Narvaez was elected to the Dallas City Council in June of 2017 and represents
District 6. For over 80 years, Councilmember Narvaez' family has lived in
District 6, in Ledbetter, La Loma and Bachman Lake neighborhoods.
Narvaez currently serves as Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Vice Chair of Economic Development. In addition, Mayor Johnson appointed him to serve on the following committee: Parks, Trails, and the Environment, Ad Hoc Committee on Legislative Affairs and Ad Hoc Committee on Professional Sports Recruitment and Retention.
In his third term, Narvaez served as Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. In addition, Mayor Johnson appointed him to serve on the following committee: Economic Development, Quality of Life, Arts & Culture, Ad Hoc Committee on Legislative Affairs and Workforce, Education and Equity. On June 22, 2022 Narvaez was voted by his colleagues to serve as Deputy Mayor Pro Tem for the 2022-23 term.
In his second term, Council Member Narvaez served as Chair of the Environment and Sustainability Committee which
was created by Mayor Eric Johnson in November of 2019. In addition, to the
Environment & Sustainability Committee, Council Member Narvaez was also
appointed to the following committees: Economic Development, Government
Performance and Financial Management, Quality of Life & Arts and Culture,
and Judicial Nominations Ad Hoc.
his first term as a member of the Dallas City Council, Narvaez was named Dallas
City Council Member of the Year for 2018 by the Dallas Observer Magazine. Since
this accolade, Narvaez has continued to work diligently for District 6 and
successfully negotiated $15 an hour minimum wages with 40% local hiring for
1,500 new jobs at an Amazon distribution facility and attracted the North
American headquarters for Nokia to Dallas in Cypress Waters.
believes in building stronger neighborhoods and working directly with community
leaders. Because of these strong relationships, District 6 opened two new
splash grounds in the Summer of 2019 and will open a regional aquatics facility
in 2021. At the suggestion of local leaders, a new walking trail was installed
around the Pavaho Wetlands sump on Canada Drive and now working on connecting
the Bachman Loop to other trail systems. Narvaez believes in working with local
and state agencies to bring resources to District 6, in 2018 the district
partnered with State and County agencies to host a Safety Preparedness Fair
that included free flu shots, and he successfully lobbied the Army Corp of
Engineers to award Dallas $350 million to complete our flood control
has a passion for community involvement and has served as president of the
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas & vice-president of League of United Latin
American Citizens (LULAC) 4871. In 2013, he was awarded the first-ever LULAC
4871 "Nuestro Orgullo Award". Omar Narvaez has served our city in
elected, appointed and volunteer positions including:
County Schools Trustee – Elected 2014 to 2017
of Dallas, Community & Development Commission 2009-2013
Floor Museum Board 2011-2015
Arts Cultural Center Board 2014-2016
Narvaez's favorite animal is the hippo and he is a huge Star Wars fan.