Duncanville City Council Actions

Recently, the Duncanville City Council approved the annual procurement of security guard services with Blue Shield Security Protection, Inc. with an annual expenditure amount of $65,500 for the Library and the Fieldhouse. Why I support this initiative: The Duncanville Public Library began utilizing armed and uniform security guard services in the spring of 2011. In …

03Feb2015 Duncanville City Council Actions

CONSENT AGENDA The Duncanville City Council approved the annual procurement of water and sewer maintenance parts through a City of Grapevine Cooperative in the amount of $84,000. Why I support this initiative Local Government Code Section 271.102 provides that cities can participate in cooperative purchasing programs with another local government, satisfying state law requiring competitive …

On Leadership in Duncanville (A Continuing Series)

“A surrendered heart leads to greatness. A stubborn heart leads to struggle.” ― Todd Stocker The following question was recently asked to Mayor Deborah Hodge: "Why is there so much negativity in the news about the Duncanville City Council and what can be done to fix it?" Here is her answer: "Much of the negativity …

Money, Money, Money, Money………Money!

 The Mayor and Council are wasting our money again! (1)        The foul mouth forensic auditor is scheduled to get $11,313 in addition to the $107,000 he’s already been paid for....with no end in sight, and nothing to show for whatever we are supposed to be receiving for whatever he’s supposed to be doing! (2)       Now …