Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Confidence in this City Manager’s Administration a Concern

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The contract for Duncanville City Council legal services was a point of discussion at the recent Duncanville City Council meeting because it was materially altered from the agreements…

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City Attorney Provides Flawed Hotel/Motel Tax Contract

Contract Riddled with Typos and Clauses Not in the City’s Interest DUNCANVILLE, TX – Duncanville City Council approved four Hotel/Motel Tax grants. Hotel/Motel Tax is collected when visitors to Duncanville…

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Employees’ Bonus Causes Deficit Spending

Deficit spending not authorized by council, city charter or state law DUNCANVILLE, TX – An “Employee Appreciation Bonus” was distributed to all full-time Duncanville city employees inversely proportional to their…

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DeSoto HS Retires Borner’s Number

DESOTO, TX – DeSoto High School retired jersey number 24 in honor of paralyzed player Corey Borner in a ceremony on November 7th. Corey was paralyzed during a tackle in…

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Free Computer Tutoring Classes Offered to Adults

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Duncanville High School will offer free computer tutoring classes for parents and adult community members who are interested in learning computer basics or sharpening their skills with…

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Hello, Does Anyone Live Here?

DUNCANVILLE, TX – Breaking with the long established policy that Duncanville’s Fire Chief and Police Chief live within the city limits, Interim City Manager Greg Contreras hired  Duncanville Assistant Fire Chief…

Russell Dotson, brother of Dr. Ron Dotson, stands in rain outside the polling location at Byrd Middle School encouraging voters to vote against the Wintergreen Road Project.                                       (Photo by Scott Hansen)

“They Saved Our Home!”

DUNCANVILLE, TX – The votes have been counted and the citizens of Duncanville have spoken. On November 5th, The City of Duncanville had the following Resolution on the ballot: “Adoption…

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Duncanville Public Library Friends Annual Author Appreciation Banquet

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – First come, first serve… Duncanville Public Library Friends Annual Author Appreciation Banquet – 6 p.m. Featuring Hugh Aynesworth, renowned journalist, historian, and four-time Pulitzer Prize…