North Dallas
Neighborhood Alliance


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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

General Membership Meeting

Zoning 101

Why should I care and what this means for:

  • Shelton School Relocation

  • Costco on Coit and Walmart on Arapaho

  • Re-development of Arapaho & Hillcrest

TUESDAY, September 19th

7:00-8:30 PM


  • What do those “Proposed Zoning Change” signs mean and why should I care?
  • What happens when a re-zoning application is submitted to city staff?  What do they consider to arrive at a recommendation to approve or deny the request?  
  • When a change in land-use is proposed, what is the difference between a land-use that is “Allowed By Right” versus a land-use that requires re-zoning?
  • What happens when a zoning application gets to Dallas City Plan Commission and how they arrive at their decision
  • What is the Board of Adjustment, and how does it impact neighborhoods.
  • How can HOA’s and neighborhoods effectively support/oppose a zoning case, what to do and what not to do. 
  • Dallas City Council – THE FINAL DECISION - how the Council decides to approve or deny a zoning request.
  • Council Members Sandy Greyson and Lee Kleinman will also attend and give us updates on happenings in Districts 12 & 11 and at City Hall.  Additionally, Code Compliance staff will discuss West Nile Virus.

Matt Bach
North Dallas Neighborhood Alliance

Support your Branch Library
(Fretz Park, Renner Frankford, or Timberglen Library Branch)

As you are probably all aware, libraries are NOT only about borrowing books and media.

Unfortunately, the budget for the supplies and for entertainment is small and inadequate. Often the library staff purchases art supplies personally to support the programs for the patrons.

Since having an active wonderful library is an asset to any community, HOA’s might consider supporting such a resource by making a donation through the Friends of the Dallas Public Library (501©3) and/or posting a notice in their newsletters.

These funds would not be used for books, media or staffing, but only for programming and supplies that provide enrichment for our community and its children.

Checks should be made out to Friends of the Dallas Public Library with the chosen library noted in the memo section. Donations can be mailed to

Friends of the Dallas Public Library
(Attention: Fretz Park, Renner Frankford, or Timberglen Library)
1515 Young Street, 7th Floor
Dallas TX 75201

 All expenditures would be carefully vetted for programming and necessary supplies.

Your support of this valuable community resource is greatly appreciated.

Yours truly,

Anna Segal

For more information or to donate to Friends of the Dallas Public Library online visit the at:

NTTA Quarterly Progess Reports

Corridor Progress Report

The Corridor Progress Reports include details about each of the major projects that NTTA currently is undertaking. You can subscribe to receive any of the project e-newsletters or Corridor Progress Reports automatically each quarter.

City of Dallas Office of
Emergency Management Community Preparedness

Community Preparedness

Good morning Community Partners,

In lieu of recent weather patterns and the fast-approaching ‘Severe Weather Season’, the Office of Emergency Management offers a 60-90-minute, interactive training to your community’s residents and guests. Preparing everyone for the next severe weather event is our primary objective. A Community Disaster Presentation flyer is attached; please push it out to your various community members. Our staff is ready to come to the community to offer this training opportunity.

Please contact Rafael Ferreira at or 214-670-4341 as soon as possible to partner with us in preparing the City of Dallas residents and guests for upcoming severe weather events.

Rhonda Simpson

Communications Specialist
Office of Emergency Management
1500 Marilla Street, L2AN
Dallas, TX 75201
Direct – 214-671-9840
Main – 214-670-4275
Cell – 469-744-0678


The OmniPlan site – Valley View – Galleria Area Plan PDF can be viewed by clicking here:

Draft Valley View – Galleria Area Plan
(PowerPoint PDF with 85 slides updated 05-01-2013)

The Beck Venture’s Website addressing disclosed plans for this developer’s concepts on their 106  acres is available at:

The Dallas Plan Commission will be holding a further hearing on this plan on the afternoon of May 16th and  City Council will hold their hearing on May 22nd.

NDNA Membership

If your homeowner's association would like to become an NDNA Member, just click here and find your homeowner's association and then complete the 2017 Membership Application.

If you were a member in 2016 and have not updated your registration by March 30th, 2017, you will not be able to visit the Member's Only web pages without updating your registration and paying the annual dues. Just log into the "Members Only" web and then click on Complete NDNA 2017 Membership Form or if you were the President or the NDNA Designated Representative you can easily update your Membership by clicking on the Update Your HOA Membership Information link. Thank you for your participation!

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September 8th, 2017

Garland Couple Indicted on Tax Fraud Charges

A federal grand jury in Dallas returned an indictment last week, charging Garland, Texas, residents, Tammy Boulyaphonh, aka “Tammy Doan” and “Tuyet Thi Doan” and Khamlor Boulyaphonh, with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and four counts of false statements on income tax returns. Details

September 6th, 2017

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former LegacyTexas Bank Employee for Embezzlement

 A federal grand jury returned an indictment last week, unsealed today, charging a former LegacyTexas Bank employee with embezzlement. The two-count indictment charges Susann Nelson, 54, of Greenville, Texas, with one count of bank theft, embezzlement, or misapplication and one count of fraud and false statements in bank entries, reports, and transactions. Nelson surrendered to federal authorities and made her initial appearance in federal court yesterday. Details

September 1st, 2017

Federal Complaint Charges 28 in Methamphetamine, Heroin, and Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy  

Twenty-eight defendants in the North Texas area have been charged in a federal criminal complaint, partially unsealed today, with felony offenses stemming from their role in a methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin conspiracy that operated in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Details

August 28th, 2017

Nigerian Man Sentenced for Role in Business E-mail Compromise Scheme That Caused $3.7 Million Loss to U.S. Companies

A Nigerian citizen in the U.S. on a student visa was sentenced today before U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade to 46 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $615,555.12 in restitution for his role in what has become known as a “Business Email Compromise” (BEC) scheme. Details

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017