Strategic Planning Division


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Dallas City Council Briefing
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10-07-2015
9:00 am
​Briefing to the Dallas City Council asking for adoption of the Neighborhood Plus Plan as a guide to help create Healthy, Vibrant Neighborhoods in Dallas.  The brifing will contain a Council prioritization exercise, and next steps, including how the Neighborhood Plus plan may be implemented. The briefing, with the prioritization exercise results may be accessd here​.​
​​​Dallas City Council Briefing
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​09-16-2015
9:00 am
This Event was postponed to October 7th
Briefing to the Dallas City Council to provide an update on the progress of Neighborhood Plus to help create Healthy, Vibrant Neighborhoods in Dallas. This will include the contents of the Neighborhood Plus plan, including Strategic Goals, Policies and Actions. The brifing will contain a Council prioritization exercise, and next steps, including how the Neighborhood Plus plan may be implemented. The briefing may be accessd at the City Secretary's website here.
Housing Committee Briefing​
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​09-08-2015
​11:00 am
​The Housing Committee was briefed on updates to the Neighborhood Plus Plan. This included the focus of the plan, and the next steps for the Housing Committee related to the plan. The briefing presentation can be accessed here​.
MetroTex Association of REALTORS
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08-13-2015
10:00 am
11-00 am​
​Neighborhood Plus presentation to the MetroTex Association of REALTORS. This presentation includes the polli​ng results from the Partner Forum at the Dallas Central Library. See the presentation here.​
Housing Committee Briefing​

08-03-2015
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
​On August 8th the Dallas City Council Housing Com​​mittee received a briefing on the Neighborhood Plus initiative. The Committee agenda can be found here: Dallas Housing Committee 08-03-2015
​Presentation to the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce

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​05-14-2015

​The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce membership received updated data on the state of the Dallas and DFW economy, employment and housing trends, and a variety of economic indicators. Additionally, the presentation introduced the Neighborhood Plus plan and the ​overarching goals of fostering vital neighborhoods throughout Dallas
and of thinking beyond just housing – to encompass education, health, mobility, business, and safety.
​City Planning Commission Briefing

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​04-16-2015​On April 16th of 2015 the City Planning Commission received a briefing on the Neighborhood Plus initiuative. The purpose of the briefing (Available here) was to:
  • Provide an overview of the Neighborhood Plus program and process undertaken to date​
  • Review data analysis that has shaped the recommended strategies presented today
  • Present six key strategies that comprise the backbone of the plan for Council consideration
  • Discuss the important next steps necessary to bring the Neighborhood Plus Plan to concl​usion and satisfy Dallas’ commitment to HUD
Dallas City Council Briefing​

02-18-2015
9:00 am - 
12:00 noon
On February 18, 2015 the Dallas City Council received a briefing on the NeighborhoodPlus Initiative. The purpose of the briefing was to provide an update on the plan, detail the six key strategies the plan proposes, and outline the next steps in the process. View the presentation here.
Community Workshop - West

12-11-2014
6:00 pm -
8:00 pm
​This presentation will be in Spanish with English translation assistance for those who need it.
 
Asista un taller comunitario para aprender lo que los datos nos dicen sobre el estado de los barrios de Dallas! Participe en ejercicios divertidos con sus compañeros, residentes y representantes para ayudar a identificar y dar prioridad a problemas y oportunidades para mejorar la ciudad. Los niños son bienvenidos y nos encantaría escuchar sus ideas. Tendremos refrescos. 
 
Join us at a workshop to tell us how to improve Dallas!At the workshop you can learn what the data say about the state of neighborhoods in Dallas and participate in fun exercises. The exercises will help identify and prioritize issues and opportunities to help improve neighborhoods. Kids are welcome too! We would love to hear their ideas as well. Refreshments will be provided.
 
