Marilla

“It’s time to sing or get away from the piano.” Mayor Wes Wise said this during Dallas City Hall’s groundbreaking, …

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