The City supports a variety of programs that support home repair for individuals that qualify.
Qualification is dependent on a means qualification test and ownership of the home. All taxes and insurance payments must be up to date. If you think you might qualify, go the website listed below for detailed information on the programs.
Dallas water meets or is better than all standards set by the state and federal governments. The State of Texas has designated Dallas a “Superior Public Water System,” the highest rating given by the state. Dallas has received recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency for its quality water supply.
To make sure the water is safe, DWU tests the water 40,000 to 50,000 times every month, including tests for many more chemicals than government standards require.
If you are concerned about your water quality, you may request more information or a free water quality test. Call 311.
Communicating effectively involves not only speaking well, but listening well, too. Active-listening tools, such as those in the following list, help you hold up your end of a successful conversation or
Concentrate on what the speaker has to say
Listen for content and emotion to understand the entire message
Maintain steady eye contact so speakers know your attention is with them
Reflect back with verbal feedback to confirm your understanding of the message
Stay patient when people talk to you
Keep your tone sincere and nonjudgmental when you listen
When you give feedback to check understanding, do so in one sentence
Tune into how the message is being said, not just what the words are
Acknowledge feelings that are important to the message you’re hearing
Make your goal in conversations to show understanding of what the speaker truly means
Taken from: “Communicating Effectively for Dummies
Layer shredded coleslaw, green onions, slivered almonds, and sunflower seeds. Mix the vinegar, sugar, oil and seasoning packs from the soup mix separately from the salad. Add crunched noodles and dressing to salad just before serving and mix thoroughly.
This salad is deliciously different, but it doesn’t keep well.
Texas was the 28th state in the U.S. and was admitted into the Union on December 29, 1845. All other states except Texas entered the United States by territorial annexation. Only Texas entered by treaty.
In a pie plate, whisk the cornmeal, panko, ½ cup of flour, the salt, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, sage, ginger, and cumin.
In another pie plate beat the eggs.
Dust the catfish with flour, then dip in the beaten egg; coat in the panko mixture, pressing the crumbs to help them adhere. Transfer the fish to a baking sheet.
In a skillet, heat ¼ inch of vegetable oil. Fry the catfish in 2 batches over moderately high heat, turning once, until the crust is golden and crisp, and the fish is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Drain the fish on paper towels.
Make the Pickle Remoulade: In a bowl, combine 1 cup mayonnaise, ¼ cup minced celery, 1 small minced shallot, 1 minced clove garlic, 2 tablespoons creole mustard, 2 tablespoons pickle relish, 2 tablespoons capers, drained and chopped, 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley, 1 ¼ teaspoons smoked paprika.
Spread the rolls with the remoulade. Top with the fried fish and romaine lettuce and serve.