PREPARATIONS BEGIN FOR 2019 CITY OFFICERS ELECTION

ELECTION DAY IS MAY 4, 2019

The 2019 City Officers election will be held Saturday, May 4th.  Duncanville voters will go to the polls to elect the Councilmember At Large, and Councilmembers to represent Districts 1, 3, and 5 for the upcoming two-year term.

The first official day to file an application for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 16th. The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15th.

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; and hold no other public office.

All registered voters in the City of Duncanville may vote for the Councilmember At Large. Residents of Districts 1, 3, and 5 may vote for their respective candidates. Anyone not currently registered to vote has until April 4, 2019 to register in order to cast a ballot in the May 4th 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 the City Secretary Kristin Downs at (972) 780-5017. Election details will also be available at www.duncanville.com.

City Clean Up Crews Respond to Sanitary Sewer Overflow After Heavy Rains

The Duncanville Public Works Department is currently undergoing clean-up, remediation and disinfection of two Sanitary Sewer Overflow’s (SSO) that occurred as a result of weather conditions and heavy rainfall on December 26 and December 27, 2018. The overflows affected Mauk Branch Creek and Horne Branch Creek, and are located near:

• Little & South Main Street (Horne Branch Creek)
• 700 Block of Forest Circle (Mauk Branch Creek)

City Officials will continue to comply with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requirements for a discharge over their threshold limit of 100,000 gallons. Once the water overflow completely resides, crews will begin taking laboratory samples at various points along the creek to ensure the water and environment are safe. There has been no observation of any fish kills to-date.

Duncanville citizens should not be concerned when using water, as at no time was the City’s water system affected by this sewer spill. The City will continue to collect and test samples in the creek area for any contaminants or distress of marine life. The public should avoid contact with waste material, soil, or water in the area potentially affected by the spill. If the public comes into contact with waste material, soil, or water potentially affected by the spill, they should bathe and wash clothes thoroughly as soon as possible.

For more information, contact the Duncanville Public Works Wastewater Department at 972-780-4900.

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: December 21, 2018

The City welcomes and encourages community members to stay up-to-date on City activities and projects, while increasing public awareness of the things the City does on a daily basis.

The City Manager provides a weekly update to City Council of departmental activities and other significant items of interest, and that in the interest of also keeping the public better informed, the City is pleased to make those updates available to the citizens.

Weekly Update for Week Ending: Friday, December 21, 2018

Holiday Trash, Recycling & Facility Schedule

​​All City of Duncanville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, December 24, Tuesday, December 25 and Tuesday, January 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

The Duncanville Fieldhouse, Library, Recreation facility and Senior Center will be closed December 24 & 25, as well as January 1.​

Solid waste, recycling and bulk collection service will not run on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. Refuse collection will resume on the following regularly scheduled pick up day.

The City of Duncanville provides Christmas tree recycling through January 11th at the Service Center located at 330 Shady Trail. Residents may drop off their trees in the grassy area by the existing mulch pile on Shady Trail near Main Street (there will be signage to direct you to the area). Christmas trees must be free of lights and decorations and cannot be in any type of wrap, especially plastic. The mulch is provided free to residents. For more information contact the Service Center at 972-780-4900.

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: December 14, 2018

The City welcomes and encourages community members to stay up-to-date on City activities and projects, while increasing public awareness of the things the City does on a daily basis.

The City Manager provides a weekly update to City Council of departmental activities and other significant items of interest, and that in the interest of also keeping the public better informed, the City is pleased to make those updates available to the citizens.

Weekly Update for Week Ending: Friday, December 14, 2018

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: December 7, 2018

The City welcomes and encourages community members to stay up-to-date on City activities and projects, while increasing public awareness of the things the City does on a daily basis.

The City Manager provides a weekly update to City Council of departmental activities and other significant items of interest, and that in the interest of also keeping the public better informed, the City is pleased to make those updates available to the citizens.

Weekly Update for Week Ending: Friday, December 7, 2018

FY18 Water Line Improvements in Greenbriar Estates

Design of water main replacements are underway in the Greenbriar Estates subdivision. Installed in the 1970-1980s era, the existing water mains are in need of replacement. The project consists of 1,750 linear feet of main replacement along High Ridge Drive from Crescent Lane to Meadow Ridge Drive, 2,750 linear feet of main replacement in the 1700-1800 blocks of Green Tree Lane, 3,050 linear feet of main replacement in Greenbriar Lane from Green Tree Lane to Wind Ridge Lane, 1,000 linear feet of main replacement in Knob Hill Drive from South Greenstone Lane to Beaver Creek Drive, and 475 linear feet of main replacement in the 1600 block of Nob Hill Circle. The improvements are scheduled for phased construction over a four-year period, beginning in summer 2019. The engineer’s estimate of probable cost for these improvements is $1,805,000.00.

FY18 Water Line Improvements in Greenbriar Estates Locations - Map

FY18 Water Line Improvements in Irwin Keasler Addition

Design of water line improvements are underway in the Irwin Keasler Addition. The existing water lines were installed in the 1950s and are 6-inch asbestos cement pipe, except in Bow Creek Court where the lines are 2-inch galvanized pipe. These pipes will be replaced with 8-inch PVC lines. Water main improvements will be designed for Bow Creek Drive from Bow Creek Court to the north end of the Red Bird Lane intersection (630 linear feet), Bow Creek Court (300 linear feet), Bow Creek Drive from Round Top Boulevard to Jellison Boulevard (1,100 linear feet), Dula Circle from Frank Keasler Boulevard to north of Rita Lane (400 linear feet), Ida Vista Court from Jungle Drive to the end of the cul-de-sac (250 linear feet), and Jellison Boulevard from Cedar Ridge Road to Bow Creek Drive (700 linear feet). The improvements are scheduled for construction in summer 2019. The engineer’s estimate of probable cost is $880,000.00.

FY18 Water Line Improvements at Irwin Keasler Locations - Map