Dallas City Council

East Dallas Residents Rally to Block Plans For Cement Batch Plant

By Joanna England / June 25, 2020 / 3 Comments

When the proverbial dust cleared, the citizens of East Dallas claimed a victory over Martin Marietta and Austin Bridge, the corporations that had eyes on a large site at Northwest Highway and Garland Road for a dual cement and asphalt batch plant. And a big victory it was, as the entire Dallas City Council voted […]

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Dallas Leaders Considering Emergency Ordinance to Halt Evictions

By Candy Evans / March 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

Cities and states across the country are taking action to put a halt on evictions amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, anticipating that many tenants won’t be able to pay rent with nearly 3.3 million Americans now out of work. New York City, one of the nation’s hottest red zones, placed an eviction moratorium on residential […]

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5 Things To Know About The Reverchon Park Deal

By Jon Anderson / January 23, 2020 / 4 Comments

In addition to the five-fold increase in seating to 3,500 total and the addition of alcohol sales, here are a few things you should know about the recently passed Reverchon Park deal.

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Dallas City Council’s Reverchon Park Deal Sets Dangerous Precedent

By Jon Anderson / January 21, 2020 / 3 Comments

When the Dallas City Council passed District 14 council member David Blewett’s deal to redevelop a significant part of Reverchon Park, they set a dangerous precedent for the city.

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Did David Blewett Violate City Ethics to Get Reverchon Deal Done?

By Jon Anderson / January 15, 2020 / 4 Comments

Last week’s city council session was odd. It marked a return from defeat for a group led by Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson to vastly expand and reconstruct the Reverchon Park Ball Field. What marked it as odd was how the session unfolded. The public first spoke in support or protest and then the […]

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David Blewett Pulls Reverchon Park Deal From Ashes Despite Neighborhood Opposition

By Jon Anderson / January 9, 2020 / 2 Comments

After District 14 council member David Blewett pulled the Reverchon Park reconstruction project back from its December abyss, Dallas City Council heard arguments for and against the proposal in one fiery late afternoon/evening meeting before rendering a fresh decision. What had been a tie vote in December was now passed 11-4. And far North Dallas […]

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