A word from KNU Vice President Susan Via….

Additionally, KNU and the Beautification Committee extends a sincere “thank you” to neighbor Janette Zebransky for watering our new plants on the Kessler Canyon island, with no City water supply and in a 3-digit heat wave!!!


Construction, Public Safety & Brush Clearing Alerts That Affect KNU

TxDOT will trim vegetation along the eastbound I-30 sound wall between N. Edgefield and Sylvan Avenues to minimize overgrowth along the transparent sound walls. Landscaping contractors will be on site this month to clear a 5 to 7-foot distance from the Kessler Parkway side of the sound wall. Work will be performed during daytime hours and efforts will be made to preserve the tree line along the corridor and minimize disruption and noise. More...

Carlos Nolf Fills the Treasurer’s Seat

Carlos Nolf brings his engineering smarts to the position as KNU Treasurer. He and his partner have resided in the Sam Dealey corridor of Kessler Park for 21 years, so you can bet Carlos knows his way around! He will complement organization efforts to manage operating budget, process AR/AP functions, coordinate with the accounting pro, and do a few crunches (numbers, that is). We are glad to have him on the board. Welcome, Carlos!

Attend a District 1 Budget Town Hall Meeting in August, 4 scheduled

It’s that time of year again, Budget Season, and Councilmember Griggs would like KNU neighbors to join him and City staff at one of the four scheduled town hall meetings in August. Chick here for dates, times and locations. Meeting as held to openly discuss YOUR priorities for the City’s budget, and issues that affect our neighborhood. More...

Your Participation in City Survey Requested and Due by August 10th @ 5pm

To encourage public input as City staff works to develop amendments and changes to Chapter 42A-Special Events of Dallas City Code, a short survey has been created, with 10 questions and a section for comments. Begin Survey. The data received will help the City identify issues to address as it updates policies, procedures, and Code requirements for permitting special events within the city. More...

Conservation District News: Front-Yard Setback Variance Request Update

In June, the City of Dallas Zoning Board of Adjustment granted the applicant’s second appeal hearing request for a front-yard setback on the vacant lot located at 2016 Kessler Parkway. The City recommended that KNU grant the variance due to the lot’s restrictive area caused by the escarpment slope on the back of the lot... More...

Make the Grade as Parents

The DISD 2018-19 school year begins on Monday, August 20th with dress codes, lunch bags and “we’re gonna be late” warnings for some, and ride share, what-to-wear and TMI for others…. Feeling out of control as a parent? The Dallas DISD Parent Portal is a hands-on resource for parents and/or guardians to get more involved in your children’s education. That’s right, parental controls like secure on-line access to grades, assignments...More...

KNU Homes Add Beauty to the Top 10

In case you missed the July/August issue of D Magazine’s feature story of the 10 Most Beautiful Homes in Dallas 2018, we have an article link for your viewing pleasure. Congratulations to KNU residents Dr. Larry and Anick McNally in the European cottage on Kessler Parkway, and to a fellow neighbor who resides in the Charles Dilbeck-designed home near Stevens Park Golf Course, who made this coveted slate! More...
KNU Dues Update

JAN-DEC 2018

Participating Households

  • 276 of 927 homes paid - 30%
  • 651 of 927 homes unpaid - 70%
NOCUPP Membership Update


Participating Households

  • 180 of 927 homes paid - 20%
  • 744 of 927 homes unpaid - 80%
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20aug - 24aug 2012:01 amaug 24Bulk Trash Pick-up 20-24Set items on Curb June 16-19

26augAll DayNational Dog DayAdopt a pet at your local shelter or rescue, more info…

27aug6:30 pmKNU Monthly Meeting6:30pm @ KPUMC, all are welcome….



Kessler Krawl Tickets Now on Sale

Get your tickets for the Kessler Krawl premiere fund-raiser & social event to be held on October 13th, 7-10pm. Wear comfy shoes and don your party dress (in theory)…


Heritage Home Tour Save the Date

Oct 20-21 marks The Heritage Oak Cliff Annual Home Tour (click here for flyer), and Kessler Park homes are proudly on the map! Purchase tickets at Ticket Central (106 E 10th St.). On day of tour, tickets are $25 and available at each featured home. Contact Donna Hitt for more info…


Free Guide to Natural Beauties

This guide to native and adapted drought-tolerant plants that thrive in Dallas with minimal watering is an information-packed, everything you need to know about plants, watering tips, landscaping, terminology, and photos galore, courtesy of Save Dallas Water and Dallas Utilities. It covers a lot of ground (excuse the pun), so check it out!


Southern Gateway Project Construction Updates

Stay up to date on lane closures & traffic alerts for the TxDOT project on I-35E south of downtown and the US 67 split (11-mile stretch), scheduled for completion in 2021. This link is also available on our website footer.

Maps & Directions