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Addison Just Got a Game Changer

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In the midst of the Town’s January 24 Council meeting, something incredible happened that went totally unknown to the Council at the time. This “something” shouts “HOLD ON…you’ve got a…

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New Year, New Challenges, New Opportunities

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Things have been fairly quiet over these holiday weeks yet behind the scenes, everyday business has continued to go on. City Manager, Wes Pierson, announced that Olivia Riley has been…

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Be Forewarned: Housing Policy and COLA Major Issues Before Council

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Review of the Town’s Housing Policy has been pending for some months now and will finally become one of the very important discussions during the Dec. 13 Work Session. There…

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Controversy Over Apartments and the Housing Policy

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The controversy over more apartments in Addison continued during the October 11 council meeting when councilman Wilcox questioned the appearance of rushing to push through an amended housing policy that…

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Residents Rally for Cotton Belt

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Tuesday evening a bus loaded with approximately 50 residents traveled to downtown Dallas to attend a meeting of the DART Board of Directors and show support for DART to include…

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Upfront Knowledge Important to Future Decisions

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The idiom “forewarned is forearmed” denotes that knowledge in advance enables one to be prepared.  Thus, with a new Council and potential new building projects being proposed, it is perhaps…

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From the Council Chambers

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Council Activity and Actions Tuesday night’s Council meeting (6/14) was a mixed bag—some good, some seemingly routine and some disappointing moments for those hoping to see an element of healing.

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Special: Does Mixed-Use Housing Decrease Home Value?

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Ever since plans were approved to build mixed-use housing on the old Sam’s property, rumors have been abundant. Most of the negative rumors have dealt with the apartment phase of the…

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Continuing Strategy and a Bit of New Business

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Late Friday afternoon, on June 3, members of the new Council, staff and a handful of residents gathered at the Addison TreeHouse for a Strategic Planning session. In addition to…

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