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Meet Tennell Atkins

Tennell Atkins was first elected in June 2007 to represent Dallas City Council District 8, the southernmost district of Dallas. He began his 5th term as a Dallas City Council Member in June 2017. As the Dallas City Council representative for District 8, the Councilmember is committed to promoting economic development, including new business recruitment, enhanced human capital support, and infrastructure renewal.

Councilmember Atkins serves as the Chair of Economic Development & Housing Committee, serves on the Mobility Solutions Committee, Infrastructure & Sustainability Committee and the Government Performance & Financial Management Committee. He was nominated by Mayor Michael S. Rawlings, to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Dallas Police & Fire Pension System. …read more.

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Abby Washington
Ariel Davis
Arthur Allen
Beverly Hall
Ca’Lannye Jackson
Cassandra Hamilton
Catrice Robison
Christopher Lewis
Clara McDade
Daisy “Faye” Gafford
Daisy Hicks
Debra Rivers
Detra Reeves
Diane Smith
Don Silmon
Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III
Dr. J. E. Mitchell Sr., Servant

Dr. Josie Kidd
Edith Scott
Edna Pemberton
Elaine Henderson
Felicia Sewell
Gail Terrell
Gayle Martensen
Gloria Barnes
Hon. Casey Thomas II
Hon. Charles Rose
Hon. John Wiley Price
Hon. Thetis Elder
Hon. Tracey Gulley
Janice Carter
Janie White
Jean Greene

Joe Armstrong
Joe Branch
Johnnie Goins
Jon-Bertrell Killen
Kim Hunter
Marilyn Armstrong
Marshella Atkins
Mary Ayeni
Mary Brooks
Michael Smotherman
Nancy Armstrong
Odell Lee
Omar Jimenez
Oni Jackson
Pastor Todd Atkins
Patricia Alexander

Philicia Burrell
Raquel Middleton
Rev. Ronald Wright
Ruth Dade
Ruth Steward
Ruth Wyrick
Shahaamah Wadood
Subrinia Brenham
Tondolyn Mosley
Toney Yarbrough
Tony Owens
Tyler Atkins
Valerie Tarrant
Velma Millinar
Venson Collins
Willie Broadnaux

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Important Election Dates

jan

12

District 8 Leadership Breakfast

Sat, January 12, 2019

feb

9

District 8 Leadership Breakfast

Sat, February 9, 2019

feb

13

City Council to order General Election

Wed, February 13, 2019

feb

16

Kleberg-Rylie Sprayground - Ground Breaking

Wed, February 16, 2019 10 a.m. 

feb

25

Drawing for place on the ballot at City Hall

Mon, February 25, 2019 10am in the Flag Room

 

Mar

16

District 8 Community Meeting

Thursday, March 7, 6pm-8pm | Highland Hills Branch Library

Mar

16

Runyon Creek Trail - Phase II Groundbreaking Ceremony

Sat, Mar 16, 2019 at 10am | 1909 Crouch Road, Dallas, Texas 75241

Apr

22

First day of early voting by personal appearance

Mon, April 22, 2019

Apr

30

Last day of early voting by personal appearance

Tue, April 30, 2019

May

4

Election Day

Sat, May 4, 2019 – 7am – 7pm

June

17

City Council Member Oath of Office and Statement of Appointed Officer

Mon, Jun 17, 2019

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