Nightmare Before Christmas Parade

In celebration of the Christmas Holiday, the City of Duncanville is hosting the annual Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting on Friday, December 7, 2018. This year’s festivities will feature the annual parade down Main Street, pictures with Santa, the tree-lighting ceremony and much more.

Parade & Tree Lighting Events

Event Type: Parade

Price: Free to the Public

Description: The Christmas parade will be hosted by the Duncanville Parks & Recreation Department. This year’s Christmas Parade theme is Duncanville’s Nightmare Before Christmas” – a celebration of the 15th anniversary of “Tim Burton’s – The Nightmare Before Christmas”.

Time: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location:      The parade route will extend from Freeman to Wheatland, Wheatland to Main and dis-embarking on Main at Carder.

Special Info: To participate in the parade, please register with the Parks & Recreation Department at 201 James Collins Boulevard, Duncanville. To download a Parade Registration from click here.  Various closures will affect the Wheatland and Main Street area beginning at 6 p.m. For any questions regarding the parade, contact Recreation Superintendent Veronica Williams at 972.780.5074 or vwilliams@duncanville.com.

 

Tree Lighting Ceremony & Concert Event

Type: Tree Lighting & Concert

Price: Free to the Public

Description: The Duncanville’s Nightmare Before Christmas Tree Lighting and Concert will feature commentary by Mayor Barry L. Gordon and the music of Duncanville ISD’s Elementary & High School Choirs.

Time: 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Location:      In front of the War Memorial Park, 101 N Main Street.

 

Family Activities Event

Type: Family Activities

Price: Free to the Public

Description: Enjoy the festivities hosted by the City of Duncanville’s Park & Recreation Department which includes pictures with Santa and more!

Time:  8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin Apothecary (Pictures with Santa).

Special Info: To become a vendor for this event, register with the Parks & Recreation Department located at 201 James Collins Boulevard.

 

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 before, during and after the event.

Time: 6 p.m. – end of event

Location: Costco, 250 E Hwy 67, Duncanville.

Special Info: To catch the parade, park and ride from Costco to the Phase I stop located at the southeast corner of Main and Wheatland at the Dallas County Tax Office. After the parade, road closures will open allowing the stop to progress to Phase II, located adjacent to the Main Street activities at West Freeman and Main Street. Media All media will be located in front of Roma’s Italian Bistro during the event (100 S Main St #102).

Please contact Recreation Superintendent Veronica Williams at 972.780.5074 for further details regarding media coverage.

 

For general questions regarding the Duncanville’s Nightmare Before Christmas event, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 972.780.5070 or visit www.duncanville.com.

2018 UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS

CITY OF DUNCANVILLE

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

GENERAL AND JOINT ELECTION

 Conducted by the Dallas County Elections Department.  Nine election day polling places were utilized:  H Bob Daniel Sr Intermediate School, Duncanville Library, Duncanville’s First Baptist Church, Reed Middle School, Duncanville HS Performance Hall, Southwest Harvest Church, Central Elementary School, Fairmeadows Elementary School, and Northside Elementary School. Early voting was held at the Library/Community Center, 201 James Collins Blvd. – Barbara Lewis (Judge).

 

UNOFFICIAL CUMULATIVE RESULTS

                       Early Voting                           Total  Votes                               %

PROPOSITION A             

THE ISSUANCE OF $6,600,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES

FOR:               7,000            FOR:               9,035            FOR:            74.03%

AGAINST:     2,540            AGAINST:    3,169            AGAINST:   25.97%

TOTAL           9,540                                    12,204                                100.00%

 

PROPOSITION B             

THE ISSUANCE OF $6,600,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR STREET IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDING SIDEWALK, ALLEY, AND OTHER TRAFFIC FLOW IMPROVEMENTS

FOR:            8,228            FOR:               10,539          FOR:                    85.67%

AGAINST:    1,397            AGAINST:      1,763          AGAINST:          14.33%

TOTAL         9,625                                       12,302                                    100.00%

 

PROPOSITION C                                          

THE ISSUANCE OF $6,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR FIRE FIGHTING FACILITIES

FOR:               8,139            FOR:            10,368          FOR:                     84.51%

AGAINST:    1,475            AGAINST:      1,901          AGAINST:          15.49%

TOTAL          9,614                                     12,269                                     100.00%

 

PROPOSITION D                                          

THE ISSUANCE OF $2,400,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR REMODELING AND RENOVATING OF EXISTING MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS

FOR:               5,727            FOR:                 7,227            FOR:                    59.39%

AGAINST:    3,800            AGAINST:    4,942            AGAINST:          40.61%

TOTAL            9,527                                     12,169                                       100.00%

 

Early Voting Only Results PDF Version

Unofficial Cumulative Results PDF Version

City of Duncanville Elections Page

Dallas County Elections

2018 UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS – EARLY VOTING

CITY OF DUNCANVILLE

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

GENERAL AND JOINT ELECTION

Conducted by the Dallas County Elections Department.  Nine election day polling places were utilized:  H Bob Daniel Sr Intermediate School, Duncanville Library, Duncanville’s First Baptist Church, Reed Middle School, Duncanville HS Performance Hall, Southwest Harvest Church, Central Elementary School, Fairmeadows Elementary School, and Northside Elementary School. Early voting was held at the Library/Community Center, 201 James Collins Blvd. – Barbara Lewis (Judge).

