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Dallas County Public Works recommits to researching Dallas County’s past to inform its current and future projects

In 2016, Dallas County adopted a five-year administrative plan to govern its decision making in accordance with the County’s vision of becoming an operationally-model government entity, a healthy community, a proactive regional partner and a secure destination of choice. “One way Public Works serves the County is through its continued commitment to understanding and implementing useful lessons from Dallas County’s

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The People Behind Dallas County: Lynn Pride Richardson

This story is part of the Dallas County Messenger’s series showcasing the people serving Dallas County. Lynn Pride Richardson is the Chief Public Defender in the Public Defender’s Office. Explain your specific role at the County. As Chief Public Defender, my role as a Dallas County Department Head is to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the largest and

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Dallas County Veteran Services changes lives in an impactful way

Dallas County Veteran Services strives to assist every veteran, surviving spouses and eligible dependents in the Dallas County area. County Veteran Services Officers (CVSOs) assist veterans and their families in understanding what benefits are available, filing necessary claims, representing individuals and presenting claims in VA hearings. Dallas County currently services a population of over 100,000 veterans.  When claimants need assistance

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The People Behind Dallas County: Robert De Los Santos

This story is part of the Dallas County Messenger’s series showcasing the people serving Dallas County. Robert De Los Santos is a Fire Marshal in the Fire Marshal’s office. Explain your specific role at the County.  I am the Dallas County Fire Marshal/Chief. I work with three departments as one: Fire Marshal Office, County Marshals and Dallas County Fire Rescue. Why

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Dallas County Purchasing Department welcomes new Purchasing Director

Michael Frosch will serve as the new Purchasing Director for Dallas County. He joins the County with over 30 years of experience and has been instrumental in shaping and moving forward municipal procurement departments.  “Michael Frosch will add value to the purchasing team with his keen awareness to efficiency, supply chain management and acquisition planning,” Assistant County Administrator Gordon Hikel

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Changes in the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program create more opportunities

The Dallas County Commissioners Court approved changes to the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) program policy that allow a larger amount of certified small businesses to participate in county contract opportunities.  The new policy establishes the certification and re-certification process to follow the U.S. Small Businesses Administration size standards for vendors. It also delegates the certification process to those certification agencies

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