Builders

Forward Dallas Live!

Forward Dallas Live!

Join the Dallas Planning & Urban Design (PUD) Department for ForwardDallasLive! This virtual event will take place on Jan. 27 from noon to 1:15 p.m. and will highlight the ForwardDallas Land Use Plan update and explain how and why Dallas will reevaluate existing land use policies and adopt new, more equitable, and sustainable strategies. Land is a critical and limited …

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City of Dallas hosts Town Hall/Listening Sessions to get public feedback on Redistricting

City of Dallas hosts Town Hall/Listening Sessions to get public feedback on Redistricting

The City of Dallas invites the public to attend a series of town hall meetings to offer input on the City’s redistricting process, which happens every 10 years after the U.S. Census releases its data. The redistricting process is the redrawing of City Council districts from which Council Members are elected. “Community involvement and participation is critical to the success …

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Virtual Town Hall Meetings for FY 2021-22 Proposed Budget

Virtual Town Hall Meetings for FY 2021-22 Proposed Budget

A series of budget town hall meetings are scheduled throughout the month of August as Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax presents the proposed Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget. These meetings are designed for Dallas residents to weigh in on how their tax dollars are spent and provide valuable guidance for the City Manager and City Council. This year, residents will have …

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City Manager announces new executive for the Department of Sustainable Development and Construction

City Manager announces new executive for the Department of Sustainable Development and Construction

Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax announced the appointment of William G. Mundinger, II to serve as Executive in Residence for the Department of Sustainable Development and Construction (SDC). Mr. Mundinger will support SDC’s reorganization and transformation. Realigning SDC and the City’s building and permitting process is critical to the success of the City of Dallas’ newly adopted Economic Development Policy. …

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Innovators

Future of Work Forum 2022

Future of Work Forum 2022

The City of Dallas, in conjunction with he Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce and Holmes Murphy, a City of Dallas business consulting partner, will host the first “Future of Work” Forum. When: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 9, 2022  Watch live at: YouTube.com/CityOfDallasCityhall   To Access Presentation Click Here  

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The City of Dallas Discusses Advancing Equity Through Measurements and Accountability – 3rd Annual Equity Indicators Symposium

The City of Dallas Discusses Advancing Equity Through Measurements and Accountability – 3rd Annual Equity Indicators Symposium

The Office of Equity and Inclusion, in partnership with Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT), held the 2022 Equity Indicators Symposium on Friday, Jan. 14, in alignment with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration week. The City continues to move the needle on racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities highlighted in the 2019 Equity Indicators Report. For the third annual symposium, the …

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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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Givers

Registration Opens for the 2022 Branch Out Dallas Tree Giveaway Program

Registration Opens for the 2022 Branch Out Dallas Tree Giveaway Program

Updated 9/30/22 The City of Dallas is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Branch Out Dallas Tree Giveaway program is accepting registrations from September 1 to October 6. Dallas homeowners can register for a free tree at the Branch Out Dallas website.   It is estimated that the urban tree canopy averages between 27% and 33% of the total acreage in most U.S. …

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FCC offers Internet subsidies to Dallas residents

FCC offers Internet subsidies to Dallas residents

DALLAS – Residents needing assistance with Internet bills may be eligible for a $30 subsidy through a Federal Communications Commission initiative called the Affordable Connectivity Program. “The Internet is a powerful tool that is needed in a person’s daily life,” said City Manager T.C. Broadnax. “This program will help the City of Dallas make strides in crossing the digital divide …

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The Office of Community Care is Hosting Back to School Fair

The annual MLK Back to School Festival will be taking place on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, from 9 to 11 a.m at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center. Students will be receiving free school supplies, backpacks and other school-related necessities. This drive-through event is a partnership with over twenty community partners which hope to serve 1,000 families. How to …

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Summer of Safety: City of Dallas offers free and low-cost summer activities for kids and teens

Summer of Safety: City of Dallas offers free and low-cost summer activities for kids and teens

To celebrate the success of the Summer of Safety, Mayor Eric Johnson has announced the City of Dallas will host a Summer of Safety Community Fair and Celebration to recognize work that helped reduce youth violence during the summer months. The celebration will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 on the campus of …

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Inside City Hall

Dallas City Council approves city’s first ever comprehensive Racial Equity Plan

Dallas City Council approves city’s first ever comprehensive Racial Equity Plan

The Dallas City Council overwhelmingly approved adoption of the Racial Equity Plan (REP) led by the Office of Equity and …

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Dallas City Council approves an ordinance ordering a special election to be held on the November 8, 2022

Dallas City Council approves an ordinance ordering a special election to be held on the November 8, 2022

On Wednesday, the Dallas City Council approved an ordinance calling a special election for a proposition to be placed on …

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City of Dallas Releases Proposed Budget for FY 2022-23 and FY 2023-24

City of Dallas Releases Proposed Budget for FY 2022-23 and FY 2023-24

City Manager T.C. Broadnax released his proposed biennial budget for FY 2022-23 and FY 2023-24 on Saturday, August 6. This year’s …

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Financial Assistance Available to Pay Water Bills

Financial Assistance Available to Pay Water Bills

Dallas residents who meet the income criteria and other eligibility requirements can apply for water bill payment assistance grants through …

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Largest Employer of People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired in North Texas Signs Contract with Dallas 311

Largest Employer of People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired in North Texas Signs Contract with Dallas 311

City of Dallas Partnership with Envision Dallas Creates Meaningful Employment Opportunities for a Population Who Navigates a 70% Unemployment Rate …

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