Ubicación / Location:
West Dallas Multipurpose Center
2828 Fish Trap Road,
Dallas, TX 75212
 
Obtenga un volante / Get the flyer (English or Spanish) !
Core Partners Forum​

​12-09-2014
8:00 am -
12:00 noon
​The Core Partners Forum will focus on key housing and neighborhood development issues including: alleviating poverty, improving blighted neighborhoods, maintaining growth consistent with the region, attracting and retaining the middle class, building homeownership, and expanding rental housing options. Regional and local experts on these key issues will share their views and lead discussion during breakout sessions facilitated by City staff.
 
Who Should Attend:
Core partners in the areas of education, transportation, housing, health services, senior services, workforce development, daycare, retail and commercial services.
 
When: Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 8am – Noon.
Where: Dallas Infomart 1950 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
 
Sticks and Bricks Workshop

​12-08-2014
2:30 pm - 
4:30 pm

The InspireDallas plan seeks to understand the desires and needs of Dallas residents and families and engage partners who share a common vision and commitment to building quality, sustainable neighborhoods. We are reaching out to you to help us achieve this partnership. We need your help to identify the challenges the development community faces and the opportunities that can be leveraged through existing and new partnerships.
Please mark your calendars for December 8th your attendance is important.
 
Who Should Attend:
Developers of single-family and multi-family residential housing; infill, rehab and new construction. Other potential attendees include financial service organizations, community development corporations, commercial and retail developers.
 
When: Monday, December 8, 2014, 2pm – 4:30pm.
Where: Dallas Infomart 1950 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
Community Workshop - Central

10-25-2014
9:00 am - 
12:00 noon
​Join us at a workshop to tell us how to improve Dallas!
 
At the workshop you can learn what the data say about the state of neighborhoods in Dallas and participate in fun exercises. The exercises will help identify and prioritize issues and opportunities to help improve neighborhoods. Kids are welcome too! We would love to hear their ideas as well. Refreshments will be provided.
 
Free parking is available behind City Hall in the Horseshoe parking lot accessible from Ervay or Akard Streets.
 
Location:
1500 Marilla Street (City Hall)
L1FN
Dallas, TX 75201
 
Flyer available! (English flyer) (Spanish flyer)
The workshop presentation is now available.
Community Workshop - North​

​10-23-2014
5:30 pm -
7:30 pm
Join us at a workshop to tell us how to improve Dallas!
 
At the workshop you can learn what the data say about the state of neighborhoods in Dallas and participate in fun exercises. The exercises will help identify and prioritize issues and opportunities to help improve neighborhoods. Kids are welcome too! We would love to hear their ideas as well. Refreshments will be provided.
 
Location:
Walnut Hills Recreation Center
10011 Midway Road
Dallas, TX 75229​
​Community Workshop - East​

​​10-22-2014
5:30 pm -
7:30 pm
Join us at a workshop to tell us how to improve Dallas!
 
At the workshop you can learn what the data say about the state of neighborhoods in Dallas and participate in fun exercises. The exercises will help identify and prioritize issues and opportunities to help improve neighborhoods. Kids are welcome too! We would love to hear their ideas as well. Refreshments will be provided.
 
Location: 
San Jacinto Elementary School
7900 Hume Dr
Dallas, TX 75227
Community Workshop - South

10-21-2014
5:30 pm -
7:30 pm
​Join us at a workshop to tell us how to improve Dallas!
 
At the workshop you can learn what the data say about the state of neighborhoods in Dallas and participate in fun exercises. The exercises will help identify and prioritize issues and opportunities to help improve neighborhoods. Kids are welcome too! We would love to hear their ideas as well. Refreshments will be provided.
 
