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The Real Estate Council Endorses Lee Kleinman for Dallas City Council

March 27, 2013

Real Estate Council announces City Council endorsements By Rudolph Bush rbush@dallasnews.com 4:24 pm on March 26, 2013 | Permalink The Real Estate Council has issued its endorsements for the coming City Council races. In the hotly contested District 13 race, Jennifer Staubach Gates got the nod over Leland Burk. And in the race for the […]

Announcement of Dallas Police and Fire Associations Endorsement

March 27, 2013

Home > City Hall Blog Dallas police and firefighters announce City Council endorsements By Tristan Hallman thallman@dallasnews.com 6:16 pm on March 25, 2013 | Permalink Dallas police and firefighters announced Monday which candidates they’d like to see voters green-light in the upcoming City Council elections. The Dallas Police Association and Dallas Fire Fighters Association supported […]

Virginia Cook Honored by the City of Dallas for Support of Park and Trails System

March 5, 2013

Virginia Cook, CEO of Virginia Cook, Realtors, was honored by the City of Dallas during the February 20 City Council meeting for her support of the city’s park and trails system. Ms. Cook received special recognition from the Mayor and Council for her leadership in enhancing Dallas’ network of linear parks through a significant contribution […]

Kleinman to Seek Dallas City Council Seat

January 2, 2013

Businessman, volunteer and longtime Dallas Park and Recreation Department Board Member, Lee Kleinman, announced today that he will run for Dallas City Council in the May City election. Kleinman will seek the seat of retiring Council Member Linda Koop (Council District 11). Long-time resident of District 11, George Shafer has volunteered to serve as Treasurer […]

Longtime Park Board member Lee Kleinman may run for Dallas City Council

December 18, 2012

By RUDOLPH BUSH Dallas Morning News Staff Writer Lee Kleinman, a longtime Dallas Park Board member, says he is strongly considering a run for the City Council seat of Linda Koop. Because of term limits, Koop must step down in 2013, after eight years of service. She appointed Kleinman to the Park Board in 2007, […]

Search committee selects five finalists for Dallas park director

November 28, 2012

Dallas Morning News By JEFF MOSIER and RUDOLPH BUSH 28 November 2012 10:32 PM “Lee Kleinman, a member of the park board search committee, said only a few applicants were considered serious contenders. There aren’t many municipal park systems as large as that in Dallas. ‘That was a challenge,’ Kleinman said, ‘but there were a […]

Dallas park board wants outside candidates for new director, won’t use search firm

October 4, 2012

STEVE THOMPSON The Dallas Morning News Published: 04 October 2012 02:01 PM “As committee member Lee Kleinman put it during last week’s meeting, “If something floats in here, I’m not going to turn it away, but I’m not looking to do a national search.” But Kleinman spun the committee’s recommendations a little differently today. Rather […]

Dwaine Caraway Thinks Dallas is Bungling its Search for a New Park Director

October 2, 2012

Dallas Observer By Eric Nicholson Tue., Oct. 2 2012 at 10:00 AM “Committee member Lee Kleinman said the reason was simple: a national search would cost considerable time and money. (A typical executive search in the private sector typically runs 25 to 30 percent of the first-year salary, which for the parks director will be […]

Northaven Trail latest in Dallas’ growing network of hike-and-bike paths

April 13, 2012

By NANETTE LIGHT The Dallas Morning News Published: 13 April 2012 11:24 PM “But about half of the city’s trail plan is still unfunded. And there is no immediate plan to ask voters to approve more bonds for the Park and Recreation Department, said Lee Kleinman, Dallas Park Board member for District 11. That means […]

North Dallas’ Northaven Trail open this weekend

March 18, 2012

By DANIELLE ABRIL The Dallas Morning News Published: 18 March 2012 10:26 PM “‘It’s exciting; it’s thrilling; it’s a big relief,’ said Lee M. Kleinman, Dallas Park Board member for District 11. ‘It’s such a positive enhancement to the neighborhood.’ The 2.2-mile trail cost $1.94 million, financed by bonds approved by voters in 2006. The […]