City Of Dallas
The city of Dallas has passed a resolution, enforcing equality for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender employees, residents, and visitors.
The new Dallas City Manager is receiving a pay hike, compared to his predecessors. City council members approved a contract for A.C. Gonzalez that includes a base salary of $400,000 a year.
During construction at the airport last spring, residents complained planes big and small were using the runway near Lemmon Avenue on the airport’s east side and flying over their homes while they sleep.
Discussion went to the dogs Wednesday at Dallas City Hall — literally. An ordinance approving $946,000 for improvements at a city dog park set off a debate on whether that kind of investment is appropriate in tough time.
The long and winding road of gas drilling in Dallas has reached its end. The city council voted on a new ordinance on gas drilling Wednesday.
The proposed Dallas ordinance is relatively restrictive and went through months of arguments with the Plan Commission. The biggest unresolved issues are the setbacks between wells or between wells and homes.
City staff clearly thinks same-sex marriage is coming in spite of a state constitutional amendment prohibiting it. Still, it was discussed as if it is the wave of the future before the Budget, Finance and Audit Committee..
Dallas’ stoplight signal system is on life support. Drivers may feel like they hit four of every five lights red; but the truth is four of every five traffic lights in Dallas are past their useful life.
Dallas City Hall has been targeting vacant, boarded up homes. It’s all in effort to clean up south Dallas. Some homes have been demolished, and others sold. But CBS 11 News found one case where the city accidentally did both.
For most of us, a nice night out might cost a $100 or so. But how does $7,000 on dinner sound? The expense referenced took place in South Korea and some of the recipients were DFW Airport Board members and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings.
The City of Dallas is urging some residents near a local park to get checked for possible mercury exposure.
The population of Dallas is growing. Housing is expanding. Trade inspector vacancies are on the rise.