 

UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS

EARLY VOTING ONLY

 

PROPOSITION A    FOR: 7,000            AGAINST: 2,540           TOTAL VOTES: 9,540

THE ISSUANCE OF $6,600,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES

 

PROPOSITION B    FOR: 8,228             AGAINST: 1,397           TOTAL VOTES 9,625

THE ISSUANCE OF $6,600,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR STREET IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDING SIDEWALK, ALLEY, AND OTHER TRAFFIC FLOW IMPROVEMENTS

 

PROPOSITION C   FOR: 8,139             AGAINST: 1,475           TOTAL VOTES 9,614

THE ISSUANCE OF $6,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR FIRE FIGHTING FACILITIES

 

PROPOSITION D   FOR: 5,727             AGAINST: 3,800           TOTAL VOTES 9,527

THE ISSUANCE OF $2,400,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR REMODELING AND RENOVATING OF EXISTING MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS

 

Early Voting Only Results PDF Version

City of Duncanville Elections Page

Dallas County Elections

COUNCIL SEEKS CITIZENS TO SERVE ON THE LIBRARY ADIVSORY BOARD

The Duncanville City Council is currently accepting applications from citizens interested in volunteering their service on the Library Advisory Board.  To be eligible to serve, one must be a resident of the City of Duncanville, and not be in arrears on City of Duncanville ad valorem taxes or fines or fees. 

Anyone interested in serving is encouraged to forward a completed application to Kristin Downs, City Secretary, P.O. Box 380280, Duncanville, Texas, 75138-0280; to kdowns@duncanville.com; or in person at City Hall, 203 E. Wheatland Road.  An application may be obtained at City Hall or by visiting the City’s web page at www.duncanville.com.  For more information, please call 972-780-5017.

For more information on our Library Advisory Board please click here.

To download an application please click here.

Warning Siren Malfunction

The City is experiencing a malfunction with the Outdoor Warning Siren System. The City is working to resolve the issue at hand. Please be advised there is no emergency.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For October 4 and 5

The City of Duncanville, at the recommendation and in cooperation with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS), will be conducting ground spraying against mosquitos on Thursday, October 4, and Friday, October 5, between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am (weather permitting). To view the areas scheduled for ground spraying, click here.

Residents living near this area are encouraged to remain indoors and bring their pets inside during spraying.

City Staff will continue to monitor areas where mosquito breeding is most likely to occur. To prevent the spread of mosquitoes, residents should remove all areas of standing water report all pools that are not well maintained and abandoned homes where mosquitoes are likely to breed to the Health and Code Enforcement Department. Everyone should continue to protect themselves against the West Nile Virus by using insect repellent containing DEET. Citizens are also encouraged to remain indoors during dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.

For more information on the scheduled ground mosquito spraying in Duncanville, contact Health Inspector Mike Plemons at 972-740-1163.

Police Alert Public of Scams

The Duncanville Police Department is warning the public about recent scams in the community.

  • Suspects posing as City employees or a Utility Company Representative with the goal of entering homes to steal.
  • Suspects representing themselves as a member of the Duncanville Police Department claiming individuals are suspects and need to meet with them to pay money.

Crime Prevention Officer Doug Sisk advises citizens to take extra precautions and be proactive with crime prevention.

“No City employee or representatives from a utility company have been directed to show up at anyone’s home requesting to check water quality or anything related to water quality,” said Officer Sisk. “If it involves a private contractor, they should have a permit and/or proper identification. To address suspects representing the Police Department, members of the Police Department will NOT call individuals about owed monies.”

To report a scam or any suspicious activity, contact the Duncanville Police Department at 972-223-6111.

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For September 19 and 20

The City of Duncanville, at the recommendation and in cooperation with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS), will be conducting ground spraying against mosquitos. Due to the inclement weather forecast, ground spraying will occur on Wednesday, September 19, and Thursday, September 20, between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am (weather permitting). To view the areas scheduled for ground spraying, click here.

Residents living near this area are encouraged to remain indoors and bring their pets inside during spraying.

City Staff will continue to monitor areas where mosquito breeding is most likely to occur. To prevent the spread of mosquitoes, residents should remove all areas of standing water report all pools that are not well maintained and abandoned homes where mosquitoes are likely to breed to the Health and Code Enforcement Department. Everyone should continue to protect themselves against the West Nile Virus by using insect repellent containing DEET. Citizens are also encouraged to remain indoors during dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.

For more information on the scheduled ground mosquito spraying in Duncanville, contact Health Inspector Mike Plemons at 972-740-1163.