Neighborhood News 134 results

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 Awarded Heritage Oak Cliff Improvement Grant

The Beautification Committee is excited to be the recipient of a $5,319.60 grant from Heritage Oak Cliff (formerly OOOCL). This neighborhood improvement grant will cover several upgrades to the Kessler Steps including an irrigation system, tree service, and a bronze plaque. Improvements must be made by the June 11, 2019 mandated HOC deadline. Kim Dunbar, Robby Miller, Ron Veech and Committee Chair Cindy Pierce recently completed a “hands-on” second installation of inscribed bricks (see photos in Snapshots section). More...

KNU Welcomes Dale Miner as he Dons the Store/Fulfillment Hat

Good neighbor Dale Miner willfully steps into the role of Store Chair and will be responsible for fulfilling orders that have been purchased/processed online. (Thanks, Dale, for your expressed interest.) We hope to keep him busy as we introduce our new line of KNU branded goods in August, to include ladies’ and men’s golf shirts, caps and multi-purpose duffle bags. More...

We’re Not Just a Pretty Face

Behind the all-volunteer KNU Board is structure. Click here to view our organizational chart. Get to know us. After all, we represent YOU. Our 501c3 non-profit organization is partly comprised of officers that are elected annually by you, our residents. Additional board members include committee chairs, other key positions and KNU representatives. More...
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