Builders

Joint workshops held across the city to talk land use & bicycling with residents

Joint workshops held across the city to talk land use & bicycling with residents

On Oct. 19 the City of Dallas kicked off a series of community workshops throughout the city to discuss land use and bicycling. The ForwardDallas Comprehensive Land Use Plan and the Dallas Bike Plan updates are underway, and public input is needed for both. The Planning & Urban Design department and Department of Transportation are partnering to host a series of seven joint workshops from Oct. 19 to Nov. 5. Dallas residents and stakeholders can attend one workshop to give input on two plans: ForwardDallas Comprehensive Land Use …

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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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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

The Bridge Travel Essentials Store to open at DFW Airport

The Bridge Travel Essentials Store to open at DFW Airport

DALLAS – R.S. Harris LLC and Gideon Toal Management, have partnered with The Bridge Homeless Recovery Center in Dallas and Presbyterian Night Shelter’s Upspire in Fort Worth to establish The Bridge News and Convenience, an airport concession concept to create jobs, fund services, and improve community for local nonprofit homelessness service providers and their clients. A licensing fee for use …

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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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Inside City Hall

The City of Dallas receives 100 Score on HRC Municipal Equity Index

The City of Dallas receives 100 Score on HRC Municipal Equity Index

The City of Dallas Office of Equity & Inclusion, in partnership with Human Resources, is pleased to announce the earning …

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Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax appoints new director of Office of Arts and Culture

Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax appoints new director of Office of Arts and Culture

On Monday, Dec. 5 Martine Elyse Philippe was appointed Director of the Office of Arts & Culture. With over 15 …

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Dallas Office of Homeless Solutions launches new website

Dallas Office of Homeless Solutions launches new website

DALLAS – The Office of Homeless Solutions (OHS) has launched the new DallasHomelessSolutions.com website to serve as a resource for …

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City of Dallas hosts second naturalization ceremony for   Dallas residents

City of Dallas hosts second naturalization ceremony for Dallas residents

In celebration of National Immigrants Day, the City of Dallas hosted a naturalization ceremony in collaboration with United States Citizenship …

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