City Mayor

​​​Michael S. Rawlings​​​​

​​61st Mayor of Dallas 

Mike Rawlings
Mike Rawlings came to Dallas in 1976 with a couple hundred dollars in his pocket and plans to work as a radio reporter. He didn't think he'd stay long. But over the next four decades, Rawlings proved that Dallas is truly a city of opportunity.​​

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6th Annual State of the City Address


The Mayor delivered his sixth annual State of the City address on December 8, 2016 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas. 

Below is the PowerPoint presentation from the speech:


 Dallas Commission on Homelessness

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Over the past several months, the City of Dallas, in coordination with the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA), Dallas police, CitySquare and other area shelters and organizations worked to successfully close “Tent City.” We knew that the Tent City closure was only one small piece of our work to address homelessness in our city. We must now turn our focus to long-term strategies to address this scourge that so many American cities are battling.​ Click here for more information.