Weekly Update: March 15, 2024
Posted on 03/15/2024
Weekly Update: March 15, 2024
The Fire Department responded to 135 calls for service in the past seven days, which included:
  • 100 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) calls
  • 1 building fire
  • 1 grass fire
  • 10 motor vehicle accidents
  • 1 request for assistance

The Department has three vacancies. The Department has exhausted our current Civil Service Eligibility List.  We will work with HR to obtain another Civil Service Entrance Exam date as soon as possible.

Firefighter Evan Barger, who was deployed on the West Texas wildfires, has returned to the Department, and returned to his assigned shift.


Professional Staff and Volunteers toured the Tri-City Animal Shelter & Adoption Center.

If you want to help the Tri-City Animal Shelter, they always need blankets, dog and cat food, and newspapers.


Accounting & Reporting – Weeks of March 7 – March 13: 

  • Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) Payments: 56 invoices were processed, totaling $427,165.16.
  • Check Payments: 48 invoices were processed, totaling $234,715.01.


The Human Resources Department is currently recruiting for the following positions: 



Armstrong Park

  • The installation of the playground structure has been completed.
  • Pillars comprised of the Kidsville wood were installed.
  • Shade structure sails at the playground, and Splashpad has been installed.
  • Sitting areas and the walkway at the pump house are installed.
  • Restroom upgrades are complete.
Kidsville Shade Structures New Kidsville Picnic Tables


  • Staff installed new bleachers at Alexander Park.
  • Soccer goals have been installed on the fields.
  • Staff painted and repaired fencing at Waterview Park Trail.

Duncanville Fieldhouse

The 2024 B.O.S.S. Summer Camp registration begins on April 15.

Upcoming Events:

D.L. Hopkins Jr. Senior Center

Become a member today! The minimum age to join is 50 years old. For more information, contact the Senior Center at (972) 707-3864.

Upcoming Events

Recreation Center

Princess Tea Party – Saturday, March 23, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Join us for a magical day with your favorite princesses! Escape to a magical world of fun, laughter, and amusement. Snacks will be served, and guests will have the opportunity to visit one-on-one with various princesses and take photos! Tickets are on sale now! $15.00 per child and $10.00 per adult. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Duncanville Recreation Center front desk. For more information, please call (972) 780-5070.

Graphic: Princess Tea Party – Saturday, March 23, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Easter Eggstravaganza – Saturday, March 30, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Join us for this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza! The event will feature an egg hunt, fun games for the kids to enjoy, bounce houses, music (DJ), and the Easter Bunny! Be sure to bring a camera to capture all those special Easter moments in Duncanville’s beautiful Armstrong Park. Contact the Recreation Center at (972) 780-5070 for more information. 

2024 Easter Extravaganza


Economic Development – Certificates of Occupancy Issued:

  • Certificate of Occupancy for Fire Station 271, new building: 308 W. Camp Wisdom
  • Administrative work, new occupancy: 607 N. Cedar Ridge Dr. 


Street Division

Asphalt repair over the storm sewer drainage

Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Construction

Photo of Fire Station #1

Fire Station

  • The perimeter fence on the east side of Fire Station No. 271 has all the posts and top rail installed. The installation of the chain link fabric has begun.

Cherry Alley Phase 1

  • Driveway approaches are complete. The contractor placed the three driveways on Wednesday, March 13.

Driveway approaches are complete

E. Danieldale Rd. Reconstruction and Utility Improvements Project

  • The herbicide applied the herbicide needed to prepare for hydro mulch. 

Wren Ave. and Oriole Blvd. Water Main Replacement I-20 Aerial Crossing

  • Texas Standard Construction completed the removal of pavement on Oriole Blvd. at Wren Ave. for the north side bore. 



 Champion Weekly Update for February 26, 2024

March 2024 Champion Newsletter

2018 Bond Projects,Events,Fiscal Services,Fire Department,Parks and Recreation,Police Department,Public Works,Weekly Updates,D.L. Hopkins Jr. Senior Center
E. Danieldale Rd.,Fire Station 271,Easter Eggstravaganza,Princess Tea Party,Bond Projects,Kidsville,Splash Pad,Cherry Alley,Summer Camp,Armstrong Park,Tri-City Animal Shelter
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