District 12

Council Member Cara Mendelsohn

City Council District 12​​​​

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Far North Dallas Street and Lane Closures

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Year long street and lane closures will start on January 25, 2024. Hillcrest Road will be completely closed from Wester Way (south end) to McCallum Blvd (north end).

Coit Road will be reduced to 4 lanes (2 northbound and 2 southbound) from McCallum Blvd (south end) to Frankford Road (north end). 

Please use alternate routes and drive carefully specially in residental streets.

Renner Frankford Library Bulk Trash Schedule

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Marni Kaner Trail


** It is official! The Park & Recreation Board approved the name change from the Preston Ridge Trail Extension to the Marni Kaner Trail!! The trail was officially renamed to the Marni Kaner Trail on March 4, 2023!

**Update** RISD has gathered over 2000 signatures for the renaming of the trail! Thank you to all the volunteers for all their help and support! The petitions and required memo have been sent to the Parks and Rec board for final approval and vote.

Richardson ISD PTA Board are sponsoring a petition to rename the current Preston Ridge Trail Extension to the Marni Kaner Trail.

The Preston Ridge Trail Extension runs from Meandering Way in between Holyoke Drive to the north and Arbor Oaks Drive in the south. The trail ends to the east of the Davenport Road and Brentfield Drive intersection. 

If you would like to see a map of the trail please view it here: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/editmid=1V_O5MLoUFCWBoC8Y_0omTmBEvaHrtORI&usp=sharing

For a copy of the petition, please view it here: Park Naming Policy - Petition Template.pdf

If you are in favor for the rename, we welcome you to print out the petition fill out and send it to our email at: district 12@dallascityhall.com

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Sidewalk Replacement Program



Did you know that the City of Dallas has a tire disposal program? If you would like more information on picking up old tires please call 214-670-0977. If you have any other questions or would like more information on Mosquito Control please call the City of Dallas Consumer Health Division at 214-670-8083 or visit their website at:


Remember the Four Ds with Mosquiddddos:

DRAIN: Drain or treat all standing water in and around your home or workplace. Standing water can be found in swimming pools that are not kept clean, ponds, pet watering dishes, birdbaths, potted plants, old tires, empty containers, toys and clogged rain gutters.

DUSK/DAWN:  Limit outdoor activities during dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.

DRESS: Wear long, loose, and light-colored clothing outside.

DEET All Day, Every Day:  Whenever you're outside, use insect repellents that contain DEET or other EPA approved repellents and follow instructions.

Dallas PD DORS System 

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