Category: News

City Hall, Library Services to Move to Shared, Temporary Location By Summer

The City is currently in negotiations on a 77,000-square-foot leased space to bring City Hall services and functions back together under one roof and serve as a temporary location for the Richardson Public Library. Earlier this month, the City Council authorized the City Manager to sign a 3.5-year lease for the space, located at 2360 Campbell Creek Blvd., with the option to extend as needed. The space is expected to be ready for initial move-ins by summer. 

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City Council Updated on City Hall/Library Renovation Status

City staff briefed the City Council Monday on the status of planned renovations for City Hall and the Richardson Public Library, in light of the fire that occurred at City Hall last August. Both renovation projects, part of the 2021 Bond Program approved by voters, were under design at the time of the fire and have been on hold while the extent of the damage has been studied. 

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City to Co-host Lunar New Year Celebration Tomorrow (Jan. 28)

The City of Richardson, in partnership with CORE District merchants, the Dallas Chinese Community Center and DFW Chinatown, will celebrate the annual Lunar New Year Festival on Saturday, Jan. 28, honoring the Year of the Rabbit. The free event, open from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., will be held in the Richardson CORE District at DFW Chinatown.

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Appointments, Reappointments Made for Boards/Commissions

After applications were considered by the City Council in late 2022, several people were officially appointed/reappointed and sworn in to serve on City Boards and Commissions at Monday’s City Council meeting. Boards and Commissions represented include the Animal Services Advisory Commission, City Plan Commission, Civil Service Board, Parks and Recreation Commission, Sign Control Board, and the Zoning Board of Adjustment/Buildings and Standards Commission.

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Renovations Planned for Berkner Park Playground; Public Input Meeting is Jan. 31

The Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a public meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 31 to provide information about upcoming Berkner Park playground renovations, and to receive input. The meeting will take place at Springridge Elementary School, 1801 E. Spring Valley Rd., from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Parks plans to renovate the playground this summer with all new equipment, funded through the City’s 2021 bond program.

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Richardson Today in Mailboxes Next Week

The February 2023 issue of Richardson Today has been sent to the printer and is expected to hit mailboxes next week. It includes an in-depth look at the recent State of the City Address, as well as information about Richardson’s historical connection to NASA and the space race as well as a “Did You Know?” piece about municipal facilities available for public rental. 

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Road Project Updates

Nighttime DART Work to Close Several Lanes on US 75Starting tonight (Friday, Jan. 27), the two inside (left) lanes of northbound US 75 between Lookout Drive and the President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) and the two inside (left)...

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Upcoming Library Events | Jan. 31 and Feb. 4

Lunchtime Lecture: “Flying Cars” Jan. 31Basement Program RoomAdmission: Free; no registration requiredTuesday, Jan. 3111:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The story of flying cars stretches from the early 1900s to the present. Dr. Vernon...

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