Serve on the City’s Citizen Bond Advisory Committee

The City is seeking citizens to serve on a Citizen Bond Advisory Committee to evaluate the needs of the community and make recommendations to City Council on potential capital projects that could be included in a bond election held in November 2018. Committee members will meet at least twice a month during March, April and May with a goal of presenting their recommendations to City Council the end of May. Members will be appointed at the February 20, 2018, City Council meeting.

The Committee will consist of appointees from established committees/organizations, as well as citizens appointed from the public.

Interested applicants can contact Administrative Assistant Kristin Downs at 972.780.5069 or kdowns@duncanville.com by Thursday, February 15. Thank you for serving the City!

 

Town Hall Meeting Scheduled

There will be a Town Hall meeting to receive citizen input regarding the creation of a new City logo. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 23, 2018, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the D.L. Hopkins Jr. Senior Center. We look forward to seeing you on January 23!
*There will be no vote or action by the Duncanville City Council or any of the City Boards and Commissions.

Lane Closure

The right southbound lane of Cedar Ridge between Middale Road and Westridge Drive will be closed today (January 5) until Friday for repairs.

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.

 

Duncanville Police Department Offering Civil Service Exam

The Duncanville Police Department is offering a Police Civil Service exam on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Individuals interested in a rewarding career in Law Enforcement are urged to fill out an interest card to be eligible for the civil service exam.

The Duncanville Police Department has great opportunities in a variety of aspects of police work. If you are interested in a law enforcement career, submit an interest card by 3 pm on January 19, to be eligible for the exam on January 27.

Click here to fill out an interest card.

Christmas Tree Drop Off & Recycling Program

The City of Duncanville will pro­vide Christmas tree recycling beginning January 2nd through January 31st 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.