David Weekley

Webb Chapel Village: Are Neighborhood Worries City Concerns?

By Jon Anderson / June 28, 2019 / 4 Comments

Every zoning case initiates the sending of ballots to every property owner within 500 feet of the proposal. The list of property owners is supplied by the city, which use the list to mail ballots. Since the documents in a zoning case are public record, developers and their representatives often secure the list to educate […]

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Webb Chapel Developer Offers Three Benjamins For Ballot, But is it Illegal?

By Jon Anderson / June 17, 2019 / 10 Comments

Did a developer offer to buy votes of approval for his proposed residential project in North Dallas? On Sunday, I received a note from Doug Bedell, a resident who seems to be leading the opposition to the proposed Northaven Trail Village project that would see 35 homes constructed on a 4.4-acre parcel zoned for 19 […]

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Opposition Ebbs For Webb Chapel Development As Neighbors Educated

By Jon Anderson / May 29, 2019 / 24 Comments

In our continuing Dallas City Council election coverage (ha!), let’s take a look at the third of three precincts won by Laura Miller (and its adjacent precinct tie). Miller ran her campaign on an anti-development platform that resulted in her winning just three precincts where redevelopment cases lit a certain NIMBY fire. The first two […]

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