District 13


​​​Council Member Jennifer Staubach Gates

City Council District 13​

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

First, I would like to thank all of those who supported me during the campaign and have given me the opportunity to serve as your  elected Council Member for District 13. I am honored to have this opportunity to represent District 13 on the City Council, and I will continue to learn, research, and explore City Council issues so I can best represent you as your Council Member....

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 News and Updates​

1.14.2020 Love Field Good Neighbor Program Meeting Update

 Councilmember Gates attended the Love Field Good Neighbor Program Meeting on January 14, 2020. She wanted to share the information with neighbors that were unable to attend, as well as a community input survey below:

Love Field Good Neighbor.pdf

Love Field Alternate Entry.pdf

Survey:  http://bit.ly/GNP-CommunitySurvey

January 2020 Dallas Water Utilities Pipeline Project Update

Please see the latest summary of DWU pipeline projects in District 13: District 13 Pipeline Projects - January 2020.

 

 

Process for Speaking Before Dallas City Council.docx

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Preston Center Parking Garage 2nd Public Meeting

On January 31, 2019, the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the City of Dallas will host a Public Meeting to discuss the future of the Preston Center Garage. This is your opportunity to provide input about the current garage, as well as your vision of what it should be for Preston Center. The meeting will be from 6-8:00 pm at the Walnut Hill Recreation Center, 10011 Midway Road, Dallas, TX 75229. 

The survey and Public Meeting are part of the Parking Garage and Transportation Interface Study. The Study is an analysis that follows the community-led Northwest Highway and Preston Road Area Plan, which was completed at the end of 2016. This Study will evaluate the recommendations of the Area Plan for a new, underground garage with green space on top, and possibly some technology improvements/modifications that could be made in the near-term. The Study will also evaluate access and connections from Northwest Highway to the parking structure. 

This will be the second Public Meeting; the first was held on September 6 at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. This link will take you to a presentation shared at the 9/6 Public Meeting:

www.nctcog.org/planningstudies (Click on 'Dallas Preston Center Garage Study')

Please share the link and news of the 1/31 Public Meeting with your neighbors or anyone you think may be interested in the study. 

 

Plans to mitigate DNT and Northwest Highway congestion

Read the recent memo from Transportation Department Director,  Michael Rogers,  which highlights how the City and its partner agencies, NTTA and the North Central Texas Council of Governments, are working to alleviate congestion in the area including Preston Center and the fire station signal.

 

How to Register to Speak at a City Council Meeting

A person wishing to address the city council must first register with the city secretary and provide the following information: Name, residence address, daytime telephone number, the subject matter to be presented, and whether the subject is on the current city council meeting agenda. A person may register in person, by electronic mail (CitySecretary@dallascityhall.com), or by telephone (214-670-3738). The earliest a person may register for an upcoming city council meeting is 8:15 a.m. of the next regular business day following the previous city council meeting. The deadline for registering to address the council at a city council meeting is 5:00 p.m. of the last regular business day preceding the meeting. No person may register to speak during an open microphone period more than once within any 30-day period.  This is anticipated to be the process, however, rules may be suspended to accommodate neighborhood speakers.

How to View Upcoming Agendas

Upcoming Agendas with Agenda Item Details, once posted, may be found at this website: www.dallascityhall.com/government/Pages/Council-Agenda.aspx


 

 

Preston Center Parking Garage and Transportation Interface Study 

Update 9.12.18

9/6 Preston Center Garage Study Public Meeting #1

This link will take you to a presentation shared at the September 6 Public Meeting. You can view the presentation and meeting materials as follows:

www.nctcog.org/planningstudies (Click on ‘Dallas Preston Center Garage Study’)

 

We want to let District 13 constituents know of an upcoming opportunity where you'll be able to provide your thoughts and ideas about parking at Preston Center. 

The City of Dallas and the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) are seeking input through an online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/prestoncenterparking, as well as holding a Public Meeting for the community: 

Public Meeting Details

Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm

St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church

8011 Douglas Ave.

Dallas, TX 75225 

 

The survey and Public Meeting are part of the Parking Garage and Transportation Interface Study. The Study is an analysis that follows the community-led Northwest Highway and Preston Road Area Plan, which was completed at the end of 2016. This Study will evaluate the recommendations of the Area Plan for a new, underground garage with green space on top, and possibly some technology improvements/modifications that could be made in the near-term. The Study will also evaluate access and connections from Northwest Highway to the parking structure. 

We hope you'll join the discussion and attend the Public Meeting on September 6th. This is your opportunity to provide input about the current garage, as well as your vision of what it should be for Preston Center.

Please let others know about this opportunity by forwarding it on to your neighbors or anyone you think may be interested in the study. 

For more information, go to www.nctcog.org/planningstudies or call Judy Meyer at 214-499-4661.

Anyone needing language interpretation or special accommodations for a disability at the public meeting, or to complete the survey, should contact Judy no later than Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

 

Helpful Information​​​​

  

​​​District 13 Zoning Change Applications​​   

 

Pending City Council

Z189-282.  11029 Royal Haven, Child Care Facility.  CC 12/11/19

 

  • Z178-358  CPC 11-7-19


Pending City Plan Commission


  • Z178-267 - 2929 Carlisle - CPC on 10-3-19 instructed staff to re-advertise for a PD

  • Z189-153    7735 and 7777 Manderville Ln.pdf General Zoning Change to MU-3 with proposed deed restrictions. CPC 1/23/2020

  • Z189-231 PC Village Apartment Dallas Lovers Lane/Skillman/Northwest Highway, TXU right-of-way. Amend PDD 916 so as to allow uses to be addressed from Private Drives rather than the nearest public street. Pending CPC.
  • Z189-286 Pending CPC.
  • Z189-319   Pending CPC.

Currently Under Staff Review

189-179 Planned Development District for an animal shelter or clinic with outside runs

  • Z189-179 Dallas ISD Park Lane and Eastridge Drive, SW sorner. Planned Development District for a public school other than an open enrollment charter school. In Review.
                                                                  

                        District 13 Board  of Adjustmen​t Applications

BDA 189-118  5867 Park Ln.pdf Special Exception to fence height.

BDA 189-126 4047 Cochran Chapel Road Special Exception to the required 10 ft set back.  The Flood Plan does not allow to set the garage at the rear of lot.

BDA 189-131 11241 Rosser Road Special Exception of fence height to allow 10 ft fence in a required front yard where the maximum fence height is 4 ft.