Preparations Begin for 2018 City Officers Election

The 2018 City Officers election will be held Saturday, May 5. Duncanville voters will go to the polls to elect the Mayor and Councilmembers to represent Districts 2 and 4 for the upcoming two-year term.

The first official day to file an application for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 17. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, February 16. Candidate filing packets are now available in the City Secretary’s office.

City qualifications for candidacy include:

• Qualified voter
• Resident of the State of Texas for one year
• Resident of the City and district for six months
• Hold no other public office

All registered voters in the City of Duncanville may vote for the Mayor. Residents of Districts 2 and 4 may vote for their respective candidates. Anyone not currently registered to vote has until April 5, 2018, to register in order to cast a ballot in the May 5 election. Voter registration applications may be obtained at City Hall or the Duncanville Public Library.

Questions concerning voter registration should be directed to the Dallas County Voter Registration Department at 214.637.7937. Additional information regarding the upcoming election may be obtained by contacting Duncanville’s City Secretary at 972.780.5017.

 

Amending Commercial Vehicles Definition & Restricting Parking on Unimproved Surfaces in Non-Residential Areas

On December 19, 2017, the Duncanville City Council adopted ordinances amending the definition of commercial vehicles (Ordinance No. 2331) and restricting parking on unimproved surfaces in non-residential areas (Ordinance No. 2332).

The City Code Officers will issue warnings for both ordinances until enforcement begins on April 1, 2018.

Click here for detailed ordinance information