Annual Report 2012-2013


Annual Report Cover 2012-2013Top 10 Accomplishments of 2012

  1. Opened SH 161 main lanes.
  2. Opened Grand Prairie Premium Outlet Mall featuring 100 upscale retail stores and employing 1,700 people.
  3. Opened Parkland Clinic.
  4. Began construction of Dallas County Courthouse.
  5. Voters reapproved the 1/4 cent sales tax for a Crime Control District.
  6. Began our own Police Academy.
  7. Dropped crime by 20 percent.
  8. Hired new Grand Prairie Fire Chief Robert Fite, upon Clif Nelson’s retirement.
  9. Completed renovation of City Council Chambers.
  10. Opened Lynn Creek Parkway connecting Lake Ridge to SH 360.

Top 10 Goals for 2013

  1. Revote the 1/4 cent sales tax for Street Improvements.
  2. Design a new Fire Station #1. [Update]
  3. Open SH 161 frontage roads at Main Street and railroad tracks.
  4. Build a new clinic at Prairie Paws to provide medical care for shelter animals.
  5. Open a new Dallas County Courthouse. [Update]
  6. Debut new Waggin’ Wagon mobile animal adoption trailer.
  7. Complete Lake Ridge widening from lake to Great Southwest Parkway.
  8. Complete Lake Ridge connection to I-20 and SH 161.
  9. Build new cremation garden at Grand Prairie Memorial Gardens.
  10. Build new Dalworth Recreation Center. [Update]

Download: 2012-2013 Annual Report (PDF)

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