Councilmember Lee Kleinman’s plan to cut property taxes was not well received September 2. His proposal would save homeowners around $25 a year, but reduce the current city budget plan by $14.1 million. Library supporters looking forward to new books and extended hours were his loudest opponents. NBC DFW has more.
Dallas Voice reports that Bill and Karen Seanor will host DIFFA’s annual Burgers & Burgundy event next month. Guests can sample dishes by area chefs like John Tesar, Kevin Williamson and Jason Campbell. Proceeds go toward the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Randall Reed’s dream of turning an abandoned chunk of Love Filed “into a $41 million development anchored by a car dealership” was shot down last week. The Dallas Morning News says “Phillip Kingston called the Reed deal a ‘stupid proposal.’” Our neighborhood representatives, Jennifer Staubach Gates and Lee Kleinman, apparently disagreed, voting in favor of the developer.