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Department Operations Updates: October 6, 2021

This post includes a summary of recent Dallas County department operations updates relevant, specifically, to members of the Dallas County Commissioners Court.   Team updates include: Elections Veteran Services Health and Human Services Budget and Evaluation Human Resources Elections Director: Michael Scarpello Our department remains committed to conducting reliable elections and to accurately maintaining voter-registration records for Dallas County citizens.

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Dallas County Health and Human Services Community Outreach Teams help most vulnerable receive COVID-19 vaccine

In March of 2021, the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Dallas County. Community Outreach Program Director Marisa Gonzales and her team of one started hitting the streets with outreach and educational information of how to protect against the virus. First, it was trying to convince people to wear masks and adhere to the health and safety protocols for COVID-19.

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Department Operations Updates: SEPTEMBER 1, 2021

This post includes a summary of recent Dallas County department operations updates relevant, specifically, to members of the Dallas County Commissioners Court.   Team updates include: Purchasing Pretrial Services Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences (SWIFS) Public Defender’s Office Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Purchasing Director: Michael Frosch Our department remains committed to delivering timely service to its clients through strategic and

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Department Operations Updates: August 9, 2021

This post includes a summary of recent Dallas County department operations updates relevant, specifically, to members of the Dallas County Commissioners Court.   Team updates include: Planning and Development Facilities Management Consolidated Services Fire Marshal Criminal Justice Department Planning and Development Director: Luis Tamayo In July 2020, our department renewed Dallas County’s participation in Housing & Urban Development (HUD) programs

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Dallas County Publishes FY2021 Objectives and Key Results Third Quarter Update

This month, staff submitted the quarter 3 status of the FY2021 Objectives and Key Results to the Continuous Improvement Steering Committee. The OKR Program engages all county departments and encompasses “objectives,” which are broad-based and describe a particular area of focus and desired outcome, and “key results,” which demonstrate precisely how to arrive at and further the objectives. Reports are

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Department Operations Updates: JUNE 22, 2021

This post includes a summary of recent Dallas County department operations updates relevant, specifically, to members of the Dallas County Commissioners Court.   Team updates include: Budget and Evaluation Elections Health and Human Services Human Resources Information Technology Budget and Evaluation Director: Dr. Ronica Watkins Our office remains committed to developing a fiscally-sound budget, which requires a complex balance of

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The People Behind Dallas County: Lee Ann Wilson

This story is part of the Dallas County Messenger’s series showcasing the people serving Dallas County. Lee Ann Wilson is an information systems coordinator working in Dallas County’s Office of Information Technology. For how long you have worked at Dallas County? For just under eight-and-a-half years. What is your favorite part of working for Dallas County?   I enjoy working with

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Department Operations Updates: May 6, 2021

This post includes a summary of recent Dallas County department operations updates relevant, specifically, to members of the Dallas County Commissioners Court. Many of these updates pertain to key objectives outlined in the county’s Q1 Objectives and Key Results (OKR) Quarterly Update Report. Criminal Justice Department Director: Charlene Randolph Our department is using information obtained via a jail-population-management survey and

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The People Behind Dallas County: Lavette Domineck

This story is part of the Dallas County Messenger’s series showcasing the people serving Dallas County. Lavette Domineck is an Assistant County Veterans Service Officer working in Dallas County’s Veteran Services Office.  Lavette Domineck is a Dallas County Assistant Veterans Service Officer who serves as the Vice President of the Northeast Chapter of the Veteran County Service Officer Association of Texas (VCSOAT). Lavette

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The People Behind Dallas County: Jimmy Spurger

This story is part of the Dallas County Messenger’s series showcasing the people serving Dallas County. Jimmy Spurger is an investigator working in the Capital Murder Division of the Dallas County Public Defender’s Office. Explain your specific role at Dallas County.    I work as an investigator with the Capital Murder Division of the Public Defender’s Office. I am a member

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