Dallas' Fair Park One Step Closer To Revitalization As Master Plan Update Approved By City CouncilThe approval precedes an upcoming announcement of the park designer for the new Community Park within Fair Park's 277-acre campus, which is one of the Master Plan Update's first priorities.
Dallas Police To Get Approximately $7M More Next Year Despite Cut In OvertimeThe city will spend about $7 million more on police in the next year fiscal year that begins October 1, totaling around $561 million.
City Council Votes To Cut Dallas Police Overtime, While Increasing Overall Department FundingThe Dallas City Council voted 11-4 Wednesday night to cut $7 million from the police overtime budget, while increasing overall funding for the department.
GOP Demonstrates At Dallas City Hall Day Before Council Potentially Cuts Police OT BudgetAbout 40 area Republican party leaders and members held a "defend the police" demonstration in front of Dallas City Hall.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Seeks To Reassure Public After Gov. Abbott Ripped City Council For Reducing Overtime BudgetAfter the meeting, a variety of council members held a news conference to defend their vote to cut the department's overtime budget by $7 million, about 25%.
Governor Greg Abbott Blasts Dallas City Council For Defunding Dallas Police DepartmentOn Wednesday, a majority of council members voted to cut $7 million from DPD's overtime budget.
Some Dallas Council Members Praise Police Chief Renee Hall After Her Decision To ResignDallas council member Carolyn King Arnold praised police Chief Renee Hall after her announcement Tuesday afternoon that she is leaving the department. "I still remain saddened by the news."
Dallas City Council Preliminarily Approves Cutting Police Overtime Budget, Increase Police TrainingIn the straw or unofficial vote, a majority of council members, 11-3, approved reducing the Dallas Police Department's overtime budget by $7 million.
Council Members Reject Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson's Proposed City Hall Salary CutsDallas city council members rejected by a large margin Mayor Eric Johnson's highly-publicized, months-long push to cut salaries at city hall.
Dallas Mayor, Council Members Propose Amendments To Dallas Police Department BudgetThe Mayor's proposed reductions would amount to more than $6.5 million in savings.
Dallas City Council Members Request Stretch Of Lamar Street To Be Named After Botham JeanDallas City Council members are requesting a stretch of Lamar Street in the downtown area to be named after Botham Jean.