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 Cotton Belt Update

Presentations at the December 11th DART Board Meeting reflected the projected cost of $27M that would be needed to double-track the rail line through North Dallas. What drives part of that cost is terrain through the North Dallas area where grade changes and bridges require special attention (from Knoll Trail to Coit).
Currently, DART plans to run trains every 30 minutes. Double tracking would allow operations to occur every 20 minutes.

The DART Board also approved Archer Western Herzog’s bid to serve as the primary construction contractor.
The Federal loan (RRIF loan) DART has requested to finance the construction is progressing and is scheduled to be finalized sometime between the 20th and 28th of December.

Many of the noise, vibration, and safety concerns Sandy Greyson, the City of Dallas, and our Cottonbelt Concerned Citizens Coalition have advocated are included in the mitigation plans. Those items include such things as 15-foot-high sound-blocking walls, special absorption measures (to minimize vibration), double-gating at crossings (to protect children/pedestrians at crossings), directional bells, etc.

If you want to learn more details, go to the DART website (Click here for the Cotton Belt section) and pull up the FEIS (Final Environmental Impact Study).  


COMMUNITY MEETING ON THE

Re-development of

HILLCREST VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER

If you missed the October 16th meeting regarding the re-development of Hillcrest Village here is a link that provides information about the re-development plans.

Click Here to download the information presented at the meeting (pdf).


 
 


Planning and Urban Design gave us the following two useful URLs.

The first one lists upcoming street repaving.  

http://dallascityhall.com/departments/public-works/Pages/pavement-management.aspx   

The next one is a bit harder to use/follow, but it covers the proposed alley work.

http://dallascityhall.com/departments/public-works/dallasbondprogram/Pages/proposition-detail.aspx?proposition=A  

The alleys were the ones identified in the 2017 bond package.


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 2019 Membership Application.

If you were a member in 2018 and have not updated your registration by March 30th, 2019, 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 2019 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.

Please save the date - upcoming NDNA Meetings:

  • February 19th - General membership Meeting

Unless otherwise noted NDNA meetings are held in the community room at the North Central Dallas Police station (Hillcrest and McCallum).

The programs for NDNA’s upcoming meeting are still being developed. If you have an idea for a meeting program please share it with us at: President@ndna-tx.org

Thank you for your participation!


 
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