Authorized Hearing

Michael Amonett: To Preserve Neighborhoods, You Have to Participate

By Joanna England / December 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Michael Amonett Guest Columnist An authorized hearing has been set in motion to rezone an area in Oak Cliff at the intersection of Hampton and Clarendon roads.  The area was once a small farming community settled in the 1870s called Jimtown. Clarendon Road was Jimtown Road, and was built along the old Santa Fe […]

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PD-15 Meeting 8: The Cats Are Beginning To Herd, But Not Without Angst

By Jon Anderson / October 11, 2018 / 4 Comments

There’s a bit of a special language being formulated between the Authorized Hearing committee members. For example, when the city facilitator recaps a prior discussion by saying, “We agreed on X,” a committee member or two will pipe up “We didn’t agree on that.”  What they really mean is they didn’t. And since they didn’t agree, […]

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Pink Wall PD-15 Authorized Hearing Updates and Meeting Schedule

By Jon Anderson / June 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Council Member Jennifer Gates’ office has posted updates to the PD-15 Authorized Hearing Steering Committee. First, note that the committee membership continues to change. Robert Bowling is now the second representative for Preston Tower and Karen Stuart has replaced Jim Panipinto as the representative from Diamond Head Condos. Panipinto is now listed “at large” (whatever […]

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PD-15 Authorized Hearing Committee Members Announced and Minor Bombshell Drops

By Jon Anderson / May 23, 2018 / 9 Comments

UPDATE: In the immortal words of the Miss America pageant, “If for any reason Miss America is unable to fulfill her duties…” Astute readers will see that Preston Tower representative Mary Schulte has bowed out and been replaced by Robert Bowling. Yesterday afternoon, the people selected to be part of the PD-15 authorized hearing committee […]

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