Office of Strategic Partnerships and Government Affairs



Councilmember Lee Kleinman
Legislative Ad Hoc Committee Chair
(214) 670-7817

Clifford Sparks
State Legislative Director
City Attorney's Office
(469) 354-6429

Marilyn Headley
Sr. Legislative Coordinator
(214) 670-3522

Sommer Iqbal
Legislative Coordinator
(214) 671-8942


Office of Strategic Partnerships and Government Affairs

​Government and Legislative Affairs​

Serve as primary point of contact between the City and other governmental entities and agencies

Maintain communication network of policy makers and organizations to influence legislative initiatives

Provide research to Mayor\Council\City Manager's Office on legislative matters pertinent to the City

Coordinate with Austin and Washington lobbyists to initiate and monitor legislative projects and programs

Solicit and plan special events such as dignitary visits, conferences and press events

City of Dallas Legislative Programs:

City of Dallas Legislative Program for the 86th State Legislative Session.pdf

Adopted Federal Legislative Program for the 116th Congress.pdf

 Links to External Organizations

                       Texas Municipal League
                       National League of Cities
                       United States Conference of Mayors
                       Texas Legislature Online
                       United States Congress
                       North Central Texas Council of Governments