Category: News

Maintenance Strategies Discussed for Streets, Water, Other Departments

Public Services and Engineering staff gave comprehensive presentations about the City’s water, wastewater, streets/alleys and drainage programs at Monday’s City Council work session in preparation for the Council’s Budget Workshop taking place next week (see below for Workshop information). Updates were given on FY 2020-21 maintenance work and capital projects completed, and future plans and proposed budgets were outlined for FY 2021-22.

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Silver Line Community Meeting July 27

The public is invited to attend the next round of virtual community meetings hosted by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) to review the progress of the DART Silver Line Regional Rail Project.

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“Pet Pages” July 31

Bring your pet (live or plush) to a virtual storytime on Webex July 31 from 10:30-11:15 a.m. and watch videos of pets listening to stories. Library staff will share animal stories and talk about pets’ behaviors, tricks and quirks.

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Summer is Stinging Caterpillar Season; Awareness Advised

Nature lovers beware—sometimes the “cutest” looking caterpillars, the fuzzy kind that curious children want to touch, may pack a painful “punch.” A few kinds of caterpillars in Texas carry irritating or venomous hairs, and since there was an abundance of spring foliage this year in North Texas due to all the rain, North Texans may see an abundance of all kinds of caterpillars this summer and fall.

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