Scott Griggs was elected to the Dallas City Council in May 2011 to represent District 3 and the residents of West Dallas, Oak Cliff, and Mountain Creek/The Woods. In May 2013, Scott was reelected to represent residents in North Oak Cliff in the redrawn District 1. He was reelected again in 2015 and 2017.
In his first term in office, Scott was voted as the 2012 Best Politician by D Magazine and the Dallas Observer. D Magazine noted, “Scott has proven himself as a voice of reason.” While the Dallas Observer joked that, “He has a bizarre tendency to show up at council meetings giving off the distinct impression that he's done the reading and knows something about the issues he's supposed to decide… we're still grateful to have Griggs sitting at the horseshoe.”
Sylvan Avenue and Beckley/Commerce Intersection Project Updates
Two projects of interest to District 1 residents are the reconstruction of Sylvan Avenue, north of I-30, and the reconfiguration of the Beckley Avenue/Commerce St intersection. Both of these projects are located in adjacent Council District 6 but they are vital routes in and out north Oak Cliff.
Review the plans and the latest project updates here.