Location:
South Oak Cliff High School
3601 S. Marsalis Avenue
Dallas, TX 75216
Housing Committee Briefing

​10-20-2014
11:00 am
1:00 pm
On October 20th the City of Dallas Housing Committee received a briefing on the Housing Plus Planning Initiative. The purpose of the briefing was to provide an overview of maps and data from the Housing Plus analysis being done and to inform the Council Committee on the upcoming Public Workshop events. View the presentation here.
National Night Out

​10-07-2014
​Join us for National Night out!
National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime”, which began in 1984 is an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and to send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
 
Below are National Night Out events where you can learn more about InspireDallas and speak with staff. As we confirm more national night events they will be added here.
  • Buckner Terrace - 4918 Hovencamp (Edna Rowe Elementary) from 5 to 8pm
  • Kiest Park - 3080 S Hampton Rd at Kiest Park from 5 to 9pm
  • 13603 Brookgreen Dr – The northeast corner of Coit Rd and Brookgreen Dr from 6:30 to 8:30pm
  • Tietzie Park – 2700 Skillman St. from 5:30 to 8:30pm
  • Meadowstone – 3150 Bainbridge Ave.,(Ronald E. McNair Elementary) from 5:30 to 9:00pm
  • Janie C Turner Recreation Center – 6424 Elam Rd. from 5:30 to 8:00pm
Please nothe that the Vickery Meadow National Night Out event has been cancelled

Dallas Green Fest

09-20-2014
10:00 am - 
3:00 pm
Inspire Dallas will be at the Dallas Green Fest! Join us on the Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge at booth #26. The Green Fest will feature booths and information on topics like: Energy efficiency and conservation, Gardening and community gardens, Alternative energy sources, Bee keeping, Water conservation, Recycling and composting, Trinity River watershed protection, Electronics recycling, Alternative transportation, Rainwater harvesting and reuse, Bicycling and trails, Sustainable living and more! Find out more about the 2014 Dallas Green Fest.
Neighborhood Block Party

08-23-2014
9:00 am - 
1:00 pm
This is a city-wide party that is free for everyone! The City of Dallas is Currently developing a comprehensive housing plan that will help shape the future of living in our city. Come out and enjoy a family-friendly event and share your ideas on how we can make Dallas a better place to live!
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Join the Mayor in kicking off the InspireDallas initiative. The Block Party will feature live music, raffles, food trucks and free sno-cones, popcorn, face painting and balloon art! Come learn more about the InspireDallas goals and process and tell us what makes your neighborhood great. Also, come learn more about neighborhood-based services that are available in your area.

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: Wilson Block at 3301 Swiss Avenue
Housing Committee Briefing

08-18-2014
1:00 pm - 
2:00 pm
On August 18th the City of Dallas Housing Committee received a briefing on the Housing Plus Planning Initiative. The purpose of the briefing was to provide a brief progress report on the Housing Plus Plan and to inform the Council Committee on recent and upcoming events. These events included the Block Party to launch the effort's brand. View the presentation here.
Housing Workshop​

​06-26-2014
1:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
The City of Dallas is working on creating a comprehensive housing strategy. Homes, however, don’t stand alone – to be healthy, they’re part of a neighborhoods connected to a network of services and systems. The overall goal of the housing plus plan is to encourage the development of sustainable neighborhoods all over the city of Dallas. 

 As one of the first steps in drafting this plan, we’re hosting a workshop for the City Council to provide input on healthy neighborhoods in their districts, and examine the amenities, such as economic development, transportation, infrastructure, which enhance neighborhoods. The workshop will feature an overview of regional patterns and trends affecting housing in the region led by John Fregonese and break out work sessions/discussions with council members and a wealth of potential partner organizations. The focus will be on generating ideas for strategic programs involving partnerships that can make a difference in building and sustaining healthy Dallas neighborhoods.
Dallas City Council Briefing​

​06-04-2014
1:00 pm - 
2:00 pm
On June 4, 2014 the Dallas City Council received a briefing on the Housing Plus Planning Initiative. The purpose of the briefing was to provide an update on the need for the plan; identify key team members, roles and responsibilities; outline a recommended planning process; and seek approval to move forward on necessary contracts and funding requests. ​View the presentation.
Dallas City Council Briefing​

03-05-2014
1:00 pm - 
2:00 pm
On March 5, 2014 the Dallas City Council received an introductory briefing on the Housing Plus Planning Initiative. The briefing summari​zed the need for the plan, outlined the approach to developing the plan, and defined the goals of the plan. View the presentation here.