2018 State of the City & Awards of Excellence

Mayor Barry Gordon presented the 2018 State of the City Address at the annual ‘Celebrate Duncanville’ event co-hosted by the City and Chamber of Commerce on January 17, 2019. Approximately 200 attendees from various community organizations and businesses enjoyed an evening celebrating the City of Champions and recognizing outstanding leaders and businesses in the community.

The Mayor presented Awards of Excellence to two Duncanville businesses for 2018:

  • GK Steel
  • La Mexicana Tortilla Factory

View the 2018 State of the City Video

Accepting Applications for PIP Days

The Property Improvement Program (PIP) helps property owners in Duncanville who are unable to make exterior home and yard repairs due to life circumstances. Facilitated by volunteers, the program is a partnership between the Duncanville Neighborhood Vitality Commission and First United Methodist Church Duncanville. Thanks to donations from civic groups, individuals and local businesses, PIP volunteers provide no-cost home repairs to homeowners needing assistance.

Fill out an application for consideration today!

For an application and guidelines, click here.

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.

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.

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.

To View the Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting flyer click here.

 

Parade & Tree Lighting Events

Event Type: Parade

Price: Free to the Public

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 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 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