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Leading Off (8/25/22)

Almost get fired, then get a raise two months later. Welcome to Dallas.
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Local News

Red Flags Raised Over Deal for Housing, Urban Farm in Lake Highlands

Council Member Adam McGough’s close relationship with an Atlanta-based nonprofit hoping to take over city-owned land in his district is under scrutiny.
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Commercial Real Estate

Dallas Building Permit Drama Highlights Broken System

Ongoing issues have some residential developers say they are leaving Dallas—and never coming back.
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Commercial Real Estate

Dallas Has a Huge Backlog of Residential Permits, and Contractors Are Fed Up

A process that once took one to three days is now taking upwards of eight weeks. The city plans to spend $1 million to identify inefficiencies.
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Business

Dallas Moves Forward with Carpenter Park Construction

The City Council unanimously approved the construction of what will be the largest park in the city's core and connect downtown with Deep Ellum and East Dallas.

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Local News

Dallas’ New Scooter Rules Start To Come Into Focus

On the table: fees to pay for infrastructure, cutoff times, geo-fencing, and more.
By Shawn Shinneman
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Local Government

Mayor Dissolves the Committee Tasked With Picking a New City Attorney

The Administrative Committee is no more. In a separate move, he appointed himself to chair the Legislative Committee. Councilman Lee Kleinman previously chaired both.
By Shawn Shinneman
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Transportation

So Where Does DART’s D2 Subway Line Stand?

Federal funding remains a big question mark, and DART is already eyeing the properties it believes it will need to acquire.
By Shawn Shinneman
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Crime

Council Members Call Out a Lack of Goals and Focus in DPD’s Violent Crime Plan

A few quick things that stuck out as Chief U. Reneé Hall briefed the City Council this afternoon.
By Shawn Shinneman
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Local News

How Dallas Is Approaching Water Conservation as the Climate Changes

We got a glimpse of the city's efforts on Monday.
By Shawn Shinneman