Questions Along the Campaign Trail

These are questions sent to me, and my responses: Q:  Why are you running? R:  I have been provided the gift of 40 years of experience in local government affairs.  I started in Lake Providence Louisiana in 1978 before computers.  I am still here serving the cities of Seagoville, Hutchins, and Wilmer as financial consultant.  Along …

Deadline for May 1st Election!

Anyone not currently registered to vote has until April 1st to register in order to cast a ballot in the May election.  Voter registration cards may be obtained at City Hall or the Duncanville Public Library.  For more information regarding voter registration, residents may contact the Dallas County Elections Department at (214) 637-7937.

2021 Election Schedule

April 19 (Monday – Friday) April 23            8am to 5pm Library April 24 (Saturday)                                        8am to 5pm Library April 25 (Sunday)                                          1pm to 6pm Library April 26 (Monday – Tuesday) April 27        7am to 7pm Library Note: There will probably be other early voting sites elsewhere in Dallas County Election Day: May 1, 2021 …

Duncanville City Council Values

or "What's In Your City Council Candidate Duncanville City Council Values Integrity Means we will abide by high moral and ethical principles, which we will not compromise.  We will be consistent, and do the same thing that we would do behind closed doors that we would if all citizens were watching. Honesty Means that we …

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 …

Sanitation Service

Recently the Duncanville City Council held a briefing session.  Several topics were discussed, including the garbage pick up service currently provided by Republic Services.  The current contract expires in September of this year.  The briefing is attached.  I am in favor in continuing the current sanitation service because there are a number of homes in …

City of Duncanville Weekly Activities 18Jan2019

Police Department – Several department members, including Chief Robert Brown, Lieutenant Matt Stogner; Sergeant Chris Freis and Officers Darius Williams and Doug Sisk, supported the Leadership Southwest Law Enforcement Day at the Duncanville Fieldhouse this week. The officers covered several topics, including Active Shooter. Chief Brown participated in a Chief’s Roundtable discussion with area police …

Storm Clouds Gathering?

Governor Greg Abbott's Tax Initiative In the upcoming session of the Texas Legislature, Governor Greg Abbott proposes a revision to the current property tax rollback requirement for Texas cities.  The current rollback requirement is 8%.  Basically, cities can levy a tax rate in the budget process that will not generate more than 8% property tax …