City of Duncanville Weekly Update: July 16, 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, July 13, 2018

City of Duncanville to host Independence Day Celebration on July 4, 2018

The City of Duncanville invites you to its annual Independence Day Celebration on Wednesday, July 4. The day will begin with a parade sponsored by the Duncanville Lions Club and will close with a host of evening festivities in Armstrong Park. Attendees will be able to enjoy LIVE music, delicious food from local vendors, bounce houses for the kids and fireworks! Admission is FREE and open to the public; however, wristbands are required for entry into the evening festivities.

PARADE
Event Type: Parade
Price: Free to the public
Description:
Time: Independence Day Celebration Parade 9 am – 10 am
Place: The parade route will begin at Reed Middle School, 530 Freeman Street, turn right on Wheatland Road, right on Main Street, followed by a right on Freeman Street and continue back to Reed Middle School.
Special Info: To participate in the parade, please register with Duncanville Lions Club at Duncanville Lions Club, Parade Entry, PO Box 381055, Duncanville, TX 75138, or in person at one of the following locations: Chamber of Commerce, 300 E. Wheatland Road; Red Bird Bowling Lanes, 1114 S Main; or Ben Franklin Apothecary, 302 N Main.

Various closures will affect the Wheatland & Main Street area beginning at 7 am. For any questions regarding the parade, call Lions Parade Chairpersons Don McBurnett at 214-918-9981 or Kasey Cheshier at 972-298-1147.

FOOD, FUN & FIREWORKS
Event Type: Family Activities, Concert & Fireworks Show
Price: Free to the public
Description: Local food vendors, bounce houses, live music and fireworks show.
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Place: Armstrong Park – 100 James Collins Blvd., Duncanville, TX 75116

Special Info:
Wristbands will be required for entrance to the evening festivities.
 Wristbands are available upon request at the Duncanville Recreation Center (201 James Collins Blvd), while supplies last. Limit 5 wristbands per person; must be 18 or older to pick up. If quantities remain, wristbands will be available at the event.

  • Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All bags and coolers will be subject to search upon entry.
  • The following items will not be permitted inside the park: alcohol, glass containers, tents, canopies, umbrellas (other than hand held), all animals other than service animals and fireworks.
  • ADA-accessible parking will be located in the parking lot west of City Hall (203 E Wheatland Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116).
  • Sponsors and vendors are invited to register with the Department of Parks & Recreation at 201 James Collins Blvd., Duncanville, TX 75116 or by calling 972-780-5070.
  • Armstrong Park will be closed to the public in advance of the event, starting at 11:30PM on July 3. Normal park hours will resume following the event.

SHUTTLE SERVICE
Event Type: Shuttle Service
Price: Free to the public
Description: Due to various street closures and limited parking, the City of Duncanville will offer a free shuttle service to and from designated remote parking locations before, during and after the evening festivities. Remote parking will be available at Costco and Duncanville High School.
Time: 5 pm – End of Event
Place: Two shuttle routes will be available. A North route will pick up attendees from the Duncanville High School parking lot (900 W Camp Wisdom Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116) and drop off at Efurd Properties (202 S Santa Fe Trail, Duncanville, TX 75116). A South route will pick up from the Costco parking lot (250 W Hwy 67, Duncanville, TX 75137) and drop off at the former Duncanville ISD Administration building (802 S Main St, Duncanville, TX 75137).

Special Info: Guests must take the same shuttle route to return to their vehicle at the end of the evening that they took to get to the event.

MEDIA: All media are welcome at the park entrance near City Hall. (203 E Wheatland Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116). For further details regarding media coverage, please contact Cody Ann Bainter at 972-780-5043 or cbainter@duncanville.com.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For any questions regarding the Independence Day festivities, please contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 972-780-5070, or visit us at www.duncanville.com.

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: June 22, 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, June 22, 2018

2018 OFFICIAL CUMULATIVE RUNOFF ELECTION RESULTS – DISTRICT 4

CITY OF DUNCANVILLE

JUNE 16, 2018

CITY RUNOFF ELECTION – DISTRICT 4

Conducted by the Dallas County Elections Department. One election day polling place was utilized:  Reed Middle School.  Early voting was held at the Library/Community Center, 201 James Collins Blvd.

OFFICIAL CUMULATIVE ELECTION RESULTS

 

COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 4

Jeff Burton               264         49.91%

Mark Cooks              265         50.09%

TOTAL                    529        100%

To view the official cumulative results, click here.

City of Duncanville Elections Page

Dallas County Elections

Preliminary Budget Workshop June 20-21, 2018

A pre-budget workshop for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 was held on Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21 in the City Hall Briefing Room. Discussion topics included:

  • FY 18 Work Plan Update
  • FY 18 Budget Status – Projected
  • FY 19 General Fund Budget Outlook
  • Personnel, Compensation and Benefits
  • Major Supplemental Requests
  • Budgetary Impacts of Potential Programs
  • Tax Rate and Exemptions
  • FY 19 Utility Fund Outlook
  • Stormwater Utility Drainage Fee
  • Capital Improvement Plans (CIP)
  • Other Funds, including Duncanville Community and Economic Development (DCEDC) Fund

To view the Preliminary Budget Workshop Presentation, click here.

 

2018 UNOFFICIAL RUNOFF ELECTION RESULTS – DISTRICT 4

CITY OF DUNCANVILLE

JUNE 16, 2018

CITY RUNOFF ELECTION – DISTRICT 4

Conducted by the Dallas County Elections Department. One election day polling place was utilized:  Reed Middle School.  Early voting was held at the Library/Community Center, 201 James Collins Blvd.

UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS

 

COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 4

Jeff Burton               264         49.91%

Mark Cooks              265         50.09%

TOTAL                    529        100%

 

City of Duncanville Elections Page

Dallas County Elections

Duncanville Soccer Open Registration for Fall 2018

Parents and Players,

Great news! Registration for Fall 2018 is now open. Please visit our website at www.duncanville-soccer.com to register online. Registration will close August 1. This season we will offer late registration beginning August 2-17 with a $15 late fee. Please visit our site for more details.

Padres y jugadores,

¡ buenas noticias! El registro para el otoño 2018 ya está abierto. Por favor visite nuestro sitio web en www.Duncanville-Soccer.com para registrarse en línea. El registro se cerrará el 1 de agosto. Esta temporada vamos a ofrecer un registro tardío a partir del 2-17 de agosto con un cargo de $15 por demora. Visite por favor nuestro sitio para más detalles.

Gracias

 

2018 Fourth of July Parade Application/Information

Participate in the 2018 Fourth of July Parade sponsored by the Duncanville Lions Club! This year’s theme is “Spirit of Service,” and the parade will begin at 9 am with check-in at 7 am on Wednesday, July 4.

Entry deadline is Saturday, June 30 by 5 pm.

If you have any questions, contact the Lions Parade Chairpersons: Don McBurnett at 214.918.9981 or Kasey Cheshier at 972.298.1147.

Click here for a parade application and more information.

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: June 15, 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, June 15, 2018

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: June 8, 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, June 8, 2018