Builders

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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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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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

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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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. The current system that 311 uses was installed in 2002 and tracks 400,000 service requests every year. 311 handles over a million calls annually and dispatches urgent calls for service for six departments, including Dallas Animal Services and Dallas Water …

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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

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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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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