Dallas City Plan Commission

Few Surprises As Plan Commission Hears PD-15 Authorized Hearing Recommendations

By Jon Anderson / April 19, 2019 / 2 Comments

Yesterday, the results of the PD-15 authorized hearing had their first airing with City Plan Commission. Those expecting a knock-down, drag-out were disappointed. Those relishing hypocrisy, dipped in pretension, were not disappointed. It was explained that because the opposition to the city’s PD-15 draft had paid the fee to postpone the meeting originally scheduled on […]

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Plan Commission Briefed on Proposed Staff Changes to PD-15

By Jon Anderson / March 8, 2019 / 1 Comment

[Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com. His opinions are his own.] While Thursday’s meeting fell short of the usual fireworks PD-15 brings about, the City Plan Commission asked some great questions regarding city staff’s proposed changes to PD-15. In the lead-up to City Plan Commission’s public hearing on staff’s proposal for updating PD-15, […]

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Tyler-Polk Redesign: What Value Does a One-way to Two-way Conversion hold?

By Amanda Popken / June 20, 2016 / 4 Comments

  You have two more chances to add your input to the redesign of Tyler and Polk Streets in North Oak Cliff. They’ve been a couplet of one-way streets for decades and are under consideration for a conversion back to two-way. Tyler-Polk isn’t alone in this conversation either — next up, McKinney and Cole. Even […]

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Transwestern Development for Behind the Pink Wall (Again) on Hold: Single Fam Residents Claim They Were NOT NOTIFIED???

By Jon Anderson / August 21, 2015 / 5 Comments

  After attending my first Dallas Planning Commission meeting yesterday, I called my doctor for some anti-depressants to keep from cutting myself. I’ll give Commissioner Margot Murphy credit for putting attendees out of their misery quickly by moving the item up in the docket, but fault her for asking for a two-week delay in what […]

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Hear Dallas Plan Commissioner Betty Culbreath Complain About Working on Holidays, Being Mean to Sam’s Club, And Pool Floats

By Joanna England / July 7, 2014 / 10 Comments

Sounds like Betty Culbreath is a CandysDirt.com reader, as the City Plan Commissioner called out our little Dallas real estate blog during her comments at the June 19 meeting in which the proposed Sam’s Club at Uptown East/East Village/Cityplace was discussed. Her speech, which lasts about three minutes at the 1:26:15 mark, references the $30,000 […]

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Preston Hollow East HOA Hires Seasoned Attorney to Battle Proposed Transwestern Multi-Family at Preston/Northwest Highway

By Candy Evans / March 10, 2014 / 19 Comments

His name is P. Michael Jung, he’s a partner with Strasburger and Price, and he has served on the Dallas City Plan Commission in the past. His background is appellate, financial services, governmental, infrastructure and land use, and real estate. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Texas Land Conservancy [as president]; […]

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