On The Proposed Homestead Exemption

I respectfully request the Duncanville City Council postpone consideration of the homestead exemption for the following reasons: Governor Abbott is committed to and working hard to bring significant tax relief to taxpayers. The Governor, Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House are working together to bring property relief seven times larger than the proposed …

OVERALL PERSPECTIVE ON WATER/SEWER RATES IN DUNCANVILLE

The following information is not provided to address specific issues with each customer but is designed to provide a perspective on the direction of water & sewer rates over the past few years: Duncanville Water and Sewer Rate History: Duncanville increased rates in FY06 Duncanville increased rates in FY11 Duncanville increased rates in FY14 Duncanville …

Recap of Duncanville City Council Meeting – Proclamation recognizing Adrian Mayberry

In 2014 the City of Duncanville acquired a remote controlled ‘robot’, valued at $10,000.00, through the Department of Defense Military Surplus Program and assigned it to the Duncanville SWAT Team. The military surplus equipment received through this program is delivered “as is” and often requires some work or repairs. After several months of work the …

More Duncanville City Council Actions 22Apr2015

The Duncanville City Council approved a resolution authorizing foreclosure proceedings including directing the Sheriff of Dallas County to sell and dispose the properties and, in the event of non-sell at Sheriff Sale, to appoint Dallas County to act as trustee and accept the deed to dispose of the properties commonly known as 1330 Carroll Avenue, …

Duncanville City Council Actions 22Apr2015

(A) The Duncanville City Council approved a resolution exercising the first of two one year renewal options for auto pound and wrecker services with 24 Hour Wrecker Service, Inc. The City of Duncanville has outsourced the management and operation of its auto pound along with wrecker services for over 2 decades. The City of Duncanville’s …

Dr. Stephen Jones Makes the Case to Re-elect Patrick Harvey (Part I)

Quotes from Dr. Jones response to the Dallas Morning News: "I oppose the Council's apparent philosophy of paying companies to stay in Duncanville". My Response: The state of Texas during the decade of the 1990's passed a law allowing cities the ability to use sales tax for economic and community development. So, in the eyes …

City Council News 08April2015 Part II

The Duncanville City Council approved a Resolution approving the terms and conditions of a Memorandum of Understanding by and among the owners of real property located at 2130 South Main Street, Duncanville, Texas, and the City of Duncanville, Texas, concerning the construction and project management of the Southwest 120/96-inch Water Transmission Pipeline. The City of …