Salvation Army Avoids Battle With NW Dallas Property Owners Before Council Vote on $95-million Campus

A cadre of Northwest Dallas property owners' war with the Salvation Army is over.On Tuesday, in council member Omar Narvaez's office, a Salvation Army official and a nearby property owner said they reached a truce this week in the two-year scrum over the nonprofit's proposed 20-acre, $95-million campus in an industrial area off N. Stemmons Freeway. The zoning case is on the City Council's agenda Wednesday.That means what could have been a protracted and difficult discussion Wednesday is more likely to become a litany of encomiums swapped among parties who sorted out their differences over a process that all involved say resulted in several sleepless nights."This was definitely my toughest case since I've been on the council," said Narvaez, who on Saturday was elected to serve a second two-year term representing a western Dallas district that stretches from Stemmons and LBJ Freeway to south of the Trinity River. "I don't know if I'll have a tougher one in the next term."  Continue reading...

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