Mayor

Job descriptionPresiding officer of the City Council, the city’s governing body. Term is two years.
DutiesRepresents city at official functions
Enacts city laws and ordinances
Determines city policies
Adopts city budget
Appoints city manager to administer city government
Annual salaryUnpaid, reimbursed for official city expenses.
MeetingsMonthly council meetings; special meetings called as needed.

Dalworthington Gardens Mayor Candidates

CandidateCampaign LinksWhat is your top priority if elected to this office?Why are you the best qualified candidate for this office?
Laurie Bianco

Alderman

Job descriptionThe Council is the city’s governing body. Term is three years.
DutiesEnacts city laws and ordinances
Determines city policies
Adopts city budget
Appoints city manager to administer city government
Annual salaryUnpaid, reimbursed for official city expenses.
MeetingsMonthly council meetings; special meetings called as needed.

Place 1 Candidates

CandidateCampaign LinksWhat is your top priority if elected to this office?Why are you the best qualified candidate for this office?
Mark McGuire

Place 2 Candidates

CandidateCampaign LinksWhat is your top priority if elected to this office?Why are you the best qualified candidate for this office?
Horace E. RileyFB:
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Ensure DWG remains fiscally responsible
Continual maintenance of infrastructure
Make DWG an attractive location for business
Make DWG livable and enjoyable for all residents
Serve our citizens with dignity and respect.
DWG resident for 26 years
Graduate of UT Arlington BSEE
Previously Power Plant Manager - Director of Pipeline Engineering and Construction
Owner CHR Services, Inc - project Management services
Member of first DWG Citizens Public Safety Academy, Citizens on Patrol volunteer, presently serving on the DWG Zoning Board of Adjustment
Volunteer Arlington Life Shelter
Worked to oppose the low-income housing project proposed in DWG
Guy B. Snodgrass

Proposition A

Ballot PropositionWhether the Dalworthington Gardens Crime Control and Prevention District should be continued for ten (10) years and the Crime Control and Prevention District sales tax should be continued for ten (10) years.
If I vote FORThe Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) rules and regulations are laid out in Local Government Code, Sec. 363.151 and assists law enforcement in fighting crime. If this Proposition passes, the city can continue funding this resource.
If I vote AGAINSTThe city will lose funding for the Crime Control and Prevention District.
Tax ConsequencesThe current Crime Control and Prevention District sales tax is one-half of one percent (0.5%).
What is a sales and use tax?This is the formal name for a sales tax. Individuals pay sales taxes on most goods and services in Texas.
What is the current sales tax rate?The base rate for the Texas sales tax is 6.25%. However, local government agencies (cities, counties, special purpose districts and transit authorities) can hold elections to increase the sales tax in their area. By law, the maximum sales tax rate (including state and local sales taxes) is 8.25%.

To find out what the sales tax rate is where you live, use the Sales Tax and Use Locator.

Proposition B

Ballot PropositionThe reduction of the current one-half of one percent (0.5%) sales and use tax allocated to the Dalworthington Gardens Parks and Recreational Facilities Development Corporation by one-fourth of one percent (0.25%) to one-fourth of one percent (0.25%), and the adoption of a local sales and use tax in Dalworthington Gardens at a rate of one-fourth of one percent (0.25%) to provide revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets.
If I vote FORThe revenue generated by the 0.5% sales and use tax will be divided between the Parks and Recreational Facilities Development Corporation and the establishment of a street repair and maintenance fund.
If I vote AGAINSTThe Parks and Recreational Facilities Development Corporation will continue keep all of the revenue from the current 0.5% sales and use tax.
Tax ConsequencesThere is no change to the tax rate with this Proposition. It is only a reallocation of funds.
What is a sales and use tax?This is the formal name for a sales tax. Individuals pay sales taxes on most goods and services in Texas.
What is the current sales tax rate?The base rate for the Texas sales tax is 6.25%. However, local government agencies (cities, counties, special purpose districts and transit authorities) can hold elections to increase the sales tax in their area. By law, the maximum sales tax rate (including state and local sales taxes) is 8.25%.

To find out what the sales tax rate is where you live, use the Sales Tax and Use Locator.