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Grand Prairie, Texas

Request for Expressions of Interest

The City of Grand Prairie is seeking a developer to redevelop the Calvary Baptist Church property on Main Street. The City of Grand Prairie is seeking a developer to assist in the redevelopment of the Calvary Baptist Church property (totaling approximately 4.72 acres and owned by the LGC) and property fronting Main Street (containing approximately 1.66 acres owned by the city), in front of the newly updated City Hall, and in coordination with the future City Hall “Grand Plaza.”
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Celebrating Black History Month

Learn how Grand Prairie is celebrating the contributions made by Black Americans to our community. Libraries will have a list of African American authors featured in Overdrive for our e-book readers. Bright Star Theatre. February 1 - 28 Grades 1 - 5 | Via SproutVideo. The Grand Prairie Library and...
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Grand Prairie Library has HeART

The Grand Prairie Main Library has installed My Heart is All a Flutter, a three-dimensional wall art piece depicting colorful butterflies in the shape of a heart. "My Heart Is All a Flutter" by David Kracov is a 3D Wall Sculpture. "One of my most personal pieces I have ever created, and the sculpture that gets me the most questions of, "What is the meaning behind this piece?" My answer will always be the same... I will never tell," says the artist. "One of the most alluring aspects to art is that the viewer becomes entranced by what they see and perceive. First the viewer's vision is sparked, then they feel a connection with the artist and believes in themselves what the artist was thinking when creating the piece of art. They see it as an extension of themselves. If the viewer knows what the artist was thinking, then it no longer becomes an extension of their own emotions, but rather an explanation of someone else's thoughts."
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Main Library hosts GPISD art exhibit

The Grand Prairie Library art exhibit is part of a nationwide exhibit showcasing 3,000 pieces of art by students, educators and artists. 29 Pieces, a Dallas-based arts nonprofit, is launching art exhibits in Dallas and across the country for The American LOVE Project – a positive grassroots response to the divisions in our country, dramatically exemplified by the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the United States Capitol. This project aims to plant a seed in each participant – a seed bearing possibilities of LOVE and compassion necessary to the work of repairing social wounds and divisions.
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City Hours for MLK Jr. Day

City administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17. Garbage and recycling will be picked up on Jan. 17. In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, City of Grand Prairie administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17. Other city services that will be closed are:. The...
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Chicken N Pickle Opens December 26

Chicken N Pickle, the unique, indoor/outdoor entertainment complex including a casual, chef-driven restaurant and sports bar that boasts pickleball courts, shuffleboard, and a variety of yard games, is set to open on Sunday, December 26th. Located near the 2900 block of Esplanade, Chicken N Pickle is adjacent to the service road along the President George Bush Turnpike.
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City Services Holiday Schedule

City administrative offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 24, Monday, Dec. 27 and Monday, Jan. 3. There will be no garbage or recycling collection on Saturday, Dec. 25 and Saturday, Jan. 1. In observance of Christmas and the New Year, City of Grand Prairie administrative offices will be closed...
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City Council Redistricting Process

The City Council will adopt the redistricting plan at its Jan. 4, 2022 meeting. The City Council districts are intended to reflect equalized populations. Therefore, their sizes and shapes must be redefined every 10 years to reflect population growth or decline and other demographic changes. Redistricting, then, is the process of redrawing district boundaries to guarantee equal voter representation through equal, or equivalent, population counts.
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Public Input Needed on Plan to Protect Joe Pool Lake

View a draft of the watershed protection plan and make comments. The Trinity River Authority, cities of Grand Prairie, Cedar Hill, Mansfield, Midlothian and the Joe Pool Lake Watershed Protection Partnership are seeking public comments for the draft Joe Pool Lake Watershed Protection Plan. The watershed protection plan was recommended...
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Library Offers Online Magazines through Hoopla

The Grand Prairie Libraries have added digital magazines and The Great Courses to their eBranch. The Grand Prairie Library now offers digital magazines through Hoopla! Check out Hoopla Magazines through the new Hoopla BingePass for unlimited access to the most recent magazines...with just one borrow! With Hoopla BingePass, you get unlimited access to the latest edition of all magazines for 7 days.
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Officials Welcome New Daylight Transport Facility

City officials helped break ground for a new LEED Certified Daylight Transport Facility on 19 acres at Jelmak Avenue just west of Hardrock Road. Daylight Transport celebrated the groundbreaking for a new LEED Certified building in Grand Prairie on Thursday, Dec. 2. The new facility will be constructed on 19 acres on Jelmak Avenue just west of Hardrock Road and will include a 50,000-square-foot, 77-door dock and 20,000 square feet of office space.
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City Thanksgiving Holiday Hours of Operation

City administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25-Friday, Nov. 26 and there will be no garbage or recycling collection on Nov. 25. City of Grand Prairie administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25- Friday, Nov. 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The following city services will also be affected by the holiday schedule:
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Traffic Alert at South Carrier

Expect heavy delays at South Carrier from Towne Crossing to Westchester. Expect heavy delays at South Carrier from Towne Crossing to Westchester today, Friday, Dec. 12, as the contractor will be shifting the two NB lanes of traffic on Carrier to their permanent location on the new pavement. Avoid the...
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Public Notice

The City of Grand Prairie intends to pursue claims for monetary damage for non-payment of franchise fees. In association with City of Grand Prairie Resolution No. 5237-2021 to be considered at the November 16, 2021, City Council meeting. 6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers, 300 W. Main Street, Grand Prairie, Texas...
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Celebrating 100 Years of King Tut

An expert on ancient Egypt and former professor, Rollin Phipps will discuss the life and times of young King Tut on Thursday, November 4 at 6:30 p.m. Join us at the Warmack Library for this free program. Take the opportunity to view his collection of museum replicas including a mummy, jewelry and statues.
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