Helpful Numbers and Links

For your local Melshire Estate needs

Dallas City Services Emergency / Priority

• Non-Emergency – CITY SERVICES 311
• City Information – CITY SERVICES 211
• Broken Water Mains 311
• TXU Electric 24-hr Emergency 1-800-233-2133
• TXU Energy (electric) 972-791-2828
• TXU Gas 1-800-460-3030
• Dallas Water Utilities 214-651-1441
• AT&T Residential 1-800-464-7928
• AT&T Business 1-800-499-7928
• Comcast Cable 972-445-5555
• DART 214-979-1111
• Time & Temperature 214-844-6611

Dallas City Services Alphabetical

• Auto Pound 214-670-5860
• Broken Water Mains 311
• Brush/Garbage Collection Service 311
• Building Permits 214-948-4480
• Code Enforcement 311
• Dallas County Elections Dept. 214-653-7871
• Dallas County Tax Office 214-653-7811
• Dallas Recycles 214-670-4475
• Driver’s License 214-553-0033
• Dead Animal Removal 311
• Library, Preston Royal Branch Library 214-670-7128
• Mayor’s Office 214-670-4054
• Parking Ticket & Court Information 214-573-6000
• Potholes, Reporting 311
• Property Tax Bill Inquiries 214-744-1000
• Recreation Centers, Churchill (214) 670-6477
• Senior Citizen Services 214-670-8349
• Street Lighting 214-670-3272
• Vehicle Registration 214-653-7621
• Youth Services Office 214-670-4914
• Zoning Applications 214-670-4209

Local Links

3-1-1 system — Request a city service
City of Dallas
City of Dallas Interactive Maps
Dallas Central Appraisal District (DCAD)
Dallas Fire and Rescue
Dallas Morning News
Guidelive from Dallas Morning News
Dallas Police Department
Dallas Public Library
Dallas Water utilities
Dallas Waters Utilities ePay
Top-Rated Dallas Public Schools
LBJ (I-635) Managed HOV Lanes Project – help choose utility companies
Texas Department of Public Safety
Texas Electric Choice
Texas Online
Weather in Dallas
Intellicast’s Rader Loop for Dallas


Crow Collection Of Asian Art
Jewish Community Center
Dallas Arboretum Dallas Golf Courses
Dallas Museum of Art/
Dallas Parks
Dallas Parks Reservations
Dallas Public Library
Dallas Recreation Centers
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Zoo
Fair Park
Texas Music Center
African American Museum
Dallas Aquarium
Dallas Historical Society
Museum of the American Railroad
Museum of Nature & Science
• Hall of State
Texas Discovery Gardens
• Texas Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial
The Women’s Museum
Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas
Nasher Sculpture Center
North Dallas Chamber of Commerce
Texas Discovery Gardens
Town North YMCA

Local school information

Top-Rated Dallas Public Schools

Area 4
Dr. Robin S. Ryan
Area Superintendent
E. D. Walker
12532 Nuestra Drive
Dallas, Texas 75224
Phone : (972) 502-6040
Fax : (972) 502-6046

High Schools
Hillcrest High School
Hillcrest’s list on Great Schools
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas
Ursuline Academy
The Hockaday School
St Mark’s School of Texas
Greenhill School

Middle Schools
George Bannerman Dealey Montessori School
E. D. Walker Middle School
Akiba Academy, Dallas
Greenhill School, Dallas
St. Rita Catholic School

Elementary Schools
George Bannerman Dealey Montessori School
Arthur Kramer Elementary School
John J. Pershing Elementary School
Akiba Academy, Dallas
Greenhill School, Dallas
St. Rita Catholic School

Hometown Teams To Watch

Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Stars
Texas Rangers
FC Dallas
Dallas Desperados

Other sites
Sharon Boyd’s website keeping tabs on Dallas
Avi Adelman’s “Barking Dogs” website keeping tabs on Dallas with a focus on Lower Greenville
Mike Davis’ Blog