Builders

City to hold home repair meeting for contractors

City to hold home repair meeting for contractors

The Office of Business Diversity will be hosting the City Home Repair Program for independent and corporate contractors. The program gives contractors who specialize in home building, roofing, electrical, plumbing, foundations, sheet rock installers, haulers, HVAC, etc., the tools and resources for them to receive a bid with the City. On Tuesday, Oct. 23, interested contractors are invited to a …

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Dallas to host regional environmental conference

Dallas to host regional environmental conference

The City of Dallas is committed to conserving natural resources for all people living and working with city limits. This year, the City is celebrating its 10-year anniversary of having an ISO 14001 certified Environmental Management System. To mark this milestone, the Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability (OEQS) is hosting the North Texas ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Conference in …

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Dallas Public Library’s new pathway welcomes children of all ages

Dallas Public Library’s new pathway welcomes children of all ages

A newly completed pathway is engaging and welcoming young visitors to the Dallas Downtown Library with an array of colorful letter and word designs. From the west entrance to the plaza, the path is sort of a “game board,” inviting kids to answer questions as they walk towards the front doors, such as “can you count to five?” “how many …

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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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Innovators

New program helps businesses recover from natural disasters

New program helps businesses recover from natural disasters

A natural disaster strikes – not only are the effects devastating to the environment, but if you run a business, a bad storm can wreck you and your company financially. The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is rolling out a new initiative with the Disaster Prepared Resident program and Public-Private Partnership programs to help Dallas communities return to a sense …

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Learn how to conserve water this fall

Learn how to conserve water this fall

City of Dallas Water Conservation is hosting several events this fall, where Dallas residents can learn how to best conserve water. Events will be held throughout October and November, so residents can attend any and all that they are interested in. ULandscapeIT: Water Efficient Landscape Design – Oct. 13 Learn how to have the most beautiful and water efficient lawn …

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Children and families invited to tinker, create, discover and make

Children and families invited to tinker, create, discover and make

Children and families will experience something new as they explore science, art, nature and technology at the Turn Up! Discovery Faire, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young St. Participants will receive a passport to have stamped as they follow their interests, moving through all eight floors of the Central Library, doing …

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Free inventor workshops offered at Dallas Public Library

Free inventor workshops offered at Dallas Public Library

Figuring out how to patent your invention can be a challenge. To help inventors and small businesses understand the patent process, the Dallas Public Library’s Patent & Trademark Resource Center is providing free one-on-one sessions with local patent attorneys. Located on the sixth floor of the Central Library at 1515 Young St., the Patent & Trademark Resource Center provides free …

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Givers

Dallas Animal Services launches $5 foot long special

Dallas Animal Services launches $5 foot long special

During the first week of September, Dallas Animal Services (DAS) is hosting a special adoption event to find homes for pets in need. From September 1 through September 8, all pets that measure 12 inches or longer from nose to tail will have their adoption fee lowered to only $5. This adoption special is designed to help find forever homes …

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Pre-register for the 22nd annual Mayor’s Back to School Fair

Pre-register for the 22nd annual Mayor’s Back to School Fair

It’s time to sign up for the 22nd annual Mayor’s Back to School Fair! Pre-registration events are being held around the City during the month of July. Families can sign up ahead of the event and skip the line. Children and families that qualify will have access to resources free-of-charge, including school supplies, uniform tops, dental health checks, immunizations, haircuts, …

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Family fun for displaced families

Family fun for displaced families

The Office of Homeless Solutions and the UniverSoul Circus have come together to give displaced children and their families a spectacular night of fun at the circus. Over 250 people, including 190 children, are registered to experience UniverSoul Circus’ electrifying entertainment including acrobats, clowns, and acts from around the World on July 4. Included in the circus event will be a free meal for families …

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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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Inside City Hall

October proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness Month

One in three Texans will experience domestic violence in their lifetimes. Armed with that knowledge, the City of Dallas proclaimed …

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New service makes it easy for residents to pay citations anytime

New service makes it easy for residents to pay citations anytime

Dallas Municipal Court launched a new service that allows residents to pay citations over the phone or at retail locations …

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Proposed City Budget and Budget Townhalls

Proposed City Budget and Budget Townhalls

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 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 on August 15 by participating in #CityHallSelfie Day. #CityHallSelfie Day …

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Dallas updates Council Agenda system

Dallas updates Council Agenda system

The City of Dallas updated its Council Agenda preparation software and the look of the weekly Council Agendas. The new …

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Dallas 311 to launch new service request system and app

Dallas 311 to launch new service request system and app

When Dallas residents need to report an issue or request a City service, calling 311 is usually their first step. …

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