Builders

Public input needed for Convention Center Master Plan

Public input needed for Convention Center Master Plan

The public is invited to participate in a virtual public open house at 6 p.m. on April 15  to learn more about the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) Master Plan and share input with the project team. The KBHCCD Master Plan aims to transform the convention center district into the top convention center and convention center urban district …

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Local businesses recognized by City for sustainable practices

Local businesses recognized by City for sustainable practices

Good Coworking and Turn Compost are the latest to join a growing list of companies in Dallas awarded Green Business Certifications by the City’s Zero Waste Division for achieving a level of environmental performance and sustainability. The Green Business Certification program is a free service offered to businesses to assist them in lessening their impact on the environment using best …

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Dallas Public Library launches curbside service at new $8 million Vickery Meadow location

Dallas Public Library launches curbside service at new $8 million Vickery Meadow location

Beginning Tuesday, February 2, curbside service will be available at Dallas Public Library’s new Vickery Park Branch located at 8333 Park Lane at Ridgecrest Road. The new building is nearing completion with interior finishes and other amenities incomplete. However, Dallas Public Library desired to begin serving this community as soon as possible. “The long-anticipated Vickery Park Branch will be a …

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Mayor Johnson creates Task Force on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Mayor Johnson creates Task Force on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Mayor Eric Johnson on Monday announced a new task force that will make recommendations meant to help turn Dallas into a top city for startup businesses and entrepreneurs. To lead the Mayor’s Task Force on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Mayor Johnson has named two co-chairs: Trey Bowles, the co-founder and Executive Chairman of the DEC Network (formerly the Dallas Entrepreneur Center), …

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Innovators

City of Dallas examines current state of racial equity to build an equitable and inclusive bounce back

City of Dallas examines current state of racial equity to build an equitable and inclusive bounce back

Historic and current institutionalized policies and practices have created disparities in social, health and economic outcomes for many communities of color. The interconnectedness of the complex inequities Dallas faces requires a sustained commitment by multiple local, state, and national entities to address the pervasive disparities. The City of Dallas’ Office of Equity & Inclusion-Equity Division in partnership with Communities Foundation …

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City of Dallas installs new air quality monitors in neighborhoods

City of Dallas installs new air quality monitors in neighborhoods

City of Dallas and The Nature Conservancy in Texas, together with Texas A&M Transportation Institute began installing neighborhood air quality monitors in nine different Dallas neighborhoods as part of the Breathe Easy Dallas project this week. “We are so excited to finally get this equipment into the neighborhoods,” said Susan Alvarez, assistant director of Environmental Compliance & Sustainability. “This project …

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Dallas Animal Services exceeds 90% annual live release rate for the first time

Dallas Animal Services exceeds 90% annual live release rate for the first time

Dallas Animal Services (DAS) reached a major milestone by finishing Fiscal Year 2019 – 20 (September 2019 – October 2020) with a live release rate of 90.6% for dogs and cats. This is the first time in DAS’ history that the fiscal year’s live release rate has exceeded the 90% threshold. “This year has presented DAS with challenges no one …

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Data challenge launched for local youth

Data challenge launched for local youth

The Office of Innovation has launched a student data challenge in partnership with Dallas County, PCCI, UTD, DISD and others to help young people assess and analyze COVID-19 data. The COVID-19 Data Challenge is open to students who live in the Dallas – Fort Worth area in grades 6 through 12. Students selected for the challenge will work on a data project using …

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Givers

Local businesses recognized by City for sustainable practices

Local businesses recognized by City for sustainable practices

Good Coworking and Turn Compost are the latest to join a growing list of companies in Dallas awarded Green Business Certifications by the City’s Zero Waste Division for achieving a level of environmental performance and sustainability. The Green Business Certification program is a free service offered to businesses to assist them in lessening their impact on the environment using best …

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Small Business Grant Program to give up to $3,000 to eligible small businesses, nonprofits

Small Business Grant Program to give up to $3,000 to eligible small businesses, nonprofits

B.U.I.L.D. (Broaden Urban Investments to Leverage Dallas) has launched the B.U.I.L.D Small Business Grant Program to assist small businesses impacted by the economic downturn caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. The program will provide businesses in the city of Dallas that have fewer than nine employees, or a 2019 payroll of less than $250,000, with a one-time grant of up to $3,000.  The primary focus of …

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Dallas Animal Services exceeds 90% annual live release rate for the first time

Dallas Animal Services exceeds 90% annual live release rate for the first time

Dallas Animal Services (DAS) reached a major milestone by finishing Fiscal Year 2019 – 20 (September 2019 – October 2020) with a live release rate of 90.6% for dogs and cats. This is the first time in DAS’ history that the fiscal year’s live release rate has exceeded the 90% threshold. “This year has presented DAS with challenges no one …

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City employees provide thousands of free face coverings to Dallas residents

City employees provide thousands of free face coverings to Dallas residents

Governor Abbott’s recent executive order requires Texans to wear masks when inside buildings or wherever it is not feasible to maintain six feet of social distancing from another person not in the same household. With this requirement, the City of Dallas Office of Resilience has worked hard to establish an initiative to ensure that face coverings are accessible to all …

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Inside City Hall

Mayor Johnson calls on businesses to fill out new city survey on mask policies

Mayor Johnson calls on businesses to fill out new city survey on mask policies

Mayor Eric Johnson is asking businesses in the city to fill out a brief online form to publicly state whether …

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Small Business Continuity Fund grant program reopens for applications

Small Business Continuity Fund grant program reopens for applications

The City of Dallas has reopened applications for the Small Business Continuity Fund (SBCF) grant program. The SBCF grant program …

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Dallas recommends halt to scooter program citing public safety concerns

Dallas recommends halt to scooter program citing public safety concerns

The City of Dallas Transportation Department recommends the use of scooters be halted within Dallas City Limits beginning Friday, Sept …

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Virtual town hall meetings for FY 2020-21 Proposed Budget

Virtual town hall meetings for FY 2020-21 Proposed Budget

A series of budget town hall meetings are scheduled throughout the month of August as Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax …

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City employees provide thousands of free face coverings to Dallas residents

City employees provide thousands of free face coverings to Dallas residents

Governor Abbott’s recent executive order requires Texans to wear masks when inside buildings or wherever it is not feasible to …

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